Maintenance Dredging – Port St. Lucie, FL



This contract was in response to the impact of 2016’s Hurricane Matthew.

The project was to return the channel to authorized depths by dredging shoaled material (shoal) from the St. Lucie Inlet. Also included was the inlet’s Cut 1 and impoundment basin.

Maintenance included removing approximately 384,000 cubic yards. Material was placed about 10 miles offshore of Jupiter Island.

Turbidity and endangered species monitoring was performed throughout the contract.

Dredging was done 24 hours a day and required a Site Safety and Health Officer to be present on both shifts which TITAN provided.


  • Maintained MSDS to ensure no hazardous items were brought onto jobsite
  • Enforced USACE EM 385-1-1 and held the project to OSHA standards
  • Maintained MSDS to ensure no hazardous items were brought onto jobsite
  • Managed all phases of safety control
  • Conducted daily safety inspections
  • Conducted daily safety briefings and weekly toolbox talks
  • Kept list of deficient safety items and maintained list until all safety deficiencies were addressed
  • Coordinated with USACE QA on site all safety items
  • Ensured public safety with additional warning signs and barriers
  • Maintained OSHA 300 Form and Daily Production reports
  • Kept photo logs of all safety issues
  • Attended pre-construction conference, pre-work meetings including preparatory inspection meeting, and periodic in-progress meetings
  • Enforced accepted APPS and AHAs
  • Spoke to local businesses and discussed safety issues with their patrons with our current operations


Project Type Government
TITAN Role Site Safety & Health Officer (SSHO)
Client Norfolk Dredging
Completion Date October 2018
Contract Value $5,432,400