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  • 6 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Texas Gulf Coast is a national treasure from both an economic and environmental standpoint. Attracting millions of tourists to the coastline annually, the Texas Gulf Coast also serves as an important hub for fishing, provides habitat for millions of migratory birds and is home to four of the top 10 ports in the nation, […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The final round of contracts awaiting award for repair work within the Omaha District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, following damages sustained throughout the Missouri River basin during the Flood of 2011 have been obligated with repairs to 15 impacted levee systems slated for completion by the spring of 2013. “We completed all of our […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Laura E. (Beth) Williams, P.E., a civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, received the 2012 “James Connolly Award” during the Savannah E-Week Technical Training Conference at Armstrong Atlantic State University, Feb. 22, 2012. The conference is held annually in Savannah as part of the nationally-recognized Engineer Week (E-Week) observance. The […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers’ dredge Currituck arrived at the place on Saturday to dredge the federal navigation channel in Bennett’s Creek. Significant shoaling, caused by natural transport and deposit of sediment, made dredging necessary. The natural shoaling was exacerbated by Hurricane Sandy. Over the course of five days, the Currituck, which is based out […]

  • 27 April 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is embarking on an ambitious study of the Mississippi River to help determine how its water and rich sediment can best be diverted into wetlands to help restore the Louisiana coast. The Mississippi River Hydrodynamic and Delta Management (MRHDM) Study is the first large-scale, long-term restoration assessment investigated […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has reissued the statewide Vermont General Permit (GP) for minimal-impact activities in U.S. waters within the state of Vermont. The prior General Permit expired on Dec. 5, 2012. The Vermont GP continues the expedited review process for activities in Corps jurisdiction under Section 404 of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers’ dredge Currituck, based out of Wilmington, N.C., is scheduled to begin dredging the Rudee Inlet Federal Navigation Project for five days beginning Dec. 7, 2012. The dredging is being done as a result of significant shoaling across the entire entrance channel. Weather conditions and wind direction have caused an increase […]

  • 13 July 2012

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District encompasses 68,000 square miles across three states and seven major river basins. One of the primary missions of the District is supporting navigation across its area of responsibility. This includes the shallow draft harbors and ports of Greenville, Vicksburg, Rosedale, Yellow Bend, Lake Providence, Madison Parish, […]

  • 3 January 2013

    The Government intends to award two or more contracts pursuant to this solicitation. These contracts shall be Indefinite Delivery/ Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOC) to support U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, Military Construction and Support for Others program for Central America and Mexico. However, the Government reserves the right […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Regulators from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District issued a federal permit to the City of Newport Beach, Division of Harbor Resources on Jan. 10 for maintenance dredging activities in Newport Bay, located in the city of Newport Beach, Orange County, Calif. The permit was issued pursuant to section 10 of the […]

  • 24 August 2012

    PortMiami and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed the construction agreement that will allow the Deep Dredge project to go out for bid. The Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) was executed on August 21, 2012. “The project agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is the final step prior to advertising for the […]

  • 17 August 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, requires maintenance clamshell dredging of approximately 1 million cubic yards of sediment from the Grays Harbor Inner Harbor Navigation Channel. The performance period includes three periods: Base Period – Award through 31 March 2013; plus two Option Periods – 1 April 2013 through 31 March 2014 and 1 […]

  • 10 August 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has unveiled plans for the maintenance dredging of the Patchogue River, Westbrook, Connecticut. The project details The project scope of work consists of maintenance dredging of the Patchogue River Federal navigation project in Westbrook, Connecticut. The work consists of dredging about 36,000 cubic yards of predominantly fine-grained […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and Plaquemines Parish Government signed a partnership agreement for the initiation of the Louisiana Coastal Area Beneficial Use of Dredged Material program. This agreement allows the Corps and Plaquemines Parish to design the first marsh creation projects under this program, and positions these projects for construction […]

  • 2 April 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a $333,508 contract to MCM Marine, Inc., Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., for the dredging of Manistee Harbor in western Michigan. MCM anticipates starting in mid-April and wrapping up in late April. The shoaled material will be placed near the shoreline just south of the harbor. […]

  • 7 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, encountered what is believed to be Hurricane Ike-related debris during maintenance dredging of Rollover Pass to the Galveston Causeway. The debris material was inadvertently deposited at its federally-coordinated beneficial use site at Caplen Beach on Bolivar Peninsula. The Corps is working to remove this debris, which includes […]

  • 2 March 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on a draft environmental assessment proposing three additional nearshore sediment placement sites at the Mouth of the Columbia River. The purpose of the proposed action is to add additional, long-term dredged material placement sites to the existing network of disposal sites for the MCR project. […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced it will close additional portions of the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail (LOST) due to ongoing construction associated with the rehabilitation of Herbert Hoover Dike. On May 1, the portion of trail between John Stretch Park and South Bay is scheduled to close. The closure will likely remain […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Charleston District manages many projects in the public eye that have crucial impacts on the nation. One of the District’s most prominent current projects is the Charleston Harbor Post 45 harbor deepening feasibility study. Post 45 has been a main focus for the District’s civil works program for the past year and a half […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The head of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved a plan designed to protect South San Francisco Bay from tidal flooding and rising sea levels. It includes the construction of new levees and the restoration of nearly 3,000 acres of land to tidal marsh habitat. Officials at the Corps’ San Francisco District call […]

  • 28 March 2012

    TRC Companies, Inc. today announced that, in partnership with Plexus Scientific, it has been awarded a ten-year combined ceiling contract by the US Army Corps of Engineers (Corps). TRC will provide environmental remediation and restoration services for the Corps’ Louisville District and all of its Mission Boundaries. TRC estimates that the services performed through this […]

  • 16 March 2011

    Today, U.S. Senator Jim DeMint (R-South Carolina), chairman of the Senate Steering Committee, introduced the Army Corps of Engineers… (thestatecolumn) [mappress] Source: thestatecolumn, March 16, 2011      

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in conjunction with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, continue work on a $36.5 million coastline restoration project at Rockaway Beach by placing nearly 3.5 million cubic yards of sand, restoring the beach that […]