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INDUSTRY LEADER IN AGGREGATES, DREDGING, AND MARINE CONSTRUCTION SERVICES

Dutra Revives Florida’s Space Coast Brevard County Beach Nourishment Project

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Delta Island Revival: A Bridge Over Middle River

Quarry In Action— Bel Marin Keys Levee Breach

Harry Stewart: Celebrating 35 Years of Dedication and Leadership


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FAMILY OWNED FOR FOUR GENERATIONS

CAPACITY. CAPABILITY. CHARACTER. OUR MISSION Dutra's mission is to strengthen our nation's maritime infrastructure and improve our waterways through sustainable dredging, marine construction, and aggregate manufacturing. The "Three Cs" of Dutra — Capacity, Capability, and Character —reflect our commitment to the many public and private customers we work hard for, to the safety and growth of our team, and to our core values that have guided us since 1904.

OUR CORE VALUES SAFETY Safety is our top priority. No operation proceeds until safety has been fully addressed. The safety and health of all our employees is not only critical to our success, but it also reflects the collective commitment of every employee each and every day. INTEGRITY We define integrity as acting with honesty, transparency, and trustworthiness in all aspects of our internal and external relationships. It embodies how we treat each other as employees, how we treat our customers, and how we represent ourselves to the subcontractors that work by our side.

COMMUNITY Dutra is committed to contributing to the communities we serve in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way. Dutra will always operate in the safest manner possible for the surrounding community. We believe a sense of community starts from within and is evident in the strong bond we have among our employees. RELATIONSHIPS Our relationships mean the world to us. It is critical that we treat our partners with integrity and honesty, holding ourselves accountable for our actions, decisions, and policies. Every day we strive to develop and foster a positive relationship with our employees, customers, suppliers, and subcontractors.

QUALITY Dutra has many experienced and talented people who strive every day to be responsive and deliver the highest quality product possible. We take great pride in our consistency and effectiveness because we know that good business is about delivering high value to our customers.

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A MESSAGE FROM OUR CEO

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he Dutra Group has faced many challenges this year. We have succeeded in overcoming these challenges as a result of the great commitment and leadership shown by our employees. Our people are our truly greatest asset, and you are the ones who do the hard work to move this company forward and overcome any obstacles that we might face. As we move into 2020, it seems like a good time to remember the “three Cs” of The Dutra Group – capacity, capability, and character. We have the capacity to do the work with our equipment; we have the capability to do the work with our knowledgeable and experienced employees; and we have the character to do the work ethically and to support our customers. Integrity is at the heart of everything we do, both in service to our clients and internally here at the company. It is what makes us great. Looking into next year, there are great opportunities ahead in our core business. We will continue to provide the same services to our loyal clients that we have always provided. At the same time, we are poised and ready to move

into the future. We have the experience and expertise to address the evolving threat of sealevel rise. We have the ability to adapt to tight environmental windows to ensure completion of our projects on time. We are committed to improving our technology and modernizing our assets. We continue to invest in the training and education of our future leaders. We always make safety our highest priority, and we perform our work in a safe and environmentally conscious way. I am looking forward to a great year in 2020, and I personally want to thank each and every one of you for your unwavering commitment to this company. You are the ones who have made The Dutra Group what it is now, and what it will be in the years to come. Let’s make 2020 a Great year! Best,

Bill T. Dutra, President/Chief Executive Officer

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A MESSAGE FROM OUR COO

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019 brought unprecedented and unique challenges

for The Dutra Group’s operations, yet despite these hurdles, I am proud to report that we have concluded yet another successful year. I want to express my appreciation for all the hard work and diligence from Dutra employees throughout one of the most formidable years we have experienced in the recent past. Environmental, regulatory and budgetary constraints have become increasingly prevalent in our industry and are largely beyond the control of our customers. For instance, late spring rains adversely impacted quarry operations and delayed project starts. Environmental concerns on bird activity suspended work at Woodward Island Bridge and delayed our Tule Red and Jacksonville projects. Similarly, our Suisun and Cargill projects experienced fish-related delays. Slow permit processes pushed our Conowingo project until 2020 and certain long-term, private clients decided to reduce budgets and minimize maintenance contracts. As work windows become increasingly narrow and permit requirements more stringent, we no longer have full liberty over our own schedules to maximize efficiency and manage costs. What does all of this mean for us and our competitors? Well, it means that we must continue to adapt and evolve to respond to the market. In order to stay ahead, we must place an increased emphasis on scheduling and thorough planning. To compete successfully, we must be mindful of the management, equipment, and labor resource needs of the projects we pursue. Lastly, we must prioritize advance forecasting to anticipate what may lie around each and every corner. Work window restrictions tend to contract and expand as the regulatory climate evolves with newer science and values, which we will continue to monitor. Despite these challenges, The Dutra Group is successfully executing its obligations and our customers are very pleased with our performance. If the

past is a reliable indicator, I am confident that The Dutra Group will rise to the challenge and maintain our leadership role within the industry. Several outstanding efforts across the company are noteworthy: the year’s drydockings of the Dredge Paula Lee and the Stuyvesant were a monumental challenge for our Equipment team and the crews performed exceptionally well. We saw our recent acquisition, Decker Island, complete its maiden project. Our Construction group lead their teams to finish a three month project in merely six weeks at the Carnival Cruise berth in Long Beach. We witnessed a well-orchestrated Dredging group effectively execute Kings Bay, Southwest Pass, Mobile Harbor, Boston Harbor, a myriad of San Francisco Bay dredging projects, as well as commence the Brevard County Beach Restoration project. The Delta group successfully tackled a variety of challenging environmental projects in the Suisun Marsh. I am pleased to report that we find ourselves advancing into 2020 with one of our most robust backlogs ever, and one that is reasonably balanced across all segments. I have no doubt that 2020 will prove to be another challenging year, yet with every challenge comes opportunity. The Dutra Group is more capable and effective when working collectively as a team than with individual performance. Our achievements this year stem from teamwork and our successes in future years will be maximized with a similar effort. I couldn’t be prouder of the most important asset of The Dutra Group – our employees. Please remember that our No.1 core value is safety. Please be safe. Best,

