Dredging Projects

Seymour Engineering has been involved with multiple dredging projects, some of which are shown below.

Ocean Springs Harbor Dredge & Jetty Improvements

Seymour Engineering was hired by the Jackson County Board of Supervisors to handle dredging of the Ocean Springs Harbor and later to add a Jetty. The dredging work consisted of permitting, surveying, and dredging approximately 25,000 cubic yards of dredge material. The Jetty was added to help reduce the amount of sandy silt coming into the harbor. Both projects were completed in 2009 and cost a little under $700,000.

Dredging Brochure:
Ocean Springs Harbor Dredging
Ocean Springs Harbor Jetty

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Signal International Dredging of Dry Dock Basin

Brochure: Signal – Dry Dock Basin Dredging
The Jackson County Board of Supervisors hired Seymour Engineering to dredge Dry Dock Basin. The worked consisted of permitting, surveying, and dredging approximately 270,000 cubic yards of materials. This project was completed in 2009 with a final construction cost of $7.2 million and funded by the Community Development Block Grant Program.

Moreton Bayou Dredging

Brochure: Moreton Bayou Dredging
The Jackson County Board of Supervisors hired Seymour Engineering to take the lead on dredging Moreton Bayou. The work consisted of permitting, hydrographic surveying, submerged aquatic vegetation surveying, sediment testing, and dredging approximately 30,000 cubic yards of material.   The material was transported and off-loaded at the Deer Island Beneficial Use Site.  The project was completed in 2008 and costs nearly $1.1 million.

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 Hurricane Isaac Navigational Channel Restoration

Jackson County, MS – Funded by FEMA
Hurricane Isaac caused a number of channels to become filled with sandy silt and in need of dredging.  Seymour Engineering was hired by the Jackson County Board of Supervisors to take the lead on these projects.  Dredge, debris removal and monitoring were performed at the following sites:

Bayou Porteaux & East Prong, Fort Bayou, St. Martin Bayou & East Prong, Keiffer Bayou, Moreton Bayou, Simmons Bayou, Lake Mars, Starks Bayou, Upper Davis Bayou, Graveling Bayou, Sandalwood Bayou, Cedar Point Bayou, Vaughndale Bayou and Bayou Chicot.

The project was completed in September 2017 and cost $7.4 million.