|OTIE provided sediment removal for the Brunswick Wood Preserving Superfund site located in Brunswick, Georgia. OTIE excavated contaminated sediments from a combined 500-foot long stretch of Burnett Creek down to a depth of one foot below existing elevations. OTIE transported the excavated sediments to an onsite treatment area for solidification/stabilization (treatment performed by others).
Specific activities included:
- Preparation and submission of site-specific plans including a Work Plan and Schedule, a Health and Safety Plan (HASP), a Traffic Control Plan, and an Erosion and Sediment Control Plan/Environmental Protection Plan;
- Permitting including a permit to cross the Atlanta Gas Light (AGL) gas line and a right-of-way (ROW) permit from Glynn County for Area 2;
- Obtaining an acknowledgement letter from Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for tree removal and authorization to impact jurisdictional wetlands;
- Obtaining access agreements from property owners to access Burnett Creek;
- Site preparation including clearing, grubbing, surveying, installation of turbidity curtains, construction of an access point into the creek, and construction of an access ramp over the AGL gas line;
- Establishment of temporary support facilities;
- Excavation of sediment from Area 1 and Area 2 of Burnett Creek;
- Transportation of excavated sediment to the onsite treatment area for solidification/stabilization in accordance with all federal, state, and local regulations;
- Regrading and installation of coconut/straw matting to control erosion and promote vegetative growth.
- Installation of rip rap for erosion control.
- Seeding of areas disturbed during excavation using Pensacola Bahia grass seed.
- Demobilization of personnel, equipment, materials and temporary facilities.
|Client Name: U.S. EPA Region 4
Location: Brunswick Wood Preserving Site, GA
Contract Value: $93K
- Excavated and transported contaminated sediments from a 500-foot long section of Burnett Creek
- Performed an air monitoring program during site remediation