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  • 14 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, together with the contractor, is continuing the Oceanside Harbor navigational dredging project, having removed approximately 38,580 cubic yards of material from the harbor’s entrance channels from October 6 through 12. Since operations began on June 6, CJW Construction has dredged approximately 218,690 cubic yards of material out of the […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Los Angeles District, LA County Department of Public Works, and the Ventura County Watershed Protection District have partnered together to prepare a feasibility study to support comprehensive flood risk management, ecosystem restoration and other water resources decision-making throughout the Santa Clara River Watershed. An array of multi-purpose alternatives will be prepared with the […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles District Environmental Research Branch hosted the Engineer Research and Development Center’s Environmental Laboratory for a Hands-on Riparian Restoration Workshop from November 14 to 17 in the Prado Basin. Workshop participants helped restore an arundo removal site along the Santa Ana River in Norco, California, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Navigational dredging within Oceanside Harbor is moving forward, the USACE’s Los Angeles District said in its latest update. From July 28 to August 3, the contractor, CJW Construction, removed nearly 10,000 cubic yards of material from the harbor’s entrance channels. Since operations began on June 6, CJW has intermittently suspended operations because of adverse ocean conditions. […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Moffatt & Nichol announced the addition of Jerry L. Neal, PE to the firm’s Walnut Creek office. With over 37 years of experience with major civil and marine construction and engineering projects, both domestic and abroad, he will serve as a Senior Engineer and Estimator at Moffatt & Nichol. Prior to joining Moffatt & Nichol, […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, announced recently that the repairs of damaged embankment and levee toe within the Glendale Narrows section of the Los Angeles River Flood Control Channel at Reach 4D have been completed ahead of schedule. According to the Corps, JF Engineering completed the repairs of the critical levee structure in late […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a $1.17 billion fiscal year (FY) 2016/17 annual budget for the Port of Los Angeles. As in years past, budget allocations closely align and support the four key objectives of the Port’s 2012-2017 Strategic Plan, which include: development of a world-class infrastructure that promotes growth; implementation […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Henry A. Waxman wrote to the Army Corps of Engineers to ask the agency to initiate regular dredging at Marina del Rey. Marina del Rey, the largest man-made marina in the United States, requires dredging every three to five years. “Marina del Rey is an anchor for tourism, recreation, and public safety in Los […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor JF Engineering will be mobilizing to start repair work of the damaged levee structures within Reach 4D of the Los Angeles River Flood Control Channel today. The work will take place inside of the LA River approximately 300 feet North of Los Feliz Blvd. “The bike path on […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has a team in place surveying the area in preparation for construction of a temporary berm and diversion channel structure along the Rainbow Subdivision in Mt. Charleston. On Feb. 27, the State of Nevada, under Public Law 84-99, requested federal assistance and support. USACE headquarters approved […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will have public meetings to discuss the Prado Basin Ecosystem Restoration and Water Conservation Study. The meetings are scheduled for today, at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) at the Prado Dam Resident Office visitor center, 2493 Pomona-Rincon Road, Corona, California. Col. Aaron Barta, commander of the […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE awarded a $1.3 million contract to JF Engineering on January 9 to install roughly 3 miles of temporary protective barriers to increase bank height along the most vulnerable reaches of the LA River that will restore channel capacity and reduce the risk of flooding to homes and businesses. The Corps conducted a review of […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved construction contracts totaling more than $127 million for two major projects that advance modernization of the marine container terminal operated by longtime tenant, TraPac, Inc. With work due to begin in January, the projects are key elements of the Port of Los Angeles’ overall capital improvement […]

  • 3 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 28-January 3). World’s Largest Container Ship in Port of Los Angeles The largest container ship ever to call at a North American port, CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, arrived at the Port of Los Angeles on Saturday, December 26. Dredging […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The State Water Resources Control Board recently approved an amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Los Angeles Region designed as a preliminary step to achieve water quality standards for a number of toxic pollutants in Marina del Rey Harbor. The amendment, developed by the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board, is based […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has issued a Public Notice for the Draft EA for the Los Angeles River Channel Reach 5C & 6A Accumulated Material Removal Project. USACE conducted an engineering review of the Glendale Narrows in 2016 to assess the flood conveyance capacity in anticipation of large rainfall associated with […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District awarded a $6,748,165.00 contract March 28 to John Madonna Construction Co., Inc., a San Luis Obispo-based small business, for levee improvement work within Santa Maria, Calif. “Through the successful collaboration with elected officials, the Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, and City of […]

  • 27 February 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and Los Angeles County officials broke ground Feb. 22 on a project designed to restore degraded habitat in the San Fernando Valley. Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, Public Works Deputy Director Mark Pestrella and District Commander Col. Mark Toy ceremonially turned dirt for the start of the $7 million […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Los Angeles and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Report (EIS/EIR) for the Everport Container Terminal Improvements Project. The port will hold a public meeting regarding the proposed project on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 6 p.m., at the Port of Los Angeles Administration Building. The proposed project is […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Geosyntec’s Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL) biofilter project earned the 2013 Outstanding Stormwater BMP Implementation Award from the California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA) on September 10. Representatives of the client (Boeing), the SSFL Surface Water Expert Panel, and members of the Geosyntec project team that designed and implemented the biofilter system accepted their award during […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance dredging within Oceanside Harbor continued last week with the contractor, CJW Construction, reporting having removed approximately 34,220 cubic yards of material from the harbor’s entrance channels from September 15 through 21. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, the contractor reported one day lost to large ocean swells in this reporting period. […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District and the Orange County Flood Control District have successfully completed flood channel repairs before Southern California’s flood season. The agencies hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to highlight the completion of repair work on Ocean View Channel, December 20, in Huntington Beach, California. Ocean View Channel was […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa recently joined Geraldine Knatz, Congresswoman Hahn, CM Buscaino, and Colonel Toy (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) in celebrating the completion of the 10-year, $370 million Port of Los Angeles Main Channel Deepening Project. This marks a major milestone in the City and Port’s efforts to remain competitive in the global economy and […]

  • 20 April 2012

    The Los Angeles Harbor Commission unanimously adopted a five-year strategic plan for the Port of Los Angeles for 2012- 2017. The plan focuses on three key result areas, or KRAs – competitive operations, strong relationships and financial strength. It maps out the Port’s priorities, objectives and various initiatives for developing infrastructure, enhancing overall competitiveness, growing […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Los Angeles is developing a new methodology for funding public projects and programs in order to have a more defined, accountable and sustainable approach to public investment. The proposed Public Access Investment Funding Policy will be introduced for discussion at this Thursday’s Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commission meeting. Port staff is […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Los Angeles District held a public hearing on March 1 in Calabasas to present the National Environmental Restoration and Likely Locally Preferred Plan for ecosystem restoration along Malibu Creek and to take comments from the public about their concerns regarding the project. District Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs conducted the meeting for about 30 […]