The De Pere / Rockland staging facility supported the capping and sand covering operations from Little Rapids to the De Pere Dam during the first four years of the project. The staging site was also used for welding and installation of the pipeline in the river.
Sand, gravel and stone was piped from the staging area to spreading barges on the river during the capping and sand covering operations.
In 2013, the staging area was moved to 2661 S. Broadway in Green Bay.
The past several years of operations, the staging area has been located at the processing facility. The staging area is used to stockpile sand and gravel which is piped to the spreader barges for the capping and covering operations.
The slurry hopper and pipeline at the De Pere - Rockland Staging Area
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