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  • 15 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    The £2.7 million Ponteland Flood Alleviation Scheme in Northumberland, England, is the first project in the country to get off the ground out of the 22 flood defence projects to benefit from a £170 million government funding boost. The investment brings forward work on flood defence schemes across the country which will drive economic growth […]

  • 9 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE New England District has received a permit application from Quonset Development Corporation for proposed work in the West Quonset Channel in Narragansett Bay in North Kingstown, Rhode Island. The proposed project involves blasting of a rock ledge in the waters off property located at 165 Dillabur Avenue in North Kingstown. The rock ledge […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District received a permit application from the city of New Bedford for proposed work in Clark’s Cove. The project’s purpose is shoreline protection at West Rodney French Boulevard in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The proposed project in Clark’s Cove involves work to construct a breakwater and perform beach […]

  • 27 August 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has received a permit application from Cross Sound Ferry Services, Inc., for a proposed work in the Thames River. The project purpose is to reconfigure the existing site in New London, Connecticut, to maintain the function of the Cross Sound Ferry Service. The proposed work includes […]

  • 26 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    GOV.UK today announced that they welcomed the completion of an independent review aimed at reducing the risk of surface water flooding across England and is taking immediate action to implement some of its recommendations. This action will build on the recent publication of the government’s long-term plan for managing flood and coastal erosion risk to […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District has received a permit application from the Connecticut Port Authority for proposed work in the Thames River at State Pier, New London, Connecticut. The proposed project would serve as a long-term, regional wind turbine generator port facility while continuing to support other existing long term break […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Last week, New England District Commander Colonel John A. Atilano II visited the Boston Harbor Deep Draft Navigation Project in Boston, Massachusetts. The site visit featured a boat tour and dredge views and presented an opportunity to introduce himself to the Massachusetts Port Authority partners. According to USACE, the contractor has removed 10.7 million cubic […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Richmond MP Rishi Sunak visited Stokesley on Friday, 31 July to learn more about the town’s new £3.7m Flood Alleviation Scheme. During the visit, Mr Sunak was shown around areas of the town that will benefit from the scheme by representatives from the Environment Agency. Earlier this month, the government unveiled its long-term plan to […]

  • 31 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has just announced the completion of maintenance dredging project in Wells Harbor, Maine. According to the Corps, the trailing suction hopper dredge Currituck worked in Wells Harbor from July 6 to July 17, 2020. The aim of this maintenance dredging project was to increase the navigability […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Homes and businesses across the country will be better protected and more resilient in future after the government revealed its long-term plan to tackle the risks of flooding and coastal erosion, the Environment Agency reports. The measures set out in the new plan are the most comprehensive in a decade, including investment of £5.2 billion […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued proposed modifications to the 2016 cleanup plan for the “Rest of River” portion of the Housatonic River, which will result in faster and more comprehensive cleanup activity in the river and floodplain which will secure long-term, public health protections for Berkshire County residents. “EPA is making good […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has received a permit application from the town of Truro for proposed work in Eagle Neck Creek and adjacent wetlands at Old County Road, Truro. The proposed project to restore salt marsh surrounding Eagle Neck Creek contains three elements: the replacement of existing culverts under Old […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has received a permit application from the state of New Hampshire, PDA Port Authority for maintenance dredging of Rye Harbor. According to USACE, the proposed work involves dredging within the designated setback area of the Corps’ Civil Works project known as the Rye Harbor Federal Navigation […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has received a permit application from the Portland Harbor Commission for dredging of Rye Harbor and Fore River in Portland and South Portland, Maine. The proposed work involves the dredging of accumulated sediment at 47 separate waterfront sites including 21 piers, 10 marinas, a public boat […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Plans for state-of-the-art new coastal defences in Southsea have been given the green light as government awarded nearly £100m of funding to the project. Funding from the Environment Agency was the final hurdle the Portsmouth City Council project had to overcome and work is now set to start on site later this year. Cllr David […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency has just announced that a major annual scheme to replenish Lincolnshire’s beaches will get underway in June 2020, helping reduce the risk of flooding up and down the coast. The £7m beach management scheme sees sand dredged from the seabed and pumped onto the beach to replace levels lost to the sea […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of a £46 million flood defense scheme in Rochdale and Littleborough has been given the green light by Rochdale Borough Council’s Planning Department. Led by the Environment Agency in partnership with Rochdale Council, the new scheme features a range of measures to reduce the risk of flooding across Rochdale and Littleborough including […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Portland is seeking a permit from the Army Corps New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with construction of a confined aquatic disposal (CAD) cell in Portland Harbor in South Portland, Maine. This work is proposed in the Fore River in Portland Harbor in South Portland. […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Wood Island and Pool at Biddeford Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Biddeford, Maine. The proposed work involves maintenance dredging of portions of the 10-foot-deep Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) Federal navigation channel and 6-foot-deep basin at Biddeford Pool, […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Phase 2 of the Muddy River Flood Risk Management construction project in Boston and Brookline, Massachusetts, will be completed under the terms of a $36.5 million contract issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The non-Federal sponsors for the project are the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the City of Boston, and the […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is partnering with the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and the City of East Providence to test the effectiveness of “living shoreline” erosion controls at Rose Larisa Park. The construction contract was awarded to SumCo Eco-Contracting of Salem, Mass. through a competitive bidding process. The project is funded in […]

  • 26 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 20-26, 2020).   Julong CSD Kicks Off Dredging Work in Su Ya Lake, China Julong’s two unit 20-inch dredger CSD500, equipped with France Baudouin brand diesel engine with total power of 2000hp, is starting the dredging operations in Su […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District, is nearing the milestone of removing 10 million cubic yards of dredge material as part of Phase II of the three-phased Boston Harbor Navigation Improvement Project in Boston, Massachusetts. Approximately one million cubic yards of ordinary and hard dredge material remain to complete the current […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of the Block Island Harbor of Refuge Federal Navigation Project (FNP) on Block Island, Rhode Island. The Town of New Shoreham is the sponsor and requested that this project be maintained, said USACE. The proposed work involves maintenance dredging of portions of […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lynde Point Land Trust, Inc., is seeking a permit from the USACE New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with stabilizing long-term shoreline erosion and protecting Lynde Point Marsh in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. This work is proposed in Long Island Sound and Crab Creek east and northeast of 6 […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Essential beach management works that will protect the district’s coastline started last week in south-east England, informs the Folkestone and Hythe District Council (FHDC). The work – which involves the recycling and regrading of shingle beaches between Fisherman’s Beach in Hythe to Folkestone Harbor – always takes place around this time of year. Following the […]