COVINGTON, La. (AP) - A Louisiana company has won an $11.9 million contract as part of a project to add sand to Virginia Beach, Va., for hurricane protection.
A news release from the Pentagon says Weeks Marine Inc., of Covington, was one of four bidders on the project in support of the Virginia Beach Hurricane Protection Beach Re-Nourishment.
Work will be done in Virginia Beach, with an estimated completion date of May 15, 2013.
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