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San Joaquin River (Port of Stockton)

SAN JOAQUIN RIVER (PORT OF STOCKTON)
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE


PROJECT LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION

The Stockton Deep Water Ship Channel extends 41 miles from the Port of Stockton to Antioch, California, in the counties of Contra Costa, Sacramento, and San Joaquin.  The project includes the channel, a sediment trap, and bank protection.

TOTAL FUNDING

 

TOTAL COST

              N/A           

FEDERAL COST 

              N/A           

NON-FEDERAL COST

              N/A           

 

 

TOTAL FEDERAL COST THROUGH FY 2018

           $  3,225,000

FY 2019 BUDGET

           $  5,000,000           

COST TO COMPLETE

              N/A           


FY 18 AND FY 19 ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • FY 2018 activities include the closing out of the 2017 emergency and maintenance dredging activities and the award of a new single contract for annual maintenance dredging in 2018.
  • FY 2019 activities will include the award of a new multi-year (3-Yr) contract for annual maintenance dredging.
  • Funding will be used for routine maintenance dredging of the channel to the authorized depth of 35 feet, compliance with mandated water quality certification, and establishment of programmatic agreements for Endangered Species Act.

ISSUES AND OTHER INFORMATION

  • The ship channel is an integral component of the California Bay Delta ecosystem and supports the Port of Stockton, which is the largest inland and fourth busiest port in California.  Approximately 30 cargo vessels pass through the channel each month, taking more than 1,000,000 trucks off area roads annually. The latest commercial tonnage shipped through the project is 5,000,000 tons.  The port is a vital link to the agricultural industry of the California Central Valley, handling more than 90-percent of fertilizer used by the regions growers and over 50-percent of California’s bagged rice to Japan.  Overall responsibility for the project was transferred to San Francisco District effective in FY 2015, although levee maintenance will continue to be managed by Sacramento District.

CONGRESSIONAL INTEREST

  • 9th District, Rep. Jerry McNerney

POINT OF CONTACT

  • Deputy for Project Management, Arijs A. Rakstins, (415) 503-6720

Updated 26 February 2018

 

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Contact

General Questions
415-503-6702
1455 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94103