Channel Islands Harbor maintenance dredging project
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Deputy Engineer David Van Dorpe joins Rep. Julia Brownley and Ventura County Supervisor Kathy Long Oct. 14 to celebrate the start of maintenance dredging at Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard, California, that will replenish sand at nearby Silver Strand and Hueneme beaches. Seattle-based Manson Construction, the Corps' contractor for the $4.3 million project, will use the hydraulic cutter-head suction dredge, H.R. Morris, to do the work.

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