Governor Hogan Announces Funding for Ocean City Replenishment

Governor of Maryland, Larry Hogan, has announced state funding for Lower Eastern Shore initiatives at a press conference at the Salisbury Chamber of Commerce in Wicomico County.

The governor was joined by Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver, Salisbury Mayor Jacob Day, and state and county officials for the funding announcement, which includes $1 million for Salisbury’s Downtown Revitalization Plan, as well as nearly $29 million for projects across Wicomico, Somerset and Worcester Counties.

The governor also announced an additional $29 million in his FY 2018 Capital Budget for projects across the Lower Eastern Shore, including nearly $13 million for projects in Wicomico County, nearly $12 million for projects in Somerset County and more than $3 million for projects in Worcester County. These investments also include funding for Ocean City Beach Replenishment and Hurricane Protection.

Governor Hogan also announced that the state will invest nearly $368 million for Lower Eastern Shore transportation projects.

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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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