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  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    This week marked another milestone for the New NY Bridge project: The first steel girder assembly for the westbound (northern) span was placed near the Rockland County landing. The first girder assembly for the eastbound (southern) span was placed on June 17. To date 11 girder assemblies have been hoisted into place by the I […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Approximately $1 million in grant funding is available to help communities in the Hudson River Estuary watershed improve water quality and increase flood resiliency, NY DEC Commissioner, Basil Seggos, has announced. The funding is provided by the State’s Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) and is administered under DEC’s 2017 Hudson River Estuary Grants Program for Tributary […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) and Nassau County will host two scoping meetings for the Nassau County Back Bays, NY Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The meetings are being held pursuant to the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), USACE […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the completion of the Oswego Harbor Detached Breakwater repair work, on Wednesday, November 25, in Oswego, NY. The Oswego Harbor Detached Breakwater experienced extensive damage during Superstorm Sandy due to oversized waves and the extreme angle they were hitting the structure. […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District and partner agencies are inviting public input regarding the NY & NJ Harbors and Tributaries Study.  USACE New York District, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and the City of New York (NYC) will host seven […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tappan Zee Constructors (TZC) will begin the second stage of dredging operations during the week of August 1st near the Westchester shoreline as part of the preparation for removing the existing bridge and completing the New NY Bridge project’s eastern landing of the southbound span. Dredging is allowed during a three-month period from August 1 […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), and Nassau County were a host to a series of public meetings about the Nassau County Back Bays, NY Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The meetings were held yesterday, September 18th, in Long Beach, NY. The purpose of […]

  • 31 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Company was awarded a $4,227,400 contract on July 26, 2013 for maintenance dredging on the New York and New Jersey Harbor and Adjacent Channels, Upper Bay Shoal Removal (S-SR-1) Contract #1, NY NJ Navigation Improvement 50ft. Project. The project was awarded and will be managed by the US Army Corps […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) will continue work on the New NY Bridge from Monday, June 30 through Thursday, July 3.  In addition, an enhanced marine law enforcement presence on the Hudson River  will enforce the rules of the Regulated Navigational Area (RNA), reminding recreational boaters to stay away from construction equipment. Mariners should be […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Two hopper dredges that were deployed to Florida to support emergency beach renourishment work at USACE’s Jacksonville District in March 2020 are returning to NY and NJ to complete previously contracted work, informs the Corps’ New York District. The B.E. LINDHOLM arrived at Fire Island on May 6 and is completing final preparations to begin […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of the preparation for removing the existing bridge and completing the New NY Bridge project’s eastern landing of the southbound span, Tappan Zee Constructors (TZC) started the second stage of dredging operations this week. Dredging is allowed during a three-month period from August 1 to October 31 in specified locations and will be conducted […]

  • 28 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The “I Lift NY” super crane began the last leg of its journey this week, completing its passage through the Panama Canal on Jan. 17 and making its way up the eastern seaboard. The super crane’s voyage began on Dec. 22, and early next month it is expected to arrive in the Port of New […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo inspected the start of formal construction on the New NY Bridge project and toured the construction site to see firsthand the progress of the new bridge to replace the Tappan Zee. This tour included a briefing from the project’s lead construction officials including New NY Bridge Project Manager Peter Sanderson, and […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two years ago in 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck the northeastern United States and went down in history as one of the most destructive storms on record, damaging homes and businesses and causing billions of dollars in damage to vital infrastructure, electrical power transmission, transportation and water and sewage facilities. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Significant challenges often require a team effort. Restoring the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary is one of them. A group of professionals from the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently joined 200+ scientists, engineers, academics and restoration professionals at a major symposium in Manhattan discussing progress restoring the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary and initiatives to […]

  • 2 May 2013

    During the past nine years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey have been deepening 38 miles of federal navigation channels in the New York Harbor to a depth of 50 feet. Recently, the New York District awarded the final major construction contract, which […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting in Poughkeepsie, NY, next week to discuss its second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment in the upper Hudson River. This is the first of two meetings that are being held during the public comment period to present the findings of EPA’s second […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District and partner agencies have invited public input regarding the scope of the NY & NJ Harbors and Tributaries Study.  USACE’s New York District, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and the City of New York (NYC) […]

  • 16 August 2012

    The New York District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposes to perform maintenance dredging of the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway Federal Navigation Project, NY, in the Moriches Bay section of the channel. The proposed maintenance dredging, which consists of a basic requirement and an option, would remove up to 15,000 cubic yards (CY) of predominately […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and New York Sea Grant are hosting a series of public workshops across New York’s Great Lakes basin to provide information on the Great Lakes Action Agenda, Commissioner Joe Martens announced yesterday. “The Great Lakes Action Agenda is an important tool to help achieve our shared vision […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner, Basil Seggos, said that officials from local, state and federal agencies gathered yesterday to mark the 30th anniversaries of DEC’s Hudson River Estuary Program and the NY-NJ Harbor & Estuary Program. The anniversaries were recognized at the Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve Conference in New York […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study aimed at improving navigation and generating transportation-cost savings for deep-draft ships using New York and New Jersey Harbor terminals reached a key milestone Thursday. Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, chief of engineers and USACE commanding general, signed a Chief’s Report, recommending the New York and New Jersey Harbor Anchorages […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two years ago in 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck the northeastern United States and went down in history as one of the most destructive storms on record, damaging homes and businesses and causing billions of dollars in damage to vital infrastructure, electrical power transmission, transportation and water and sewage facilities. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in conjunction with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Suffolk County and Department of Interior, is about to hold public meetings for the Fire Island Inlet to Montauk Point, NY (FIMP), Coastal Storm Risk Management Project. The Corps announced a series of public meetings in Suffolk County, […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the continued progress in reconstructing bulkheads and sea walls destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in the community of Sea Gate. The project, at an estimated cost of $2.8 million, is moving forward after a thorough state vetting through the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program and the support of Brooklyn Representatives […]

  • 20 December 2013

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York State Thruway Authority and the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) have closed on a $1.6 billion low interest loan from USDOT’s Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) program to support the New NY Bridge project. The TIFIA loan is the largest in the history […]