Mike Hooks, LLC, a leading dredging contractor along the Gulf Coast, announces they were awarded the contract to perform maintenance dredging in the Calcasieu River and Pass– a nearly $13 million contract.

The Company submitted their bid through the competitive contract opportunity from the US Army Corps of Engineers to provide dredging services in Calcasieu and Cameron parishes in south Louisiana.

Arial photo of Calcasieu Pass, at the mouth of the Calcasieu River in Southern Louisiana
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The scope of the project includes dredging of approximately 1.9 million cubic yards of maintenance material from the Calcasieu River as well as nearly 12 miles of dike construction. The project is scheduled to start in early 2021 and be completed by next summer.

According to Ashley Kerns, Vice President of Mike Hooks, LLC, “The US Army Corps of Engineers is one of [our] principal clients and we regularly perform dredging projects for them from Texas to Florida . We appreciate the opportunity to provide these services and facilitate commerce for communities all across the Gulf.

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