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  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City of Winona has announced that the East End Boat Harbor will be closed for approximately one month to accommodate the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi River channel dredging and sand offloading. The Winona Port Authority earlier approved an agreement with the Army Corps to deposit about 60,000 cubic feet of Mississippi River […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed the restoration projects for the Fort Pierce and Martin County beaches to repair the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy. The significant erosion caused by the hurricane last year left residents more vulnerable to the effects of natural disasters. Murphy said, […]

  • 5 July 2012

    The Christie Administration has expressed disappointment in a federal appeals court ruling upholding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ project to deepen the Delaware River’s shipping channel from the mouth of the bay to Camden. “Governor Christie and I have remained steadfast in our position that the Army Corps of Engineers must be compelled to […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday announced that the state will provide up to $50,000 for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study in the Sullivan County hamlet of Livingston Manor. Funds will be used to undertake the Livingston Manor Flood Control Feasibility Study, DEC said in its release. […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, put its Emergency Operations center into 24-hour operation March 27 and has sent a team to work with the Quinault Indian Tribe with flood protection measures. The Corps team is assisting the Quinault Indian Nation at Taholah, Wash., with repair of a 500-foot section of seawall to […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers, Philadelphia District, recently awarded a $2.2 million dredging contract to Jade Creek Construction, LLC. According to the Corps, work will involve dredging the Basin, within USACE’s property limit, in Chesapeake City, Md. to a depth of 10 feet. “Additional work will occur east of the Basin in the Chesapeake and […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, conducted a dredging project in Shem Creek to dredge the channel back to its former depth. This will allow the shrimping industry in the area to continue to function without hinderance. For this purpose the Corps employed the dredger Richmond. This dredger is 130 feet long, […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released the latest photos from the Broadkill Beach renourishment program. This project will extend Broadkill Beach for additional 150 feet seaward and approximately 2 million cubic yards of sand will be added to the beach. The scheme, being performed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel signed the bipartisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) conference report last week, after the House/Senate conference committee came to an agreement on major legislation authorizing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to proceed on important water projects across the country. Historically, Congress has passed this legislation every two years, but […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) praised inclusion of a provision in the omnibus appropriations bill that allows for up to nine new Army Corps of Engineers studies to determine whether projects are eligible for further federal investment. If the Salton Sea is selected by the Corps for this funding, it would begin to make use […]

  • 28 March 2012

    NWI Times informs that a yearlong upgrade to BP North America’s docks on the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal will not interfere with federal plans to dredge the waterway, company officials said last week. Mike Nguyen, Army Corps project manager said that the dredging of some 4.6 million cubic yards of contaminated sediment from the […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ocean City mayor Jay Gillian has just reported that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed their pumping operations at the south end last week. According to the update, beaches between 59th Street and 45th Street gained 515,000 cubic yards of sand, and a vulnerable stretch of dune near 59th Street was rebuilt. The mayor […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has announced the completion of the Fort Pulaski Shoreline Stabilization Project. The monthlong shore stabilization project used dredged material from the Savannah Harbor Navigation Project to restore a 1.5-mile section of beach along Cockspur Island’s north shore. Erosion over the past decade was threatening the park’s historic […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Representative Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) has announced that the United States Coast Guard is working actively to assist in flood relief efforts in Vermillion River, the Port of Huron, and the Rocky River. This intervention is the result of collaboration between Representative Kaptur and local officials in Vermilion, Huron, and Rocky River with Coast Guard and […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers plans to spend approximately $650,000 in federal funds to repair damages to the Barcelona Harbor West’s break wall in the Town of Westfield, according to U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer. The harbor’s break wall was severely damaged in October 2015 by waters from Lake Erie. “These emergency federal funds from the […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Coast Guard aids to navigation team successfully installed eight buoys in Little Egg Inlet, New Jersey, Monday, reports the USCG. The buoys were originally removed by the Coast Guard on March 3, 2017, when shoaling reduced the depth of the inlet. The Coast Guard, the state of New Jersey and the Army Corps of […]

  • 17 January 2012

    Inter-agency partners will hold a ceremony to mark the completion of a more than $9 million beach replenishment project aboard Coast Guard Training Center Cape May Wednesday at 1 p.m. Representatives from the Army Corps of Engineers, the Coast Guard and the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection will disperse the last load of sand from […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and the Philadelphia Water Department celebrated the completion of a first-of-its-kind ecosystem restoration project during an April 25 ribbon cutting and site tour event at Morris Park in the Overbrook section of Philadelphia. The event was attended by Congressman Bob Brady, Army Corps leadership and staff, city […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work on the Stony Creek maintenance dredging project has been completed, reports the Shoreline Times. According to the Town Engineer, Janice Plaziak, the project involved dredging of the town dock, the commercial float area and the area directly in front of the boat launch, moving approx 4,000 cubic yards of mud to an Army Corps site […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following 18 months of litigation, the State of Florida granted final approval for a coastal permit Monday that clears the way for the much-needed joint federal-local Lido Beach shoreline restoration and protection project. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s final order adopted the recent recommendations of Administrative Law Judge Bram Canter and granted the joint […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    California Representatives Adam Schiff, Lucille Roybal-Allard and Jimmy Gomez were joined yesterday by 12 colleagues from the Los Angeles area in sending a letter urging the House Appropriations Committee to provide strong funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Fiscal Year 2020. These funds, including $130 million for preconstruction investigations and $2.6 billion […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Charlie Crist yesterday applauded the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to fully fund the Pinellas County Shore Protection Project. This announcement followed months of advocacy by Rep. Crist and Pinellas County, led by Chair Janet C. Long, which included a meeting with the Army Corps officials in Washington, D.C. “I thank Commissioner Long […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredge Currituck just completed maintenance dredging work in Ocean City Inlet in Maryland to remove built up sediment in the channel and improve navigation. The work was part of the Army Corps, Baltimore District’s regular operation and maintenance efforts associated with the channel to ensure safe navigation for […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Rep. Gregory Meeks yesterday urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin construction now on storm resiliency projects on the Rockaway Peninsula that have already been studied for years and have consensus support – like jetties, groins and a sea wall. Senator Schumer said that it is unacceptable […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, dredged and pumped the first load of sand onto Ship Bottom, New Jersey, yesterday, as part of their Storm Damage Reduction Project on Long Beach Island. Its one of the largest beachfill contracts ever undertaken by USACE. This program is a joint effort between the Army Corps and […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator, Charles E. Schumer, last week called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct repairs to protect Sodus Bay including the Sodus Bay Breakwater, the Charles Point steel wall, and a washout at Crescent Beach.  These three key improvements are needed in order to fix the only barrier protecting all of Sodus Bay […]