$15 Million Dredge Contract For Orion
Orion Group Holdings Inc. announced on July 13 it has been awarded a $15 million contract by the Corps of Engineers to provide dredging services in Port Mansfield, Texas.
The project requires dredging approximately 1.8 million cubic yards of maintenance material from the main channels between the Padre Island jetties and the entrance to Port Mansfield. The work will begin in September and will be completed in the first quarter of 2021.
“This award provides us further visibility into the utilization of our dredging assets for the second half of 2020 and a portion of 2021. This project is one of many Corps of Engineers jobs associated with the $5 billion of federal funding designated for Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts that we have been tracking,” said Mark Stauffer, Orion’s president and CEO.