The day has finally come. This week, after many anxious months, the Army Corp of Engineers has given the RRA the green light to begin the dredging of Lake Roaming Rock!
While awaiting final approval, our crew worked hard to get the barges, equipment, and spoils site ready for the project. We were ready to begin around July 14th, but had to wait on several government agencies to issue permits and to give final approval to begin the project.
Dredging will be performed manually with an excavator situated on top of a spud barge. Dump scowls will be used to transfer the spoils to and from shore to be offloaded and transferred to our dump site.
Our crew is currently training in Plum Creek to become acclimated to the equipment. From there, they will move to the coves that have the most sedimentation according to the survey performed by EnviroScience.
We ask that you please keep your distance from the Dredging Equipment while our crew is working for their safety and yours.
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