Harry Stewart, , Chief Operating Officer

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A GLIMPSE AHEAD

Here is a look at some projects Dutra has on the horizon for 2020

Massachusetts Boston Harbor Deepening $122m / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District

Maryland Conowingo Dam Pilot Program $3m / Maryland Environmental Service

North Carolina Wilmington Harbor Mid-River Channels & Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point Dredging $23.2m / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District

California Woodward Island Bridge Project (Ferry Ramp Replacement) $16.5m / County of San Joaquin Port of Long Beach Fire Station No. 15 at Pier F $8.7m / City of Long Beach DWR Fish Screens, Sherman and Twitchell Islands $4.6m / Dept. of Water Resources New Dock at Raley's Landing Project California / $4.6m / City of West Sacramento Public Works Department

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Mississippi River, Baton Rouge to Gulf of Mexico $12.5m / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District

Contract for Rental of Hopper Dredge with Attendant Plant and Operations for Maintenance Dredging $9.2m / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District Contracting Division

Jacksonville Harbor, Maintenance Dredging $9.8m / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District Shore Protection Project (SPP) Mid-Reach, South Reach, and Patrick Air Force Base Segments, Beach Restoration and Renourishments $38.4m / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District


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PROJECT SPOTLIGHT

TULE RED RESTORATION PROJECT

ABOUT THE PROJECT RESTORATION GOALS / TARGET

On October 15, state government and private industry leaders gathered at the edge of the Suisun Marsh in Solano County’s Grizzly Bay region to celebrate the completion of the Tule Red Restoration Project, one of the most significant tidal wetland rehabilitation efforts in California’s recent history.

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he Suisun Marsh is the largest brackish water marsh on the west coast and part of the San Francisco Bay tidal estuary. As a landscape subject to tidal ebb and flood, a section of marsh was diked off in the early 1900’s by duck club enthusiasts to create freshwater habitats for game. In August 2019, Dutra was contracted by the State and Federal Contractors Water Agency (SFCWA) and the California Department of Water Resources to begin excavation work so that tidal water could flow back into the southern Suisun Marsh and effectively restore 400 acres of wetlands. “Projects like Tule Red and the Winter Island Habitat Restoration project we completed earlier this year really showcase Dutra’s skills in performing effectively among difficult marsh environments,” explains Ryan Abood, project manager for Dutra. “Even with unforeseen timeline setbacks, our team performed expertly to get the job done.” The Tule Red Restoration Project is part of a larger, multi-phased

610 creditable acres toward the 2008 USFWS Delta Smelt OCAP Biological Opinion, including approximately 400 acres of tidal and subtidal restoration, and approximately 200 acres of subtidal enhancement. LOCATION AND LANDOWNER The site is currently owned by Westervelt Ecological Services (WES). Under an agreement with SFCWA, WES provided the restoration design of the tidal marsh wetlands and will oversee construction by the contractor. When the habitat restoration construction is completed, plans are to transfer the site to California Department of Fish and Wildlife to own and manage. FUNDING SWP funding will be utilized for all aspects of the project including development, design, construction and ongoing operations, maintenance and monitoring. PARTNERS


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"The Tule Red Tidal Restoration Project will provide a host of lasting benefits including flood protection and the re-establishment of tidal habitat which is critical to supporting native fish" - Ted Craddock, Acting Deputy Director for the State Water Project,

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effort to meet a requirement set forth by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to rehabilitate 8,000 acres in the Delta region for native fish and plant species to thrive. The $1.8 million project required strategic channel excavation, demolition of existing water control structures– including lowering of the outer dike – and the relocation of 15,000 cubic yards of earth among the murky terrain. It’s a job that could only be accomplished with the help of a large, amphibious excavator. Similar to a standard excavator but with pontoon-style tracks, this specialized heavy machinery is engineered to remain stable in wet marshland conditions. As a highly unique piece of equipment, the job on Tule Red couldn’t begin until the amphibious excavator finished the necessary work for Winter Island’s habitat restoration, which had been delayed a few weeks. “Our equipment needs was one factor, but what really pushed our start date back was the nesting season of migratory birds on Tule Red,” adds Abood. “What was originally a two month window resulted in a three-week timeline to execute. Our team pulled through to meet all stakeholder coordination and ecological requirements in time.” Other equipment used in this project included a smaller amphibious excavator, two morookas (low ground pressure haul trucks) and a low ground pressure dozer. The project scope also included repairs to the Montezuma Slough Fishing Pier and Island Slough Fishing Pier. The final phase involved hand-planting of 3,000 native tules and concluded with the breach of the levees to restore hundreds of acres of wetland habitat for endangered and threatened fish species including Delta smelt, Chinook salmon and Longfin smelt. Westervelt Ecological Services (WES) who owns the site in the Suisun Marsh provided the restoration design and oversaw construction for the project on behalf of SFCWA. In a statement to the press, Ted Craddock, Acting Deputy Director for the State Water Project, California Dept. of Water Resources said that the project is a template to replicate future efforts in the region. “The Tule Red Tidal Restoration Project will provide a host of lasting benefits including flood protection and the re-establishment of tidal habitat which is critical to supporting native fish,” said Craddock. “This project can serve as an example for future multi-benefit projects delivered through collaboration with our partners at the local, state and federal levels.”


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REVIVING FLORIDA’S SPACE COAST BREVARD COUNTY BEACH NOURISHMENT PROJECT

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ore than any other state in the continental U.S., Florida is synonymous with long stretches of pristine beaches and the leisure lifestyle it promises. The state’s hundreds of miles of white sand attracts more than 120 million tourists a year, and according to a 2013 report by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Florida’s beaches have more tourist visits than all theme parks and National Parks combined. Yet, maintaining this status is also hard work. Heavy storms and hurricanes have caused considerable damage to the beaches for more than a decade. Dunes were depleted and sand had to be hauled in by truck to patch them after every major storm. 

