Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett and the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority announced the signing of the third Delaware River dredging contract needed to continue deepening the channel from south of the Philadelphia International Airport to the Walt Whitman Bridge.

The third contract was awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for $14.55 million and was signed on July 31. The award consists of approximately $1 million of funds from Pennsylvania, along with $13.55 million of federal funds.

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