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  • 16 November 2012

    Rudee Inlet, a man-made inlet sited along one of Virginia Beach’s most dynamic shorelines, was recently dredged as a result of shoaling from Hurricane Sandy. In the wake of the tropical storm, the city of Virginia Beach requested the Corps conduct emergency dredging of Rudee Inlet because of significant shoaling. The cost of the six-day […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge Barrier Beach has entered the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) annual list of the nation’s best restored beaches. This restoration scheme was a federal project funded by the Hurricane Sandy Relief Act, restoring two miles of a beach/berm/dune/back barrier complex with 1.4 million cubic yards of sand. According to […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Arcadis today announced its selection as Engineer of Record for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) flood protection multiphase design of New York City’s East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR) Project in the borough of Manhattan. Arcadis is part of a team supporting New York City’s efforts to safeguard the Lower East Side against severe weather events and […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) completed the Holgate beachfill operations on November 23, 2016, marking the conclusion of initial construction of Long Beach Island’s dune and berm system. Dune grass planting is also in progress, with completion anticipated by mid-February. As the USACE said on its […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Stone Harbor joined other select beach communities throughout the State of New Jersey with a “Stronger than the Storm” event on the Borough’s beachfront. Nearly 500 residents, visitors, and school children helped Mayor and Council cut a ribbon to show that Stone Harbor is open for business, and the recovery from Hurricane Sandy is complete. […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews have resumed pumping sand onto the beaches of Rockaway as part of the Corps of Engineers’ effort to repair and restore the engineered beach there to provide coastal storm risk management benefits to the community. Work was temporarily stopped this summer when, as expected, crews moving east reached nesting areas of the endangered piping […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, at the Scenic Hudson Riverfront Park in Irvington, Senator Schumer called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to include Hudson River communities in the $20 million comprehensive study of flood-prone coastal populations that were impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Schumer highlighted that the Army Corps study, which is still in planning stages, is […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced yesterday that dredging operations continue without delays on the St Lucie Inlet Navigation Project. The work is in response to impacts from Hurricane Sandy’s passage in 2012, and is 100% federally funded under the Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FCCE) program. The Corps awarded the $6,465,000 […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    On the Eastern Shore’s lacey, Atlantic-facing coast, two main channels in Finney Creek and Bradford Bay cut their way inland toward the Victorian-era town of Wachapreague, Virginia. The channels, which provide tourism and commerce to Wachapreague and navigation abilities to the U.S. Coast Guard, have naturally silted over time, but the process was given a […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Northeast Fisheries Science Center breakwater in Woods Hole, Mass., is being repaired under the terms of a $305,000.00 contract issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Construction started on December 11, 2014 and is scheduled to be completed on January 31, 2015. The contract was […]

  • 12 December 2012

    At a press conference held on Monday morning, Congressman Tim Bishop announced that approvals are now in place to shore up Tiana Beach, which was severely eroded during Hurricane Sandy with the dunes washing across Dune Road. The approval comes just about a week after dredge equipment arrived at the Shinnecock Inlet for a scheduled […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the city of Norfolk have announced a three-month delay in the start of construction of a coastal storm damage reduction project for Willoughby Spit and East Ocean View beach areas  due to the receipt of an unacceptable bid in response to the solicitation.   The Corps and the […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that the $7.2 million contract awarded by the Army Corps of Engineers to place 600,000 cubic yards of sand along Coney Island commenced last weekend. Schumer fought for and secured approval for this emergency project as part of the Coney Island Reach project, which extends from West 37th Street […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) released the following statement applauding President Obama’s inclusion of $8.6 million for New Haven harbor maintenance in his 2014 budget request. In December, DeLauro asked the Administration to include funds for the maintenance in his budget. “This is good news for New Haven and I applaud the Administration for including the […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bechtel’s senior ports specialist, Marco Pluijm, announced today that analyzing natural barrier islands could help to make coastal infrastructure more sustainable and resilient. The new approach marks a huge step-change in the way marine infrastructure is currently designed, which is usually based on studying trends and processes that are hard to predict. Presenting at the […]

  • 30 July 2014

    As a part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the State of Rhode Island have signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $200,000 to evaluate sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. Under this agreement, […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and the 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the Chief’s Report for the “New Jersey Beneficial Use of Dredged Material for the Delaware River Feasibility Study” – a significant milestone for the proposed project. The signing of the report advances the project to Congress for […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On December 21, with the completion of a project in Westhampton, NY, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division finished its last of 25 emergency beach repair projects authorized after Hurricane Sandy. This effort, funded under the Corps’ Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FC&CE) program, served to repair and restore coastal storm risk […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) will dedicate the Atlantic Sand Assessment Project (ASAP) core storage repository on Tuesday, October 25 at 11:00 a.m. The collection is a result of the BOEM-funded project to create a new inventory of potential offshore sediment resources in Federal waters in the […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice have announced that a contract has been awarded for phase one of the Long Beach Island Dune Project. The $37.6 million contract was awarded to H&L Contracting and consists of groin rehabilitation and construction of new groins. “The Long Beach dune rehabilitation and protection project […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced today that construction activities are ongoing with the Palm Beach County Beach Erosion Control Project. The work is in response to impacts from Hurricane Sandy’s passage in 2012. Beach renourishment provides significant storm damage protection benefits for upland structures in addition to restoring shorebird and marine […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are seeking public comment on an interim report that is a milestone in developing a comprehensive flood-mitigation strategy for the state’s extensive back bay areas. The Army Corps’ New Jersey Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management interim report released yesterday will inform decisions […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $20.3 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., LLC of Oak Brook, Ill. for the beach nourishment project north of Rodanthe on Hatteras Island to protect this vulnerable stretch of N.C.12. The contractor will use two dredges to expedite the project, which is expected […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The second phase of the Camp Cronin stone revetment and East Shore Arm breakwater repair project is about to begin, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, informs.  The scheme will be completed under the terms of a $8.5 million contract, awarded to RC&D, Inc., of Pawtucket, RI, last year. The construction project started in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 August 2013

    Contractors smoothed out the last of the sand on the beach here Aug. 1, completing a beach renourishment project that widened the buffer between punishing storm surge and the city’s homes, businesses and tourist attractions. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with the city of Virginia Beach to complete the $11.95 million […]