Depoe Bay in Need of Dredging, City Officials Seek Funding

Image source: Ellicott Dredges

The Oregon’s Depoe Bay city officials are seeking funding from the U.S. Corps of Engineers 2019 Work Plan for the Depoe Bay Harbor dredging project, the News Lincoln County informs. 

Members from the harbor commission and city council were in Washington DC last week to meet with Oregon Congressmen, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Office of Management and Budget to help secure funding.

According to the News Lincoln County report, the city has asked for $878,000 for the dredging and maintenance operations on the harbor.

A decision on the dredge request is expected soon.

Shoals and sediment 

The harbor is on a five-year dredging cycle with the last work done in 2014. The Check dam designed to collect silt, located behind the bay, was last cleaned in 2004.

The dam is on a ten-year dredging cycle leaving this project 14 years with no maintenance. Both projects had been left out of the current budget request.

The harbor has shoals and sediment build up by the fuel dock and other areas in the bay.

It is crucial that the bay is dredged so the over 25′ charter and fishing vessels have access to fuel at low tide.

 

 

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today

Events>

<< Sep 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 1 2 3 4 5 6

2019 Western Dredging Association Gulf Coast Chapter Annual Meeting

The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates.

read more >

Global Dredging Forum

2 day conference on the commercial activities of ports. How to meet the global demands of new vessels in an increasingly competitive market.

read more >

Eastern Chapter WEDA Fall 2019 Conference

Wednesday (10/16/19) afternoon will start the program with an opportunity to take the Dredging 101 course.

read more >

DREDGING FOR SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE INDIA

At this 1-day conference, you will experience what it means to apply this new approach in practice.

read more >

Jobs>

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below....

apply

Dredging jobs in Abu Dhabi at NMDC

National Marine Dredging Company “NMDC” aims to be the largest dredging player in the Arab’s Gulf region...

apply