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  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, hosted a project celebration event earlier this week for the Continuing Authorities Program Section 204 beneficial use of dredged material project at the Unity Island north pond in Buffalo, NY. Speakers for the event included Congressman Brian Higgins, City of Buffalo Deputy Commissioner for Parks and […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $1.13 million Sandusky Harbor Dredging project to Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, Michigan. According to the Corps, the dredging works will take place within the Bay Channel, Turning Basin, and upper portion of the Straight Channel of the Sandusky Harbor in Ohio. USACE also added that the main aim […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Braddock Bay Ecoystem Restoration Project is a major Buffalo District project located in Greece, NY outside of Rochester. The project involved creating a new barrier beach to protect the shore from aggressive wave action, and restoration of the emergent marsh area. This restoration program also involved removal of targeted invasive species and excavation […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     As part of its Continuing Authorities Program Section 204, USACE Buffalo District is creating a new wetland habitat on Unity Island using clean, dredged materials. The District hosted a site visit earlier this week for the Unity Island Ecosystem Restoration Project, to focus on the topic of ‘beneficial use’. Beneficial use is the concept […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Buffalo District started the Cleveland Harbor spring 2018 dredging program last week.   As part of the $4.688 million contract awarded to Ryba Marine Construction on September 6, 2017, 200,000 cubic yards of sediment will be dredged, with 100,000 cubic yards being hydraulically placed into a confined disposal facility, […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has been busy lately working with the Cuyahoga Valley National Park on the river bank stabilization program. According to the Corps, soil erosion and nonpoint source pollution affecting the Cuyahoga River has had downstream adverse environmental impacts and reduced water depths in harbors and shipping channels due […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the City of Port Clinton, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have joined together to restore 12 acres and add another 1.4 acres of coastal wetlands on Lake Erie. According to Chris Akios, Ecologist and Project Manager with the U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, is working on a project to dredge the federal navigation channels of the Sandusky Harbor in order to maintain sufficient depth for deep-draft vessels. According to the Corps, dredging in 2018 will be conducted within the Bay Channel, Turning Basin, and upper portion of the Straight Channel. “The […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has just announced that review period for the Toledo Harbor Dredging and Dredged Material Placement document opens today and runs through January 14, 2018.  USACE anticipates the need to dredge and discharge sediment excavated from the federal navigation channels of Toledo Harbor, Ohio, in order to maintain […]

  • 2 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has completed fall 2017 dredging of the Cleveland Harbor federal navigation channel, with 70,000 cubic yards of sediment removed and stored in a confined disposal facility. “We look forward to continuing with the positive momentum we have made with our Cleveland stakeholders,” said USACE Buffalo District Commander […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, toured the Port of Cleveland yesterday, to learn about the confined disposal facility for sediment dredged from the Cuyahoga River. The Port Cleveland is leading efforts to beneficially use sediment dredged from the river to maintain the ship channel. Traditionally, sediment was treated as waste […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Under the Floodplain Management Services (FPMS) program, USACE’s Buffalo District, in coordination with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), recently completed a Special Flood Hazard Evaluation for Silver Creek, located in Chautauqua County, New York. Buffalo District Hydrology and Hydraulics (H&H) Team and Survey Team, guided by Certified Floodplain Manager Laura Ortiz […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    KS Associates said in their latest release that Vito C. Melilli, P.E. has joined the firm as a Senior Project Manager in their Coastal Engineering Group. The Group provides engineering solutions for all types of waterfront and water-related infrastructure, helping clients plan, design, and manage the construction of projects along Lake Erie and the Lake […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Springville Dam Ecosystem Restoration project team yesterday hosted a media event and site walk to highlight the signing of the Project Partnership Agreement at the Springville Dam located at 11024 Scoby Rd, Springville, NY. The formal agreement between the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), Erie County, and the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, said in its latest release that their regulatory section is working diligently to finalize the permit decision for the Owasco Flats Wetland Restoration Initiative, with an anticipated completion date the week of August 7. Given the complexity of the project and the substantial State permitting review, the Corps […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District Survey Team conducted project condition surveys (PCS) for the Alaska District in Southeast Alaska from June 5, 2017 through June 16, 2017, covering the Aurora and Harris harbors in Juneau, and the North Harbor in Petersburg.  The Buffalo District Survey Team has provided similar survey services assistance […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cleveland yesterday welcomed Lieutenant Colonel Adam Czekanski, 73rd commander of the the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District, on a visit to see the Bed Load Interceptor on the Cuyahoga River. The interceptor, designed by Streamside Technology, removes sediment from the Cuyahoga River before it can settle in the shipping canal. […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, completed a two-year, $1.7 million dredging project in Rochester Harbor Wednesday, June 14. According to the Corps, the contractor removed a total of 390,000 cubic yards of sediment material to allow for safer passage for commercial and recreational traffic. The contract was awarded to Luedtke Engineering Company […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter yesterday announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will complete dredging at Rochester Harbor this week. This season’s dredging operation included removal of over 180,000 cubic yards of material from the Port of Rochester and 5,000 cubic yards from Irondequoit Bay. Slaughter has secured more than $5 million since 2013 for […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently released this very interesting short documentary named ‘The Story of the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration Project’, explaining how one of Lake Ontario’s last large coastal wetland complexes was saved for future generations. Implementation of the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration project began in winter of 2016 with […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has started the Cleveland Harbor federal navigation lower channel dredging project. According to the Corps, the 2017 spring dredging season began on Tuesday, April 11. USACE also announced that the start of upper navigation channel dredging is expected to begin around April 21. “In the fall of […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rob Portman, who serves as co-chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, yesterday met with the USACE Lieutenant Colonel Adam Czekanski, 73rd commander of the Buffalo District, to discuss continued efforts to dredge the Port of Cleveland. “We’ve made good progress in our efforts to protect Lake Erie over the past several years, […]

  • 26 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, plans to repair the section of the Barcelona Harbor west breakwater, damaged by storms in the fall of 2015, as soon as weather conditions allow and do not pose significant safety risks to the crew tasked with performing the work. “The Army Corps of Engineers is eager […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District is calling for comments on the proposed Ashtabula Harbor dredging project. In 2017, USACE estimates that approximately 200,000 cubic yards of sediment will be dredged from Ashtabula Harbor federal navigation channels in order to maintain sufficient water depths for deep-draft commercial vessels. According to the Corps, dredging in 2017 […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently completed repairs to sections of breakwaters in Cleveland Harbor, Lorain Harbor, Fairport Harbor and Port Clinton – each along Lake Erie’s southern shore. In addition to the structural damages Superstorm Sandy inflicted, a number of shipping channels were burdened with extra sediment from storm wave action […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins yesterday described approval of the bill S. 612, the Water Infrastructure Improvement for the Nation Act (WIIN), as a good news for western New York. According to Higgins, the approval of the WIIN Act is delivering support for projects enhancing local waterways, improving water infrastructure and rebuilding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo […]