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VIDEO: Belmar Beach Receives New Sand (USA)

VIDEO: Belmar Beach Receives New Sand (USA)

The Belmar Beach replenishment program is currently underway. This project is part of an emergency shore protection project which will repair and restore previously constructed beach erosion control and storm damage reduction projects throughout the region affected by Hurricane Sandy. Once completed, the greater protective barrier between the coastal communities and the ocean will reduce […]

Army Corps to Develop Plans for Fort Worth Channel (USA)

Army Corps to Develop Plans for Fort Worth Channel (USA)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, commenced development of the plans and specifications design documents for the Fort Worth Central City by-pass channel. The 1.5 mile long and 300 foot wide channel is part of the overall Trinity River Vision Project. Design of the by-pass channel will be accomplished during fiscal years […]

USA: Meeting on Dallas Floodway Program Takes Place in May

USA: Meeting on Dallas Floodway Program Takes Place in May

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, recently posted the Draft Feasibility Report and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Dallas Floodway Project for public review. Modifications to the existing Dallas Floodway Project were authorized in the Water Resources Development Act of 2007, Public Law 110-114, Section 5141, at a total project […]

Picture of the Day: Coney Island Post-Sandy Restoration (USA)

Picture of the Day: Coney Island Post-Sandy Restoration (USA)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is placing roughly 600,000 cubic yards of sand at Coney Island to replace sand lost during Hurricane Sandy and also to restore the Coney Island project to its original design profile. The Coney Island Reach project, which extends from West 37th Street to Brighton Beach, consists of approximately 3 […]

NJDOT: Double Creek Inlet Channel Closed (USA)

NJDOT: Double Creek Inlet Channel Closed (USA)

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) said that navigational buoys in the Double Creek Inlet Channel in Barnegat Bay, Ocean County, have been removed due to severe post-Superstorm Sandy shoaling in the channel that has created a severe navigation hazard and an unsafe channel condition. All boaters should use the Federal Oyster Creek Channel […]

More Dredging for Manasquan Inlet, Official Says (USA)

More Dredging for Manasquan Inlet, Official Says (USA)

Emergency dredging at Manasquan Inlet following Hurricane Sandy’s impact has already been completed, but additional projects in the inlet area are still planned. The plan for additional dredging was confirmed by Steven Rochette, spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which has jurisdiction over New Jersey’s inlets. A survey map of Manasquan Inlet completed […]

Roseau Project Gets Financial Boost (USA)

Roseau Project Gets Financial Boost (USA)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, reached a major milestone recently when the agency received all of the necessary funds to complete the construction of the Roseau flood risk management project. The final phase of construction is scheduled to begin this summer and includes completing the last mile of the diversion channel, […]

USA: Corps to Discuss Rogue River Basin Project

USA: Corps to Discuss Rogue River Basin Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its partners will hold their next conference call April 24 at 1:30 p.m. to plan Rogue River Basin Project summer water management operations. Public questions and comments will not be addressed at this session, but can be directed to representatives of the appropriate agencies at other times. The […]

Governor Announces Investments in Lake Michigan Shoreline (USA)

Governor Announces Investments in Lake Michigan Shoreline (USA)

In honor of Earth Month, Governor Pat Quinn recently visited a volunteer clean-up of Chicago’s Oak Street Beach to announce a $1.6 million investment in environmental and education projects along the Lake Michigan shoreline and in the Millennium Reserve-Calumet region. The projects will be funded through the Illinois Coastal Management Program (ICMP), which was formed […]

USA: Officials Call for Northeast Ohio Dredging Projects

USA: Officials Call for Northeast Ohio Dredging Projects

U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), along with Congressman Dave Joyce (R-Ohio), sent a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy urging her to push for a swift solution that will allow dredging of Northeast Ohio’s waterways to begin next month. Following statements by the U.S. Army […]







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