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  • 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 […]

  • 18 December 2013

    Congressman Tom Reed welcomed United States Army Corps of Engineers Brigadier General Margaret Burcham to the 23rd Congressional District Tuesday for site visits to water projects in Chautauqua County. Congressman Reed and Brigadier General Burcham were joined by representatives from the Buffalo and Pittsburgh District Army Corps of Engineers, state and local officials, and community […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to Tropical Storm Debby and Hurricane Sandy impacts to Florida’s beaches, 16 project implementation reports (PIRs) were initiated and completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The PIRs were used to determine which Hurricane/Shore Protection Projects (HSPP) sustained damages resulting from Debby and Sandy. Of those 16 projects, 12 of […]

  • 20 March 2013

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced a plan for the Baltimore Harbor maintenance dredging program. The project will consist of maintenance dredging of approximately 500,000 cubic yards of material from various Federal channels in Baltimore Harbor. It is anticipated that the work would be performed in the fall-winter of 2013-2014. The channels vary in […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to potential flooding in eastern Washington, officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, are sending flood teams to the Yakima and Okanogan Basins. One three-person flood team arrived in Yakima County Thursday and is supplying 1,000 tons of rock and overseeing its use, inspecting problem areas and levees, and providing […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed an extended dredging season and is bringing equipment in for seasonal maintenance and leave for the crew. The Corps Dredges Hurley and Potter completed dredging operations on the Middle Mississippi last week. The dustpan dredges have been operating well beyond the normal dredge season, which usually ends […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of the Cohasset Harbor Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Cohasset and Scituate, Mass. The town of Cohasset is the local sponsor. The authorized FNP provides for an anchorage area in the inner harbor, 7-feet deep MLLW and about 16.25 acres in area; […]

  • 9 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has announced plans for the removal and disposal of the material excavated from the Calcasieu River, between Mile 36.0 and Mile 34.2 and Mile 22.8 to Mile 17.0, including Devil’s Elbow. Army Corps will issue solicitation for this project on or about 23 August 2012, and […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded the contract for the Sandbridge Beach replenishment project to Weeks Marine, of Camden NJ. They were the low bidder with a bid of $15,350,000, all inclusive, to place 2 million cubic yards of sand along the five-mile beach from Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge to the Dam […]

  • 1 November 2012

    Inspections of storm damage are ongoing across Delmarva, reports The Army Corps of Engineers has been in Ocean City for a visual inspection of the beach replenishment project with city officials. Col. Trey Jordan, Baltimore District commander says the replenishment project played a significant role in preventing damage from Hurricane Sandy. A team from the […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Sand Island, a spit of land that been missing from the horizon off Fort Morgan for generations, reappeared last month after the Mobile …   By Gabriel Tynes (baldwincountynow) [mappress] Source: baldwincountynow, December 2, 2011;

  • 23 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract to Orion Marine Construction Inc., in the amount of $4,431,200 for maintenance dredging of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Inner Basin to Viola Turning Basin in Calhoun County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 1.1 million cubic yards of material using a […]

  • 17 October 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has introduced plans for the Martin County Shore Protection Project, Beach Renourishment 2013, Hutchinson Island, Martin County, Florida. The proposed project includes beach renourishment 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 R-25. The […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District briefed stakeholders at Arrow Rock, Mo., on May 7 about potential erosion concerns caused by notches on the Missouri River. In response to concerns expressed by landowners during an April 2012 Corps public meeting at Arrow Rock, Mo., the Corps requested a list of problem notch […]

  • 10 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has the money it needs to raise the spillway on its Toutle River sediment-retaining dam this summer…   By Andre Stepankowsky (tdn) [mappress] Source: tdn, January 10, 2012;    

  • 15 August 2012

    Phase 1 of the Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston and Brookline, Mass., will be constructed under the terms of a $30,961,340.00 contract issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Charter Environmental of Boston, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start on […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Jacksonville District has issued Nationwide Permit 3, authorizing a one-time dredging event for Clam Pass, the inlet between Clam Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Clam Pass has been closed off from the Gulf of Mexico due to the accumulation of sand that had migrated into the channel, […]

  • 2 July 2012

    The Army Corps of Engineers plans to open bids early next month for a project to deepen a 9.5-mile stretch of the Delaware River main channel, according to Some 16 miles of the 103-mile shipping channel between Philadelphia and the Atlantic Ocean already have been cut to 45 feet from its previous 40-foot approved […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host two public meetings to discuss the initial phases of a Dam Safety Modification Study (DSMS) that is underway on Herbert Hoover Dike. The Corps is conducting the DSMS to determine the final phase of rehabilitation projects for the dike, a 143-mile earthen structure that encircles […]

  • 2 February 2012

    West Sacramento levees are no longer sinking as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District wraps up repairs on nearly a mile of levees near the Yolo Bypass. The repairs are part of the Corps’ West Sacramento Project, a joint effort with the West Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency and the Central Valley Flood […]

  • 2 July 2012

    Keeping waterways open for the safe navigation of vessels is no easy task – even for seasoned U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ boat operators who brave the elements year round to collect essential hydrographic survey data that is used to help determine dredging cycles. To ensure operators incorporate safety while working to provide a safe […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Shipments of coal on the Great Lakes totaled 25,347,709 tons in 2012, a decrease of 8.2 percent compared to 2011. The trade was 25 percent off its 5-year average. Shipments from Lake Superior ports – 15.1 million tons – were just about even with 2011. Included in that total were 1.3 million tons shipped to […]

  • 15 October 2012

    Maintenance dredging of the Federal navigation channel into Clinton Harbor in Clinton, Conn., will be completed under the terms of a $1,011,042.00 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Select Transportation, Inc., of Hilliard, Ohio. The project is scheduled to start on or about […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and dredging contractors, Kokosing Construction Co. recently held a meeting in East Chicago about the Indiana Harbor and Canal (IHC) 2015 dredging schedule. There, it was revealed that fourth season of IHC dredging is expected to start in May. The contractors are planning to remove approx. 400,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from the waterway. […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, welcomed its new deputy commander Lt. Col. Jared B. Erickson, P.E., yesterday.   “We are fortunate to have Lt. Col. Erickson onboard and I am confident that he will quickly become an invaluable member of the district,” said Col. Richard Pannell, USACE Galveston District commander. “His leadership […]