- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 29, 2015

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Pentagon says Weeks Marine Inc., of Covington, Louisiana, has won a $6.5 million contract for maintenance dredging in Texas.

It was one of two bidders for the Army Corps of Engineers contract for the Brazos Island Harbor jetty channel and an option for Brazos Island Harbor entrance channel.

The estimated completion date is Feb. 12.

The contract was on the Pentagon’s list of military contracts signed Monday.

On Friday, the Pentagon said Mike Hooks Inc., Westlake, Louisiana, won a $9.8 million modification of its maintenance dredging contract for Calcasieu River and Pass in Calcasieu and Cameron Parishes.

Its estimated completion date is June 15.

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