Jacksonville, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a maintenance dredging contract for the
Jacksonville Harbor. Work includes maintenance dredging 38- and 40-foot projects, Cut-7 through Cut -45, Cut-55, Cut-G, and the Lower Terminal Channel, in Duval County.
The Corps awarded the base contract Apr. 27 for $6,506,052.00 to Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co., LLC, of Quincy, Massachusetts.
Work is divided into a base and four optional bid items. Incidental work for the base and options includes endangered species observers, dedicated manatee and sea turtle observers, and turbidity monitoring. The base work consists of maintenance dredging from Cut-55, Station 38+00 through Lower Terminal Channel Station 65+00.
Option A consists of Cut-44, Station 35+00 to Cut-45, Station 35+50.
Option B consists of Cut-42, Station 72+00 through Cut-42, Station 139+00, and Cut-G West Widener from Station 74+20 through Station 84+50.
Option C consists of Cut-G, Station 14+50 to Station 70+00.
Option D consists of Cut-7, Station 3+00 to Cut-42, Station 45+00.
Award of these options is subject to work plan appropriations in FY18. The total contract value, base with options, is $9,997,977.
Cashman has to complete work within 140 calendar days after the notice to proceed, which is anticipated later this month. Cashman will dispose all dredged material in Bartram Island.
The Corps asks the public to use caution in the channel during dredging operations and for local residents to be patient with the temporary construction noise as the project progresses. For more information on Corps of Engineer projects, go to www.saj.usace.army.mil.
Release no. 18-030