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  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has just announced that its maintenance staff will be dredging and working on the Ohio & Erie Canal for the next few weeks. NPS will temporarily close the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP), from Frazee House to Station Road Trailhead, from 7 a.m. […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) will extend the closure of a section (between Station Road Bridge Trailhead and Frazee House) of the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Brecksville and Valley View. The trail section was closed February 10-21 for canal dredging, and additional time is needed to complete the work and make repairs […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The National Park Service (NPS) has announced that it will reopen the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail from Frazee House to Station Road Trailhead now through Sunday, November 30. NPS will close the trail from Frazee House to Station Road Trailhead from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, December 1 to Friday, December 5, […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA and The National Park Service will host a public open house on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, to discuss the results of an environmental assessment regarding the Canal Diversion Dam in the Cuyahoga River. The meeting will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Happy Days Lodge. The environmental assessment was […]

  • 18 November 2011

    The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (ECHDC) will enter into an agreement with LiRo Engineers Inc. to determine the appropriate …   By Mike Puma (buffalorising) [mappress] Source: buffalorising, November 18, 2011;

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     The New York State Canal Corporation has just released this amazing video about the deployment of a new dredger for the Erie Canal dredging work.  The New York State Canal System is a navigable 524-mile inland waterway that spans upstate New York. The waterway connects the Hudson River with Lake Champlain, Lake Ontario, Cayuga […]

  • 25 October 2011

    The Erie Canal may be down but it’s not out. It is, however, literally down: Water level on the storied waterway is low, due to damage from… By RICK KARLIN (timesunion) [mappress] Source: timesunion, October 25, 2011    

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The final section of the Erie Canal between Lock E-11 (Amsterdam) and Lock E-15 (Fort Plain) that has remained closed due to flooding in the Mohawk Valley will be reopened today, the New York State Canal Corporation announced. “I want to thank Canal Corporation employees and our contractors who have worked tirelessly to repair damage […]

  • 14 December 2011

    The Thruway Authority will spend $50 million over the next two years to repair the canal system after it was devastated by floodwaters …   By Jimmy Vielkind (timesunion) [mappress] Source: timesunion, December 14, 2011;

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced the launch of an all-electric dredge tender work boat on the Erie Canal in the Utica area. The project is the result of a partnership with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT). Additionally, the New York […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and the National Park Service announced yesterday a final environmental assessment and finding of No Significant Impact for the Cuyahoga River Brecksville Dam removal project. This announcement is a final environmental signoff for a project that will restore a free-flowing Cuyahoga River between Brecksville and Cleveland, reported the EPA. The full removal of […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins and Erie Canal Harbor Development (ECHDC) President Tom Dee marked the start of construction on a demonstration project which could lead to sand beaches along Buffalo’s Outer Harbor. “Anyone visiting Gallagher Beach this past summer knows that the public has been ahead of us on this,” said Congressman Higgins. “People are already […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday announced the deployment of materials to create a new marine habitat at Fire Island Reef, as part of the state’s ongoing efforts to develop a stronger marine ecosystem off New York’s shores. Fire Island Reef is a 744-acre site located in the Atlantic […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently awarded a $425,000 contract to Ryba Marine Construction Co, for ecosystem restoration within the Stanford Run Watershed, near Peninsula, Ohio. An upgraded culvert will be installed to allow Stanford Run to flow under the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail, allowing this tributary to re-connect to […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan that calls for a variety of actions to address contamination in the Creek Corridor portion of the Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site, in Lockport, N.Y. The Creek Corridor is approximately one mile in length and extends from the Erie Canal to Harwood Street in the City […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a cleanup plan that will remove contamination in the creek corridor of the Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site in Lockport, N.Y. The creek corridor is approximately one mile in length and extends from the Erie Canal to Harwood Street in Lockport. According to EPA, the Creek and […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the 10th time over a 50 year period, the State of Ohio has selected Ellicott Dredges to supply new dredging equipment for its Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), which is responsible for maintaining the lakes in the State’s park system. The ODNR has agreed to a multimillion dollar contract to buy two new Swinging […]

  • 9 August 2013

    During a tour of the Port of Oswego day before yesterday, Representative Dan Maffei (D-NY) and Representative Richard Hanna (R-NY) announced a new effort to pass a strong Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) and bring critical support and infrastructure improvements to Central New York Ports and the Great Lakes region. This legislation will significantly impact […]

  • 12 February 2013

    The Erie Port Authority has invited bidders to submit their offers for the dredging program on Lampe Marina, the East Avenue Boat Launch, and part of the East Canal Basin. “We would be doing this dredging project normally even with the water levels being normal. But now that they are low, it is extremely important […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA Regional Administrator Cathy Stepp and Ohio EPA Director Laurie Stevenson have announced five separate grants recently awarded to Ohio EPA, Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC), Ohio Department of Natural Resources (Ohio DNR), and the Northeast Ohio Four County Regional Planning and Development Organization (NEFCO). The grants will be used to restore wetland […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new Mowat Centre study conducted for the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) finds that if water levels remain low on the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River they will have a negative economic impact on the region that could reach $18 billion by 2050. Following nearly three decades of higher than […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    AECOM, a global provider of professional technical and management support services, including a leading environmental practice, is part of a team selected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Great Lakes National Program Office to perform sediment remediation of the Buffalo River in Buffalo, N.Y. AECOM will support the prime contractor, Environmental Quality Management, Inc., in […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced his push for the Harbor Maintenance Act of 2013, which would free up critical dredging funding that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) needs in order to dredge the Buffalo River and surrounding waterways and keep the waterfront fully open for business. Each day, sediment settles at the […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    BMT Asia Pacific and BMT ARGOSS, subsidiaries of BMT Group Ltd, have been appointed by Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Group (HKND) to undertake a series of marine and port assessments for the Nicaragua Canal. BMT will assist the development and validation of the Canal’s design and operations through a structured framework. “Our Study will […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in partnership with the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and other federal partners, announced that the Urban Waters Federal Partnership is adding 11 new locations. In addition, […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With the skill of a surgeon, crews are meticulously dredging the Buffalo River, ridding it of decades of contamination, setting the stage for the restoration of habitat for fish and wildlife, improved water quality and enhanced public access. 24 hours a day, six days a week, between late June and December, operators dredge the river […]