Little Lagoon Pass Dredging Kicks Off

Image source: Steve, Jones, Vice President of Events & Advocacy at Coastal Alabama Business Chamber

The dredging operations are currently underway along Little Lagoon Pass near West Beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama.

According to the City of Gulf Shores’ latest release, the pass has gotten increasingly shallow over the past year, and this is much needed as boating season winds down.

“They’ll be some activity along the shoreline as that material is discharged along the shoreline but it also builds the beach back up, so it creates more beach for the people,” said Mark Acreman, Gulf Shores’ Director of Public Works.

Alabama Department of Transportation’s (ALDOT) construction equipment will be temporarily staged in a portion of the overflow gravel parking lot at Little Lagoon Pass Park for the duration of dredging activities.

The project is expected to be finished in one to two months.

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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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