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  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rob Portman released the following statement after the Senate passed legislation to prevent the Army Corps’ of Engineers from disposing of dredged materials from the Cleveland Harbor Project in Lake Erie without approval by the Ohio EPA.  “The Cleveland Harbor project is vital to all of Ohio and we must ensure that the […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Senator Rob Portman, chairman of U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI), has sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter requesting information regarding the Army Corps of Engineer’s efforts to dredge the Cleveland Harbor. PSI will examine allegations that the Corps deliberately reduced its budget for the Cleveland Harbor project in order to […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Jess Levenson, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District Public Affairs Specialist, recently reported on the Cleveland Harbor dredging project. In a video, which was released last Friday, Levenson updated on the Cleveland scheme that will provide a safe and navigable channel throughout the Harbor. The Army Corps estimates that approximately 200,000 cubic yards […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, and the Cleveland Harbor stakeholders have released a scoping information packet to begin a dredged material management plan for Cleveland Harbor. The purpose of the scoping packet is to disseminate information regarding the development of a 20 year dredged material management plan for Cleveland Harbor, Ohio.  This […]

  • 20 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), along with Congressman Dave Joyce (R-Ohio), sent a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy urging her to push for a swift solution that will allow dredging of Northeast Ohio’s waterways to begin next month. Following statements by the U.S. Army […]

  • 11 April 2010

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — A money crisis threatens to close Cleveland’s port to millions of dollars of commercial shipping by 2015, a top administrator with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers warned in a recent letter to Gov. Ted Strickland… [mappress] Source:bcleveland,April 11,2010;

  • 23 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Operations & Maintenance

    Comments close tomorrow on the application for the Cleveland Harbor dredged material management plan (DMMP). This 20-year dredged material management plan for the Cleveland Harbor was jointly presented by City of Cleveland, the Port of Cleveland, Ohio EPA, and the Army Corps. The array of alternatives to address the 20 year plan for dredged material […]

  • 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, […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following video after he addressed the Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army-Civil Works on dredging the Cleveland Harbor. Gibbs, who heads a House Transportation Subcommittee that oversees the Army Corps of Engineers, asked Assistant Secretary about the dispute during a Wednesday hearing on the Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, has been named as one of two “Proving Grounds” for the USACE, Engineering with Nature (EWN) program. EWN is defined as the intentional alignment of natural and engineering processes to efficiently and sustainably deliver economic environmental and social benefits through collaborative processes. Many projects in the […]

  • 9 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Kokosing Construction out of Cheboygan, Michigan, is working on a project that will repair a damaged portion of the Cleveland Harbor West Breakwater in Cleveland, Ohio. “Buffalo District is proud to be able to contribute to the safety of the Cleveland Harbor through this repair of the west breakwater,” said Lt. Col. Eli Adams, U.S. […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced last Friday, December 18, that the state has filed a request for a public hearing over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ proposed plan to place dredged material from the Cleveland Harbor directly in Lake Erie. Dredging ensures that water is deep enough for commercial cargo ships to safely […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just released findings on Dredged Sediment Placement – Cleveland Harbor report, confirming that most of the dredged sediment from the project is suitable for open-lake placement. In accordance with federal standards, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District Commander, Lt. Col. Karl D. Jansen, has determined the Federal Standard for […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, is working on the Cleveland Harbor East Breakwater project to repair the $31 million worth of damages caused by Superstorm Sandy, October 2012. Repair work to the 4,275 linear feet of breakwater is being completed by Great Lakes Dock & Materials L.L.C. and includes the placement of […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, hosted on Tuesday, February 17th 2015, a public hearing regarding the dredging of Cleveland Harbor at the request of the Ohio Attorney General. USACE also conducted a media roundtable on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, to address follow-up questions. At the hearing, Buffalo District Commander LTC Karl D. Jansen explained how […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has begun repair work to the Cleveland Harbor East Breakwater to repair the $24.9 million worth of damages caused by Superstorm Sandy, October 2012. Repair work to the 3,200 linear feet of breakwater is being completed by Great Lakes Dock & Materials L.L.C., Muskegon, MI and includes […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kososing Construction of Cheboygan, Michigan, has won a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District’s $5.9 million contract to repair a damaged portion of the Cleveland Harbor West Breakwater in Cleveland, Ohio. According to USACE, the contractor is anticipated to begin work during fall 2019, which will include construction of steel sheet pile walls and […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Off the shores of Cleveland Harbor, rising out of Lake Erie like a wave of concrete and stones, sits the Cleveland Breakwater offering 24,570 feet of safe navigation and protection for the harbor. The first pieces of the breakwater were built in 1827. Over the years, Lake Erie ice and wave action has put the […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has agreed to dredge the full six miles of the lower Cuyahoga River and the Port of Cleveland. The project started yesterday and will continue through mid-July. Sediment removed from the channel will be placed into confined disposal facilities (CDFs), near Burke Front Airport, Cleveland, OH. USACE had […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District will host a media event commemorating the completion of the Cleveland Harbor East Breakwater Repair project, Monday, December 5 at 3:00pm at the Forest City Yacht Club. Repair work to the approximately 4,400 linear feet of breakwater began in the beginning of June 2015. The work was […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will commence the Cleveland Harbor dredging program next month to facilitate the 2014 shipping season. “Dredging the harbor is an absolute must for Northern Ohio manufacturing and the thousands of jobs it supports,” said U.S. Representative Marcy Kaptur. “I am relieved that Cleveland will stay open for business this […]

  • 6 February 2013

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) reintroduced legislation that would ensure increased funding for maintenance and operations of federal ports—including Cleveland’s. The Harbor Maintenance Act would ensure that funds deposited in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund go toward maintenance, operations, and construction at federal ports. Cleveland Harbor supports 4,000 jobs and generates $280 million in revenue […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senior U.S. District Judge, Donald Nugent, ruled in favor of the state of Ohio on Friday, ordering the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to pay the costs of dumping sediment from its 2015 dredging into lake contaminant dikes. In his 52-page opinion, Judge Donald Nugent said that USACE “unreasonably delayed” the dredging of the Cuyahoga […]

  • 20 May 2011

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) said that $10,680,000 is available to dredge the Cleveland harbor and $443,000 is available to dredge the Lor… By Kim Wendel (wkyc) [mappress] Source: wkyc, May 20, 2011;

  • 4 November 2011

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown discussed issues pertaining to the Cleveland Harbor in a meeting yesterday with officials from the Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District, which encompasses northern Ohio. Brown met with Deputy District Commander Martin Lewton, Deputy for Programs, Planning, and Project Management Thomas Switala, Chief of Programs and Project Management Ron Kozlowski, and […]