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  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Jody Farhat, Chief of the Missouri River Basin Water Management Division of the Northwestern Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, testified Wednesday in St. Joseph, MO. before the Committee on Small Business of the United States House of Representatives, chaired by Missouri Congressman Sam Graves on “Missouri River Management: Does it Meet the […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District staff partnered with the Texas General Land Office (GLO) and scientists at Texas research universities to populate a centralized repository of information along the Texas coast called the Texas Coastal Sediment Geodatabase (TxSed). In 2009, the GLO obtained a federal Coastal Impact Assistance Program grant for […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Work on the Cockreham Island Levee is set to resume today, when U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials return to complete repairs on a damaged levee segment located on the Skagit River’s right bank about one mile west of Hamilton, Wash. The $163,000 project will wrap-up repairs to the levee damaged in a November 2006 […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a series of four public meetings to explain revised setback guidance to be used in the review of structures proposed for placement along certain federal channels. Identical meetings will be held on each of the following dates, with all meetings beginning at 6:30 p.m.: Monday, […]

  • 30 July 2013

    Construction activity is bustling today near Gleed, Wash., where U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials started tearing down a damaged levee to be replaced with a 1,700 foot-long setback levee near the Powerhouse Road Bridge. High flows during a May 2012 flood event damaged the original levee, reducing flood defense to a 2-year protection level. […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Natomas levees are eligible for federal rehabilitation assistance again after levee managers for Reclamation District No. 1000 fixed the most serious items identified in a recent levee inspection and the Corps approved a letter of intent to deal with remaining encroachments and vegetation issues over time. A letter of intent is the first step of […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has announced a plan for the Joint Base Charleston Channel dredging program. The work consists of: – Maintenance dredging of approximately 1,242,000 cubic yards of unclassified material from the Joint Base Charleston Channel located in Berkeley County, South Carolina; – Dredging of 50,000 cubic yards of unclassified material […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    LTC Edward P. Chamberlayne, District Engineer of the Charleston District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signed the long awaited Federal Permit authorizing the City of North Myrtle Beach’s Cherry Grove canals dredging project. “We are excited to receive this important final authorization for this dredging project,” said North Myrtle Beach Mayor Marilyn Hatley, “and we […]

  • 9 July 2013

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and New York City Councilman James S. Oddo urged the Army Corps of Engineers to secure a source for the sand necessary to implement the Midland Beach emergency storm protection project. In May, Schumer and Oddo pushed the Army Corps of Engineers and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The reservoirs built in Kansas in the 1950s and 1960s are vital to our state for flood protection, recreation and water supply. The state of Kansas owns a percentage of storage in 13 of the federally-owned reservoirs. Over the years it has been evident the storage in John Redmond Reservoir has been depleting at a […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its work plans, or spending plans, through the end of Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13) for five appropriation accounts in the Army Civil Works program. President Obama signed the Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013, Division F of Public Law 113-6, into law on March 26, 2013. The Act provided […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons (Both D-Del.), outspoken advocates for the Port of Wilmington and the jobs it creates for Delawareans, announced on Tuesday that the Army Corps of Engineers’ work plan will include approximately $20 million in additional funding for the remainder of FY 2013 to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel, […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressmen Chris Collins (NY-27) and Brian Higgins (NY-26) are objecting to efforts by the United States Army Corps of Engineers to move functions performed in the Buffalo region to Louisville and Detroit. “The Army Corps of Engineers continues to play a critical role in the success of several projects of both local and regional significance,” […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Public Affairs Office was recognized with six awards at the Public Relations Society of America Houston Chapter’s 2013 Excalibur Awards, June 20, during the annual PRSA Excalibur Awards Gala in Houston. “I am fortunate to have a dedicated staff who, despite the ongoing budget cuts and reduction […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved $1.2 million in emergency dredging to re-open the Saginaw River to shipping. This year’s heavy spring rains sent sediment down the river and restricted shipping to and from businesses in Saginaw County and the Region. Prior to the excessive rain, the Saginaw River turning basin was in the […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    As the York River encroaches on the Colonial Parkway, engineers have found that rocks are part of the answer to fixing critically damaged and eroded shoreline. That is why contractors, working for the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, are using heavy equipment to place large boulders along the edge of the York River […]

  • 18 June 2013

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has announced a plan for the Delaware River dredging program. This contract consists of maintenance dredging within the project channel of the Delaware River and Fairless Turning Basin. The Government-furnished disposal areas available for use under this contract are Money Island and Biles Island located in Falls Township, […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Long Tom Watershed Council has received the Department of the Army Outstanding Civilian Service Award for its dedication to improving water quality and reviving fish and wildlife habitat while being mindful of channel maintenance and flooding concerns. In addition, former LTWC board member and active participant Tony Stroda has been awarded the Department of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has a requirement for the construction of approximately 3840 feet of shoreline protection at the Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area (CIDMMA), Portsmouth, VA. The purpose of this development project is to replace the existing concrete rubble with six engineered riprap breakwaters. Sand fill mined from CIDMMA […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has announced a plan for the Delaware River dredging project. This deepening program will include maintenance dredging of Marcus Hook, Cherry Island and New Castle Ranges of the Delaware River channel from Station 117+000 to Station 237+000. Dredging will be performed to a depth of 43 feet […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has introduced a plan for the Tampa Harbor dredged material placement facility 3-D dike raising. The works included in this contract are the decommissioning of six existing weirs, excavating unsuitable material in the dike footprint, raising 16,000 linear feet of dike up to elevation 39 feet, seeding and […]

  • 3 June 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has announced a plan for the Galveston Harbor and Houston Ship Channel dredging programs. The work consists of providing materials, equipment and labor for hopper dredging (deep draft) of approximately 3.3 mln cubic yards of material from the mentioned areas. This project also includes an option for […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced a plan for various small construction projects within the boundaries of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division. The Huntington District Corps of Engineers intends to procure up to two indefinite delivery and indefinite quantity contracts for various small construction projects within the boundaries of the Great Lakes […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, will host a public meeting May 21 to discuss ongoing repairs at the Marseilles Dam and flood risk mitigation for the Marseilles community. The meeting, which will begin at 6 p.m., is open to everyone and will take place at the Marseilles American Legion, 571 Rutland […]