A custom 370 Dragon dredge – the “KRISTI JOE” – will be used for the Dismal Swamp Canal dredging project.

Southwind Construction Corporation, an Indiana-based dredging contractor, will begin dredging operations within the Dismal Swamp Canal near marker No.22 on June 29, 2015.

These dredging operations will take place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and the dredger ‘Kristi Joe’ and tender ‘Danny Joe’ will be involved in this dredging project.

custom-dredgeFloating rubber and polyethylene pipeline associated with the dredging operations will traverse both northerly and southerly along the western shoreline of Dismal Swamp Canal to the adjacent Upland Disposal Area located along the Lake Drummond Feeder Ditch.

The Dismal Swamp Canal dredging scheme will last until July 29, 2015.

Source: Dredging Today

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