Snake River Dredging Update #1, Feb. 9, 2015

Channel Maintenance Update for the Week of February 9, 2015

The Corps contractor continues to make progress on maintenance dredging on the Snake River between river miles 138 and 139.5 and on the Clearwater River between river miles 0.6 and 2. Since beginning this operation on January 12, 2015, preliminary estimates are that the contractor has removed about 74% of the estimated 400,000 cubic yards of dredged materials to be removed from the federal navigation channel. The dredging locations are at the confluence of the Snake and Clearwater rivers, Ice Harbor, and the berthing areas of ports of Clarkston and Lewiston. Read more…