Broward Beach Restoration OK’d

Congresswoman Lois Frankel yesterday announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued their final approval of the agreement between Broward County and the Corps to restore a five-mile stretch of eroded shoreline.

Beaches are one of the lifelines of Broward County’s economy. This project will put sand back on the beach, protecting property values and keeping visitors returning to South Florida year after year,” Frankel said.

The Corps’ approval is the result of a long process that included a full environmental review and contract negotiation. Under a Project Participation Agreement (PPA), in which costs are shared by federal and local entities, Broward County and the Corps will split the $55 million price of the project.

The non-federal share will be $25 million, divided among Broward County, its cities, and the State of Florida, and the federal government will cover the remaining $30 million.

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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