All Set for Cotuit Bay Entrance Channel Dredging

Image source: Barnstable County Government

The Department of Public Works, in collaboration with Barnstable Clean Water Coalition, Massachusetts Audubon Society, and Barnstable County, will begin operations for Phase 2 of the dredging of the Cotuit Bay Entrance Channel and the western tip of Sampson’s Island during this week.

Dredging program is anticipated to begin on or about October 30th, the Town of Barnstable said in their yesterday’s release.

This work is a continuation of the work completed last year and will widen the existing channel by approximately an additional 130 feet.

The dredged material is set to be utilized for beach nourishment purposes on the southern side of the eastern end of the island and for a habitat enhancement area.

“Weather pending, dredging operations will be on-going, Monday through Saturday from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM until completion of this phase of the project,” the town said.

It is expected that the dredging operations will be completed no later than January 14, 2020.

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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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