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Posted 5/2/2018

Release no. 18-006


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Andrew Kornacki
716-879-4349
716-352-8669 (cell)
andrew.a.kornacki@usace.army.mil
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Buffalo District began spring 2018 Cleveland Harbor dredging today.                                      

As part of the $4.688 million contract awarded to Ryba Marine Construction on September 6, 2017, 200,000 cubic yards of sediment will be dredged, with 100,000 cubic yards being hydraulically placed into a confined disposal facility, and 100,000 cubic yards being mechanically placed into a contractor furnished confined disposal facility.  

“We recognize the economic importance of maintaining a safe and navigable channel as we continue to work collaboratively with stakeholders to dredge Cleveland Harbor,” said Lt. Col. Adam Czekanski, USACE Buffalo District Commander. “We are committed to working in Cleveland Harbor, and across the Great Lakes Navigation System, to find sustainable solutions for dredged material management.”