The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District has awarded another Savannah inner harbor dredging contract.
The $151.3 million contract was given to Weeks Marine, Inc. on November 7, 2019.
According to the FedBizOpps, the deepening project does not extend the entire length of the channel.
The project includes dredging works along the Inner Harbor Reaches C, D, & E, beginning at Station 0+000 and ending at Station 70+000.
The Army Corps said that the existing navigation channel has an authorized depth of -42 feet MLLW (Mean Lower Low Water) for the entire length of the inner harbor channel.
The deepening of the channel will include dredging an additional -5.0 feet below the existing project depth, advance maintenance of the channel (ranging from -2.0 feet to -6.0 feet) and an allowable pay overdepth of -2.0 feet, reported USACE.
They also added that under this deal approximately 9,919,000 cubic yards of dredged material will be removed from the waterway and disposed of in existing confined upland disposal areas.
The estimated construction duration for inner harbor dredging Reaches C, D, & E is 810 days.