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  • 5 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host a community meeting on Tuesday, March 6th beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Fishweir Elementary School, 3977 Herschel Street, Jacksonville, Fla. The purpose of the meeting is to provide the community with an update on the Big Fishweir Creek Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project. A presentation on […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The federal government has awarded the Jacksonville Port Authority a $20 million grant for the reconstruction of more than 100 acres of existing terminal pavement at the SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. The funding is part of a $238 million plan to expand and upgrade the facility, with more than […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation yesterday reported financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2019, saying that the gross profit margin percentage increased to 21.0% in the fourth quarter compared with 20.6% in the prior year fourth quarter. Commenting the latest announcement, Chief Executive Officer Lasse Petterson, said: “2019 was an […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Duval County Shore Protection to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes to their original engineered design is now complete, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District reports.  The project placed roughly 850,000 cubic yards of sand on about 8 miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and Atlantic beaches and the southern mile of Hanna […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work continues to progress on the Duval County Shore Protection Project as crews move to place sand at 16th Ave. South to 7th Ave. South, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. According to the Corps, the project is scheduled to wrap up in time for the approaching hurricane season, June 1. This year’s renourishment […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB), which provides guidance to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for coastal engineering research, will meet September 18th and 19th at the Wyndham Jacksonville, 1515 Prudential Dr., Jacksonville, Fla. The theme of the meeting is “Regional Sediment Management – Uniting Navigation, Beaches, and the Ecosystem,” and is hosted by […]

  • 5 March 2012

    The Mooloolah River dredging has been taken up again after poor weather conditions made the vessel unable to safely conduct its work, reports Sunshine CoastDaily. Maritime Safety Queensland general manager, Patrick Quirk, said: “We’re committed to providing navigable access to Mooloolaba harbor.” “Our harbour master has issued a notice to boaties about the dredging and […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Commander and District Engineer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, Colonel Andrew Kelly, and other Jacksonville District officials conducted a site assessment recently at Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) to discuss preparations for the 2019 hurricane season. During the visit, geotechnical engineers and the Dam Safety Program Managers inspected the 143 miles of HHD embankment to identify […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a Duval County Shore Protection construction contract for $15,682,725 August 13 to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes to their original engineered design. USACE awarded the contract to Manson Construction Company of Seattle, Washington. The construction will place roughly 850,000 cubic yards of sand on about […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District and City of Jacksonville officials have just announced that the work will continue on the Duval County Shore Protection Project throughout the Sea & Sky Spectacular Airshow this weekend. This will limit public access to the area and beachgoers will need to use 1st St. or 2nd St. […]

  • 24 October 2012

    A federal study of deepening the St. Johns River for larger cargo ships will give the public its first look Thursday, according to jacksonville.com. This meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday at the Jacksonville Port Authority’s cruise terminal at 9810 August Drive, off Heckscher Drive. A major part of the Corps study will be […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has invited the public to provide their input under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for the Port Everglades navigation improvement project.    An open comment period started in late September and will end March 24, 2017. The USACE’s Jacksonville District and Port Everglades will host two scoping […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    American Farmland Trust announced Larry Werries, former Director of the Illinois Department of Agriculture, will be the Watershed Coordinator for a new outreach program to farmers designed to reduce sediments and nutrient runoff in the Lake Mauvaise Terre Watershed in Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois. “The Lake Mauvaise Terre Watershed is considered an impaired watershed under […]

  • 13 May 2010

    The Jacksonville Port Authority should see if it can save money by creating an in-house operation for routine dredging, according to a… [mappress] Source: att, May 13, 2010;

  • 4 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has announced the award of a Sediment Morphodynamic Assessment Project (SMAP) contract that will examine sediment transport in southeast Florida over the next two years. The project monitoring and modeling will support the Corps’ navigation and coastal flood risk management missions from Palm Beach to Miami-Dade County. […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is accepting comments on the Draft Integrated Project Implementation Report (PIR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project (LOWRP). USACE proposes an above-ground wetland attenuation feature (WAF) and several aquifer storage & recovery (ASR) wells in an area north of the lake. […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group Inc. a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced a contract award of approximately $13 million. Orion Marine Group will construct a new bulkhead to be used for vessel mooring for the US Navy in the Jacksonville, FL area. Onsite construction will begin in the second quarter of […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has just announced the approval of a planned temporary deviation to the 1981 Lake Kissimmee, Hatchineha and Cypress Interim Regulation Schedule. Major General Diana Holland, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division, approved the planned deviation to raise the regulation schedule to facilitate […]

  • 26 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Jacksonville Program – Dredging & the Dolphins of St. Johns River is scheduled for Monday, January 12, 2015, in Jacksonville, FL. The University of North Florida (UNF) founded its Dolphin Behavioral Ecology Research Program in March 2011 and their research team has been conducting weekly dolphin surveys on the St. Johns River ever since. Dr. Gibson will […]

  • 2 August 2012

    JAXPORT CEO Paul Anderson welcomed Colonel Alan M. Dodd and Colonel Donald E. Jackson, Jr. from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for an introduction and discussion of the challenges and opportunities facing JAXPORT. Col. Jackson became Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Atlantic Division (SAD) on July 16, 2012. The South […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work on the Duval County Shore Protection Project will continue through December 3 and then reinitiate again in May 2017, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The goal remains to restore the protection features. The Duval County shore project is nourishing seven miles of eroded beach and additionally rebuilding dunes devastated by Hurricane […]

  • 30 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has received an application from the Town of Palm Beach, Florida, for the shoreline stabilization and water access activities, located in the Lake Worth Lagoon. The applicant seeks authorization to stabilize the shoreline and improve water access at an existing marina by conducting the following […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host four public meetings to provide an update on rehabilitation efforts at the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee. Since 2007, the Corps has been engaged in projects to address concerns with the dike’s integrity. To date, work has focused on installation of a 22-mile “cutoff […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is scheduled an informational meeting on the draft Flagler County Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Study for Wednesday February 5, at the Emergency Operations Center, in the Flagler County Government Center at 1769 East Moody Boulevard (S.R. 100), Bunnell. The 30-day comment period on the study began January […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    An emergency dredging project at the Ponce de Leon Inlet area is set to begin this weekend, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in their latest announcement.  The U.S. Coast Guard and USACE officials have received reports of extreme shoaling and groundings in two areas of Ponce de Leon Inlet. According to […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will be extending the deadline to submit comments on the revised final report for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP). Public, state and agency comments will be accepted through October 3. “We’re extending the comment period to honor the requests from our stakeholders to do so. This […]