PORT DEEPENING PROJECT HIGHLIGHT:
Big Bend Channel – Tampa Bay, FL
The Alaska Dredge (photo: Veronica Brezina)
Project Client: Port Tampa Bay, FL Dept of Transportation, Mosaic and Tampa Electric
Vessel Type: Cutter Suction Dredges
Dredges Worked:Alaska, Carolina, and Texas
ABOUT THIS PROJECT
It took decades of planning and millions of dollars to create the largest project on which Port Tampa Bay has ever embarked. Port Tampa Bay and its public and private partners marked the milestone for its $63 million project to deepen and widen the Big Bend Channel during a Tuesday celebration at Port Redwing in Gibsonton. Read more about the great work that Great Lakes is doing and view a video clip of the project site.