Corps of Engineers contractors are making preparations for dredge and debris removal along the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. This $69 million FEMA funded project will work to remove Harvey deposited shoaling and work to reduce flood risks.
Corps of Engineers contractors work to assemble a low-draft dredge at a staging area near Hwy 59/69 Bridge and the San Jacinto River.
Over 200 Semi-trucks have delivered two disassembled dredges and hundreds of dredging pipeline.
Workers are busy joining thousands of feet of dredging pipelines in preparation for the launching of the debris removal platforms.
Corps officials are asking recreational boaters to stay clear of submerged pipelines and barges once launched.
Dredging is scheduled for September 1, 2018.