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In October 2019, Dutra began work on an extremely large task for Brevard County and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to widen and replenish the county’s beaches – a long strip of sandy shore also known as Florida’s Space Coast. Dutra’s role in the Brevard County Beach Nourishment Project, which complements the creation of a 4.8-acre man-made reef, will renourish approximately 18.4 miles of shoreline using 1.1 million cubic yards of sand over three areas on the coast: the South Reach and Mid Reach for Brevard County, and Patrick Air Force Base on behalf of the U.S. Air Force. “We do beach nourishment jobs all the time, but we’ve never done anything like this,” remarked Project Manager Brandon Caudle who had just finished a long day onsite. For Caudle, who has been with Dutra for seven years, it has been one of the largest and most challenging beach projects to date. Usually in beach replenishment projects sand is moved hydraulically from one location to the other. Due to environmental concerns on this project, 490,000 tons of sand needs to be hauled by truck and transported by highway to be deposited in the Mid Reach. The goal is to minimize any impact or burial of nearshore rock reefs. Then an additional 700,000 cubic yards will be placed hydraulically in other areas. For phase one of this project, Dutra dredged massive amounts of sand from Canaveral Shoals — an area about five miles off of Cape Canaveral— and stockpiled it on the beach between Spessard Holland Northand »

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“We do beach nourishment jobs all the time, but we’ve never done anything like this.” - Brandon Caudle, Dutra Project Manager


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» South Holland Park. By December 2019, the stockpile had reached

its pinnacle size of 2,100 feet long, 77 feet wide, and 20 feet high, and the sand transportation phase was already underway. This unique project has been years in the making due to the extensive permitting process with local agencies, including debating the feasibility of trucking this amount of sand while still adhering to regulations. Part of the challenge Dutra faced at the onset was the loss of a subcontractor tasked with handling the bulk of the trucking portion of this project. Rising to the call of duty in a matter of weeks, Dutra transformed a craggy grass field into a turnkey scale yard where sand from the stockpile could be efficiently loaded, weighed and delivered to designated access points. Crews cut out two access roads and an oval-shaped road in the field, and flattened an area with baserock and steel plates to create conditions that could host two scales with accurate precision, to the point where the scales achieved certification by the state of Florida. “When the scale inspector came out to the site he said he didn't think it was possible,” said Caudle. “We were able to replicate the conditions for state-of-the-art equipment in a way he had never seen anyone else attempt. Our ability to lean on the expertise of our Quarry team to consult on this aspect was a huge advantage.”

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Dutra’s flagship Hopper Dredge Stuyvesant, six excavators, eight bulldozers, four front loaders, and up to a dozen articulating off-road dump vehicles are in use for this project which will conclude in May 2020, right before turtle nesting season. The National Marine Fisheries Service will oversee the outcome of the sand distribution so that the beaches are constructed with a natural slope which adult turtles prefer for nesting. “There’s been an incredible amount of prepping and research on this project to address the environmental concerns while meeting the needs of the county and state,” adds Caudle. The $38.5 million project spans 18 miles from end-to-end and crosses multiple municipalities in Brevard. Once completed, the new sands will not only act as shore protection, but will also result in a bolstered economy. Beach tourism generates $1.6 billion in annual revenue and provides indirect and direct benefits for the county. Officials estimate that each dollar spent on beach restoration generates $48.60 in revenues. “Trucking this much sand is a novel process for a beach nourishment project of this size and so far we’ve been successful.” Caudle pauses, then continues with a laugh, “We're only at the beginning though, so talk to me again in May.”


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DELTA ISLAND REVIVAL A BRIDGE OVER MIDDLE RIVER

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he California Delta region has over 1,100 miles of waterways and is home to 57 major named islands and hundreds of smaller ones. Many of the islands are also reclaimed farmlands connected by a network of bridges and ferries. Sitting approximately 12 miles west of Stockton, Woodward Island is one of those agricultural gems; crops such as corn, wheat, asparagus and safflower comb across 1,790 acres of fertile farmland. It also happens to be a crucial region for the Bay Area’s drinking water supply: The Mokelumne Aqueduct, managed by East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD), crosses Woodward Island and serves 1.5 million residents in the East Bay. 


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construction of a new, 675-foot-long concrete and steel bridge to replace the historic ferry system that served Woodward Island since 1936. During the final days onsite, Project Manager Bryan O’Sullivan looked on as for the first time in history, a line of cars drove across a bridge towards Jones Tract, the adjacent island. “The community has been waiting for this bridge for a long time,” explained O’Sullivan as he observed the scene. Just south of the new bridge, Dutra crews were in the process of demolishing one of the landings of the now-defunct Woodward Island Ferry. “Ultimately the ferry system made it difficult to maintain the aqueduct and for emergency response situations. It solves a lot of problems for San Joaquin County, Delta river users and stakeholders across the board.” The call for a bridge over Middle River had been a decades-old discussion by

regional authorities. Aside from the ferry’s limited capacity, it ran on a cable-line system anchored on both sides of the shore which posed a safety hazard to recreational boaters and river users. In 2012 Caltrans determined that parts of the ferry were structurally deficient and plans for a bridge were kicked into high-gear. The goal of the Woodward Island Bridge project was to replace the woefully obsolete ferry system while maintaining the navigation channel in Middle River, and to provide farmers and EBMUD workers with uninterrupted access to the island. The ferry’s limited capacity had restricted crop selection in the past, but with access to a bridge, farmers could start using larger transport trucks and grow

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“Dutra has a competitive advantage in that we know how to operate within the Delta better than anyone.” - Bryan O'Sullivan, Dutra Project Manager

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higher-yield crops, such as tomatoes. With a 30-foot clearance, the design of the two-lane bridge also allows for the center section to be removed by a crane so unusually tall ships can pass through in an emergency. San Joaquin County’s Department of Public Works selected Dutra to lead the entire bridge construction effort including dismantling the existing ferry system. With an exemplary knowledge of the Delta region and long-established rapport with local agencies, the company’s fluency of the area was a significant advantage for streamlined operations. In addition to San Joaquin County, stakeholders and regulatory agencies for this project included the U.S. Coast Guard, EBMUD, Pacific Intracoastal Yacht Association, Power Squadron boaters, Sports Fisheries Alliance and other fishing groups, environmental interest groups, and several agencies that monitor activities in Middle River. »


