Manson to Dredge U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay

Manson Construction Co. has just won a contract for the U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay maintenance dredging works.

The $9.8 million contract was awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, on Friday, September 14, 2018.

The work consist of maintenance dredging of the Kings Bay Entrance Channel Cut-1N through Range-E.

According to the Corps, the excavated material will be distributed among the Fernandina Ocean Dredged Material Disposal Site (ODMDS) and the Fernandina Nearshore Disposal Area.

USACE also added that the incidental work includes turbidity monitoring, endangered species monitoring, vibration monitoring, beach fill quality control, and sea turtle non-capture trawling.

The anticipated Period of Performance is 180 calendar days from issuance of Notice to Proceed.