GLDD nabs $95M Freeport dredging deal

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. LLC (GLDD), from Houston, Texas, has won a $95 million firm-fixed-price contract for a dredging work in Freeport Harbor, Texas.

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

Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 7, 2027.

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

The Freeport Harbor Channel was deepened to its current depth of 46 feet in the early 1990s.

Also, the Channel Improvement Project will further deepen the channel to authorized depths of 51-56 feet, making Port Freeport the deepest port in Texas and opening the state to larger ships.