Callan Marine Begins Work on Packery Channel Restoration Project
Callan Marine began work in January on the Packery Channel Restoration project in Corpus Christi. Serving as the prime contractor the prime contractor to the City of Corpus Christi for the project, the restoration will comprehend repairs to shoreline protection, sidewalks, bollards, storm drains, handrails, and other damaged structures.
“We are proud to partner with the City of Corpus Christi and steward the use of this FEMA-PA award along with city local share,” remarked Maxie J. McGuire, president of Callan Marine. “Projects such as these solidify Callan’s diverse service lines and ability to provide turnkey marine construction solutions.”
The full scope of restoration work includes the demolition and removal of damaged articulating block mat revetment, concrete walkway, and bollard/cable barriers. It will also include the construction of riprap revetment (placement of riprap as toe protection along the landside section of two jetties; re-setting displaced riprap and armor stone blocks along two jetties), and construction of a new concrete walkway, five new storm drains, and concrete block lined drainage swale. There will be improvements made to five existing storm drains and the replacement of a section of an aluminum handrail along one jetty.
Anticipated completion is June 2023.
Callan Marine, LTD. is a Texas-based, family-owned dredging and marine construction business founded in 2009. Callan Marine performs dredging and marine construction projects for both private and public clients by providing services to restore berthing depths for ship docks, navigation channels, or otherwise facilitate transportation in our nation’s waterways.