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“Dutra has a competitive advantage in that we know how to operate within the Delta better than anyone,” adds O’Sullivan. “There are certain activities like pile driving you have to get done within tight construction windows to not interfere with spawning season for salmon, sturgeon and Delta smelt. Anticipating the needs of various agencies is what it takes to be a strong partner in this region.” The Delta is under strict environmental protections due to highly sensitive ecosystems. Any development must adhere to oversight by several agencies to protect the region’s natural beauty, fisheries, wildlife, vegetation, and navigability of the waterway. For the expanse of the bridge, Dutra crews drove a total of 18 piles up to 137 feet long

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into the river bed, each with a 60” diameter. Marine construction methods such as the use of “bubble curtains” during pile driving were used to dampen underwater sound shockwaves to reduce the potential impact on fish. Construction activities were also monitored by a biologist on site to ensure environmental compliance and observe any impact to wildlife and land animals. The $16.5 million project was completed on schedule to the elation of local farmers. “With so many specifications on a project, it takes all facets of the company working together. From equipment, to the punch list and clean up efforts, it’s a total team effort.”


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IN OUR COMMUNITY

A LOCAL RESOURCE FOR EMERGENCY RELIEF AND DISASTER PREVENTION The San Rafael Rock Quarry (SRRQ) is one of Northern California’s most valuable deposits of natural rock and a critical resource that serves municipalities around the greater Bay Area. In operation since the 1870s, SRRQ provides riprap for Delta levees, shoreline protection from coastal erosion and emergency flood protection. The site also supplies materials such as gravel, asphalt concrete and sand for local roads and other public works.

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n Oct 2019, SRRQ applied for an operating extension to allow for mining on the site until 2044. As part of an updated reclamation plan, the need for an extension is due, in part, to the construction slowdown during the Great Recession when quarry output was at an all time low. However, as a valuable depleting resource with millions of tons still to be mined, the quarry provides crucial product to support local infrastructure and municipal projects aimed at mitigating the potential impacts of climate change including sea level rise, shore protection from storm surges, and flooding. Strategically positioned on the shores of a peninsula within the Bay, it’s also the only quarry in Northern California with the capability

to barge rock by water – a virtue which maximizes both emergency response time and economy of shipping, including the benefit of reduced greenhouse gas emissions without the need for trucking. The 20-year extension from the previous reclamation plan maintains all the existing conditions which have made the quarry a good neighbor to local residents, including limited operating hours, limited daily truck trips, noise reduction systems, daily street sweeping, and a maximum annual production limit. “We take a lot of pride in the programs we’ve developed that specifically address community concerns while maintaining productive operations that support our local

infrastructure,” said Aimi Dutra, director of public relations for SRRQ. “As a statedesignated resource the quarry should have been protected from any conflicting land use, but that clearly didn’t happen as housing developments continued to populate around the area. The balancing act hasn’t been easy, but together, we are on the right path.” As part of the reclamation plan after SRRQ mining is complete, the area will be transformed into a desirable bayside enclave with mixed/use developments around a 600-berth marina that Dutra will impart on the city of San Rafael.


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"We take a lot of pride in the programs we’ve developed that specifically address community concerns while maintaining productive operations that support our local infrastructure." - Aimi Dutra, Dutra Director of Public Relations

Quarry In Action— Bel Marin Keys Levee Breach

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aterials from SRRQ have a role in approximately 90 percent of Marin County projects, including fast emergency response for levee failures around the county. In February 2019, SRRQ sprung into action when a levee breach in Bel Marin Keys, Novato flooded a farm and put nearby houses in jeopardy. With Ghilotti Construction as the lead contractor to repair the site, SRRQ responded to the emergency protocol by the California Coastal Conservancy and the county to extend its operating hours to supply necessary materials for the job. SRRQ provided Ghilotti Construction more than 2,500 tons of riprap and over 1,500 tons of soil as construction crews worked 108 hours around the clock to insure a timely repair of the levee. “It was an excellent example between public agencies, contractors and the quarry working together to meet the demands of the situation,” said Riley Genazzi, project manager at Ghilotti. “Without those materials ready at a moment’s notice, the results of that breach would have been catastrophic.” For more information visit www.dutragroup.com/community

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EQUIPMENT UPDATE

A WORD FROM EQUIPMENT

“Safety, service, and support” is the credo amongst The Dutra Group Equipment personnel: At all our yards, facilities or field sites near and far, we strive to maintain a safe workplace for employees across all divisions. But we can’t do it alone – safe operations and maximizing equipment utilization is a collaborative effort between multiple departments. We are grateful for the alliance with Safety, Operations, Accounting, Job Cost, Purchasing, Risk, Legal, and Corporate as key partners working toward a common goal.

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orkplace safety and the safe use of equipment is a core tenant of Dutra’s mission and a required condition to maintain protection from danger, risk or injury. It is our highest priority. At the end of each year, Equipment focuses our attention towards winter preparedness at home and at work. There are many efforts underway to address the various types of harsh

weather conditions around the country. We encourage all employees to research and take proactive measures to understand these potential impacts, and to properly winterize vehicles for safety and operation. Employee input is always appreciated to improve this annual review. Throughout the year, we maintain a skilled shop, field service and fabrication arsenal of mechanics, welders, electricians and fabricators. The maintenance and repair team is busy all year servicing equipment in the field, at project sites around the country and at our aggregate and asphalt facilities. 2019 Equipment projects included a complete rebuild to the Paula Lee, removing all machinery from CB8 and installing on TM20 with new spuds and repowered winches, an extensive drydocking and engines rebuild on the Stuyvesant, and installation of new lifeboats. Our Rio Vista ship repair facility performed dry-docks, wet-docks and multiple barges were scrapped. As always, safety continues to be our first order of business. In addition to the current fleet, we’ve added an additional work boat, crew boat, excavator and cone crusher, and we launched


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our new 6,000 CY Dump Scow ‘ES15” in September. She arrived at the Boston Harbor deepening project and has been working well in replacement of a smaller scow. We’ve had a great year and we look forward to meeting the challenges of 2020 together. The accomplishments mentioned are not confined to the efforts of our Equipment group; it takes a village and we want to extend many thanks to Purchasing, Safety, Operations, Accounting and Division and the strong leadership by senior management. Additional thanks to the many vendors that help keep us supplied with parts, labor, equipment, fuel and oil to keep Dutra’s fleet in top condition.

