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Calcasieu River Foreshore Dike Construction

Name of Project:   Calcasieu River Foreshore Dike Construction – 9/2009 – 1/2010 Contract # W912P8-09-D-0049 Task Order# 0002

Location of Project:   Calcasieu Parish

Name of Customer:   US Army Corps of Engineers

General Scope of Project:   TThe project consisted of 12 bid items with the primary value in the Armor Stone and Core Material. The work consist of construction of a foreshore dike requiring 99,500 tons of armoring stone on top of a core material totaling 92,000 tons. This stone was placed on 142,000 sq yards of a geotextile fabric base to perform the dike construction and bank armoring from Mile 16.8 to 23.0.