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  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District Survey Team conducted project condition surveys (PCS) for the Alaska District in Southeast Alaska from June 5, 2017 through June 16, 2017, covering the Aurora and Harris harbors in Juneau, and the North Harbor in Petersburg.  The Buffalo District Survey Team has provided similar survey services assistance […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Do you ever wonder what dredging in Alaska looks like? Check out this photo gallery of operations conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, at harbors across the state (St. Herman’s Harbor in Kodiak, St. Paul Harbor, Dillingham Harbor, Cook Inlet Navigation Channel and Homer Harbor Entrance Channel). Dredging of St. Herman’s Harbor in Kodiak   […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, joined last week the United States Army Corps of Engineers’ Alaska District on multiple site visits in Alaska. Alaska Coastal Erosion projects were originally authorized in Section 117 of the Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2005. This project was first identified in the Energy and Water […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District has just announced the completion of maintenance dredging in Homer. According to the Corps, the District completed maintenance dredging in Homer on Monday in the U.S. Coast Guard berth of the harbor. “We initially estimated that 3,500 cubic yards of material would be removed in this process […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District has prepared a draft feasibility report and environmental assessment on the proposed navigation improvements at Cape Blossom about 12 miles south of Kotzebue. The proposed project and preliminary analysis of potential environmental impacts are described in the draft report, which is being submitted to elicit public review […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, has ended The Conservation Fund’s in lieu fee program as an option for permit applicants’ use in meeting compensatory mitigation requirements for proposed project impacts. The Alaska District explained in a letter to the organization that due to the fund’s failure to fulfill the compensatory mitigation obligations […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, entered into an agreement with the City of Nome on February 2, 2018, to examine the feasibility of constructing navigation improvements at the Port of Nome. On December 14, 2017, a memorandum from the Army Corps’ Director of Civil Works was issued recommending termination of the Alaska […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Alaska District will host a public meeting next week to present the findings of the draft feasibility study for navigation improvements at Kotzebue Harbor. The event will be held on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 6:00 p.m. at the Northwest Arctic Borough Assembly Chambers, 163 Lagoon Street, Kotzebue, Alaska 99752.  […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District has prepared a draft integrated feasibility report and environmental assessment on the proposed navigation improvements at Elim, about 90 miles east of Nome. The proposed project and preliminary analysis of potential environmental impacts are described in the draft report, which is being submitted to elicit public review […]

  • 3 March 2010

    According to a press release sent to Alaska Beat by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, Knik Construction of Anchorage has been awarded a $31.9 million contract to build a harbor for the Aleutian island of Akutan. This project is separate from the recently reported $75 million… [mappress] Source:alaskadispatch,March 2,2010;

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Representatives with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Alaska District will conduct a public meeting about the Kenai Bluffs Bank Stabilization Section 116 feasibility study. The meeting will take place at 6 p.m. today at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center, USACE said. The Corps has prepared a draft integrated feasibility report, environmental assessment and […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, has prepared an environmental assessment and “finding of no significant impact” for maintenance dredging operations at Ninilchik Small Boat Harbor in Ninilchik, Alaska. The Corps is proposing to modify its maintenance dredging operation for the 2017 to 2019 season at the harbor because the used dredged material […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, commenced their annual maintenance dredging operations in harbors across the state. Shown here, contractors operate the “Alaskan Eagle” as it positions the cutter-head pipeline dredge in Dillingham Harbor. The harbor is scheduled to have up to 95,000 cubic yards of material removed from the basin. [mappress] Dredging […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, commenced their annual maintenance dredging operations in harbors across the state. Shown here, contractors operate the “Alaskan Eagle” as it positions the cutter-head pipeline dredge in Dillingham Harbor. The harbor is scheduled to have up to 95,000 cubic yards of material removed from the basin. [mappress] Dredging […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Portland District dredger Essayons traveled north recently to lend a hand in the Alaska district. During this time, the ship and her crew removed nearly 300 thousand truck loads of sand from the Cook Inlet navigation channel. The Essayons is one of only two Corps-owned dredgers on the West Coast. The ship was built in […]

  • 12 March 2014

    Approximately 243,800 cubic yards of material will be dredged from the Valdez Port area soon, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District. Currently, USACE Alaska is conducting research prior to releasing a solicitation for Valdez Navigation Improvements. This development program will also involve the construction of approximately 2,500 feet of rubble-mound breakwater, […]

  • 4 February 2013

    The Alaska District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is conducting research prior to releasing a solicitation for a maintenance dredging program at the Port of Dillingham, Alaska. The Port of Dillingham is a regional port for many southwest Alaska villages offering a full range of dockage, boat yard and marine services for commercial […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Fuel shortages and empty store shelves are a potential reality Alaskans will not have to face thanks to the work of 45 crewmembers aboard the Essayons, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-owned and operated hopper dredge. The vessel performed a dredging mission for the Corps’s Alaska District from May 12 through June 18 in the […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, and the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities will present findings on the Tentatively Selected Plan for the Alaska Deep-Draft Arctic Port System Study. The meeting is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. April 16 at St. Joseph’s Church in Nome. The Tentatively Selected Plan calls […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Manson Construction Co., from Seattle, Washington, has won a $10.5 million contract for the Port of Alaska Maintenance Dredging Project 2018-2020.  Project includes surveying, dredging and disposal of approximately 3,300,000 cubic yards of shoaled material at the Port of Anchorage, Alaska and 600,000 cubic yards of sandy material at the Cook Inlet Navigation Channel, Alaska […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Col. David Hibner, acting commander of the USACE Alaska District, toured Nome Harbor with representatives from the city and port on July 15. The Chief’s Report for constructing navigation improvements at the Port of Nome was approved by Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, advancing […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, is conducting dredging operations with the help from contractors at the Homer Harbor entrance channel. The picture, taken by Seekwan Tan on September 6th, shows hydraulic cutterhead dredger taking the Homer Harbor project. An estimated 12,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the basin in order […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, has received a permit application for the dredging of an area in Cook Inlet around the Rig Tenders Dock in Nikiski. In the application, submitted by ASRC Marine Support, the applicant is proposing to conduct maintenance dredging in order to remove up to 12,000 cubic yards of sand and […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, with the help from contractors, has begun dredging operations at the Homer Harbor entrance channel. An estimated 12,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the basin in order to comply with the Rivers and Harbors Act which mandates the basin’s least feet of depth. The […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, in cooperation with its partners, announced yesterday a 12-month pause in the Alaska Deep-Draft Arctic Port System feasibility study to revalidate potential project economic benefits and justification. The study, which began in December 2011, has proceeded to date under an agreement with the State of Alaska, the cost […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, commanding general of the Army Corps and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has approved the recommended plan for navigation improvements at the Port of Nome, Alaska. With the completion of the Chief’s Report for the Port of Nome Modification Feasibility Study, the proposal advances to Congress for authorization and […]