2019 Navigation Access and Hydraulic Management Committee News

August 16, 2019 – The bid package for the Ecosystem Restoration Dredging phase 1 project has been released for bidding.

The project includes the hydraulic dredging of 7,000 cubic yards of sediment from the Fox River near Waterford, Wisconsin. The sediment will be pumped to an upland pond for dewatering, and after dewatering the sediment, will be spread on agricultural fields for beneficial reuse. The purpose of this project is to collect data for the design of a full-scale project that is proposed to dredge approximately 500,000 cubic yards of sediment.

The bidding documents are available for download for a $15.00 fee from Quest Construction Data Network, www.questcdn.com, eBidDoc 6465638.

The bidding documents may also be examined at the office of Graef-USA Inc. 125 S. 84th St. Milwaukee, WI 53214-1470 during normal business hours, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

The public bid opening will be held on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Waterford Town Hall, 415 North Milwaukee Street, Waterford, Wisconsin.

Fix the Fox

May 17, 2019 edited – The Waterford Waterway Management District (WWMD) plans for phase 1 of our Ecosystem Restoration and Rehabilitation Project are now in place after the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the United States Army Corps of Engineers approved our plan to spread between 7,000 and 9,000 cubic yards of dredged and dewatered sediment on farm fields owned by the WDNR. For more information see the WWMD Spring Mini Newsletter.