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Navigable Waterway Maintenance Dredging

C&M Dredging performs navigational maintenance dredging for a variety of private clients, municipalities, and navigational districts.

We utilize both hydraulic and mechanical dredging equipment to accomplish this work, and GPS mapping and positioning software is available on all dredges.

C&M Dredging is USL&H Insured, Bonded, and Jones Act compliant.

Navigable Waterway Maintenance Dredging

Featured Project

Hurricane Damage Restoration

Florida Keys

Highlights:

  • Remote Island Location 3 miles from mainland in FL Keys
  • Hydraulic Dredging to Geotextile tubes
  • Automated Polymer Injection System for Material Dewatering and Clean Effluent Requirements
  • Dewatering site constructed on sectional barge at island location
  • Dredging, Dewatering, Hauling and Disposal all simultaneously
  • Geotextile tubes transported by barge back to mainland daily for offloading into trucks
  • Sensitive Marine Benthic Resource avoidance and protection integral part of project requirements

Background:

C&M Dredging performed an environmental restoration dredging project to reverse impacts caused by hurricane damage to an island resort in the Florida Keys. A canal system and basin system that was in place for barges and vessels that serviced the island resort daily had been filled in by hurricane-force winds and tidal surge.

The difficulty was that the project site was 3 miles from the mainland, on an island.

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