Russell F. Zimmerman

Russell F. Zimmerman

Senior Vice President, Project and Area Operations - Southeast

RUSSELL F. ZIMMERMAN is the Senior Vice President, Project and Area Operations - Southeast. Before that Mr. Zimmerman had been Vice President and Area Manager, South Atlantic since 2013.  He was promoted to Vice President for Special Project in 2009 and served as Vice President, Chief Estimator from 2011 – 2013. He joined the Company in 1982 as a Field Engineer and has held positions of increasing responsibility in project management.  Mr. Zimmerman earned a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management Technology from Purdue University. He is a member of the Society of American Military Engineers and the Western Dredging Association.

The Ellis Island

The Ellis Island recently commenced dredging operations on Phase 1 of the MSCIP Comprehensive Barrier Island Restoration Plan in the U. S. Gulf of Mexico offshore of Gulfport Mississippi. With a 15,000 cubic yard capacity Ellis Island is the largest hopper dredge in the U. S..

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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) is North America’s dredging industry leader, the largest provider of marine dredging, and the only U.S. company with substantial overseas operations. 

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