Remediation and Restoration (Remedial Actions): Brunswick Wood Preserving Site, GA

Burnett Creek Contaminated Sediment Removal, Brunswick Wood Preserving Site, GA
Burnett Creek Contaminated Sediment Removal, Brunswick Wood Preserving Site, GAOTIE 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


Project Features:

  • Excavated and transported contaminated sediments from a 500-foot long section of Burnett Creek
  • Performed an air monitoring program during site remediation