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  • 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 […]

  • 5 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District intends to issue an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for the award of a Firm Fixed Price (FFP) Contract to perform maintenance dredging of the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway Federal Navigation Project, NY, in the Moriches Bay section of the channel… [mappress] More info: fbo.gov;

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its partners, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Nassau County, are hosting public meetings this June regarding the Nassau County Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management study. The meetings will take place on June 12 in the Village of Freeport, NY and on June 27 […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public meeting in Saratoga Springs, NY, this week to discuss its second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment in the upper Hudson River. This is the second meeting being held during the public comment period to present the findings of EPA’s second five-year review and to […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has announced an industry meeting on a planned New York & New Jersey Harbor Deepening Project.  The meeting is scheduled for October 15, 2013 from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM at 26 Federal Plaza, Conference Room G located on the 6th floor. The purpose of this […]

  • 28 January 2010

    The Camillus Town Board  (NY) is not interested in a plan to bury toxin-laden sediments from Onondaga Lake in town… [mappress] Source:,January 27,2010;

  • 1 June 2020

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers, has signed the report for the Hudson Raritan Estuary (HRE) Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study making it eligible for congressional authorization. The Corps’ New York District and multiple non-federal sponsors commenced six concurrent ecosystem restoration feasibility studies in the 1990s and early 2000s that focused on the restoration […]

  • 18 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    ALBANY, NY (02/17/2010) The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today submitted its comments and recommendations to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the first phase of the dredging of the Upper Hudson River to… [mappress] Source:readmedia,February 17,2010;

  • 15 February 2011

    The future of Greenwood Lake depends on the public showing up at a meeting scheduled last minute by a NY politician. The meeting is … By Eric Hastings (northjersey) [mappress] Source: northjersey, February 15, 2011;

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Unity Island project team last Thursday hosted a ribbon cutting and Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) signing ceremony on Unity Island, Buffalo, NY, marking the completion of the ecosystem restoration work performed at the Island’s North Pond. The PPA signing celebrates the onset of a second project to place dredged sediment into the pond for additional […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Second shift operations will continue on the New NY Bridge Project from 3:30 p.m. to 12 midnight on weekdays in preparation for permanent construction activities. This work is primarily to support activities for the daytime pile driving operations and is limited by the project’s noise level restrictions. Pile driving will be limited to the hours […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of New York Mayor, Bill de Blasio, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced earlier this week that Weeks Marine, from Cranford, NJ, has begun moving work vessels, pipes and other equipment to perform maintenance dredging of East Rockaway Inlet. The main goal of this scheme is to beneficially use dredged sand […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Normal operations are scheduled to resume today, as crews continue construction of the foundation of the New NY Bridge with the ongoing installation of permanent piles, according to newnybridge.com. Subsurface utility investigations will take place in Tarrytown this week. To facilitate this operation, the northbound right-hand lane of the New York State Thruway (I-87/I-287) near […]

  • 17 April 2012

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a $5,120,000 investment for NY Works projects that will allow for eight flood control system and dam repair projects in the North Country. NY Works is designed to reinvent state economic development with innovative new strategy that will put New Yorkers back to work rebuilding the state’s infrastructure. The […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released for public review and comment the Long Island Sound Draft Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS). The public comment period will run through Oct. 16, 2015. Public Hearings were held in New York and Connecticut and two additional Public Hearings are […]

  • 27 March 2012

    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Friday submitted to federal officials a formal request that the Bayonne Bridge “Raise the Roadway” project be considered for expedited review under President Obama’s Executive Order (EO) on Permitting and Federal Review issued just 24 hours earlier. The Port Authority believes its request to the […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced $27.9 million in state funding is available to preserve and enhance rail and port services in major trade and passenger travel corridors across New York State. This funding was included in the new $21.1 billion five-year State Transportation Plan under the Governor’s Passenger and Freight Rail Assistance Program. The program […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Thruway Authority and Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) have announced that test boring operations in the Hudson River have been completed. The borings in the river are part of the pre-construction geotechnical work that began in late March. Crews will, however, continue test borings on land in both Rockland and Westchester […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the beginning of formal construction of the New NY Bridge to replace the Tappan Zee with installation of the first permanent piles that will comprise the foundation of the new bridge. The bridge is scheduled to be completed in just under five years from the start of formal construction making […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    GE’s crews have resumed dredging and backfilling activities in the Upper Hudson River. This season marks the fourth year sediments will be removed from the river, processed and transported out of New York State for permanent disposal. This year begins with the project approximately 50 percent completed. After the first three seasons of dredging (in […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently completed planned drilling and underwater blasting in the Arthur Kill Channel between the New York Container Terminal, Staten Island, NY and Elizabeth, NJ. For the last time, in this contract area, the contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, carefully drilled holes in the shale […]

  • 12 June 2013

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, intends to issue an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for the New York Harbor, New Jersey Harbor and adjacent channels dredging project. The project area is located in NYNJ Channels in New York and New Jersey. The contract consists of deepening of the Federal Navigation Channel System […]

  • 25 April 2012

    U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg, a member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water, and Robert Menendez announced the Subcommittee’s approval of $68 million to make critical improvements to the channels at the Port of New York and New Jersey. This funding would deepen the harbor, allowing larger ships to enter the port […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have confirmed that their port will be able to handle 14,000 TEU vessels toward the end of 2017. The planned completion of the 50-foot Harbor Deepening Project later this summer and the anticipated completion of the navigational clearance project at the Bayonne Bridge late […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of a nearly $8 million contract awarded on October 6, 2015 to Wesson Group LLC, Johnstown, NY, construction has begun of the barrier beach at the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration project in Greece, NY. Construction of the barrier beach is scheduled to be completed by the end of the construction season 2016. This […]