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  • 31 July 2011

    The Newton Conservation Commission last night voted to accept a plan by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority to dredge mounds of soil… By Dan Adams (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, July 31, 2011;

  • 14 October 2010

    General Electric Co. said Wednesday it will remove PCBs from the Housatonic River in western Massachusetts, but still maintained it would be… By Stephen Singer (google) [mappress] Source: google, October 15, 2010;

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Beverly was recently awarded a $1,400,000 grant from the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development – Massachusetts Dredging Program to dredge the Bass River. The river was last dredged over 60 years ago by the Massachusetts Department of Public Works (MA DPW) in 1955. According to the city, this dredging project […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head, in Aquinnah, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to dredge Herring Creek and do other work on Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. According to the Corps, the work is proposed on and adjacent to Tribal Trust Land off of State Road in Aquinnah, […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration announced Monday grants totaling $727,000 for river and wetland restoration projects within Truro and Wellfleet, Chilmark, and Duxbury and Marshfield. According to the announcement, the grants were awarded through the Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Division of Ecological Restoration’s (DER) Priority Projects Program. The program provides projects with grant funding, project management, […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Tisbury, Massachusetts, has received approval for a grant in the amount of $129,000 to assist in the Lake Tashmoo entrance channel dredging program.  The grant opportunity titled the 2018 Navigational Dredging Pilot Program is administered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing & Economic Development, Jay Ash Secretary, the town stated […]

  • 12 June 2012

    EPA and the states of Massachusetts and Connecticut will be holding a second round of public meetings next week to discuss next steps for the potential clean up of the Housatonic River in western Massachusetts and Connecticut. EPA and the states have been working cooperatively for the last several months to discuss potential approaches to […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito recently joined Gloucester Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken, Congressman Seth Moulton, members of the U.S. Coast Guard and the Army Corps to announce a $2.4 million Massachusetts Dredging Program award for the Annisquam River Dredging Project. The award, which Governor Baker announced last week at the Gloucester Coast […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration yesterday announced a new pilot program to support dredging in coastal communities in the 2018 season.  The 2018 Navigational Dredging Pilot Program will provide up to $4 million in grants to municipalities with shovel-ready projects for salt water dredging of public waterways that benefit local economies. The 2018 Navigational Dredging Pilot Program will be funded […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coast Guard is urging mariners to use extreme caution while transiting the Merrimack River entrance due to significant shifting and shoaling between the #2 red and #3 green buoys. Several recent accidents and near misses on the narrow, heavily congested portion of the Merrimack River have created a major safety concern. To help ensure […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Last week, New England District Commander Colonel John A. Atilano II visited the Boston Harbor Deep Draft Navigation Project in Boston, Massachusetts. The site visit featured a boat tour and dredge views and presented an opportunity to introduce himself to the Massachusetts Port Authority partners. According to USACE, the contractor has removed 10.7 million cubic […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Sandwich is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging off of Scusset Beach and placing the material on Town Neck Beach in Sandwich, Mass. The dredging work is proposed in Cape Cod Bay off Phillips […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Nantasket Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction project in Hull, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $2.7 million contract recently issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by George R. Cairns & Sons, Inc. of Windham, New Hampshire. Construction is scheduled to start […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District reached the milestone on April 5, 2019 of removing 4 million cubic yards of dredge material as part of Phase II of the three-phased Boston Harbor Navigation Improvement Project in Massachusetts. According to the Corps, approximately 7.7 million cubic yards of dredge material and weathered rock, […]

  • 21 October 2010

    A four-year effort to bring commuter ferry service to Lynn is picking up steam following a recent state funding award. The Massachusetts … By John Laidler (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, October 22, 2010;

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Patrick yesterday visited Peddock Islands to tour improvements and celebrate Administration’s investment in the Harbor Islands. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts purchased Peddocks Island in 1970. Since its acquisition, the state has been actively developing and improving the island as a historical and recreational resource. In 2010, DCR worked with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Brewer Hawthorne Cove Marina (BHCM) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and disposal of dredge material for its marina in Salem Harbor in Salem, Massachusetts. The proposed project includes maintenance dredging within the historical limits of […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting from Quincy, Massachusetts, has won approximately $15 million worth contract for mechanical dredging of the New Bedford lower harbor. Work will be performed in New Bedford, Massachusetts, with an estimated completion date of May 7, 2018. According to the Corps, the project consists of providing materials, equipment and labor for […]

  • 14 December 2012

    Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton McDevitt today announced the release of the construction bid for the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. The announcement closely follows the project’s environmental approval on Nov. 19 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in […]

  • 2 April 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance dredging of the Hyannis Harbor Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Hyannis, Mass. The authorized FNP provides for a stone breakwater 1,170 feet long lying about 0.7 miles offshore; dredging to 15.5 feet deep in a protected area behind the breakwater; an entrance channel, […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance and repair of the Nantucket Harbor east and west jetties in Nantucket, Mass., and the comment period has been extended until December 28, 2014 to provide those interested more time to submit comments on the plan.   The proposed work involves urgently needed […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Karyn Polito, joined Nantucket Town Manager, C. Elizabeth Gibson, and other state and local officials at a ribbon cutting ceremony last week to celebrate completion of the Polpis Harbor Dredging Project. Additionally, Lt. Governor Polito announced that Nantucket will receive a $500,000 award through the first-ever grant round […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has received a request in conjunction with deepening the existing Rockwell Pond in Hampden, Massachusetts. The proposed work involves grading and the discharge of dredged and/or fill material into approximately 3.3 acres of the Rockwell Pond, the Scantic River and Rock-A-Dundee Brook as part of deepening […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) yesterday officially praised Massachusetts Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren, and Congressmen Stephen F. Lynch and Michael Capuano for the hard work they put into securing that the $310 million Boston Harbor Federal Deep Draft Navigation Improvement Project was included in the federal Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). The reception was organized on Monday at the […]

  • 2 June 2011

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Federal navigation channel in the vicinity of the Chelsea Street Bridge in Boston and Chelsea, Mass. The replacement of the existing Chelsea Street Bridge with a new vertical lift bridge by others will allow the Corps to […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration Project in Boston, Massachusetts, recently received the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America’s Alliant Build America Award, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, said. The 3.5 mile long Muddy River is a small waterway located in the Boston metropolitan area. Most of the […]