South Island Emergency Beach Fill Project Complete

The Town of Hilton Head Island announced yesterday the completion of the South Island Emergency Beach Fill project.

According to the town, at about 9:30 AM on November 15, 2017, crews from Marinex Construction completed all planned sand placement activities including the extension of the project from East Beach Lagoon Drive to near Duck Hawk Road.

In coming days crews will demobilize pipeline and equipment from the Island. In total, the project involved the placement of approximately 600,000 cubic yards of sand along about 3 miles of shoreline.

The work was necessitated as a result of beach and dune damage caused by Hurricane Matthew and Tropical Storm Irma. Of the total estimated $7.5 million dollar cost, as much as $1.9 million may qualify for FEMA reimbursement.

 

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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