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  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian will present the 2015 budget to Ocean City Council at its meeting Thursday night, February 12 at City Hall, the mayor said in his weekly address posted on the City’s website. He also announced a few brief project updates: – Back Bay/Lagoon Dredging: “We are currently out to bid to remove material […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Borough of Avalon and its municipal engineering firm of Mott MacDonald were recognized Wednesday by the New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers during its 2017 Municipal Project of the Year awards during the New Jersey League of Municipalities Convention.  Mott MacDonald Vice President/Avalon Municipal Engineer, Thomas Thornton, received an award for Avalon’s recently-completed back […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Senate version of the Energy and Water Appropriations bill for FY 2016 will include $1.8 million in federal funding for the North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study, which will allow a feasibility study for mitigation and resiliency projects to protect Nassau Back Bay. President Obama recently requested that just $1 million in 2016 Appropriations be allocated […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its partners, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Nassau County, are hosting public meetings this June regarding the Nassau County Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management study. The meetings will take place on June 12 in the Village of Freeport, NY and on June 27 […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will deliver $200K in federal funding to the Nassau Back Bays resiliency study. According to Schumer, these federal funds will zero-in on specific coastal protections to best shield south shore communities from another Sandy. This study will examine the coastal flooding that occurred […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) and Nassau County will host two scoping meetings for the Nassau County Back Bays, NY Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The meetings are being held pursuant to the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), USACE […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), and Nassau County were a host to a series of public meetings about the Nassau County Back Bays, NY Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The meetings were held yesterday, September 18th, in Long Beach, NY. The purpose of […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Twelve Monmouth County lakes, prone to flooding and able to wreak havoc on communities in coastal towns, will now be included in a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study of New Jersey’s Back Bays, according to Representative Chris Smith. He hosted a meeting regarding the matter with federal officials and representatives from shore communities in his […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles Schumer has announced that a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ effort to study Nassau’s Back Bays and protect countless Long Island communities from storm surges, flooding and more, could simply cease on September 30th unless the feds move to extend and fund its completion. “All the federal work thus far on […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection is partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host a meeting next week to gather input on a comprehensive study that will evaluate ways to better protect Back Bays and other tidal coastal areas from storms and flooding. USACE and DEP are launching the three-year Back Bays Flood Risk […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are seeking public comment on an interim report that is a milestone in developing a comprehensive flood-mitigation strategy for the state’s extensive back bay areas. The Army Corps’ New Jersey Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management interim report released yesterday will inform decisions […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has posted a notice requesting public comments and recommendations for the permit application for dredging that includes the entire back bay of the Ocean City, NJ. The applicant, the City of Ocean City, proposes dredging areas located along the back-bay shoreline area of the City of Ocean […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the request of Miami-Dade County, its nonfederal sponsor, has extended the comment period for the Miami-Dade Back Bay Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. Originally scheduled to close on July 20, the comment period will now close on August 19. The Back Bay Study examines the impacts of […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City, New Jersey, has filed a permit application with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection for dredging authorization in the back-bay areas of the city. The application includes a request by the city to make the current temporary access roadway from Roosevelt Boulevard to the disposal […]

  • 16 February 2012

    Diverting $750,000 from a proposed turf field to the back bay, the city upped the ante for lagoon dredging in the recently unveiled municipal budget. By Ann Richardson (shorenewstoday) [mappress] Source: shorenewstoday, February 16, 2012

  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and non-Federal Sponsor, Miami-Dade County, will be the organizers of an informational public meeting on the Miami-Dade County Back-Bay Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. USACE and the county will host this meeting September 10, from 5-7 p.m. at the North Shore Park & Youth Center located at 501 […]

  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) will host public meetings regarding the New Jersey Back Bays Flood Risk Management study today in Ventnor City and tomorrow in Toms River Township. USACE, in partnership with NJDEP, is conducting a feasibility study for coastal storm risk management problems […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Ocean City, New Jersey, has restarted its bayside dredging program with two contracts awarded to Charter Contracting of Boston, MA. According to the officials, Ocean City will be completing two mechanical dredging programs in the fall/winter of 2019‐2020. In addition, USACE is planning to dredge the shallow areas of Intracoastal Waterway behind […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City Mayor, Jay A. Gillian, will hold a town hall meeting on the bay and lagoon dredging plans at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 21, at the Howard S. Stainton Senior Center. During this meeting, representatives from ACT Engineers – a firm hired by the city to tackle the severely silted lagoons with long-term dredging strategies […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cape May County Freeholder Marie Hayes and the Emergency Management Director Martin Pagliughi met with NJDEP Commissioner Robert Martin in Trenton on October 13 to discuss challenges facing local municipalities, marinas and related businesses regarding dredging.  During the meeting, Commissioner Martin and his staff accepted a report compiled by a working group chaired by Hayes and […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Avalon’s back bay dredging project in Princeton Harbor will be suspended for the Christmas holiday. Mobile Dredging has announced that it will suspend dredging operations today before 5 p.m. and resume dredging operations on Friday morning, Dec. 26. According to a statement from the borough, the dredging of Princeton Harbor is expected to be finished […]

  • 30 April 2012

    As shorenewstoday.com reports, the Ocean City Council will hold a special meeting 6 p.m. Thursday, May 3 at City Hall, 861 Asbury Ave., to consider adoption of a resolution to award a contract for back bay dredging. “We will bring it back to you at a special meeting next week,” city business administrator Mike Dattilo […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Borough of Avalon has secured the permits it needs for a large dredging program that is expected to begin this fall. Borough Council was briefed Wednesday night by municipal engineer Thomas Thornton who told the Council both state and federal permits are in hand for the project. The project will dredge waterways along the […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Hurricane Arthur is threatening to harm the renourishment project done in Sandbridge. The project saw a placement of 2 million cubic yards of sand along public beachfront from Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge to the Dam Neck Naval facility. The renourishment project, which was completed after Hurricane Sandy, is expected to protect the beach from […]

  • 17 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation announced yesterday the receipt of an award for a $23.4 million contract with an additional $11.2 million in options to construct a beach berm and dune at Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet, New York. Fire Island is a barrier island that helps protect back-bay communities along Great South Bay […]