South Benson Marina Channel Entrance

Location: Fairfiled, CT
Client: South Benson Marina
Carylon Operating Company: Mobile Dredging & Video Pipe

Hydraulic dredging of approximately 32,000 cubic yards of sand and shell from the South Benson Marina entrance channel, with transportation via 12 inch HDPE pipeline. Dredge material is being placed and graded on Jennings Beach in Fairfiled, CT. The navigation channel is being restored to a controlling depth of 8 feet Mean Low Water and 100 feet wide. The work involves removing a vertical cut of 16 feet of material with a tide range of 8 feet. The project also includes installation and maintenance of environmental protection equipment.