Two Southeast Missouri Counties Added to List of Dredging Orders for the  The U.S. Arm


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District added three more dredging orders to their schedule on Thursday, August 19.Officials say the three additional dredging will be in the Caruthersville Harbor, New Madrid County Harbor in Mo. and Helena Harbor in Phillips County, Arkansas The additional dredging orders total $1.8 million. They said they are responsible for maintenance dredging of 10 harbors on the Mississippi River. Dredging the harbors involves removing sediment from the authorized navigation channel. Officials said it also maintains a specific depth for a safe navigation in and out of the harbors. Each harbor represents a critical infrastructure link to regional rail and highway transportation systems that are ensuring cost effective delivery of products and commodities to and from global markets.


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