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  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has released a Supplemental Individual Environmental Report (SIER), titled “Bayou Sauvage, Turtle Bayou, and New Zydeco Ridge Restoration Projects, St. Tammany and Orleans Parish, Louisiana.” This SIER presents changes to the recommended mitigation plan described in Programmatic Individual Environmental Report #36 (PIER #36), titled, Lake Pontchartrain […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A dredging project worth $20 million in the Bayou Lafourche could start in early 2015. As Bayou Lafourche Freshwater District executive director said, the project, second of this type in the last four years, could last between 16 and 18 months. As katc reports, the goal of the project is to increase water flow of […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Brian Babin has released the following statement after the announcement by the Trump Administration that the Cedar Bayou Navigation District’s Channel Improvement Project has been allocated $32.125 million in the Army Corps Fiscal Year 2020 Work Plan. These funds will be used to complete the dredging of Cedar Bayou in order to aid […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has invited stakeholders, government representatives, scientists, environmental organizations, agricultural operators and others, to attend a meeting (December 11, Pensacola, FL) that will provide updates on the ongoing restoration plan for Bayou Chico. “We thank our stakeholders for their dedication to restoring Bayou Chico,” said Tom Frick, director of […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Bayou Lafourche Fresh Water District (BLFWD) in partnership with Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is taking the lead in implementing the Mississippi River Reintroduction to Bayou Lafourche (MRRBL) Project. The MRRBL Project has an overall goal to divert 1,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) of fresh water from the Mississippi River into […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) Deputy Executive Director Jason Lanclos joined local officials from the Bayou Lafourche Freshwater District and Lafourche Parish recently to dedicate the Bayou Lafourche Saltwater Control Structure in Lockport. This structure can prevent saltwater from moving up the bayou and create a freshwater reservoir to the north. CPRA used […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Kimrick Performance Group LLC, a small business, in the amount of $1,877,831 for construction of a wider channel bottom that will enable larger storm water conveyance at Sims Bayou, in the vicinity of Hiram Clarke and Buxley bridges. The contractor is required to […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Brigadier General David Hill, USACE – Southwestern Division Office commander, last week conducted a site visit of the Brays Bayou Federal Flood Control Project – Channel Modifications, Discrete Segment 101 and 103. The objective of the project is to decrease the frequency of flooding within the Brays Bayou Watershed by constructing a shelf or shelves […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a $5.7 million contract to Lecon Inc., for the construction of the north detention basin and outfall structure at Greens Bayou, a tributary to Buffalo Bayou. The contractor is scheduled to start mid November 2015 and will be required to clear and excavate the basin […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Matthews Marine Inc. from Pass Christian, Mississippi, has won a $10.6 million contract for emergency dredging of the Houston Ship Channel, including the Carpenters Bayou to Sims Bayou areas in Harris County, Texas. Bids were solicited via the Internet with six received, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The work consists of dredging intermittent reaches of […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Buffalo Bayou desilting program is currently underway in a ‘2 1/2 mile segment’ of the bayou at the north end of Barker Reservoir, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District said in its latest project update.  The Galveston District grants local drainage and flood control districts easements in local waterways to maintain adequate […]

  • 19 December 2011

    A dredging project to clear a channel in portions of Davis and Stark bayous near the boat ramp in the Davis Bayou unit of Gulf Islands …   By Harlan Kirgan (gulflive) [mappress] Source: gulflive, December 19, 2011;

  • 28 September 2011

    One hundred miles of bayou’s and canals on the coast will receive some much needed dredging as part of The Department of Marine Resources…   By Al Showers (wlox) [mappress] Source: wlox, September 28, 2011;

  • 11 February 2011

    The Jackson County Board of Supervisors is seeking a permit to dredge Gulf Hills Bayou to a depth of 6 feet below mean low tide. The bayou… By Harlan Kirgan (gulflive) [mappress] Source: gulflive, February 11, 2011;

  • 7 May 2012

    According to, the Members of the Corps of Engineers Mobile District and the Jackson County Port Authority will hold a public hearing Thursday on the environmental aspects of a plan to widen the ship channel from Bayou Casotte to Horn Island. The governing agencies will take public comment on the project that Port Director […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Representatives of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, Harris County Flood Control District, Harris County Precinct 4 and the Greens Bayou Corridor Coalition gathered on the banks of Greens Bayou October 12 to ceremonially break ground on a $58 million partnership project. This development scheme was designed to reduce flooding risks for homes […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     Containment dike construction is underway at Lost Lake Marsh Creation and Hydrologic Restoration project, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) said in its latest announcement.  Once completed, this $32 million project will create or nourish 703 acres of marsh and 30,000 linear feet of terraces, and rehabilitate five water control structures. Marsh will be […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Houston Ship Channel dredging scheme is scheduled to commence next month, announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District. RLB Contracting Inc. will perform maintenance dredging within the Houston Ship Channel from Carpenters Bayou to Greens Bayou and in the deep-draft portion of Greens Bayou Channel. The contractor will remove approximately one million […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, clarified last week additional work that it plans to accomplish with the funding provided for disaster recovery in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018. “We look forward to serving our community and Nation in executing the high priority […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Representative Lizzie Fletcher visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Addicks Field Office earlier this week to receive a project update on the Buffalo Bayou and Tributaries Flood Control Project and tour the Addicks and Barker Dam and Reservoirs. Within Representative Fletcher’s 7th Congressional District, USACE Galveston District is currently completing a […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mayor-President of Baton Rouge, Sharon Weston Broome, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, and Congressman Garret Graves have found a solution to move forward on the East Baton Rouge Flood Risk Reduction Project, they announced earlier this week. The project will dredge, widen and upgrade 66 miles of waterways in the East Baton Rouge Parish critical […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced yesterday nearly $5 billion in funding for disaster recovery projects in Texas. This funding will go towards critical flood mitigation projects, including a number of high-priority projects identified by Governor Abbott and local leaders in Texas. In addition to the nearly $5 billion for infrastructure projects, the Army […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has introduced a plan for the Lake Borgne wetland creation and shoreline protection project. This massive development program will include flotation dredging for site access, repairs to the previously constructed Bayou Bienvenue stone foreshore protection dike along the south shore of Lake Borgne, installation of warning […]

  • 2 December 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has introduced plans for the Lake Ponchartrain Tributaries, LA, Bayou Lacombe, Tangipahoa River, and Tchefuncte River Bar Channels maintenance dredging, St. Tammany and Tangipahoa Parishes, Louisiana. The work consists of maintenance dredging of Bayou Lacombe, Tangipahoa River, and Tchefuncte River Bar Channels, and disposal of the material into the Big […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Willow Fork Drainage District’s engineer, Craig Kalkomey, has just released the latest update on the Willow Fork of Buffalo Bayou desilting scheme, saying that Allgood Construction has removed the first 200 cubic yards of dirt from the diversion channel. Willow Fork of Buffalo Bayou, which runs from the city of Katy to Cinco Ranch and […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, and Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) will start work on the Greens Bayou Flood Damage Reduction Project in north Harris County this year due to $8 million in start-up funding allocated in the federal fiscal year 2015 budget for the Corps’ Civil Works program. Shakhar Misir, […]