USACE: $17.4 Million Sand Placement Contract for Weeks Marine

Image source: Weeks Marine

Weeks Marine Inc., a Covington, LA, based maritime construction company, has won a $17.4 million contract for two dredging projects in North Carolina.

“Two bids were solicited with two bids received,” according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release.

Work will be performed in Carolina Beach and Kure Beach, North Carolina, with an estimated completion date of May 15, 2019.

Purpose of these sand placement operations is to protect the integrity of the infrastructure of the towns and mitigate property loss during storms.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, is the contracting activity.

History

In 1995, the town entered into a 50 year contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for placement of sand on the beach every three years.

At that time, the areas of Hanby and Wilmington Beach were not annexed into either Carolina or Kure Beach, therefore the project was referred to as ‘Carolina Beach and vicinity area south’.

The Corps makes the decision about where and how much sand to put on the beach.

 

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today

Events>

<< May 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
29 30 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 31 1 2

PORTS Conference

The PORTS Conference series is internationally recognized as an outstanding opportunity to network with…

read more >

Wave Action on Coastal Structures

This course will teach the theory and methods necessary for delivering alternative solutions to coastal problems.

read more >

IADC SEMINAR ON DREDGING AND RECLAMATION IN DELFT

This five-day course strives to provide an understanding through lectures by experts in the field and workshops…

read more >

10th Dredging & Land Reclamation Summit 2019

The 10th Dredging & Land Reclamation World between 15-18 July 2019 in London is aimed at resolving…

read more >

Jobs>

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

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