Table 1-28 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dredging Program, Costs and Yards Moved, FY 1993-2000

Table 1-28
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dredging Program, Costs and Yards Moved, FY 1993-2000

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Year Millions of dollars Millions of cubic yards
Maintenance New work Total Maintenance New work Total
1993 75.0 0.7 75.8 38.3 0.1 38.4
1994 84.3 0.0 84.3 52.5 0.0 52.5
1995 88.8 6.5 95.3 53.8 7.9 61.7
1996 85.4 0.0 85.4 52.5 0.0 52.5
1997 95.9 0.2 96.1 67.8 0.0 67.8
1998 76.6 0.0 76.6 42.4 0.0 42.4
1999 92.7 0.0 92.7 45.8 0.0 45.8
2000 88.5 0.0 88.5 44.9 0.0 44.9

SOURCE: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Navigation Data Center, available at http://www.iwr.usace.army.mil/ndc/ddhiscoe.htm as of December 12, 2001.

  • Dredging of sediments is carried out by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. port authorities. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredged 45 million cubic yards of sediments in port and harbors in 2000.