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DUTRA MUSEUM

DUTRA MUSEUM FOUNDATION SHAPING THE FUTURE WITH WISDOM FROM THE PAST In addition to being the source of California's drinking water and a fragile ecosystem, the Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta is also a place rich with culture, history and diversity. This fact was not lost on the late Edward Dutra, Bill Dutra’s father. While running Dutra Dredging Co. with his wife Linda, Edward set out to document the region’s storied past and the role the family trade had on building and protecting the Delta’s infrastructure since 1878.

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hile researching Tule Breakers: The Story of the California Dredge, a book that Edward co-authored, he uncovered a trove of dredging artifacts, photographs, engineering drawings, log books, models and even dinosaur fossils. With this vast private collection of materials, in 1978 Edward and Linda bought a centuryold craftsman-style house in Rio Vista to showcase these special pieces. The home, which overlooks the Sacramento River, also served as their private residence and was the headquarters for Dutra business operations. “It was an incredible collection which documented the influx of industry to the Delta in the post-Gold Rush era, when farmland reclamation had boomed in the region,” explains Janet Bennett, co-director of the Museum and Linda’s daughter. “People would come from all over to the house for tours. As a couple, they loved sharing their knowledge and giving back to the community in this way. ” The Dutra Museum of Dredging is a monument to the history of sidedraft clamshell dredging in the Delta region and a window into what life was like in the early 20th century amid California’s burgeoning transportation corridor. Among the artifacts are Edward’s detailed models of dredges which he built by hand. Despite never attending college, Edward was a skilled engineer who designed four dredges, among

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other notable accomplishments. In honor of Edward and Linda’s legacy, Bill Dutra established The Dutra Museum Foundation as a nonprofit organization in 2008. The aim was to preserve the home as a place of historical record for the region’s heritage, and to formally continue philanthropic efforts inspired by the couple to help young students in pursuit of higher education. The scholarships are distributed through the Portuguese Historical and Cultural Society and Rio Vista High School in the names of Edward and Linda Dutra. “Edward and Linda were steadfast supporters of a college education but didn’t

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have the opportunity beyond high school,” adds Patty Dutra Bruce, director of Human Resources of The Dutra Group, President of the Dutra Museum Foundation and Edward’s granddaughter. “We honor their values through the annual distribution of college scholarships to four high school students who wouldn’t otherwise have the opportunity, and who demonstrate exceptional ownership over their own educational advancement.” For more information on the Dutra Museum Foundation and to schedule a private tour, visit www.dutramuseum.org

DUTRA 2019 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

ALONDRA VILLALPANDO of Rio Vista High School is attending Sacramento State University and wants to become a Social Worker.

CONOR CLINE of Rio Vista High School is attending Cal Lutheran University and will study Sports Management.

MARIA SOARES of Petaluma High School is attending the University of Oregon and wants to be a Speech-Language Pathologist.

MADISYN WIDMER of Escalon High School is attending UC Davis and will study Biological Sciences.


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A MILESTONE YEAR: 5TH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT FUNDRAISER

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he Dutra Museum Foundation’s annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser is a popular event and the single largest fundraiser for the foundation’s scholarships as well as a partner charity chosen each year. The selected nonprofit for 2019 is North Marin Community Services whose mission of educational empowerment aligns with the foundation’s values in supporting the path to higher education. For the 5th annual milestone event held on August 26 at the Marin Country

Club in Novato, the lively tournament was a spectacular celebration of community with fun on the greens. Interactive tents held something for everyone and featured chair massages, a hula hoop challenge, gambling hole, and a chipping contest. The addition of the “Rocket Golf” golf ball launcher was a major hit and spiced up the gameplay on course. Attendees noshed on authentic street tacos, a nacho bar and home-baked desserts as Irish bagpipes and a performance of the national anthem by a talented Novato


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Based in Novato, California, the mission of North Marin Community Services (NMCS) is to empower people of all ages to achieve success within a diverse community—at home, at school, and at work. With an emphasis on wellness, supporting basic needs and education, NMCS programs work together in a comprehensive way to support the academic, social-emotional, physical and behavioral needs of youth. From enrichment programs to fresh food access, families receive the support they need to thrive among difficult financial or emotional circumstances. Core services include childcare, after-school programs, counseling services, an emergency food pantry, temporary rental assistance program, job seeking, financial planning, and immigration aid. The organization assists over 6,000 of low-income children, adults, and seniors each year. For more information on NMCS’s programs, services and stories of impact, visit www.northmarincs.org.

A HUGE THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS GOLF SPONSORS! TITLE SPONSOR The Dutra Group DINNER SPONSOR Cathay Bank

teen entertained guests. Due to the event’s success, the Dutra Museum Foundation was able to grant $12,500 to the North Marin Community Services and match the dollar amount raised for college scholarship funding in 2018. Next year’s event will be held on Monday, August 31, 2020! If you would like more information on how to participate or ways to get involved, please contact Denise Dutra at deniseddm@yahoo.com

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Operating Engineers Local 3 Pape Kenworth Ritchie Brothers Shamrock Materials SILVER SPONSORS Bay Ship & Yacht Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Liberty Mutual Surety Nova Group Pile Drivers Local 34 Rasmussen Equipment Strategic Benefit Concepts Underground Construction Workmanship International BLOODY MARY BREAKFAST BAR Etrac FIRST DRINK AT DINNER Associates Environmental CLOSEST TO THE LINE SPONSOR FMI Corporation CLOSEST TO THE PIN SPONSORS American Marine Corporation LONGEST DRIVE - WOMEN SPONSOR The Dutra Group


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JOIN THE DUTRA TEAM

DUTRA RECRUITS TOP TALENT TO BUILD THEIR CAREERS The Dutra Group has been hitting the road on a search for our next Summer Interns! Fall and Spring is a very busy season on college campuses with Career Fair events. With competition for young talent becoming more intense, career fairs are a great way to interact with emerging talent right on their own turf.

