Orion Marine to dredge Sabine-Neches Waterway

Orion Marine Construction Inc., from Tampa, Florida, recently won a $9.5 million contract for Sabine-Neches Waterway maintenance dredging and Cameron Parish, Louisiana, pipeline dredging.

Bids for this dredging program were solicited via the internet with four received, reports the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD).

As reported, the work will be performed in Port Arthur, Texas, with an estimated completion date of January 15, 2023.

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

The Sabine–Neches Waterway, located in southeast Texas and Calcasieu Parish, includes parts of the Neches River, Sabine River, Sabine Lake and Taylor Bayou.

The waterway ranks as third-busiest waterway in the U.S. in terms of cargo tonnage, according to the American Association of Port Authorities.

Photo: Sabine-Neches Navigation District