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  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In 2012, the U.S. was hit with one of the most memorable and destructive hurricanes yet, Hurricane Sandy. Two years later Sandy is still having a huge impact on both land and sea. The USACE’s New England District is on a mission to restore and clean the beaches and channels in Block Island, RI. The […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Deputy Commanding General, Major General Rick Stevens, spent two days with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division this week. Major General Rick Stevens yesterday participated in a pre-construction inspection of areas on Staten Island where the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, will shortly […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 New Jersey signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $400,000 to identify sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. The agreement will help […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Brad Schneider (IL-10) announced that the Army Corps of Engineers has awarded $990,000 in funding for dredging in Waukegan Harbor to clean up shoaling caused by Hurricane Sandy and allow the Harbor to reopen to navigation. The funding was awarded as part of the $821 million approved […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck will join today Marc Matsil of the Trust for Public Land and Richard Nicotra of the Nicotra Group to highlight the importance of wetlands in protecting communities from the dangers of severe storms such as Hurricane Sandy. The event will take place at the Staten […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    On the third anniversary of Hurricane Sandy striking the Northeast on October 29, 2012, the USACE continues to move forward with authorized and funded projects, completing the 25th and final Flood Control and Coastal Emergency project and making visible progress in other project areas. Together with its federal, state, local and industry partners, the Army […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District awarded an $18.3 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois to place approximately 1.2 million cubic yards of sand to restore New Jersey beaches from Asbury Park to Avon-by-the-Sea as part of an emergency shore protection project which repairs and […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging is underway at Fire Island National Seashore to improve public access to marina and docking facilities affected by Hurricane Sandy. The $2.9 million project, funded through Sandy relief aid, was designed to ensure safe access to the Sailors Haven and Watch Hill marinas on Fire Island by restoring navigation channels to a width of […]

  • 21 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    BOEM will meet with members of the Florida Sand Management Working Group at the Delray Beach Marriott on Tuesday, September 24, 2013, from 1:00-5:00 pm in Delray Beach, Fla. The meeting will take place before the official start of the Florida Shore and Beach Preservation Association annual conference. BOEM’s objectives for the meeting are to […]

  • 3 December 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has reached the milestone of awarding the final contract for the repair and restoration of previously constructed coastal storm risk reduction projects impacted by Hurricane Sandy in New York and northern New Jersey. The late October award for the repair and restore of the Westhampton Coastal […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance and repair of the Nantucket Harbor east and west jetties in Nantucket, Mass. The proposed work involves urgently needed repair and maintenance of the east and west jetties of the Nantucket Harbor Federal Navigation Project that sustained damage during Hurricane Sandy in October […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    H&L Contracting resumed dredging operations at Watch Hill on Fire Island this week, according to the National Park Service. The project, aimed at maintaining safe, public access to marina and docking facilities impacted by Hurricane Sandy, was stalled in early January due to severe winter weather and extensive ice in the Great South Bay. Dredging efforts […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. yesterday announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded the Department of Environmental Protection a grant of $55 million to reimburse the state’s Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The work being reimbursed provided for the removal of the sand and silt debris impacting state maintained navigable waterways as […]

  • 31 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., yesterday praised passage of legislation that will provide $60.4 billion to help recover from Hurricane Sandy and other disasters in 2012 such as Hurricane Isaac. Areas in Louisiana affected by Hurricane Isaac will greatly benefit from increased funding to FEMA’s Disaster Relief Fund, the Corps of Engineers and USDA […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration- Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division (EFLHD) is preparing an Environmental Assessment (EA) to evaluate a range of alternatives to address access, safety, and shoreline resiliency at Fort Tilden, Gateway National Recreation Area due to changes brought about by Hurricane Sandy in 2012.  Hurricane […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As 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) announced an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Philadelphia District, and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), for the use of Outer Continental […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth has joined with Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), and Congressman Steve Israel (D-Huntington) in announcing a federal grant totaling $4.1 million to repair damage done to Manhasset Bay during Hurricane Sandy. The grant, provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), along with $460,312.83 in funding […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 Florida signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $200,000 to evaluate sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. In addition, the agreement will […]

  • 18 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As 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 New Hampshire signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $200,000 to identify sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. The agreement will help BOEM […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help protect and restore coastal areas damaged by Hurricane Sandy, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today announced an agreement with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) authorizing the dredging of up to one million cubic yards […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    As a follow-up to a recent announcement regarding the Army Corps of Engineers awarding funding to restore Fort Pierce Beach and the Martin County shore to their pre-Hurricane Sandy conditions, Congressman Patrick E. Murphy (FL-18) announced yesterday that the Army Corps has also allocated funds to begin engineering and design activities to prepare for dredging […]

  • 20 December 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has completed and released the findings of the Hurricane Sandy Coastal Projects Performance Evaluation Study that was conducted in accordance with the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 (Public Law 113-2, or often referred to as the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill). USACE was directed by Chapter 4 of […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, reinforced the north jetty at the Indian River Inlet as part of Hurricane Sandy Repairs. Work involved placing marine mattresses, filling voids and positioning capstones on top. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, April 24, 2014

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    United States Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward J. Markey, along with Representative Stephen F. Lynch have announced nearly $1.7 million in federal funding for the Town of Scituate to fortify the Third Cliff seawall. The Third Cliff was damaged during Hurricane Sandy in 2012 and the federal funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Jon Runyan applauded the Army Corps of Engineers for their plan to include the Manasquan Inlet to Barnegat Inlet Shore Protection project in its newly released report to Congress. The ACOE estimates the cost of the project to be $85 million. Runyan made the following statement regarding the report: “I am pleased that the […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved Project Implementation Reports that will result in renourishment of North and South Reach beaches in Brevard County, with the federal government footing virtually 100 percent of the estimated $29.3 million cost to restore parts of the county’s eroded shoreline. In late October 2012, Hurricane Sandy caused high […]