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Dredging/Harbor Project

Akutan Navigation Improvements

Location: Akutan, Alaska

Project Dates: 2010-2012

Owner: US Army Corps of Engineers

Contract Amount: $33,184,764

Status: Complete

Project Details: Provided a safe and functional harbor for the Bering Sea commercial fishing fleet and the City of Akutan. The 15 acre harbor basin included a 100-foot wide entrance channel with two 700-foot long deep water rubble-mound breakwaters; and a 18 foot deep turning basin and 16 to 14 foot deep mooring basin. The new harbor was excavated in an area of environmentally sensitive wetlands. Additional work included the installation of navigational aid markers, spill containment eyebolts and removal of previously identified contaminated soils.