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GREAT LAKES DREDGE & DOCK CORP FILES (8-K) Disclosing Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits

August 1, 2014

Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensation Arrangements of Certain Officers and Other Events.

(d) On July 30, 2014, the Board of Directors (the "Board") of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (the "Company") elected Major General (Ret.) Michael J. Walsh as a director and appointed him to the Company's Compensation Committee, effective immediately. Mr. Walsh will serve in the class of directors whose term expires at the Company's 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.

Mr. Walsh currently serves as Vice President - Water Resources and Coastal Resiliency at Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, based in Fairfax, VA. He previously served as Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency operations for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the "Corps") from 2011 to 2013 and at increasing roles at the Corps since 1994.

Mr. Walsh will receive the standard compensation amounts payable to non-employee directors of the Company and members of the Company's Compensation Committee, as described in the Company's definitive proxy statement filed with the Commission on April 7, 2014.

There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Walsh and any other person, pursuant to which Mr. Walsh was selected as a director. Neither Mr. Walsh nor any of his immediate family members have been a party to any transaction or currently proposed transaction with the Company that is reportable under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

Item 9.01 - Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits

The following exhibit is furnished herewith:

99.1 Major General (Ret.) Michael J. Walsh Appointed to Great Lakes' Board of Directors. 2


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