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  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, completed construction of a maintenance repair on September 20 in Lake Ontario at the west arrowhead breakwater in Oswego Harbor, New York. The work consisted of repairing 600 linear feet along the lake side of the West Arrowhead breakwater. USACE said that the contractor, Dean Marine and […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate has passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which authorized $300 million per year, for the fiscal years 2017 through 2021, for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand said in their announcement that this funding authorization is a major win for the State of New […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    To address the gradual loss of a historic barrier beach and the erosion of over 100 acres of wetlands at Lake Ontario’s Braddock Bay, a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) project team has implemented Engineering With Nature principles to provide a sustainable restoration solution. This project completed the last management action necessary for the future delisting of […]

  • 8 October 2012

    A public meeting on plans to dredge harbors along the Lake Ontario shoreline is set for 7 p.m. Oct. 18 in Newfane Town Hall, 2737 Main St., reports buffalonews.com. The session, organized by the six counties on the south shore of the lake, will discuss plans for an update of the Regional Harbor Dredging Management […]

  • 8 June 2012

    State Senator Patty Ritchie announced good news for boaters and residents in the area of Sandy Pond in Oswego County. Working with residents and county, state and federal officials, Senator Ritchie has won approval for an early start to dredging the sand-choked channel that connects the pond to Lake Ontario, adding a full month to […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Stoney Creek Chronically low lake levels are forcing the conservation authority to dredge the channel of Fifty Point Marina for the second time since 2010. A massive crane perched on a dredging barge will excavate enough sand from the mouth of the popular Lake Ontario marina near Fifty Road and the Queen Elizabeth Way over […]

  • 30 January 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has presented a plan to invite bidders for the Lake Ontario harbors dredging projects. The harbors included in this plan are: – Fair Haven, – Irondequoit, – Oak Orchard, – Olcot and – Wilson harbor. During the realization of these cleanup projects, approximately 59,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced that Phase III of the $15 million REDI Regional Dredging Project has started along the southern shore of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. As part of Phase III, the State is working with local officials in Orleans and Niagara Counties and the Regional Dredging Management […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the completion of the first round of dredging at Port Bay, the first of 20 dredging sites selected across the region to address a backlog of projects at harbor navigation channels along the southern shore of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. The $15 million regional dredging initiative […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, seeks sources for a project to dredge multiple shallow draft harbors on Lake Ontario to authorized depth. Multiple harbors will be included in a single contract. Dredged material will be placed in authorized open lake or near-shore placement areas as required for each harbor. The Contractor shall […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     The New York State Canal Corporation has just released this amazing video about the deployment of a new dredger for the Erie Canal dredging work.  The New York State Canal System is a navigable 524-mile inland waterway that spans upstate New York. The waterway connects the Hudson River with Lake Champlain, Lake Ontario, Cayuga […]

  • 1 November 2010

    The state has approved funds to update a regional dredging plan for harbors in Orleans, Niagara, Monroe, Wayne and Oswego counties, as well… By Tom Rivers (thedailynewsonline) [mappress] Source: thedailynewsonline, November 1, 2010;

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beginning this week, the Cobourg Marina will be undergoing annual maintenance at the northwest portion of inner harbour. Each year a significant amount of sediment is carried along by the waves and wind through Lake Ontario and is deposited in the Cobourg harbour mouth, the channel and the harbour itself. This sediment can accumulate in […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    New York State Office of General Services Commissioner, RoAnn Destito, last week announced the start of dredging at Blind Sodus Bay in Wayne County as part of the State’s $15 million REDI Regional Dredging Project. The initiative is addressing a backlog of projects at harbor navigation channels along the southern shore of Lake Ontario and […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has agreed to provide $9.5 million in federal funding to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District (USACE), to construct the Braddock Bay Restoration plan favored by the ‪USACE‬ and the local Rochester community. The announcement was made yesterday at the Braddock Bay Marina by the U.S. Senator Charles […]

  • 15 November 2013

    Mayor Thomas S. Richards joined federal, state and city leaders and members of the Charlotte Neighborhood at a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction on the Port of Rochester Marina project at the mouth of the Genesee River on Lake Ontario. “Today we begin a period of new opportunity for the Charlotte Neighborhood […]

  • 20 March 2014

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to fund a project to restore Braddock Bay, where the boating community, environment and local homeowners have suffered from the blockage of navigations channel, and loss of wetland habitats following the erosion of a former barrier beach that had protected the bay from Lake […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently released this very interesting short documentary named ‘The Story of the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration Project’, explaining how one of Lake Ontario’s last large coastal wetland complexes was saved for future generations. Implementation of the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration project began in winter of 2016 with […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer said that the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will allocate $575,000 in federal funds to initiate the final design phase of the Braddock Bay restoration project. Specifically, the EPA funding will go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to flesh out and complete the design of the preferred […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beginning this week, the Cobourg Marina will be undergoing annual maintenance at the entrance of the harbour. Each year a significant amount of sediment is carried along by the waves and wind through Lake Ontario and is deposited in the Cobourg harbour mouth, the channel and the harbour itself. This sediment can accumulate in amounts […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The mission of dredging harbors and connecting federal navigation channels along Lake Erie and Lake Ontario is the responsibility of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, and is vital to the functionality of the Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS) and the overall U.S. economy. While dredging has been taking place for hundreds […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New York State is providing $43 million to advance 31 projects in Oswego and Cayuga counties as part of the first round of funding under the Lake Ontario Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative (REDI). Governor Andrew Cuomo launched REDI in May to increase the resilience of shoreline communities and bolster economic development in the […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Braddock Bay, Greece (NY) is undergoing a restoration project that involves dredging portions of the bay and the construction of the barrier beach. Ongoing barrier beach construction works at the bay are in full swing now and will be completed by the end of the construction season 2016. Braddock Bay is located on the shore of Lake Ontario […]

  • 10 October 2012

    The Lake Ontario counties of Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Wayne, Cayuga and Oswego, the town of Greece and the City of Oswego are jointly undertaking an update and expansion of the regional harbor dredging management plan, which was completed in 2000. Two public meetings will be held to review preliminary findings and receive public feedback. October […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $926,000 contract to dredge Oswego Harbor, NY, this summer. The contract was awarded to Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, MI, and includes dredging a total of 175.000 cubic yards of sediment from the federal navigation channel. Dredging will be performed at the harbor mouth, in the outer harbor […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The TRCA (Toronto and Region Conservation Authority) and the City of Toronto are hosting a public meeting for the Gibraltar Point Erosion Control Project, Class Environmental Assessment Addendum. The meeting is set to take place at the Harbourfront Centre – Brigantine Room, November 16th 2017, from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. The session will include […]