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  • 17 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a task order to Sol Engineering LLC, an 8(a) small business, in the amount of $239,380.19 for environmental services to include a study comprised of collection and chemical analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Brazos Island Harbor, Entrance Channel and Brazos Island Harbor, […]

  • 6 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division, releases the Final Annual Operating Plan yesterday. ‘The Final Annual Operating Plan for 2012 addresses a number of the concerns expressed by stakeholders at the fall public meetings including an emphasis on flood risk reduction and improved communication,’ said Jody Farhat, Chief of the Water Management Division. […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Service has issued its final Biological Opinion on the effects of deepening the Savannah harbor on federally protected endangered species. The opinion concludes that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ plan to deepen the harbor is “not likely to jeopardize species” listed or proposed for listing under […]

  • 28 April 2010

    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson has notified a federal engineering agency that its plans to dredge a shoal off the St. Augustine Inlet could be linked to severe beach erosion several miles to its north in Vilano and South Ponte Vedra beaches. Nelson, D-Fla., wrote the Jacksonville district commander of the Army Corps… [mappress] Source:jacksonville,April 28,2010;

  • 19 November 2009

    The Army Corps of Engineers’ failure to properly maintain a shipping channel linking New Orleans, Louisiana, to the Gulf of Mexico led to catastrophic flooding during Hurricane Katrina, a federal court ruled Wednesday… Source: CNN, November 19, 2009;

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a nearly $48 million contract for the completion of Phase One of the Site 1 Impoundment Project to Munilla Construction Management LLC (d/b/a MCM) of Miami, Fla., Jan. 18. “The Corps successfully worked through recent construction issues and the project is back on track,” said Corps Project Manager, […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, has announced two public meetings to discuss the review and revision to the master plans and shoreline management plans for Fall River Lake and Toronto Lake, November 15 and November 17. The first informal public meeting to discuss the master plan and shoreline management plan will take […]

  • 9 March 2012

    The New Orleans District of the Army Corps of Engineers has revealed it intention to invest in projects dedicated to fixing flooding damage on the Mississippi and Atchafalaya rivers. Having more than a half billion dollars at its disposal, the Army Corps says its plan includes the following investments: – $257 million in levee and […]

  • 16 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Colonel Paul Owen assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, during a formal change of command ceremony on September 14, 2012. Colonel John R. Boulé, who commanded the district since July 2009, relinquished command during the event in the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House. A native of St. Louis, Missouri, […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District started work on four New Jersey beaches as part of previously contracted work to include renourishment for three projects and repair to one project that was damaged by Hurricane Irene. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District awarded three contracts prior to Hurricane Sandy and work […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released their Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Work Plan with the list of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020. “We could not be more pleased with the Army Corps’s O&M listing of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020,” said William P. Doyle, CEO of the Dredging Contractors of America. […]

  • 16 December 2011

    State officials and representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers inked agreements for the development and pre-construction … By Mike Nixon (tri-parishtimes) [mappress] Source:tri-parishtimes , December 16, 2011; Image: gov

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $3,116,000 to Goodloe Marine Inc., a woman-owned small business, for maintenance dredging of the Brownsville Ship Channel in Cameron County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 333,200 cubic yards of shoal material using a pipeline dredge, with material […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District released a draft Post Authorization Change (PAC) Report and draft Revised Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (RPEIS) for the Morganza to the Gulf of Mexico (MTG) project. The MTG project area is located in coastal Louisiana, approximately 60 miles southwest of New Orleans, and includes portions of […]

  • 24 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently awarded phase 2 of the Steele Bayou Channel Relocation to Tri-County Contractors, Inc. of Jackson, Mississippi. The work is part of the flood control efforts in the Yazoo River Basin and will consist of constructing the Steele Bayou channel relocation in the Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge […]

  • 11 November 2011

    As hurricane season wraps up at the end of the month, the Army Corps of Engineers​ says their projects to protect Folly Beach from erosion…   By Nicole Johnson (live5news) [mappress] Source: live5news, November 11, 2011;

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for a proposed modification at the Kansas and Nishnabotna Bends in Nemaha and Otoe counties, Neb. is currently available for public review. The purpose of the supplemental action is to provide protection to Levee Unit R-562 by diverting overland flows from Kansas Bend away from the toe of the levee […]

  • 31 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District continues to make repairs through the Bank Stabilization and Navigation Project to rock structures along the Missouri River from damages caused by the 2011 flood. The district has received more $31 million of Disaster Relief Appropriations Act funds to repair the rock structures. This is in […]

  • 30 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is accepting public comments on plans to place sediment in two ocean disposal sites near Yaquina Bay. The Corps maintains the Yaquina Bay federal navigation channel to federally authorized depths by periodically removing naturally occurring sedimentary material. There are two ocean-dredged material disposal sites; one north and one south […]

  • 13 March 2012

      Members of the public and news media are invited to attend a series of scoping meeting on the proposed Glades Reservoir project, March 20, 21 and 22 at three locations in the tri-state area: • March 20: Gainesville State College from 4 to 8 p.m. EST. The college is located at 3820 Mundy Mill […]

  • 8 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has reissued the statewide New Hampshire Programmatic General Permit (PGP) for minimal-impact activities in U.S. waters within the state of New Hampshire. The previous PGP expired on June 28, 2012. The New Hampshire PGP continues the expedited review process for activities in Corps jurisdiction under Section […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District celebrated the Corps’ and U.S. Army’s 238th birthday with an awards ceremony, June 13, to recognize an Employee, Engineer, Regulator and Supervisor of the Year, as well as to honor staff for their contributions to the community, state and nation. “The Corps’ and Army’s 238th birthday allows […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA has approved a request by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River, which is essential to allowing shipping traffic to continue using this economically important waterway. Ohio EPA’s Section 401 water quality certification allows the Army Corps to dredge up to 225,000 cubic yards of material […]

  • 19 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have announced the start of major beach construction projects in Cape May and Monmouth counties. The federally funded projects, totaling nearly $96 million, are critical components of the Administration’s comprehensive strategy to protect communities and make New Jersey’s coastline stronger and more resilient in the face of […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    USACE’s hopper dredger McFarland returned home to Philadelphia this weekend after completing urgent dredging assignments for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New Orleans and Wilmington Districts. The dredger was recently deployed for an emergency dredging assignment in Wilmington Harbor, Outer Ocean Bar, Baldhead Shoal Channel. The McFarland had completed her first emergency call out […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, have shown a need for Contra Costa County to address important maintenance issues of the levee system along sections of Walnut Creek near Concord and Pacheco. The Sacramento District conducted periodic inspections of the Walnut Creek levees near Clayton Valley Drain and Grayson Creek during […]