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  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging and advance maintenance dredging of the Cape Cod Canal Federal Navigation Project in Bourne and Sandwich, Mass. Public comments on the proposed dredging of the Cape Cod Canal are due to the Corps of Engineers by March 3, 2015. The Cape Cod […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced a $700,000 state grant to advance the Herring River Estuary restoration in Wellfleet and Truro, one of the largest ecological restoration projects in the Northeast, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts informs.  This grant leverages a total of $985,034 in funding for the project in fiscal years 2017 and 2018 from the […]

  • 5 August 2011

    During low tide at Dennis’ Chapin Beach on Cape Cod Bay, you have to walk about a quarter-mile out before the waves roll in. (wbur) [mappress] Source: wbur, August 5, 2011

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance dredging and advance maintenance dredging of the Cape Cod Canal Federal Navigation Project in Bourne and Sandwich, Mass. The proposed work involves dredging to remove approximately 150,000 cubic yards of sand and gravel from various locations in the authorized, 32-foot-deep by 500-foot-wide, main […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 5th Annual Cape Coastal Conference is starting today, December 5, at the Hyannis Resort and Conference Center. Hosted and coordinated by the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, the two-day conference groups sessions under three resiliency-focused themes: Prepare, Adapt and Restore. At the conference, the Commission staff will give an overview of the ongoing Resilient Cape […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maintenance dredging of the Cape Cod Canal Federal Navigation Project in Bourne and Sandwich, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $5.9 million contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC, of Oak Brook, Illinois. Dredging […]

  • 21 April 2011

    With responsibility for Sesuit Harbor, Cape Cod Bay, Bass River and Nantucket Sound, Dennis Harbormaster Terry Clen has… By Nicole Muller (wickedlocal) [mappress] Source: wickedlocal, April 21, 2011  

  • 25 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Sandwich, Mass, will close the Town Neck Beach today for the renourishment project.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, will take sand from the Cape Cod Canal dredging project and transfer it to the 2,500-foot-long eroded section of Town Neck Beach in Sandwich. It will take about 2–3 months to complete the project. Work […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Dennis is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and disposal works in Dennis and Yarmouth areas, Mass. The proposed work involves the selective dredging of multiple navigation and mooring basins within multiple waterways in […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, plans to perform maintenance dredging of the Wellfleet Harbor Federal navigation project in Wellfleet, Mass.  The congressionally authorized project provides for a channel measuring 10 feet below mean lower low water (MLLW), by 125 feet wide, stemming from the open waters of Cape Cod Bay to […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Final modifications are being made to the Barnstable County’s new $2 million dredging vessel, CapeCod.com reports.  The 14” Bay Dragon dredger, being built by Baltimore based Ellicott Dredge, missed its contracted delivery date due to issues with onboard electronics and hydraulics. While providing an update to Barnstable County Commissioners recently, Barnstable County Facilities Director, Stephen Tebo, said […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Barnstable has just announced that the maintenance dredging operations within the Barnstable Harbor Entrance Channel are set to begin on or about November 1, 2017. Work is permitted seven days per week, and hours of operation will vary depending on tide cycles, reported the town. The work is anticipated to be completed […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The new sand is being placed on the west side of Town Neck Beach in Sandwich, Massachusetts, creating what town officials hope will be a dune system that will protect it from the future coastal storms. The Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, the contractor on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project, is taking sand from the […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The town of Barnstable, Massachusetts, has announced that the officials are seeking to modify a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, related to the dredging of the town’s harbor entrance channel and disposal of the dredge material. The modification is for an existing permit issued in 2008 and will allow for […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Sandwich is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging off of Scusset Beach and placing the material on Town Neck Beach in Sandwich, Mass. The dredging work is proposed in Cape Cod Bay off Phillips […]

  • 16 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Town Neck Beach in Sandwich, Massachusetts received a significant amount of new sand recently. Approximately 130,000 cubic yards of sand was dredged from six areas in the authorized, 32-foot-deep by 500-foot-wide main ship channel and the 25-foot deep East Mooring Basin portions of the Cape Cod Canal. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England […]

  • 20 February 2012

    NSTAR Electric Company is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with transmission system improvements in southeastern Massachusetts. NSTAR is proposing to place fill material within wetlands and waterways in conjunction with improvements to its transmission system. The […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the federal project at Buttermilk Bay in Bourne, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $552,650.00 contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Burnham Associates, Inc. of Salem, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start on or about Dec. 9, […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Department of Transportation – Highway Division (MassDOT) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with a rail extension project in Dennis and Yarmouth, Mass. The proposed work involves the excavation of 2,150 cubic yards of material […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is completing a study to consider modifications to Long Point Dike in Provincetown, Mass., to improve the habitat quality of estuarine resources in West End Marsh. The non-Federal project partner for the study and project implementation is the town of Provincetown. At the request of the […]

  • 28 November 2011

    Increasing nitrogen levels are affecting the vegetation and marine life on the west coast of Cape Cod generating an ecological and infrastructure issue. The problem threatens to affect the industry, the tourism and the beaches. Estuaries, bays and other bodies of water, from Bourne to Orleans, have been constricted by algae and seaweed. The presence […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     Tonry Insurance Group has just released a very interesting video about the Plymouth Harbor dredging project. Maintenance dredging of the Plymouth Harbor Federal navigation project started last month and will take about 5 to 6 months to complete, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. USACE has awarded this $9.3 million contract […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Town representatives will conduct an update meeting on the Barnstable Harbor dredging project on Tuesday Jan. 8, at 8 a.m. at the Dolphin Restaurant. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a permit extending the time allowed for offshore disposal at the Cape Cod Bay Disposal Site until Jan. 6, Town Councilor Ann Canedy […]

  • 8 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The long-awaited Wellfleet Harbor Dredging Project in Massachusetts is now underway, according to the town officials. As reported, the dredging of the federal channel started on October 1, 2020. The works will continue through the allowable dredging seasons, October 1 through December 31, of 2020, 2021, and 2022. The dredging project consists of two phases, […]

  • 19 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Barnstable County, MA, has just released the latest update on the county’s Dredge Program. According to the update, the 25th season of work continues as the dredge crew worked on Columbus Day and throughout the week. “A few windy days, a minor hydraulic hose that had to be repaired and all in all it […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The Natural Resources and Engineering Departments have initiated the planning for the Pocasset River dredging project. “There is also planning contemplated for a town-wide dredging permit that would cove dredge projects along the approach to the Cohasset Narrows off Taylors Point and the south channel below Bassets Island in Cataumet where the channel is narrowing,” […]