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  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Notice of modifications to scoping are being released in a revised Notice of Intent (NOI) from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and a revised Determination of Significance (DS) from Cowlitz County. People will have four additional hours during meetings in Longview and Clark County to attend an open house and offer comments on what […]

  • 15 October 2012

    The levee system near Everett, Wash., is getting a $727,500 makeover as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials are scheduled to repair approximately 1,770 feet of damaged levees at three locations along the Snohomish River starting Monday. The Union Slough Levee Project is located on Smith Island and provides flood protection to the City of […]

  • 30 August 2012

    Due to the continued extreme low water conditions, the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District (District) and its partners are working diligently to maintain continued access to ports and navigational channels throughout the District’s area of responsibility. The historic flood of 2011displaced more than average sediment deposits in the river channel and ports. […]

  • 13 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has unveiled plans for the maintenance dredging of the Wilmington Harbor. The work includes maintenance dredging of the Wilmington Harbor Baldhead Shoal Channel and Morehead City Harbor. This dredging project shall be performed by a hopper dredge. The Government furnished disposal areas are the Wilmington Ocean Dredged […]

  • 30 July 2012

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers has continued to make regular appearances along the Rehoboth Beach shore, according to delmarvanow.com. The Corps will remain in Rehoboth until mid-September to ensure that the outfall pipes for the renourishment project remain unclogged. “We’re making sure the outfall pipes are clear,” Corps spokesman Steve Rochette said. “When […]

  • 13 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has done an about face and will change the approach to dredging the Intracoastal …   By Mike Gunning (galvestondailynews) [mappress] Source: galvestondailynews, January 13, 2012; Image: usace

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Slack Brook Section 14 Emergency Riverbank Erosion Protection project in Leominster, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $419,360.00 contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC, of Salem, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start in mid-November 2017 and […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker yesterday said that Senate confirmation of Rickey Dale James to be Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works is important for the future of navigation and flood control works in Mississippi. The Senate on Wednesday voted to confirm James, who was recommended by Cochran and Wicker early last […]

  • 18 February 2011

    Based on the results of a key stakeholders’ meeting last week, Harbor Commission Chairman John Rie is optimistic that the Army Corps’ … By Becky Coffey (theday) [mappress] Source: theday, February 18, 2011;

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    As recreation season approaches, landowners adjacent to the Missouri River, including Lake Sakakawea and Lake Oahe, are reminded that obtaining a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is required for any activity in or affecting the Missouri River system. Types of activities that require permits include, but are not limited to: boat docks, […]

  • 6 September 2011

    Tropical Storm Irene caused severe flooding and other storm related damages in the Northeast. But the damage would have been worse in many… [mappress] Source: army, September 6, 2011;

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, in partnership with the Maine Department of Transportation, is proposing maintenance and improvement dredging of the Searsport Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Searsport, Maine. The Corps has prepared a Draft Feasibility Study/Environmental Assessment (FS/EA) to examine improvements to the navigation channel for Searsport Harbor. The Maine […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District is monitoring water levels at their 14 dams and lakes throughout Western Maryland, Central Pennsylvania and Southern New York, have activated their emergency operations center in downtown Baltimore, and are in constant coordination with local and state officials to offer technical assistance. “Public safety is our number […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, will defer maintenance dredging of Richmond Outer Harbor in 2017 in order to remain in compliance with the Federal Standard.  The decision follows a certification issued by the Regional Water Quality Control Board which imposed permit conditions on the District’s 2017 dredging program for the San […]

  • 14 June 2012

    Regarding the letter that Rep. Gus Bilirakis, Rep. C.W. Bill Young, and Rep. Rich Nugent sent to the Army Corps of Engineers recently, Rep. Nugent issued the following statement: “The Sunwest Park and Channel Project is about two things: jobs and public access to the Gulf. The county has spent six years undergoing scientific studies […]

  • 1 August 2012

    Nineteen local high school students got a “sampling” of what it’s like to be a hydraulic engineer during a boat tour of the Savannah Harbor, July 25. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, in partnership with the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Savannah Post, hosted the tour as part of a Jenkins […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proceeding with its internal review of a proposal to build a ring levee around the communities of Oxbow, Hickson and Bakke, ND. The ring levee is being proposed as mitigation for the staging area needed for the diversion channel. The staging area would be used to store water […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to project river stages will sustain the authorized 9-foot deep commercial navigation channel between St. Louis, Mo., and Cairo, Ill. The Corps continues to apply all available capabilities and resources to keep the channel open. The latest weather outlook indicates a warming trend and the potential for rain […]

  • 9 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Vicksburg District of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded Contract labeled W912EE-12-C-0021 for levee improvements in East Carroll and Concordia Parishes, Louisiana. The contract was awarded to Bickerstaff Brothers, Inc., of Batesville, Mississippi, in the amount of $464,000 and consists of furnishing all plant, labor, materials and equipment for the construction. […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, has introduced a plan for the Oakland Inner and Outer Harbor Channel maintenance dredging project. The work consists of maintenance dredging of Oakland Inner & Outer Harbor Channel of approximately 750,000 cubic yards of materials, to provide a project authorized depth, -50-feet (MLLW) plus 1.5 foot […]

  • 12 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Combining visual communication with access to information and analysis is helping transform the way the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is managing its assets, serving the public and communicating with partner agencies – thanks to Geographic Information Systems technology, better known as GIS. GIS capabilities are saving the district time and money by […]

  • 17 December 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District officially launched its newest survey vessel – SWART – with a Nov. 30 christening ceremony at the Engineer Repair Yard. The boat is named after Dirk Swart III (1935-2011) who served as captain and operator of District survey vessel GILLETTE from 1971 to his retirement in 2002 […]

  • 9 November 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has introduced plan for the Martin County Shore Protection Project, Beach Renourishment 2013, Hutchinson Island, Martin County, Florida. The proposed project is to construct beach nourishment along 4 miles of the Atlantic Ocean shoreline commencing south from the northern boundary of Martin County between the FDEP reference monuments R-1 through […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan, NY Mayor Bill de Blasio and Staten Island elected representatives have announced that the planned line of protection for Staten Island’s east shore cleared a major hurdle on the path toward construction.  In October, the lawmakers urged the Assistant Secretary of the Army to swiftly approve the […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has just released a photo of its two vessels working in the Narragansett Bay in Connecticut. For the first time ever, the debris vessel Snell and special purpose vessel Currituck worked in tandem to remove boulders from the Narragansett Bay federal channel. The Snell lifted boulders that weighed up […]

  • 22 November 2012

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has announced details about the dredging project of the Arthur Kill Channel. The project area is located in Arthur Kill Channel, along Newark Bay, in New Jersey and Arthur Kill in Staten Island, NY. The Contract Arthur Kill Channel plus KVK #10 Buoy and WEST-E, Contract […]