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  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, announced the initiation of emergency regulatory permitting procedures in response to conditions resulting from possible erosion and storm damage associated with Hurricane Irma in South Carolina that will last until March 18, 2018. “Any resident of South Carolina that feels they have an emergency situation as a […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has announced that more than $100 million was allocated to the district’s Civil Works program for FY 2017. The FY 2017 program includes funding outlined in yesterday’s Work Plan as well as emergency appropriations provided by the December 2016 continuing resolution. Highlights include $17.5 million to initiate […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Col. Matthew W. Luzzatto will assume command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, in a change of command ceremony this Friday, July 10, at 10 a.m. at The Citadel’s Mark Clark Hall in the Buyer Auditorium. Luzzatto replaces Lt. Col. John T. Litz, who completes his two-year term before reporting to […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, yesterday announced that the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2016 includes approximately $28.5 million for the civil works program of the District. According to USACE, the budget reflects the Administration’s priorities to support and improve the Nation’s economy, protect the American people, and restore the environment. The budget allocated $25 million […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has released a summary of project activities and accomplishments for Fiscal Year 14.  The Charleston District has a unique and varied program that grows larger every year. The programs include the Civil Works, Regulatory, Military, and International and Interagency Support (IIS) programs, serving a diverse group of customers not only […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, held a series of events for the Folly Beach Shore Protection Project. Each event targeted a different group of people in order to provide detailed information about a project that will directly affect thousands of residents, visitors and tourists for the next decade. The shore […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, the White House released the U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015, which included more than $22.7 million for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District. The budget includes $695,000 for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 project to complete feasibility study efforts, which includes completion of and […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Charleston District will be holding a public meeting for the Folly Beach Shore Protection Project (February 19, Tides Hotel, 1 Center Street, Folly Beach, S.C.) to educate the public and media about the project. Project managers will be available to answer questions, and interactive displays will also be available for attendees to get a […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has introduced a list of plans and programs that they have undertaken in fiscal year 2013. “This announcement includes our big accomplishments and also the full list of everything we did for our customers throughout the fiscal year 2013,” they stated. Civil Works Charleston Harbor • Dredging: […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Charleston District manages many projects in the public eye that have crucial impacts on the nation. One of the District’s most prominent current projects is the Charleston Harbor Post 45 harbor deepening feasibility study. Post 45 has been a main focus for the District’s civil works program for the past year and a half […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Charleston Peninsula Coastal Flood Risk Management Study – a three-year, $3 million federal study to develop a feasible peninsula-wide coastal storm risk reduction plan – was released last month. In recognition of the importance of this project and circumstances associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, the standard 30-day comment period was already expanded to the […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Board of the Eastern Chapter has announced that the Eastern Chapter Western Dredging Association Fall 2020 Conference will be held in Historic Charleston, SC. The conference is taking place from Wednesday, October 14, through Friday, October 16, 2020 at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston. According to the announcement, since last year’s revamped meeting […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has just released this beautiful photo of the first load of dredged material from the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project’s Lower Harbor contract. The material, dredged by Norfolk Dredging Company, is being taken to the offshore dredge material disposal site. The approximately $124 million contract covers […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging Co., Chesapeake, Virginia, has won a $124,460,600 firm-fixed-price contract for the next phase of the Charleston harbor dredging project. According to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), dredging will be performed in Charleston, South Carolina, with an estimated completion date of July 5, 2022. This contract covers the Lower Harbor to Wando Welch […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations in the Charleston Harbor Entrance Channel – part of the Post 45 Harbor Deepening Project – are moving forward, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, informs. Executing the first two contracts for this $529 million project, three dredgers and roughly 40 support vessels began deepening and extending the Entrance Channel to […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, yesterday announced that they have received $138 million in construction funding for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project in the President’s Budget. “This allows us to stay on schedule with the deepening. We also received operations and maintenance funds of $19.4 million for Charleston Harbor, $3.9 […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dredge Ellis Island, which is the largest hopper dredger in the U.S., is currently removing limestone from the entrance channel of the Charleston Harbor, as part of the Post 45 Deepening project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has just released this amazing photo of a skimmer on the dredger, removing water […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is set to hold a public information meeting to explore concepts that could reduce risk from sea level rise, storm surge and tidal flooding on the Charleston Peninsula.  This meeting will take place on Thursday, January 31st, at Citadel Alumni Center, 69 Hagood Ave., Charleston, SC. The Charleston […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging in the Charleston Harbor Entrance Channel is underway as the first part of the Post 45 Harbor Deepening Project.  Working on the first two contracts for the $529 million project, three dredges and roughly 40 support vessels began deepening and extending the Entrance Channel to 54 feet in March. “The first two contracts revolve […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has received supplemental funding for disaster recovery projects on Folly Beach, Myrtle Beach, Edisto Beach, Pawleys Island, the Charleston Harbor and the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway as part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. The Charleston District has already received and used $29 million of this funding […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, last week hosted a tour of the dredger Texas, a cutter suction dredging vessel currently working in the Charleston Harbor Entrance Channel on the Post 45 Deepening Project. The Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project looks to address transportation inefficiencies by deepening and widening Charleston Harbor to […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) president and CEO, Jim Newsome, Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army for Civil Works, R.D. James, and other officials gathered on Friday, March 2, to celebrate the beginning of construction on the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. Charleston Harbor Deepening to 52 feet will make Charleston the deepest harbor on the […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard said in its latest announcement that the cutter suction dredger Charleston will begin maintenance dredging operation for the upper Delaware River on or about October 21 through December 15, 2017, in between Keystone Range and the Fairless Hills turning basin. The dredger, owned by Norfolk Dredging Company, will begin north of […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District has awarded the first construction contract for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project. The $47 million contract was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC. The contract is for new work and maintenance dredging of approximately six million cubic yards of material from the […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard said in its latest announcement that they are establishing two safety zones to facilitate the deepening of the main navigational channel in the Delaware River on or about August 30, 2017, through March 15, 2018. During this time, the dredgers Essex and Charleston, owned by Norfolk Dredging Company, will be dredging […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District’s largest navigation scheme, the Post 45 Deepening Project has entered the final phase, according to the Lt. Col. Matthew Luzzatto, the District Engineer. The project recently received authorization to proceed under the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act. The WIIN Act was signed into law in […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A delegation from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Charleston District’s operations division toured the USACE dredge Wheeler last week. The Wheeler, based out of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, is in Charleston for repairs. This hopper dredge is scheduled to be operational in the Southwest Pass by February 23, the […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The White House has released the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2017, which included approximately $21.3 million for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District. The budget allocated funds for maintenance dredging, condition surveys and environmental activities. Funds consist of $13.92 million for Charleston Harbor maintenance dredging, $6.37 million […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The past two months have been huge for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project. Getting deeper and deeper into the phases, the project hit two major milestones, which has officially moved Post 45 from the Feasibility Phase to the Preconstruction Engineering and Design Phase. In December, Lt. Col. Matthew Luzzatto, Charleston District commander, and Jim […]