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  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), a dredging contractor from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $26.2 million contract for maintenance dredging of Fire Island Inlet and Shores Westerly to Jones Inlet. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). “Work will be performed in Copiague, New York, […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    A New York State senator is calling for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to “immediately” dredge Jones Inlet for safer navigation after a fatal boating accident on May 2, Newsday reports.  Senator Todd Kaminsky requested in a May 4 letter that the federal agency dredge the inlet that is a major waterway between Nassau […]

  • 8 May 2013

    Congressman Tim Bishop announced that a long-awaited $3.4 million federal project to mitigate erosion that is threatening homes to the east of Mattituck Inlet and the integrity of the Inlet itself will proceed this fall under a US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) program known as CAP 111 that will fund planning, engineering, and construction […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Coastal Engineering has launched a major project utilizing sand dredged to create a safe boat channel for Little Egg Inlet to repair beaches and dunes on southern Long Beach Island that have sustained significant erosion from storms, reports the DEP. Oak Brook, Ill.-based Great Lakes Dock and Dredge […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Coastal communities will have another tool to understand the impact of opening tidal inlets in terms of the abundance of marine life and tourist dollars with the latest data from Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies. “There are areas all along the Gulf Coast experiencing this problem of closed tidal inlets due to […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has begun emergency dredging of Moriches Inlet navigation channel to remove hazardous shoals, a shallow formation of sand that is a navigation or grounding hazard to U.S. Coast Guard and recreational vessels, following a series of Nor’easters from March 2018. These conditions have created a safety […]

  • 28 August 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, plans to invite bidders for the Chincoteague Inlet dredging project. During this program, the contractor will need to remove critical shoals from the channels and restore previously authorized navigable depth and to provide safe access for shallow draft vessels transiting the Chincoteague Inlet. The dredging will involve […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Palm Beach Board of Commissioners agreed yesterday to exclude funding for a proposed U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lake Worth Inlet navigational improvement project from the port’s Master Plan Update. In discussing the 10-year time span between the study and the Thursday evening decision, the port’s board of commissioners recognized that its Master Plan […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    At its October 28 meeting, the Martin County Board of County Commissioners voted 4-0 to approve an interlocal agreement with the Town of Jupiter Island relating to the St. Lucie Inlet. With this agreement, the parties will work collaboratively regarding Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) permits and the development of a new Inlet Management […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Ferry Division will once again be testing the waters of its original “short route” in Hatteras Inlet this week, after an Army Corps of Engineers dredge departed the area Monday. The M/V Merritt, an Army Corps of Engineers side caster dredge, has been working on the ferry channel […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Worth Inlet emergency maintenance dredging project began yesterday, October 21st, right after the contracted dredging vessel arrived at the scene. The vessel will perform 24-hour continuous dredging to address “severe shoaling” in the Inlet.  Lake Worth Inlet connects Palm Beach Harbor to the Atlantic Ocean. The Port of Palm Beach is the fourth […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District awarded a $7 million contract on July 28, 2020, to Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. of Omaha, Neb., for the Ponce De Leon Inlet North Jetty Rehabilitation and Aid to Navigation Replacement Project at Ponce de Leon Inlet in Volusia County, Fla. The Ponce de Leon Inlet north […]

  • 20 June 2012

    North Topsail Beach is looking to sell bonds to pay for dredging of the New River Inlet, reports jdnews.com. New River Inlet dredging would also mean sand for beach nourishment. North Topsail Beach is exploring all options for funding the project. New River Inlet dredging is important in the long term and would boost the […]

  • 3 June 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has introduced a plan for the St. Lucie Inlet dredging program. Project work consists of maintenance dredging on the Federal navigation channel at St. Lucie Inlet and the adjoining impoundment basin to their authorized depths with disposal in the designated beach placement area approximately 4.5 miles south […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Barnegat Inlet North Jetty repair program is currently underway. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has contracted with Agate Construction to complete this task. The navigable channel in Barnegat Inlet is narrow due to shoaling on the south side and in the center. Natural changes in the inlet typically cause the water to be […]

  • 16 May 2012

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder yesterday called on the Army Corps of Engineers to fund the immediate dredging at the East Rockaway Inlet, and also to work with the New York City Parks Department to place dredged sand on storm-eroded Rockaway Beach. On shore, as a result of severe storm damage […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) has announced the availability of a draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the dredging of Oregon Inlet with a Dare County dredge. Dare County is seeking a Special Use Permit from the Seashore to utilize a privately-owned hopper dredge in the same manner and under the same conditions […]

  • 3 June 2012

    Congressman Tim Bishop has  announced that he has secured $5.1 million for the Shinnecock Inlet dredging project. The sand from the dredged inlet will be placed on the badly eroded section of beach known as West of Shinnecock Inlet (WOSI). “The beach west of Shinnecock Inlet has become dangerously eroded, and securing this funding for […]

  • 31 July 2013

    Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Company was awarded a $6,465,000 contract on July 30, 2013 for maintenance dredging on the Sandy O&M Supplemental, Maintenance Dredging, 7-ft Project, Impoundment Basin and Entrance Channel Cut-1, St. Lucie Inlet, Martin County, Florida. The project was awarded and will be managed by the US Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville […]

  • 3 April 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has contracted with Agate Construction to repair the Barnegat Inlet North Jetty beginning on or about April 14 and possibly continuing through November. Operations will occur during daylight hours and at night. A crane barge and a rock barge will be spudded down for stabilization at the north jetty […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has completed contracted emergency dredging of an interim 200-foot-wide deep-water passage of ten feet through the highly dynamic Moriches Inlet.  This out-of-cycle emergency work was done to remove the hazardous sand shoals that were closing the inlet and preventing U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue vessels […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is restoring the north shore of the Indian River Inlet by pumping more than half a million cubic yards of sand from the inlet onto the beach and constructing a dune. Hurricane Sandy caused overwash and flooding on the north shore, forcing Route 1 and the Indian […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Works are underway to re-open the mouth of the San Elijo Lagoon at Cardiff State Beach by excavating the sands to allow ocean water back in, reports the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy. According to the Conservancy, it is that time of year when the lagoon’s connection to the ocean—the inlet—closes when blocked by accumulated sand and sediment. […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company announced today successful completion of a dredging project at Shinnecock Inlet on Long Island. Works on the $10.7 million West of Shinnecock Inlet (WOSI) emergency replenishment project started in early February. The area first experienced problems last October and was restored several times by smaller replenishment efforts by State […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New Hanover County Commissioners approved a budget amendment for the fourth quarter dredging of the Carolina Beach Inlet to ensure property inlet access. The total project cost of $206,900 is split between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and New Hanover County. New Hanover County is allocating about $80,000 with the remaining being appropriate by […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dare County has just announced that the Waterways Commission meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 13 in Manteo. Dare County Waterways Commission was created by the County Board of Commissioners in January, 1983. The mission of the board has evolved over the time to include the responsibility of advising the […]