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he Dutra Group offers an exceptional paid internship program for civil engineering, construction management, mechanical engineering, marine engineering technology, mining engineering, business administration, computer science and information technology (IT) students at accredited colleges and universities. Working alongside experienced professionals – estimators, project engineers, superintendents and project managers – our interns gain invaluable, firsthand experience on a wide range of heavy construction and dredging projects. And we provide our interns with feedback on their work!

Dutra’s interns apply their coursework to practical, real-world skills, like: • Estimating, budgeting and scheduling • Temporary design • Submittals • Quality control • Plan reading • Field measurement and field sketches

• Contracts and correspondence • Quantity takeoffs • Methods of operations • Accounting • Computers (IT) • Surveying/Hydrographics

At The Dutra Group, we build careers by providing opportunities for development. Dutra is about commitment. It’s a function of our people and the character of our brand.

We actively hire people with degrees in the following areas: • • • • •

Construction Management Civil Engineering Mechanical Engineering Mining Engineering Marine Engineering Technology

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Business Administration Contract Management Information Technology (IT) Computer Science

APPLY NOW! Our 2020 internship positions are seeking applications! Visit www.dutragroup.com/opportunities

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Meet our 2019 Interns Max Eller Division: Dredging University: Texas A&M University Major: Engineering

Derek Brower Division: Legal University: USF School of Law Major: Juris Doctorate Candidate

Tedric Hadeen Division: Marine Construction University: Cal Maritime Academy Major: Maritime Affairs

Erwin Smith Division: Materials University: Purdue University Major: Industrial Engineering

Kylee Hagan Division: Equipment University: UC Davis Major: Business & Agriculture

David Jampolsky Division: Accounting University: Cal Maritime Academy Major: Business Administration

James McLaughlin Division: Equipment University: San Jose State Major: Mechanical Engineering

Maddy Stewart Division: Legal University: San Diego State University Major: Business Administration


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DUTRA CAREERS

THE DUTRA GROUP OFFERS A SOLID FOUNDATION FOR CAREER OPPORTUNITY AND GROWTH 2010

July 2010 Field Engineer Cabrillo Way Marina and Berth 102 Projects Port of Los Angeles, CA

VALERIE DALEY, PROJECT ENGINEER

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ith 10 years of marine construction and dredging experience, Valerie Daley has worked as a Project Manager, Project Engineer and Scheduler on several projects for Dutra. In her previous role as the lead scheduler on the WETA North Bay Operations and Maintenance Facility project, Valerie achieved substantial design-build experience with proficiency in scheduling systems. The breadth of her cross-category expertise includes ferry terminals, pile driving, wharf construction, dredging, float installation and steel fabrication.

2010 Valerie graduated with a degree in Construction Management from California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo, California

August 2010 Office Engineer Estimating Department at The Dutra Group San Rafael, CA

May 2012 Project Engineer Brannan Street Wharf Port of San Francisco

March 2013 Deck Engineer Project Engineer on Crescent City Marina Project - Crescent City Harbor District Crescent City, CA

July 2014 Project Engineer WETA North Bay Maintenance Facility Mare Island, CA

December 2014 Project Manager Bayview Gateway Project - Port of San Francisco San Francisco, CA

September 2016 Project Manager Cullinan Ranch Phase IV Ducks Unlimited Mare Island, CA

April 2017 Project Engineer North Point Outfall Project SFPUC San Francisco, CA

March 2018 Project Engineer Woodward Island Bridge Project San Joaquin County Stockton, CA

“I love working at Dutra because of the people. The people I work with are very supportive and have taught me so much over the years.” - Valeri Daley, Project Engineer

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2007 April 2007 Office Engineer Estimating Department San Rafael, CA

BRYAN O'SULLIVAN, PROJECT MANAGER

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ryan O’Sullivan has more than 12 years of heavy civil engineering and construction experience. Throughout his career, he has overseen production on various projects including pile installation, wetland restoration, bulkhead/pier/levee reconstruction, cast in-place concrete, rock slope protection, dock installation and dredging. Bryan leads weekly meetings with teams, coordinates with clients, suppliers and subcontractors, manages cost tracking and maintains productive communication for the successful completion of projects.

“The Dutra Group prioritizes its people and supports you both personally and professionally. It is great working with a team that treats you like family and really cares about you. ” - Bryan O'Sullivan, Dutra Construction Manager

Bryan graduated with a degree in Construction Management from California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo, California July 2007 Project Engineer Pier 52/54 Boat Launch Project Port of San Francisco, CA

March 2008 Project Engineer Bay Bridge East Span Seismic Retrofit Oakland, CA

September 2009 Project Engineer Berth 102 Wharf Project - Port of Los Angeles San Pedro, CA

June 2011 Project Manager Camp 21 Pump Station Stockton, CA

July 2011 Project Manager San Francisco Airport Emergency Response Marine Rescue Facility San Francisco, CA

May 2012 Project Engineer Brannan Street Wharf Port of San Franscico, CA

March 2015 Project Manager Albany Beach Restoration Phase 1 - East Bay Parks Albany, CA

August 2015 Project Manager Drought Emergency - Temporary Rock Barrier Removal 2015 - Department of Water Resources CA Delta

December 2015 Project Manager WETA North Bay Maintenance Facility Mare Island, CA

February 2017 Project Manager Emergency Dredging and Debris Removal Feather River - Department of Water Resources Oroville, CA

June 2017 Project Manager Dredging and Debris Removal Feather River Hyatt Powerplant to Thermalito Diversion - Department of Water Resources Oroville, CA

