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US: city starts process to dredge Suisun Marina channel

Project Updates // January 26, 2017

The Daily Repulic reports that Suisun City Council has approved a proposal to contract with an international company to start the planning that’s necessary to dredge the Suisun Marina.

If things go according to plan, dredging could start as early as August with work done in both the marina channel and in Whispering Bay.

The contract with engineering planning firm Moffatt & Nichol will cost the city US$405,000. The entire dredging project is expected to cost $3.9 million, according to a report to the council from Building and Public Works Director Tim McSorley.

The marina was last dredged in 2008. Moffatt & Nichol was used the last time the harbor was dredged. Plans to prepare for dredging the marina were pushed back a year to 2017.

The full story is at:

http://www.dailyrepublic.com/news/suisuncity/city-starts-process-to-dredge-suisun-marina-channel/

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