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  • 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 […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District awarded a $1.3 million construction contract last week to Midwest Construction of Nebraska City to repair damages to the Cedar Creek – Omaha Fish & Wildlife Platte River Right Bank Levee System. This levee system protects more than $12 million of property along the right bank of […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District and the Cedar Bayou Navigation District (CBND) are set to begin construction of the Cedar Bayou Channel Improvement Project.  Construction of the project is expected to begin February 2020. A Project Partnership Agreement was formally signed by USACE Galveston District and CBND on September 23, which initiates […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine Inc. completed dredging operations in Harvey Cedars, Ocean County, NJ, earlier this month, meaning that the replenishment work on all of Long Beach Island is, for now, wrapped up. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District had awarded this contract to the Cranford, NJ based marine construction and dredging company to repair and renourish […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Years of hard work and perseverance have paid off yesterday, as the City of Cedar Rapids received word they will get $117 million in Federal funding for its planned Flood Control System. Commenting the latest announcement, Jeff Pomeranz, Cedar Rapids City Manager, said: “The announcement of this federal funding award to Cedar Rapids marks a milestone […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on plans to stabilize the Red Cedar River streambank, located approximately a half mile north of Colfax, Wisconsin.  The project would prevent the failing streambank from undermining the roadway and ensure the continued safe usage of an important transportation route for the region. […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Cedar Falls is conducting a Public Informational Meeting to discuss the planned improvements to the Cedar Falls Levee System. After historic flooding that occurred in June of 2008, the city decided that increasing the protection level of the downtown flood levee and floodwall system was one of the highest priorities for the […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Borough of Harvey Cedars has just announced that a beach replenishment scheme will begin in the Borough within the next 7 days. This project will repair and restore the dunes as well as replenish over 100 feet of flat beach from Cumberland Avenue to 78th Street. The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, will […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, has released for public review and comment the Cedar Lake Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study, Cedar Lake, Ind., Draft Feasibility Report and Integrated Environmental Assessment.  The draft feasibility report, completed in collaboration with the nonfederal sponsor, the Town of Cedar Lake, describes an ecosystem restoration project that […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Renton, WA, is currently conducting a maintenance dredging project on the Cedar River to prevent flooding of the surrounding community. The King County Flood Control District is funding over $13 million for the overall project and is providing approximately $7.5 million to fund the project’s construction. Approximately 120,000 cubic yards of gravel and […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Renton (WA) is working on a project that will dredge 1.25-mile stretch of the lower Cedar River this summer, reducing the risk of seasonal flooding in the area.  The city has selected the Coast and Harbor Engineering (CHE) team to assist with planning, permitting, developing plans and specifications for the Cedar River Maintenance Dredge […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cedar Bayou and Vinson Slough channels were opened on September 25, 2014, after having been sealed in the 1970s and enduring decades of negative impacts from siltation and low water flows.  The restoration of Cedar Bayou and Vinson Slough has created the vital connection from Mesquite and Aransas Bays to the Gulf of Mexico. Here […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that, in another important legal victory for the State’s coastal protection efforts, a jury has determined that a Harvey Cedars couple should receive $300 as compensation for an easement on their property needed to build a sand dune and beachfront protection project – significantly less than the $800,000 […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on its draft feasibility study and environmental assessment of ecosystem restoration projects in the Cedar Creek watershed in the vicinity of Springfield, Ore. Co-sponsored by the City of Springfield and Lane County, the Springfield Metropolitan Waterways Ecosystem Restoration feasibility study recommends restoring floodplain structure and […]

  • 26 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Dunedin consultant, Taylor Engineering, has completed a Draft Alternative Analysis Report on the dredging of Lake Sperry and Cedar Creek. That report will be discussed by the City Commission at their regularly-scheduled meeting of January 23, 2014. This is preliminary to completion of their final report which is anticipated for April 2014. […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Brookhaven Supervisor Ed Romaine and Councilwoman Jane Bonner have announced the completion of a beach replenishment project at Cedar Beach in Mount Sinai. The project, which was completed in-house by town workers from the Parks and Waste Management Departments, restored the beach in the eastern bathing section and in front of the concession stand that […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a contract for maintenance dredging of Cedar River Harbor in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The contract, for $192,700, goes to MCM Marine, Inc. of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. This is one of seven dredging contracts to be awarded using $5.9 million of dredging funds provided by the […]

  • 14 June 2013

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has announced a plan for the Cedar Hammock dredging program. This development program includes the construction of stone riprap revetment for erosion control that includes bedding stone and geotextile with portions to be grouted on the channel side slopes, widening and deepening of the trapezoidal channel, transportation of […]

  • 14 February 2013

    The Kingsville’s Cedar Island Harbour is in desperate need of dredging, according to Dan Krutsch with Landmark Engineers. The current siltation of the harbour is making difficulties for boaters to access launch ramps, docks and fuel stations. Regarding this critical condition of the harbour, Krutsch stated: “There is limited water depth at many locations, and […]

  • 10 December 2012

    The proposed dredging project on the Cedar Island Harbour will be the main topic of tonight’s meeting between the members of the Cedar Island Yacht Club and the Kingsville council. The current siltation of the harbor is making difficulties for boaters to access launch ramps, docks and fuel stations, according to blackburnnews.com. This venture should […]

  • 23 February 2012

    The Coastal Conservation Association Texas recently announced a $500,000 matching grant to initiate a new push in generating the funding to open Aransas County’s Cedar Bayou and Vincent Slough. After decades of negative impacts from siltation and low water flows, an estimated $6.5 million effort will be required to open the vital connection from Mesquite […]

  • 15 August 2011

    As the county awaits word on its applications for Coastal Erosion Planning and Response Act (CEPRA) and British Petroleum (BP) funds,… (rockportpilot) [mappress] Source: rockportpilot, August 15, 2011

  • 1 August 2011

      Community leaders are sailing into new territory with a major lake restoration project finally on the horizon.   (nwitimes) [mappress] Source: nwitimes, August 1, 2011

  • 27 July 2011

    The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has signed off on the permit for Cedar Bayou dredging, according to a letter received from … (rockportpilot) [mappress] Source: rockportpilot, July 27, 2011;

  • 5 January 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is scheduled to begin pipeline dredging at Cedar Bayou and Anahuac Channel in Chambers… (dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, January 5, 2011;

  • 21 April 2010

    HARVEY CEDARS — Contractors for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expect to have all the dredging and sand replacement for the ongoing beach replenishment project completed by mid-June… [mappress] Source:app,April 21,2010;

  • 11 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    HARVEY CEDARS – The 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week, estimated $25 million beachfill project is on target to be completed in March despite several setbacks due to inclement weather since work began about a month ago… Source: Press of Atlantic City, December 10, 2009

  • 18 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    HARVEY CEDARS – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and contractor Weeks Marine dumped the first load of sand Tuesday morning on the borough’s 86th Street beach, marking the beginning of the long-awaited beach-replenishment project… Source: Press of Atalantic City, November 17, 2009;

  • 10 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment on its draft feasibility report and Environmental Assessment on making modifications to Brunswick harbor to increase transportation efficiencies and reduce costs. “This deep draft navigation feasibility study will analyze alternatives for navigation improvements to Brunswick Harbor,” according to the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental […]