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Table 1-30

Number of Contracts, Cubic Yards and Dollars by Type of Material Disposal, and Fiscal Year
Fiscal year
Disposal type Data 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Number of
contracts 44 37 29 36 29 29
Cubic yards 15,796,382 19,970,310 13,109,655 13,392,091 6,780,865 13,904,564
Beach nourishment Dollars (bid) $92,058,399 $115,685,129 $102,878,679 $72,498,309 $50,414,809 $55,603,970
Number of
contracts 31 21 33 23 41 22
Cubic yards 20,520,152 17,922,383 32,294,086 19,217,160 39,195,307 29,577,783
Confined Dollars (bid) $55,432,614 $44,666,726 $68,221,829 $59,465,998 $114,048,915 $78,329,347
Number of
contracts NA NA NA NA NA 2
Cubic yards NA NA NA NA NA 422,000
Underwater confined Dollars (bid) NA NA NA NA NA $2,201,470
Number of
contracts 23 20 22 16 11 11
Cubic yards 38,884,250 43,945,164 65,365,841 37,151,800 20,828,480 13,346,158
Mixed methods Dollars (bid) $81,397,557 $48,059,077 $229,522,848 $55,282,442 $50,281,603 $39,241,989
Number of
contracts 67 63 75 64 72 44
Cubic yards 84,027,315 70,029,850 84,990,343 103,571,627 147,808,404 53,608,368
Overboard/open water Dollars (bid) $122,096,664 $118,204,208 $143,217,048 $180,309,894 $415,409,964 $151,378,712
Number of
contracts 15 9 9 10 6 13
Cubic yards 12,685,754 6,501,808 5,412,336 6,850,202 6,855,000 13,923,050
Open water/upland Dollars (bid) $27,309,835 $21,434,092 $19,519,970 $12,253,679 $11,933,950 $35,068,425
Number of
contracts 5 3 4 4 2 1
Cubic yards 875,352 1,184,031 1,783,300 2,541,782 1,150,000 400,000
Upland/Beach Dollars (bid) $8,557,120 $6,529,675 $10,105,182 $9,238,444 $9,985,800 $2,179,146
Number of
contracts 19 26 24 24 21 17
Cubic yards 13,988,710 14,667,496 15,308,625 15,576,992 17,771,200 11,796,720
Upland Dollars (bid) $34,663,375 $35,656,772 $86,250,297 $49,243,858 $54,310,632 $52,708,103
Number of
contracts 6 6 3 9 10 2

Wetlands nourishment
Cubic yards 11,325,000 9,120,000 8,500,000 38,810,000 11,421,051 6,700,000
Wetlands nourishment Dollars (bid) $11,557,000 $13,380,850 $11,803,000 $87,057,759 $26,329,518 $24,283,376
Number of
contracts 2 2 2 2 8 15
Cubic yards 466,500 3,532,000 3,221,000 187,764 4,460,587 10,485,200
Undefined Dollars (bid) $2,045,460 $2,018,760 $45,466,170 $192,239 $17,943,948 $82,358,473
Total contracts 212 187 201 188 200 156
Total cubic yards 198,569,415 186,873,042 229,985,186 237,299,418 256,270,894 154,163,843
Total dollars (bid) $435,118,023 $405,635,288 $716,985,024 $525,542,622 $750,659,139 $523,353,011
KEY:
NA – not available
Material Disposal – manner in which dredge material is placed.
Beach Nourishment – beach restoration in which hydraulically pumped dredge material is directly placed onto an eroded beach.
Confined – placement of dredged material within diked nearshore or upland confined placement facilities that enclose and isolate the dredged
material from adjacent waters.
Mixed – dredging operation that uses more than one dredged material placement alternative.
Overboard & Open Water – placement of dredged material in rivers, lakes, estuaries, or oceans via pipeline or surface release from hopper
dredges.
Open Water & Upland – combination of open water and upland placement of dredged material.
Upland & Beach Nourishment – combination of upland placement and beach nourishment using dredged material.
Upland – placement of dredge material on land above adjacent water surface elevation.
Wetland Creation or Nourishment – wetland restoration in which hydraulically pumped dredge material is directly placed in a wetland area.
Undefined – undefined or unknown at the time of data entry
SOURCE: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Navigation Data Center, available at http//:www.wrsc.usace.army.mil/ndc/dredge.htm as of June 21,
2001.