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Westlake company gets $19.5M contract for maintenance dredging in Calcasieu, Cameron parishes


WESTLAKE, Louisiana — The Pentagon says a Westlake company has won a $19.5 million contract for maintenance dredging in Calcasieu and Cameron parishes.

According to a list of contracts awarded Tuesday, Mike Hooks Inc. made one of three bids to the Army Corps of Engineers in New Orleans.

The dredging includes the Calcasieu River and pass from mile 5 to mile 15, Sabine Unit 1A, and Devil's Elbow.

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