Corps begins $144K Bennett’s Creek dredging
SUFFOLK, Va. -- Martin Willis, captain of the Currituck gives a project brief to Karen Guerra, a mechanical engineer from the Norfolk District and project manager of the Bennett’s Creek dredging project. The Wilmington, N.C.-based hopper dredge began dredging the shallow draft federal navigation channel April 20, 2013 to remove 4,000 cubic yards of sand as a result of shoaling caused by natural transport and deposit of sediment, however, the shoaling was exacerbated by Hurricane Sandy.

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