King wraps up hydraulic dredging at Grand Haven Harbor

The King Co., Inc. of Holland, Michigan has completed hydraulic dredging at Grand Haven Harbor.

Over 18,000 cubic yards of material from the outer harbor was pumped 8,000 to 11,000 feet north of the north pier.

The dredge material is being used to nourish and replenish Lake Michigan beaches from recent high water level erosion.

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USACE sampled and analyzed the harbor dredged material to determine if it is suitable for beneficial reuse as nearshore nourishment material.

The sampling results indicated that the proposed outer harbor dredge material is suitable for beneficial reuse as nourishment material.

Photo: USACE