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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Jon Runyan applauded the Army Corps of Engineers for their plan to include the Manasquan Inlet to Barnegat Inlet Shore Protection project in its newly released report to Congress. The ACOE estimates the cost of the project to be $85 million. Runyan made the following statement regarding the report: “I am pleased that the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A two-year post-Hurricane Sandy study led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to evaluate measures to reduce the risk of flood damage from coastal storms in the Northeast passed a milestone in June 2014, with the completion of a draft report. Now, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division, which was directed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, held a public information meeting recently in the Baldwin Center located at 1000 West Broad Street, Stratford, Connecticut. During the meeting, USACE presented the Proposed Plan for Environmental Restoration for the Tidal Flats and Outfall-008 drainage ditch sediments at the Stratford Army Engine Plant Site located […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator John Cornyn this week introduced legislation to speed up the process by which the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers studies and begins construction of a federally-funded coastal protection project along the Texas Gulf Coast. The Corps’ Obligation to Assist in Safeguarding Texas (COAST) Act expedites the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ process for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has secured nearly $730 million in federal funding for the construction of Sandy-related USACE projects, including storm protection projects in Long Island’s Fire Island to Montauk Point plan, the Rockaway and Jamaica Bay Reformulation and Staten Island’s South Shore Sea Wall. The $730 million in funding was previously trapped in […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the contract has been awarded and work will begin in December on an $18.3 million beach replenishment project from Asbury Park to Avon-by-the-Sea. This Army Corps of Engineers project, which is funded at full federal expense, will restore beaches in Asbury Park, Ocean Grove, Bradley Beach, and Avon-By-The-Sea, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has announced the release of the Draft Feasibility Report for the Raritan Bay and Sandy Hook Bay, Highlands, NJ, Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study and the opening of the public comment period on those documents. The public review and comment period started last week and will […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District has just released this beautiful photo from the Babe’s Beach nourishment project in Galveston, TX, adding that the beach fill work is currently underway near 61st street. This project, conducted by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), will place up to 711,000 cubic yards of beach […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), Jo-Ellen Darcy, yesterday visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, to tour projects affecting the Lowcountry. Darcy toured the Charleston Harbor where she announced the completion of her review this week of the Chief’s Report for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project and that it has been […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, last Friday unveiled a video on the partnering that drives beneficial use opportunities along the Great Lakes. In the video, Brigadier General Mark Toy, Commander of the Army Corps Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, explains the innovative partnering efforts occurring across the Great Lakes Navigation System […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are pumping approximately 8 million cubic yards of sand onto Long Beach Island, N.J. Work is designed to complete the dune and berm system and reduce future storm damages. Great Lakes mobilized two dredges, the Padre Island and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 September 2012

    According to nwitimes.com, the equipment for the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal dredging project still has not been delivered. Mike Nguyen, project manager, stated: ”Contractors for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers were scheduled to begin removing contaminated sediment from the waterways early this month, but operations are now expected to begin in late October.” […]

  • 9 January 2013

    The Swinomish Channel dredging project is nearing its completion, according to threesheetsnw.com. John Pell, project manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, stated that the contractor, Tacoma-based American Construction Co., has dredged around 220,000 cubic yards of material from the channel so far. Pell also added that after the dredging program is wrapped up, […]

  • 30 January 2012

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced the approval of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) negotiated between the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the State of North Carolina to pay for dredging to occur at Carolina Beach, Lockwoods Folly, and New Topsail Inlets. Congressman McIntyre has strongly advocated on behalf of the communities in the […]