Oregon Operations Included in the Plan

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Peter DeFazio recently announced that the Army Corps will allocate an additional $34.5 million in Fiscal Year 2019 to critical maintenance and safety projects at ports along the Oregon coast.

Oregon’s ports are the lifeblood of coastal economies and rely on federal funding to maintain navigation channels and to ensure the safety of those channels for commercial fishing and recreation,” said DeFazio.This additional funding will help ensure Oregon’s ports stay open for business and help support coastal communities.

According to DeFazio, the funding will support necessary operations and maintenance projects at Ports across Oregon’s coast including dredging harbors, bays, and river channels. Furthermore, the projects will improve access for search and rescue crews stationed at multiple coastal ports.

With this additional funding, the Corps will be able to dredge River Mile 12-15 of the Coos Bay River, restoring direct ocean access to multiple port customers. This part of the river has not been maintained since 2010 and needs dredging to support the growing economic activity at the Port of Coos Bay.

In addition, $954,000 will be added to dredge the Winchester Bay boat basin entrance of the Umpqua River to allow better access to the U.S. Coast Guard search and rescue crew stationed in Reedsport.

A list of additional funding allocated to ports in Oregon’s fourth congressional district is below:

  • Chetco River – $45,000;
  • Coos Bay – $9,727,000;
  • Coquille River (Bandon) – $411,000;
  • Rogue River (Gold Beach) $963,000;
  • Siuslaw River $1,098,000;
  • Umpqua River (Reedsport/Salmon Harbor) – $954,000.

 

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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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