March 2018 Project Manager Woodward Island Bridge Project San Joaquin County Stockton, CA

May 2019 Promoted to Construction Manager

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April 1997 Accounts Payable and Payroll Accounting Dutra HQ, San Rafael, CA

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1983 Will graduated with a degree in Economics from Alma College - Alma, Michigan August 1997 Purchasing Agent Dutra HQ, San Rafael, CA

August 1998 Equipment Administrator Dutra HQ, Fleet wide

September 1999 Equipment Maintenance Superintendent Dutra HQ, Fleet wide

February 2000 Equipment Administrative Manager Dutra HQ, San Rafael, CA Rio Vista, CA

July 2002 Project Manager Construction of Montezuma Wetlands Liberty Offloader Mooring & Upland Distribution Facility, Collinsville CA

June 2003 Project Manager Operation of Montezuma Wetlands Facility Collinsville, CA

August 2005 Project Manager Port of Everett 12th Street Marina Everett, WA

July 2007 Dutra Dredging Business Manager Dutra HQ, San Rafael, CA

July 2013 Dutra Operations Business Manager Dutra HQ, San Rafael, CA

July 2018 Director Business Development & Government Relations Dutra HQ, San Rafael, CA

WILL WALLGREN, DREDGING BUSINESS MANAGER

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ill Wallgren has worn many hats at The Dutra Group, beginning as a part-time temporary employee to his leadership role today in operations. Since joining the firm, Will has served in numerous official capacities including work within the Accounting, Purchasing, and Equipment Departments, before transitioning to field Project Manager. In his current role as Dredging Business Manager, Will oversees contract compliance and guides the firm’s standard operating procedures, including facilitating communications between all firm divisions and departments. Among many of his accomplishments, Will led a successful company-wide computer system migration to ensure that interdepartmental interactions and activities run smoothly.

“To say you get swept up into The Dutra Group is an understatement. From the very start you are considered part of the Dutra family and your success becomes a team effort. The bedrock for me has been a company culture of core values that’s embraced from the top down, with employee safety and well-being first.” - Will Wallgren, Dutra Business Development

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HUMAN RESOURCES

NEW BENEFITS AND LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES TAKE DUTRA EMPLOYEES TO NEW HEIGHTS At Dutra, we know the strength of our company depends fully on the engagement and satisfaction of our talented employees. So when Dutra employees speak, we listen. Every year, the Human Resources department solicits important feedback through a confidential survey to all employees. This initiative allows us to better understand our community’s needs, priorities and values for long-term retention, and it gives us the opportunity to be responsive in meeting those needs in today’s competitive climate.

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orkplace studies have shown that while earning a competitive salary is an important factor for employee satisfaction, so is a good benefits package. A comprehensive benefits plan supports employees across the work/life continuum and includes opportunities for professional development and personal advancement. In 2019, our survey stretched beyond the topic of benefits to include areas such as culture, leadership and more. Based on the results of the survey, we added several high deductible healthcare options, orthodontia coverage and increased our dental benefit maximum to $2,500. We also revised our vision benefit to allow annual coverage of lenses and eyeglass frames, and plan to increase our


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employer contribution to the 401(k) matching program in 2020. At HR, we want to ensure that everyone is getting the most out of the programs we offer, and our survey indicated that a segment of employees weren’t aware of how to maximize their existing benefits. To respond to this awareness gap, HR developed a “Benefits Awareness” communications plan which included a monthly email blast to all Dutra employees. The content of each newsletter focused on a different benefit and ways employees could learn more. As an industry leader, Dutra goes up and beyond to invest our people with robust training and development programs. In March 2019, we recognized the first two groups who completed our internal CLIMB program (Continuing Leadership Instruction for Managing Business) with a graduation ceremony to honor and celebrate this achievement. CLIMB is a Dutra-specific professional development program designed to enhance the leadership and business skills of our employees. The first round of CLIMB participants included 36 people who attended class sessions over an 18-month period. Sessions included topics like Customer Relationship Management, Negotiating Skills, Financial Acumen and Strategic Thinking. Employees completed a Capstone Project at the conclusion of the course. On March 5, 2019, the day after our first two teams’ graduation, a third group of 17 employees embarked on their CLIMB program journey with their first meeting at an outdoor ropes course in Sonoma. This new round of participants are scheduled graduate in the

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third quarter of 2020. In our CLIMB program, individuals are encouraged to challenge old assumptions and share their opinions on how processes or operations can be improved at Dutra. It’s through this process we’re able to gain fresh perspectives from a cross-section of talented employees and uncover the path to innovation for the future of our people and our operations.

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2019 HARVEY FREEMAN AWARD

DUTRA SAFETY HONORS 2019 HARVEY FREEMAN AWARD RECIPIENT, CHRIS PETERSON Ensuring the safety of all Dutra Group employees is one of the greatest responsibilities for the well-being of our company, and it is a core part of how we fulfill our mission. At The Dutra Group’s annual meeting, the Safety Department announced the 2019 Harvey Freeman Award was granted to Dredging Division Manager, Chris Peterson.

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he Harvey Freeman Award is an annual honor given to an employee who demonstrates exceptional qualities that would make Harvey proud: integrity, honesty, mutual respect and leadership. In addition, Harvey was proactive and open-minded in understanding that safety and production can, and should, exist together. As a dedicated employee for more than 30 years, Chris Peterson exemplifies these qualities. Chris was one of the first Site Safety Managers after the program was started in 2001. He was invaluable in supporting our Heavy Lift program and was paramount in making sure that these lifts were performed safely. As Manager of the Alameda Yard, Chris was the steward of safety for every employee and visitor

who set foot on the property. He understands the importance of SSHO position and takes it very seriously. Many of Chris’ safety ideas were pushed up the ladder to the Safety Leadership Team who continually works to identify issues, resolve conflicts and move forward as one voice to improve the Dutra Safety culture. Congratulations to Chris on this accomplishment!

