The Triton

Where in the World

Intracoastal Waterway to be dredged

ADVERTISEMENT

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded an $8.55 million contract to Cavache Inc. of Pompano Beach, Florida, to dredge portions of the Intracoastal Waterway and the Ponce de Leon Inlet in Volusia County south of Daytona Beach.

Removal of sand deposited in the waterways during hurricanes Matthew and Irma and two nor’easters is expected to begin in August and will take about eight months, according to the Corps.

Work will consist of maintenance dredging about 500,000 cubic yards of material from the Intracoastal Waterway in the vicinity of Ponce de Leon Inlet from Cut V-22 to Cut V-35 to a depth of 12 feet plus 2 feet of allowable over-depth, and the Ponce de Leon Inlet navigation channel from Cut-1A to Cut-5N to a depth of 12 feet plus 2 feet of allowable over-depth.

The material excavated from the navigation channels will be piped down the waterway for beach renourishment at New Smyrna Beach, about 1.6 miles south of the inlet.

Related Posts...
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is seeking public Read more...
The Chances for Children Foundation, a charity that sponsors orphaned Read more...
By Alene Keenan Most people have heard about CBD by Read more...
The Myanmar government has introduced regulations to make it easier Read more...

Share This Post

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please answer the question below to leave a comment. * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Editor’s Picks

Latest in the brokerage fleet: Ex-Azzam, Mim sell; Happy Life listed

Latest in the brokerage fleet: Ex-Azzam, Mim sell; Happy Life listed

Yachts sold M/Y Adamas II, originally Azzam, a 200-foot (61m) Dauphin built in 1987, sold by Camper & Nicholsons broker …

Yachts Lohengrin and Reflection burn at Universal Marine Center in Fort Lauderdale

Yachts Lohengrin and Reflection burn at Universal Marine Center in Fort Lauderdale

UPDATE: Nov. 19, 9:22 am By Dorie Cox Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue trucks headed toward smoke and flames on Marina Mile in Fort …

NOAA seeks public input on end of paper charts

NOAA seeks public input on end of paper charts

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is seeking public feedback on its five-year program to end all raster and …

Next up: Triton Networking with Baglietto

Next up: Triton Networking with Baglietto

Triton Networking is excited to visit the offices of one of our newest advertisers, Italian yacht builder Baglietto, on the third …