Maintenance Dredging Jacksonville Port Authority 2011-2016 

Jacksonville, FL

Project Features

  • Approximately 1,647,940 cubic yards of material was dredged
  • Of the total dredged amount, 324,183 cubic yard was removed by a combination clamshell dredge VASA and cutter suction dredge FRANK BECHTOLT
  • Dredge spoils were placed within nearby designated areas

Project Purpose

The Jacksonville Port Authority regularly requires berth dredging in order to accommodate deep draft vessels.  Using a clamshell dredge, supplemented with a cutter suction dredge as needed, Manson deepened the berths along the St. Johns River over the course of this multi-year contract.