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  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Department of Environmental Protection and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have announced the completion of the beach and dune portion of a $57.6 million project to construct beaches and dunes in Cape May County. DEP Commissioner Bob Martin and Lt. Col. Michael Bliss, Commander, Philadelphia District of USACE, were joined this morning by […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Avalon Borough Council authorized a bid process last week for a back bay dredging project in the public channel west of 21st Street in Pennsylvania Harbor, the Cape May County Herald informs. Estimates are that the channel has filled with as much as 1,750 cubic yards of a silt-like material. Commenting the latest news, Borough Engineer […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce has just announced that their dredging forum “Keeping Our Economy Afloat” will take place on March 1, 2016 at the Greate Bay Country Club, Somers Point, NJ. The event will focus on re-use opportunities for dredge materials and proposed legislation to make permitting a simpler, more streamlined process. Dr. Stewart […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Borough of Stone Harbor (NJ) yesterday released an update on the periodic nourishment and repair of the dune and berm system in Avalon and Stone, the Avalon/Stone Harbor Beach Replenishment project. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company dredge “Texas” departed recently the Avalon work site to finish a beach fill project in Cape May. The Cape May project […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce will host its Dredging Forum “Our Economy is Aground” on Monday, October 19, 2015 at Stone Harbor Golf Club from 6:00 to 8:30 pm. Congressman Frank LoBiondo will be the keynote speaker addressing concerns on the federal level followed by a panel of speakers to discuss dredging issues […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps’ Philadelphia District has awarded a $7.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to complete periodic nourishment of the Townsends Inlet to Cape May Inlet (Avalon and Stone Harbor) Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The project is a joint effort of USACE, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District Commander, LTC David Park, toured the dredging operations at Cape May Inlet and Harbor in New Jersey recently.  The dredge Currituck, owned and operated by the USACE Wilmington District, is currently conducting the dredging works in these areas. The USACE Cape May Inlet navigation project provides a […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently completed the first of 31 Hurricane Sandy coastal resilience projects focusing on rebuilding natural areas along the Atlantic Coast. The $1.65 million beach restoration project restored five beaches on Cape May’s inner shoreline, including Kimbles Beach, Reeds Beach, Moores Beach, Cooks Beach and Pierces Point. Along with the […]

  • 17 January 2012

    Inter-agency partners will hold a ceremony to mark the completion of a more than $9 million beach replenishment project aboard Coast Guard Training Center Cape May Wednesday at 1 p.m. Representatives from the Army Corps of Engineers, the Coast Guard and the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection will disperse the last load of sand from […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to complete periodic nourishment of the Cape May Inlet to Lower Township (Cape May City) Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The $7.6 million project is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District, the U.S. […]

  • 24 October 2012

    Bathers and surfers will find Cove Beach larger next summer following a dredging and beach replenishment over the winter. City Manager Bruce MacLeod attended a pre-construction meeting October 3 for the Lower Cape May Meadows Beach restoration project. He said the contract was awarded to Weeks Marine Inc. of Cranford. MacLeod said the work is […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its state, federal and local partners marked the completion of a more than $9 million beach replenishment project Wednesday with a ceremony at the Coast Guard base. Officials from the Army Corps of Engineers, the Coast Guard, the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection and Cape May City dispersed […]

  • 14 November 2011

    A public presentation on an upcoming beach-replenishment project set to begin later this month will be made today  during the Cape May City…   (pressofatlanticcity) [mappress] Source: pressofatlanticcity, November 14, 2011;

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District has awarded a $15.4 million Cape May beach nourishment contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company. Work will be performed in Cape May, New Jersey, with an estimated completion date of March 1, 2017. The purpose of this project is to provide hurricane and coastal storm damage reduction […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois for $32.5 million to complete periodic nourishment of two projects in Cape May County, N.J. The contract calls for dredging more than 2.4 million cubic yards of sand and placing on the beaches […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo has announced that several provisions he secured to benefit South Jersey under the 2016 “Water Resources Development Act” have been approved by the House of Representatives. Included within the bill is a $55 million authorization for the construction Hereford Inlet to Cape May Inlet replenishment project. “As we have seen from […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The call to increase New Jersey beach replenishment funding to $50 million is being supported by an online petition sponsored by the Jersey Shore Partnership. The petition will be delivered to the New Jersey State House, the New Jersey State Senate and Governor Chris Christie. “The present $25 million/year Shore Protection Fund is critically underfunded and […]

  • 6 January 2011

    The dredge and a lot of sand is coming to Cove Beach next week. City Manager Bruce MacLeod attended a meeting with the U.S. Army Corps of… By Jack Fichter (capemaycountyherald) [mappress] Source: capemaycountyherald, January 6, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 27 December 2011

    A project to move sand from one portion of the city’s beaches to another has been completed with hopes a sharp drop off has been removed … By Jack Fichter (capemaycountyherald) [mappress] Source: capemaycountyherald, December 27, 2011;

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has completed a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for Channel Maintenance and Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Projects, New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway Ocean and Cape May Counties, New Jersey. The EA evaluates existing environmental, cultural, and socio-economic conditions at the proposed project sites (Mordecai Island, Avalon and Stone […]

  • 26 May 2011

    Cape May and Lower Township will receive a chunk of the $161.5 million heading New Jersey’s way during Fiscal Year 2011 for beach replenishm… (shorenewstoday) [mappress] Source: shorenewstoday, May 26, 2011;

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Congressman Jeff Van Drew has announced a fix to a 2016 objection from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that made it cost prohibitive for local towns to conduct a beach renourishment project that protects life and property from flood and coastal storm damage. The project impacts Avalon, Stone Harbor and North Wildwood. […]

  • 7 December 2011

    A beach replenishment project in Cape May County has been briefly delayed, but will soon be underway. Officials explain why, and some …   By Phaedra Laird (nbc40) [mappress] Source: nbc40, December 7, 2011;

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker yesterday announced the awarding of a combined $7.8 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to fund storm resiliency and flood mitigation efforts in South River, Wildwood and Strathmere.  “These grants will help bring our state one step closer to full recovery from Superstorm Sandy, while protecting […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials have announced a project to dredge three State navigation channels; one in Absecon Inlet in Atlantic County, one in Hereford Inlet in Cape May County and one in Cape May Harbor. The work is part of a $1.6 million dollar project to dredge the state channels that were […]