The berths had been used by the Navy, and significant amounts of trash and debris were present in the top 5 feet of maintenance material. The new work material was clay.

DOF provided the following services:

  • Prepared cost estimates for multiple dewatering/water treatment applications including geotextile bags and centrifuges
  • Calculated hydraulic dredge production using proprietary computer model for hydraulic throughput requirements to size geotextile bag and centrifuge dewatering systems
  • Calculated available capacity of upland disposal area
  • Prepared plans and specifications for hydraulic dredge and disposal in multiple upland containment cells
  • Assisted the Port in negotiating contract terms with the dredger
  • Provided on-site construction observation to monitor permit compliance, construction progress, and remaining disposal cell capacity
  • Prepared daily reports of project activity including estimates of work completed, schedule for completion, and photo documentation
  • Provided nearly continuous real-time water quality monitoring with online results for real-time viewing.