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  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Unity Island project team last Thursday hosted a ribbon cutting and Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) signing ceremony on Unity Island, Buffalo, NY, marking the completion of the ecosystem restoration work performed at the Island’s North Pond. The PPA signing celebrates the onset of a second project to place dredged sediment into the pond for additional […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins and Lt. Col. Adam Czekanski of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, gathered at a press conference Saturday morning to celebrate the receipt of federal funds to repair the south breakwater in Buffalo Harbor. According to Congressman Higgins, the federal funding will be used for improvements along Buffalo’s Outer Harbor, including […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $5.2 million contract to Dubuque Barge and Fleeting Service, from Dubuque, Iowa, to remove dredged material from a temporary storage area near Buffalo City, Wisconsin, on September 29. The project consists of transferring more than 400,000 cubic yards of dredged material from Lost Island, […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently completed repairs to a confined disposal facility (CDF) at the Buffalo Outer Harbor, Buffalo, NY. Since 1970, four CDFs were built in the City of Buffalo. Only one remains active, Buffalo CDF 4, which is used primarily to store contaminated sediment which could not be otherwise […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $1.34 million contract to Tidewater Inc. of Elkridge, MD to restore aquatic and nearshore habitat at the Seneca Bluffs Natural Habitat Park located along the Buffalo River in Buffalo NY. The project will restore natural habitat along approximately 2,500 linear feet of shoreline along […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has just released a video about the ‎Buffalo confined disposal facility dike (‎CDF) #4 repair project. This repair scheme consists of moving the large stones at the dike crest and placing them down-slope to fill voids. Smaller stones are being placed at the crest and also fill voids […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), ‪Buffalo‬ District, awarded a $2.3 million contact to SAF Inc. of Akron, Ohio, July 23rd, to conduct maintenance repairs to Buffalo confined disposal facility dike (‪CDF‬) 4. The work began on August 3rd and is scheduled to continue through the end of the 2016 construction season. The CDF […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work on the Buffalo Beach rock wall extension in Whitianga has begun and is expected to be completed by June, according to Thames-Coromandel District Council. This scheme will be the extension of the existing rock wall for another 120m and the project will cost $633,100. “Meanwhile if you see some diggers around Dundas Street – that’s the Marina Society […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District will host a public information meeting to discuss the Buffalo River Section 204 Beneficial Use of Dredged Material for Ecosystem Restoration Project, detailed project report and environmental assessment, and study schedule.  The meeting will be held Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Riverside Branch Library located at 820 […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Zealand’s Thames-Coromandel District Council has provided funds for extension works on rock walls at Buffalo Beach, in Whitianga, and at Cooks Beach. Due to a storm from last month several areas of the two beaches have been damaged and eroded. According to Mayor Glenn Leach erosion at Buffalo Beach has been intensified by the […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With the skill of a surgeon, crews are meticulously dredging the Buffalo River, ridding it of decades of contamination, setting the stage for the restoration of habitat for fish and wildlife, improved water quality and enhanced public access. 24 hours a day, six days a week, between late June and December, operators dredge the river […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a year filled with budget cuts, hiring freezes, a reduction in staffing and a government shutdown, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District worked diligently to increase understanding of the Corps’ mission of providing vital public engineering services in peace and war to strengthen the nation’s security, energize the economy and reduce risks […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Community leaders, private industry, state and federal representatives joined forces yesterday to kick off the next phase of major investment into the restoration of 6.2 miles of the Buffalo River. This internationally recognized project is one of the largest river clean-ups in the country. The Buffalo River Restoration Partnership includes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Waikato Regional Council has confirmed a $170,000 contribution to the cost of investigating ways of retaining sand at Buffalo Beach on the Coromandel. The decision, at the council’s latest meeting, will come as part of the regional council’s ongoing support for the Whitianga Coastal Futures project and be a critical next step in identifying long […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Representatives Brian Higgins and Chris Collins won approval for an amendment to the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014 which prohibits any funds in the bill from being used to consolidate or move functions performed by the Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo or Chicago Sectors. On July 10, 2013 Congressman Chris […]

  • 23 July 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District is removing approximately 40,000 cubic yards of sediment/shoals from the authorized limits of the federal navigation channel in the lower reaches of the Buffalo River. The work, part of the Corps’ regularly scheduled maintenance dredging program, is being performed under a $5,854,360 contract with the Luedtke Engineering […]

  • 4 April 2011

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, is scheduled to dredge portions of the federal navigation channels in the Buffalo… (buffalonews) [mappress] Source: buffalonews, April 4, 2011    

  • 22 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Buffalo District and its contractor Dean Marine & Excavating, Inc. will resume repairs of the Rochester Harbor east pier, located in Rochester, New York, in Spring 2021.  The remaining repairs, the concrete cap and pier lighting, are expected to be completed within a month of resuming construction, said USACE. Despite COVID-19 related delays […]

  • 27 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Buffalo District’s contractor Ryba Marine Construction Co. dredged 55,000 cubic yards of dredged material from the Upper Cuyahoga River/Cleveland Harbor this Fall. Subject to the availability of funds, Cleveland Harbor is dredged twice every year, once in the spring and once in the fall. Natural sedimentation within the federal channel from upstream erosion […]

  • 16 November 2020
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance

    This Fall, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District contractor Ryba Marine Construction Co. is working to dredge the Toledo Harbor shipping channel. The dredging is taking place from the Maumee River mouth, extending out into the Maumee Bay navigation channel. The contractor is pumping the material into a confined disposal facility in Toledo, […]

  • 10 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Buffalo District hosted a ceremonial ribbon cutting event and media site tour at the Athol Springs project site, Hamburg, NY, November 9, 2020. The ceremony celebrated completion of the $8.2 million, 1,325-foot armor stone revetment of the Lake Erie seawall that will protect Route 5 from Lake Erie wave action and spray. “This […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District will today host a ceremonial ribbon cutting for the Athol Springs’ revetment project. The ribbon cutting event and media site tour is taking place 1:00 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9 at the Athol Springs project site, adjacent the Hoak’s Restaurant located at 4100 Lake Shore Rd, Hamburg, NY […]

  • 27 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, yesterday hold a ceremony celebrating the completion of the Unity Island Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project. The ceremony celebrates the completion of the Unity Island project that restored 10 acres of coastal wetland habitat. It is an example of a much larger campaign for beneficial use of dredged material […]

  • 23 October 2020
    Environment

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District will next week hold a ceremony celebrating the completion of the Unity Island Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project. As reported, a ceremonial ribbon cutting event, and media site tour will take place at 1 pm, October 26, 2020. The ceremony celebrates the completion of the Unity Island project that […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency are planning a ceremony to mark the signing of a project partnership agreement for the Ashtabula Harbor project, informs the Star Beacon. As reported, the ceremony will take place 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Ashtabula Port Authority public docks, 498-400 Morton Drive. […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Great Lakes Dock & Materials will repair a breakwater in the Great Sodus Harbor, Wayne County, NY, under a $3.86m contract.  Under the official plan, the company will repair approximately 525 feet of the Charles Point steel sheet pile wall. A gap in the breakwater is causing increased erosion to the land behind – […]