Name of Project:
Refinery Sludge Canal Cleanout
Location of Project: Port Arthur, Texas
Date of Completion: 04/08
General Scope of Construction Project:
The objective of the project was to backfill identified segments of the Separator Canal with uncontaminated sandy sediment from the adjacent U.S. Army Corps. of Engineers dredge spoil area in order to isolate the contaminated sediments in the canal beneath several feet of uncontaminated sandy sediment. This soil cover was installed over approximately 3,500 feet of canal to accomplish closure of these portions of the Separator Canal. The soil cover was installed using a slurry and pumping method and was placed in such a manner as to promote rainfall runoff and support vegetative cover.