2019 SAFETY UPDATE

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n our industry there have been many changes in how safety performance is measured, which now extends to total recordable incident rates, EMRs and unredacted OSHA logs. We realized some time ago that in order to remain competitive, we must make safety and production a partnership. For the last twenty years, The Dutra Group has been on an upward trajectory regarding safety and in 2018, we celebrated our best year of Total Recordable Incident and Lost Time Incident rates since 2000. At the time of this update, we are trending even better for 2019. There were several initiatives in 2019 which included the launch of a new safety orientation video featuring interactive lessons on the hazards typically found within our industry. All our new hires have completed this mandatory orientation and all

existing employees will review it as well. We continue to increase our episodes of safety training and focus on our Activity Hazards Analysis as a tool to drive the training curriculum. More than 450 training episodes occurred this year and we performed strategic safety "stand downs" to increase safety awareness. The Safety Department holds bi-weekly Site Safety Health Officer Committee meetings where the entire roster of Dutra Safety personnel share lessons learned, near misses, great catches and creative safety procedures. We are in the process of brainstorming new initiatives to maintain our progress in 2020 and continue to promote company-wide awareness that Safety is our No. 1 Core Value. See more: www.dutragroup.com/safety


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THE DUTRA GROUP EMPLOYEE AWARDS & MILESTONES

Q&A WITH HARRY STEWART: CELEBRATING 35 YEARS OF DEDICATION AND LEADERSHIP

Q: 35 years at The Dutra Group is an impressive career benchmark. What compelled you to join a niche marine construction and dredging company in the first place? How did you find yourself advancing to the top? I grew up in a farming family and 35 years ago I was drawn to the family aspect of Dutra Construction. I was also drawn to the marine business as it is exciting and extremely challenging – no two projects are alike. It’s not your normal everyday construction! Unlike other construction segments, there are few standard or ordinary elements in marine construction. It is a high-risk business and I like that. The fun begins with the teamwork needed in fighting off risk and hopefully ends with the enjoyment of the rewards thereafter. Q: Dutra’s acquisition of the San Rafael Rock Quarry was a major milestone for the company’s capabilities and operations. What other significant benchmarks have been pivotal to the company’s growth and scale that you’re most proud of? The acquisition of Smith-Rice Co. was clearly a significant benchmark as well, but probably the most impactful was our decision to enter the Hopper Dredge market. After we acquired the Columbia and then committed to the Stuyvesant, the risk and opportunity chemistry within our company changed. There were many challenges, which still remain. I am very proud of how the many segments of

our organization has answered the call and are creating a success story for all. Q: If you could time-travel to your younger self just starting out, what advice would you give? Some simple advice, but extremely valuable: • Establish and commit to solid core values. Live your life by them and rely on them to guide you throughout your professional career. • Commit to assessing risk. Rewards rarely come without risk. All risk is not a bad thing, manageable risk can create opportunities and unmanageable risk can break you. Learn to differentiate between opportunity risk and unmanageable risk. Learn to assess risk, measure it, and take advantage of it to gain the sweetest rewards. Q: When growing a business, failures are as inevitable as successes, both small and large. Do you have an example of a time you failed and how it changed you? I probably fail a little bit every day. My goal is for the daily successes to far outweigh the failures. Nice one. Q: As the saying goes, nothing is certain but death and taxes. What are the universal truths or certainties can be said of working in this industry? Well, in hard dollar contracting, it is inevitable that you will have a loser project from time

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to time. This is particularly so in the marine business where sea and weather conditions can be unpredictable, and can get nasty and mean very quickly. The challenge is to plan for them, assure that the losses are minimal, and infrequent. Q: What brings you joy these days? How do you unwind, find clarity, and avoid feeling overwhelmed? I find joy in conquering risk, even more so when accomplished through a team effort and leveraging the talents of our team members. I really like team success! I unwind on the golf course with friends and family. I am also blessed with a family that enjoys hiking, traveling, and other outdoor adventures. Clarity comes with knowing how to focus and how to walk away and refocus. Avoid feeling overwhelmed – when I figure that out I will let you know! Actually I make every effort to maintain a healthy balance between work, family and friends – they are all part of my support system!

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Harry Stewart

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Abel Jimenez Phillip Torres

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Aric Schuster Raymond Waters

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Joy Bily Donna Fraser Brandon Caudle Iain Searle Brett Andrews Thomas Gill, Jr.


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Bill Dutra named winner of ASCE's annual John G. MoffatFrank E. Nichol Harbor and Coastal Engineering Award

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arly this year, The Dutra Group’s Bill T. Dutra was selected by ASCE’s (American Society of Civil Engineers) Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute to receive the 2018 John G. Moffatt-Frank E. Nichol Harbor and Coastal Engineering Award. The award is presented to a member of ASCE who has made a definitive contribution to the field of harbor and coastal engineering, and serves to recognize new ideas to expand the engineering or construction techniques available for harbor and coastal projects. Bill T. Dutra was honored with this prestigious award for his

leadership in the dredging and marine construction industry. For over 45 years, Bill has undertaken some of the most challenging coastal and harbor projects in the U.S. and played a major role in shaping the San Francisco Bay-Delta as we know it today. Bill founded the Dutra Construction Company in 1972, and subsequently, the Dutra Group in 1982. He first set himself apart as a leader in innovation and efficiency in 1972, when a major Delta levee break crippled the heart of Southern California's water delivery system and flooded a highway, hundreds of homes, and 12,000 acres of farmland. The dewatering and repair were slated to take 18 months, but Bill had the job done in just 110 days. Other accomplishments in the Bay-Delta include developing specialized equipment for the beneficial reuse of dredge material, installing an emergency temporary salinity barrier to prevent saltwater intrusion into the Delta during the 2015 drought, and building a fleet of oceangoing barges to transport dredged material to the EPAapproved disposal site 50-miles offshore, the furthest such site in the country. When the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake caused the collapse of a section of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, Caltrans estimated it would take four months to restore this vital piece of infrastructure; Bill had it done in 30 days. He has also contributed significant innovations for projects on the East Coast including Boston's Big Dig project and the harbor deepening at the Port of Miami. See more at www.dutragroup.com/awards

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