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  • 28 October 2011

    The Army Corps of Engineers​ says it desperately needs about $1 billion to repair the damage from this year’s catastrophic flooding in the M… By Randy Leonard (fresnobee) [mappress] Source: fresnobee, October 28, 2011;

  • 27 February 2012

    The Kansas City District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a total of six contracts since January to repair seven levees that were damaged in the devastating Missouri River flood in 2011. Approximately 30 contracts are expected to be awarded in the district’s efforts to respond to 55 requests for assistance from […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine, Inc., has won a $7.5 million firm-fixed-price contract, with options, to furnish one fully crewed and equipped cutterhead dredge, with a dredge discharge size of 30 inches inside diameter, complete in all respects, including all attendant plant and crew. This is part of maintenance dredging of the Southwest Pass, with the work to […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project is one step closer to construction after receiving approval to release the study’s proposed Chief’s Report from a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers board in Washington, D.C. The Civil Works Review Board approved release of the project’s proposed Chief’s Report accompanied by the final Feasibility Report and Environmental […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has announced a plan for the Wilmington Harbor Outer Ocean Bar dredging program. This deepening project, located in Brunswick County, North Carolina, includes maintenance dredging of Wilmington Harbor Baldhead Shoal Channel Reach 3, Southport Channel and Battery Island Channel. During the Wilmington dredging venture, approximately 926,000 cubic […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has introduced a plan for the Sawpit Creek maintenance dredging program. The project includes maintenance dredging of approximately 591,000 cubic yards (cy) of material from the AIWW channel and settling basins in Cuts 24-26A, 27, 27A, 27C; and adjoining advance maintenance areas in the waters of Sawpit Creek, the Amelia […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin working with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation on short-term protective measures along the the East and South Shores of Staten Island. In February, Schumer called on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to formally assign […]

  • 24 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Regional Environmental Specialist Janelle Stokes couldn’t have been more pleased when she learned she would be presenting an overview of the district’s beneficial use program to a group of visiting Louisiana State University students who are just as interested in dirt as she is, and on their way […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a draft of the environmental assessment and feasibility study for dredging in Searsport Harbor on April 5 and is now seeking public input. Written comments will be accepted until May 6. Plans to dredge the channel at Mack Point have been underway for over a decade. The Corps […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, anticipates several future procurements in fiscal year 2013 for the rental and/or unit price of dredging equipment to perform maintenance dredging of inland river systems as well as coastal harbors, rivers, bays and bar channels. These future requirements for rental and/or unit price dredging equipment will be […]

  • 16 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of portions of the Federal Navigation Project in the Housatonic River in Stratford and Milford, Conn. The proposed work involves removal of up to 100,000 cubic yards of sandy material from shoal areas of the Housatonic River south of the […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District has completed an Environmental Assessment to update water release guidance in the Savannah River Basin during periods of drought. Col. Jeff M. Hall, commander of the Savannah District, approved and signed the Finding of No Significant Impact on July 30, after months of research and collaboration with […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded a contract for $4.6 million to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., for the maintenance dredging of the East Rockaway Inlet federal navigation channel with the dredged sand being placed along eroded areas of Rockaway Beach. Approximately 250,000 to 300,000 […]

  • 6 September 2012

    According to luminanews.com, the New Hanover County Commissioners unanimously voted to sign a memorandum of agreement with the United States Army Corps of Engineers. This document should ensure that the beach renourishment project at Carolina and Kure beaches will receive the previously allotted federal funding. To reduce overall costs, the Army Corps plans to bid […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is modifying the statewide Massachusetts General Permit for minimal impact activities within waters of the U.S. in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The modified General Permit will continue the simplified review process for activities in Corps of Engineers jurisdiction under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, […]

  • 6 August 2012

    The Chicago District Corps of Engineers has issued a pre-solicitation notice for its Calumet Harbor maintenance dredging. The contractor will be responsible for providing all necessary facilities, plants, labor, transportation, materials, and equipment to perform mechanical dredging in the Calumet River to remove 10,000 cubic yards of sediment around specified bridges to maintain navigation into […]

  • 12 July 2012

    Charleston’s Post 45 Harbor Deepening Project is expected to be completed sooner and cost less, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Charleston District shared yesterday during an update to stakeholders. According to the Corps, the deepening project’s feasibility study, initially expected to be completed in five to eight years, is now expected to be finalized […]

  • 20 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is postponing Thursday evening’s public meeting to discuss a draft environmental assessment of proposed nearshore sediment placement sites near the mouth of the Columbia River. The meeting was to be held at the Port of Astoria. The public comment period on the draft environmental assessment began March 1 and […]

  • 12 March 2012

    Based on early feedback on a recent public notice regarding a draft environmental assessment, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is clarifying a portion of the document. The purpose of the draft environmental assessment is to identify three locations that may be used for dredged material placement.The footprint of the South Jetty Nearshore and Benson […]

  • 8 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting two public information meetings on a proposal to add three nearshore sediment placement sites near the mouth of the Columbia River. The meetings will be held March 15, 2012 at the Port of Ilwaco, 165 Howerton Ave., Ilwaco, Wash., and March 22, 2012 in the Port of […]

  • 8 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District awarded a $3,410,000 contract, March 23, to restore Black Wall and Rulers Bar Marsh Islands in Jamaica Bay, N.Y. The contract was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to beneficially use clean sand from the New York-New Jersey Harbor 50 foot deepening project to […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its state, federal and local partners marked the completion of a more than $9 million beach replenishment project Wednesday with a ceremony at the Coast Guard base. Officials from the Army Corps of Engineers, the Coast Guard, the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection and Cape May City dispersed […]

  • 21 June 2012

    Army Base development project gets OK from city council, reports sfgate.com. The massive project, which includes port dredging  to accommodate larger ships, is being developed by California Capital and Investment Group and Prologis and is expected to begin in 2013. The Oakland Army Base is poised to become the gateway to Oakland and the East […]

  • 12 December 2011

    The Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting and workshop Tuesday as part of its study of the possible environmental effects of deepening Charleston Harbor. It will be held 5:30-8 p.m. at The Citadel’s Mark Clark Hall. “In order to consider the potential impacts, public participation early and often is an important part […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking eligible businesses to provide for the emergent support requirements and the yearly maintenance and overhaul/dry-docking of the USACE Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge YAQUINA with a dry-docking overhaul. YAQUINA has Overall Length of 200 ft, a Beam of 58 ft, a Normal Light Draft Aft of 10 ft […]