Luedtke Engineering Bags Fairport Harbor Dredging Deal

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $1.131 million contract to conduct dredging of the federal navigation channel in Fairport Harbor, Ohio, during the summer of 2019.

Luedtke Engineering Co., based in Frankfort, Michigan, won the contract on April 30, 2019.

Under this contract, approximately 180,000 cubic yards of sediment material is to be dredged this year.

According to the Corps, the contractor is anticipated to begin work in July 2019 with dredging to be performed throughout the navigation channel.

Project depths are 25 feet in the entrance and outer harbor, 24 feet in the lower river, 21 feet in the upper river, and 18 feet in the turning basin.

The frequency of dredging in Fairport Harbor is subject to the availability of funds and when sufficient funding is in place.

The harbor was last dredged in 2017, removing approximately 255,000 cubic yards of material.

 

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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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