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  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps’ Wilmington District has received an application from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Ferry Division seeking authorization to dredge a 2.5-mile segment of the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route identified as Sloop Channel. According to the applicant, the purpose of this project is to allow for the safe passage to and from Ocracoke […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District has received an information submittal from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) regarding a potential future requirement for Department of the Army authorization to discharge dredged or fill material into waters, associated with the proposed US 70 Improvements in Wake and Durham Counties. The Corps of […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) recently took delivery of a new, fully customized cutter suction dredger. This piece of equipment, designed and built by DSC Dredge, was christened the Dredge Manteo in a ceremony held April 28, 2016, at the NCDOT State Shipyard in Manns Harbor, North Carolina. The 154-foot pipeline dredger will work […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, is soliciting public comments on an application from the North Carolina Department of Transportation seeking Department of the Army authorization to discharge dredged or fill material into waters of the United States associated with the proposed Complete 540 Project. NCDOT proposes to construct a 27 miles long Triangle […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the next two weeks the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will be adding boats and runs to some of its most popular coastal routes. On May 13, the Hatteras Inlet ferry will be switching from hourly departures to runs every 30 minutes from both terminals. Ferries will initially be running the longer, […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    N.C. Department of Transportation engineers today are analyzing the data gathered yesterday from underwater surveys and the first of two pile tests to evaluate the overall effectiveness of the sand placed in the area where erosion occurred at the Bonner Bridge. Carolina Bridge Company Inc. is conducting a second pile test today that also will […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    N.C. Department of Transportation crews today conducted several tests and surveys of the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge on N.C. 12 over the Oregon Inlet in Dare County. These tests allowed the department to gather crucial information to help evaluate the overall effectiveness of the sand placed in the area where erosion occurred and determine the […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Barnhill Construction crew is halfway through with the habitat restoration activities on Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. Partners at the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and the contractor are excavating sand behind the Oregon Inlet Terminal Groin in order to improve habitats for migratory birds. Sections within a 3-acre area will be dug out to […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    After a month-long dredging effort by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the North Carolina Ferry System has returned to its regular published schedule on the Cedar Island-Ocracoke and Swan Quarter-Ocracoke ferry routes, the N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) informs.  All vehicle size and weight restrictions have also been lifted, added NCDOT in its release. “We […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Faced with critical shoaling concerns at the northern end of Ocracoke Island, the North Carolina Ferry Division will be adapting its spring schedule on the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route to accommodate an emergency dredging effort, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) said in their latest announcement. In addition, there will be two “shuttle” ferries that […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Ferry System’s Dredge Manteo is about to repair severe shoaling in the Ocracoke ferry channel near the South Dock Terminal. According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), dredging will likely begin Sunday, with service interruptions on the Hatteras-Ocracoke route possible beginning this weekend and into next week. “The dredge cleared the […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    In the following days, the North Carolina Ferry Division will begin dredging work on a portion of the channel used for the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route that was affected by Hurricane Matthew, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s latest announcement. Because of the work and the tides, passengers using that route may experience sporadic service […]

  • 7 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 1-7, 2016).   TSHD Arco Dee Picks Up WW2 Bomb Off Selsey Trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Arco Dee’ has picked up an unexploded World War Two shell during its work off Selsey.   New Cutter Suction Dredger Delivered to […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    North Carolina will receive additional $4 million funding from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Morehead City Harbor dredging project. Governor Pat McCrory praised the teamwork that helped secure the funding for “desperately needed” dredging of the Harbor Channel. “Ensuring access to our ports is critical because it supports thousands of jobs in Eastern North Carolina. […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Pat McCrory has named Tom Adams of Brunswick County the next chairman of the North Carolina State Ports Authority Board of Directors. “We look forward to Tom Adams’ leadership as he takes on this new role within the Board, and we trust in his ability to advance the goals of the North Carolina State […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, is seeking public comments for an application received from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) regarding the discharge of fill material into waters of the United States. USACE received an application from the NCDOT regarding a potential future requirement for Department of the Army (DA) authorization […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews with Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC of Oak Brook, Ill. have completed dredging and placing approximately 1.7 million cubic yards of sand in the location shown known as the “S-Curves” north of Rodanthe on Hatteras Island in Dare County. The crews are currently in the process of demobilizing from the project site, […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $20.3 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., LLC of Oak Brook, Ill. for the beach nourishment project north of Rodanthe on Hatteras Island to protect this vulnerable stretch of N.C.12. The contractor will use two dredges to expedite the project, which is expected […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After conducting test runs in the traditional Hatteras Inlet ferry channel Monday, NCDOT’s Ferry Division has announced that the channel is still unsafe for ferry operations. As a result, Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry service will continue to run the “alternate” route until more dredging can be completed and conditions in the channel improve. “We have tested that […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Ferry Division will once again be testing the waters of its original “short route” in Hatteras Inlet this week, after an Army Corps of Engineers dredge departed the area Monday. The M/V Merritt, an Army Corps of Engineers side caster dredge, has been working on the ferry channel […]

  • 15 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Despite the best dredging efforts of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, NCDOT’s Ferry Division said  that the traditional ferry channel in Hatteras Inlet is still not safe enough to use, and that ferries between Hatteras Inlet and Ocracoke will continue to operate on the longer “alternate” route. “We wish we had better news, but after […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    N.C. Department of Transportation crews recently conducted several tests and surveys of the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge on N.C. 12 over the Oregon Inlet in Dare County. These tests allowed the department to gather crucial information to help evaluate the overall effectiveness of the sand placed in the area where erosion occurred and determine the […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Pat McCrory and Transportation Secretary Tony Tata announced the reopening of the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge on N.C. 12 at 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon. North Carolina Department of Transportation engineers deemed the bridge safe for traffic after several sonar scans, driving two test pilings, and multiple inspections over the past week. The emergency repair […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Crews with the N.C. Department of Transportation and the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company LLC Dredge Alaska completed dredging operations Sunday night at the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge on N.C. 12 over the Oregon Inlet in Dare County. “I want to sincerely thank all of the hardworking NCDOT crews and the dredge crews for […]

  • 6 December 2013

    Plans are currently underway for dredging to begin at the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge on N.C. 12 over the Oregon Inlet in Dare County. The N.C. Department of Transportation and Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. LLC have come to an agreement for the Dredge Alaska to begin dredging sand from the main navigation channel […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The NCDOT Ferry Division’s Hatteras-Ocracoke route returned to its original route with the start of service on Sunday morning. The move is the result of collaboration between the Ferry Division, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Coast Guard. The Corps of Engineers, which is responsible for keeping the Hatteras Inlet clear, had […]

  • 23 March 2012

    North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) Interim CEO Jeff Strader reported on Thursday that on the whole, the state of North Carolina’s Ports is strong. In the last year the ports in Wilmington and Morehead City saw business growth and revenue increases, and overall there is a renewed sense of importance for the role which […]