Channels of Lake St. Clair dredging contract award

Published Nov. 2, 2018

DETROIT The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a contract for maintenance dredging of the Channels of Lake St. Clair.

The $813,650 contract was awarded to Ryba Marine Construction Company of Cheboygan, Michigan.

Ryba will dredge approximately 53,000 cubic yards of sand, silt and organic material from the channel. The material will be placed at the Dickinson Island Confined Disposal Facility.

The contract was awarded Invitation for Bid, IFB, Small Business.

The maintenance dredging is expected to begin next summer and wrap up September 2019. 

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, maintains a navigation system of 91 harbors and four connecting channels, including the channels joining lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, St. Clair and Erie. For more details, contact Emily Schaefer, public affairs specialist, 313-226-4681. 


Emily Schaefer
313-410-4157 (cell)

Release no. 18-056