Search results for: Jones Inlet

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  • 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 […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently completed the maintenance dredging of nearly 680,000 cubic yards of sand from the Jones Inlet Federal Navigation Channel in Nassau County, to a depth of more than 14 feet. The channel, approximately 2.3 miles long, separates Point Lookout and Jones Beach State Park on Long […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently completed the maintenance dredging of nearly 680,000 cubic yards of sand from the Jones Inlet Federal Navigation Channel in Nassau County, NY, to a depth of more than 14 feet. The channel, approximately 2.3 miles long, separates Point Lookout and Jones Beach State Park on […]

  • 1 August 2013

    United States Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that, after his push, the U.S. Coast Guard will replace the main navigational light tower at the end of the rocky jetty at Jones Inlet that was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in a highly expedited fashion. Originally, the Army Corps and Coast Guard hadn’t been slated to […]

  • 13 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, introduced a plan for the Jones Inlet dredging program. The project includes maintenance dredging of the Federal Navigation channel and deposition basins at Jones Inlet with subsequent placement of the dredged material along the designated downdrift beach west of the inlet. The proposed maintenance dredging and beach […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Walter B. Jones has reiterated his call for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allocate funding to dredge New River Inlet in Onslow County, North Carolina. In a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army Jo-Ellen Darcy and Lt. General Thomas P. Bostick at the Army Corps of Engineers, Congressman Jones explained that […]

  • 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, […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Walter B. Jones is calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allocate additional funding to dredge Eastern North Carolina’s Oregon and Hatteras Inlets.  In a letter sent last week, Congressman Jones reminded Army Corps of Engineers leadership of the chronically poor navigation conditions at both inlets. He also pointed out that the […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    This week Congressman Walter B. Jones urged the Obama administration to allocate federal funding for dredging on the New River Inlet. Rep. Jones’ call comes after Onslow County leaders provided him with new information from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune stating that the Corps needs New River Inlet dredged to its authorized depth in order […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Congressman Walter B. Jones has just announced that additional $1.2 million has been granted to dredge Oregon Inlet in Eastern North Carolina.  Last month, Congressman Jones wrote a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy and Lt. General Thomas P. Bostick at the Army Corps of Engineers and explained that […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    It was only last week that water depths at Oregon Inlet, a Federal channel authorized at 14 feet, declined to less than four feet in some areas, prohibiting recreational and commercial vessels from accessing the Atlantic Ocean. Favorable winds have improved conditions this week and emergency dredging operations have begun (weather permitting), allowing passage for […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) yesterday called for a meeting with top federal officials and Dare County leaders regarding funding for maintenance dredging of Oregon Inlet. In a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy, Congressman Jones explained that although the White House Council on Environmental Quality promised in 2003 to […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced recently that a $15 million Army contract has been awarded for emergency dredging and beach nourishment for the Fire Island Inlet and Shore Westerly to Jones Inlet. Schumer and Gillibrand successfully secured approval from the Army Corps to begin this multi-purpose project which will provide much-needed […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that a $15 million Army contract has been awarded for emergency dredging and beach nourishment for the Fire Island Inlet and Shore Westerly to Jones Inlet. Schumer and Gillibrand successfully secured approval from the Army Corps to begin this multi-purpose project which will provide much-needed dredging […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has followed his request and has allocated $8.95 million in Hurricane Sandy disaster dollars to Oregon Inlet. Jones has been actively working with the administration and the Corps of Engineers to direct disaster money to Oregon Inlet. Oregon Inlet is eligible to […]

  • 28 January 2013

    The New York District Army Corps of Engineers proposes to perform emergency maintenance dredging and beach nourishment for the Fire Island Inlet and Shore Westerly to Jones Inlet, New York Beach Erosion Control and Navigation project. The work consists of dredging of the Federal Navigation channel and deposition basin at Fire Island Inlet Federal Navigation […]

  • 10 December 2012

    Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) urged President Barack Obama not to forget the damage to North Carolina’s coastal inlets caused by Hurricane Sandy. The Obama administration is putting together a funding request to address damage caused by the storm that it will soon submit to Congress. In a letter sent to the president, Congressman Jones […]

  • 9 August 2012

    According to Frank Rush, the Emerald Isle Town Manager, the long awaited dredging project at the Bogue Inlet is underway. The Merritt, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ sidecast dredger, has been in the inlet since August 1, and could be there as long as August 14. “There are some tight spots out in the inlet, […]

  • 14 February 2012

    Recently, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has followed his request and will allocate $4.5 million in disaster dollars recently appropriated by Congress to Oregon Inlet. Jones has been actively working with the Corps of Engineers on the need to direct disaster funding to Oregon Inlet, including a […]

  • 13 January 2012

    Third District Congressman Walter Jones (R-NC) sent a letter Thursday calling on the commanding general of the Army Corps of Engineers …   By Sam Walker (outerbanksvoice) [mappress] Source: outerbanksvoice, January 13, 2012;

  • 16 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 10 – 16, 2018).   Florida ICWW Dredging Plan Introduced The Florida Inland Navigation District will be receiving sealed bids for the construction of the Intracoastal Waterway Maintenance Dredging project at its offices in Jupiter, Florida until 2 PM, […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Freeport Mayor, Robert Kennedy, Hempstead Town Councilwoman, Erin King Sweeney, and other Freeport Village officials yesterday toured the Hurricane Protection Barrier located in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ teams are currently analyzing the feasibility of building a similar facility, in order to protect Nassau’s south shore from future flooding devastation. Mayor Kennedy […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Colonel David Caldwell of the Army Corps of Engineers, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and several other officials broke ground yesterday on the Long Beach Island shore protection project. This coastal scheme includes seven miles of protected shoreline, between East Rockaway Inlet and Jones Inlet. Overall, the finished project will […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has announced that the Long Beach Island Dune Project Partnership Agreement (PPA), which is a legally binding agreement necessary to commence with a water resources project, has officially been approved by the Army Corps of Engineers. The necessary step to advance this project now means that the Long Beach Island […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announced the availability of the Draft Hurricane Sandy Limited Re-evaluation Report – Atlantic Coast of Long Island, Jones Inlet to East Rockaway Inlet, Long Beach Island, New York, Storm Damage Reduction Project (DHSLRR). The Draft Environmental Assessment Atlantic Coast of Long Island, Jones Inlet to East […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) and Draft Statement of Conformity (DSOC) for the Atlantic Coast of Long Island, Jones Inlet to East Rockaway Inlet, Long Beach Island, New York Coastal Storm Risk Management Project and the opening of the window for the […]