Dredging approximately 6.8 miles (4 million CY) of navigation channel, levee repair and rehabilitation, levee raising and shore protection of existing upland placement areas and developing five new placement areas.
WMI was contracted by the Corps of Engineers Baltimore District to dredge approximately 1.8M cubic yards of maintenance material from the Baltimore Harbor channels. The dredging was performed using two large clamshell dredges.
The community of Holiday Isle is situated on the extreme western end of the city of Destin Florida’s Gulf of Mexico shoreline. Originally slated to be performed in 2007, the project was put on hold for three (3) years due to numerous hurdles including hurricanes, lawsuits and permit delays.
WMI played a vital role in the emergency response for the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. As part of a massive industry effort, Weeks marshaled a significant portion of its dredging and marine fleet from around the United States to participate in building emergency sand berms designed to prevent oil from washing ashore.