Dutra nabs Richmond dredging contract

The Dutra Group, San Rafael, California, has won a $14.4 million firm-fixed-price contract to dredge the Richmond Inner Harbor.

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Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) said.

Work will be performed in Richmond, California, with an estimated completion date of November 27, 2023.

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

Richmond Harbor is a high-use, deep-draft harbor located on San Francisco Bay in the County of Contra Costa, and includes the Outer and Inner Harbor Channels and a training wall. 

Authorized project depths of the channels are 38 feet (Inner Harbor) to 45 feet (Outer Harbor).

In FY22, Richmond Outer Harbor was dredged with the Government’s hopper dredge Essayons.