IAI dredged 180,000 cubic yards of in-situ material from Conner Creek to create capacity for a new combined sewage overflow treatment facility. The project involved the removal of approximately 100,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediments utilizing an 8 inch diameter swinging ladder dredge and an 8 inch diameter auger dredge. A specially designed header … [Read more...]
The most common sediment contaminant that IAI has encountered in our sediment remediation and environmental dredging projects is polychlorinated biphenyls or PCBs. PCBs may also be referred to as Arcolors, the historical trade name of this group of synthetic chemicals. Below is a list of projects where IAI has performed remediation work, and PCBs were a contaminant of concern.
This project was completed for the purpose of removing highly PCB-contaminated sediment from the walls and floors of a raceway system located in a former industrial property in Lawrence, MA. IAI utilized a specially equipped electrically powered hydraulic dredge to remove the contaminated sediment from the sub-surface and external raceways, dewatered the … [Read more...]
IAI served as sediment dewatering and water treatment subcontractor on the Waukegan Harbor OU1 project. The project removed 117,278 cubic yards of PCBs-contaminated sediment from Waukegan Harbor, in Waukegan, Illinois. Sediment was hydraulically dredged from the harbor and transferred to the landside facility for processing and disposal. The sediment … [Read more...]
The Ashtabula River Remediation was the largest project to be funded through the Great Lakes Legacy Act (GLLA) at the time of performance. The project was executed in two phases by a team of contractors, working over three dredging seasons. At project close, approximately 640,000 cubic yards of contaminated soft sediments had been removed from the lower … [Read more...]
The West Branch Grand Calumet River and Roxana Marsh Reaches 1 & 2 Remedial Action Project involves hydraulic dredging to remove contaminated sediment, geotextile tube dewatering of the dredged material, bulking and removal of the dewatered sediment from the site, and treatment of the geotextile tube weep water. IAI is responsible for the sediment … [Read more...]