Massachusetts DCR Seeks USACE’s Permit for Nantasket Beach Works

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The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is seeking a permit from USACE’s New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with the placement of dredged sand onto Nantasket Beach in Hull, Mass.

According to USACE, this work is proposed in Massachusetts Bay/Nantasket Beach from State Park Road to Phipps Street in Hull.

Proposed work involves placement of 372,900 cubic yards of sand below the high tide line (HTL) on Nantasket Beach.

Sand will cover 2.26 million square feet (52 acres) below the HTL at depths ranging up to 3.6 feet. Sand will be sourced from a dredging project on the Piscataqua River in New Hampshire and Maine sponsored by USACE.

Vessels (tug/scows) with sand will make multiple trips between the Piscataqua River site and Nantasket Beach to reload with sand. The sand will be pumped to shore from a barge (carrying the pump) anchored approximately 2,600 feet from shore.

The frequency of trips by the tugs/scows will be determined by the dredging schedule at the Piscataqua River site.

At some point in the future the applicant intends to place an additional 322,000 cubic yards of sand on Nantasket Beach – the source and timing of this nourishment is not known and therefore not part of this permit review.

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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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