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  • 2 November 2012

    The Army Corps of Engineers opened up bidding for the Carolina and Kure Beach renourishment projects. Great Lakes and Weeks Marine entered their bids Thursday, reports wect.com. Army Corps will review the bids and decide in a few weeks. Town officials say the bids look favorable, and the project is expected to start sometime this […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) is partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Brigantine, NJ, to pump 755.000 cubic yards of sand from the Brigantine Inlet to repair beaches and dunes in the city that were damaged by a nor’easter in January 2016. The project, which involves dredging sand from […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, U.S. Army, chief of engineers, presented Dave Robbins, Baltimore District geographer and study manager, with the 2015 Project Manager of the Year award at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Awards Ceremony, held at the Government Accountability Office in Washington, D.C., August 6, 2015. Robbins was the study manager […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Col. Marvin L. Griffin will take command of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, from Col. Thomas J. Tickner, in a formal ceremony at 10 a.m., June 19. Brig. Gen. C. David Turner, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ South Atlantic Division, will officiate at the formal change-of-command ceremony in the […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of the 45-day National Environmental Policy Act required public comment period for the “Southwest Coastal Louisiana Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement,” the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, established the Southwest Coastal Feasibility Study project email, [email protected]rmy.mil, as a tool to collect public comment. Due to a […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) president and CEO, Jim Newsome, Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army for Civil Works, R.D. James, and other officials gathered on Friday, March 2, to celebrate the beginning of construction on the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. Charleston Harbor Deepening to 52 feet will make Charleston the deepest harbor on the […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Members of Maryland’s House Delegation met yesterday with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Colonel Edward P. Chamberlayne, Commander and District Engineer of the Baltimore District office, for an update on the Corps’ current activities and projects in Maryland. Colonel Chamberlayne also discussed the Corps’ budget priorities for Fiscal Year 2017 which includes the Baltimore Harbor and […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    A meeting on the East San Pedro Bay Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study will be held today at the Bixby Park Community Center, Long Beach, CA. The purpose of this first public meeting is for the Army Corps to seek public input on problems, objectives, opportunities and constraints regarding the study. At the event, the Army […]

  • 25 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven led a roundtable in Fargo this week with local leaders to plan the path forward for Fargo-Moorhead’s permanent flood protection project. As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Hoeven wrote and secured language in the year-end funding bill authorizing and funding new construction activity that will help to advance flood protection […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2019 (FY 2019) Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program yesterday. On September 21, 2018, President Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019, Public Law 115-244, of which Division A is the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers, has signed a Chief’s Report recommending to Congress a Coastal Storm Risk Management Project for Tidal sections of the Rahway River— representing completion of a key milestone, reports the Army Corps, New York District. The Chief’s Report will now undergo further review by the Assistant Secretary of […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Army Corps of Engineers and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection are currently evaluating several flood risk management alternatives for the Rahway River Basin, and will be sharing preliminary findings to be shared with area residents at two public information sessions to be held the evenings of May 28 and 29 in Cranford […]

  • 12 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has budgeted $500,000 to plan for the dredging of the federal channel at Bodega Bay. The funding will cover the studies and permits needed to perform future maintenance dredging. Securing funding is a competitive process, said Regional Parks Director Caryl Hart, and the efforts of 5th District Supervisor Efren […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Eagerly striving to secure federal money for renourishing Folly Beach, U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Jim DeMint said they would request a South Carolina delegation meeting with the Army Corps of Engineers and the Undersecretary of the Army, reports The Post and Courier. The Army Corps will need a $15 million appropriation for renourishing Folly […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    For every $1 billion spent on civil works projects by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, about 20,000 jobs are created, Army senior leaders said. During a February 11 hearing before the House Appropriations Committee, subcommittee on energy and water, regarding the fiscal year 2016 civil works budget, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, commander of […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a Change of Command ceremony yesterday at Faneuil Hall in Boston, Mass., District Commander Col. Charles P. Samaris passed the command flag, signifying change of command authority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in New England, to new District Commander Col. Christopher J. Barron. Presiding over the ceremony was Brig. Gen. Kent D. […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called on FEMA to formally assign the Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize storm protection projects, including beach berms, dunes, and temporary sea walls, on Staten Island’s shoreline after the protective beaches were destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. The neighborhoods of South Beach, Midland Beach, New Dorp Beach and Oakwood Beach […]

  • 6 January 2010

    YORK, Maine —The Army Corps of Engineers plans to dredge the Piscataqua River in Eliot, Maine, where tankers turn, according to Robert Green, an environmental specialist with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection in Portland. The Army Corps has applied to the DEP to move an estimated 100,000 to 250,000 cubic yards of the material […]

  • 15 April 2014

    This month the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, will complete the final construction phases of the Hamilton Wetland Restoration Project in Novato, California. Formerly a U.S. Army Airfield, Hamilton is a 988-acre site near Novato, Calif., and the largest wetland restoration project West of the Everglades. A decade in the making, the […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom MacArthur recently wrote a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urging them to complete the beach replenishment project in Seaside Heights before the start of the summer season. “I recognize the essential work that the Army Corps of Engineers is doing to replenish our beaches and build dunes that will help […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) was joined yesterday by Monmouth Beach Mayor Susan Howard, Sea Bright Councilman Reed Murphy and Colonel Paul Owen, Commander of the Army Corps of Engineers New York District at the Monmouth Beach Bathing Pavilion to praise the progress of the beach replenishment project that has begun in Monmouth Beach 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 […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Tim Bishop urged the Army Corps of Engineers to immediately approve and begin work on emergency stabilization projects at Fire Island dunes and downtown Montauk for hurricane protection, flood control and beach nourishment. The stabilization projects, which are part of the larger New York Fire Island […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    California Representative Jared Huffman announced earlier this week that over $11 million in long-awaited federal funding has been allocated for river maintenance in the Fiscal Year 2020 Army Corps of Engineers work plan for the North Bay. Roughly $9.7 million will go to dredging the Petaluma River and $1.3 million will be allocated towards preparation […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced earlier this week that Presque Isle State Park in Erie, Pennsylvania, will receive $1.5 million for beach nourishment in the USACE’s work plan for fiscal year 2018. On March 8, 2018, U.S. Representative Mike Kelly sent a personal letter to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) to formally […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is hosting the 92nd Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) meeting this week at the district’s headquarters building in Galveston, Texas. According to Jose E. Sanchez, SES, PE, director of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory and alternate designated federal officer of […]