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  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator, John Hoeven, yesterday announced that he has secured a provision in the Senate’s Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) that supports the construction of comprehensive flood protection in the Red River Valley. Hoeven’s legislation will allow flood control structures under the updated comprehensive flood protection plan for the Fargo-Moorhead region to be […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in cooperation with the Flood Diversion Authority, is conducting geomorphic field surveys alongside the Red River of the North tributaries near Fargo, North Dakota, and Moorhead, Minnesota, starting today. “Our survey teams will be collecting riverbank and riverbed data and placing survey monuments in the ground […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will host an open house, Thursday, July 24, of the Maple River aqueduct physical model built to aid in the design of the Fargo, N.D./Moorhead, Minn., diversion channel. The 80-foot by 70-foot model, constructed by the University of Minnesota, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory for the U.S. […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A ton of work – around 23,000 tons – is being done on the MI-1 4th Avenue phase of the Mouse River flood protection project in City of Minot, ND, in the form of rip rap, according to the latest project update. Rip rap is the big rocks that are being placed along the banks […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator, Heidi Heitkamp, has announced that a new bipartisan water infrastructure bill includes a provision to provide federal funding for long-term maintenance and operation costs related to the permanent levee protecting the City of Devils Lake and the surrounding area from flood waters. From 1993 to 2011, Devils Lake rose more than 30 […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the Souris River Joint Water Resource Board, or SRJB, will host a series of public meetings this month to solicit public input on the scope of its U.S. Souris (Mouse) River Basin Feasibility Study. The feasibility study is intended to identify and evaluate flood risk […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $46m contract to Ames Construction, Inc., to complete the diversion inlet control structure portion of the Fargo, North Dakota/Moorhead, Minnesota, Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project. The contract for the inlet control structure is the first construction deal to be awarded by the federal government for the […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is inviting comments on an addendum to the draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project in Ward County, North Dakota. The multiphase project was developed to reduce flood risks within the Souris (Mouse) River basin in north-central North Dakota. The […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 2014 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting will be held on April 9th and 11th, 2014 in Cincinnati, OH at the Millennium Hotel in downtown Cincinnati. Topics of this meeting will include sediment investigation, environmental and navigational dredging, shoreline protection and restoration, sediment management and re-use, and surveying. The Midwest Chapter of WEDA represents Arkansas, Illinois, […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Fargo, North Dakota/Moorhead, Minnesota, diversion channel project achieved another milestone yesterday, when President Barack Obama signed the Water Resource Reform and Development Act of 2014 into law, authorizing construction of the project. This act, last passed in 2000 and 2007, provides authorization for development of projects by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers across […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has released a draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment for proposed alterations to the existing levee system, as well as constructing new flood risk reduction features in Burlington, North Dakota. There has been a history of flooding along the Souris River (also referred to as the Mouse River) […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, said in its latest release that they recently posted the final Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project Environmental Impact Statement, or final EIS, to its website.  The Souris River Joint Water Resources Board, or SRJB, is proposing to construct the first segments of a multiphase flood […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 2015 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting will be held from March 11-13, 2015 in Milwaukee, WI at the DoubleTree by Hilton Milwaukee Downtown. The main topics that will be covered are: – Sediment investigation; – Environmental dredging; – Navigational dredging; – Coast/Shoreline protection and restoration; – Sediment management and re-use; – Surveying. Conference registration will […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    During the November 7th meeting with R.D. James, the nominee for Assistant Secretary of the Army – Civil Works, Senator John Hoeven urged the nominee, if confirmed, to help advance comprehensive flood protection in North Dakota. The senator introduced James to the flood study in the Minot region and the work to secure flood protection […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 2016 WEDA (Western Dredging Association ) Midwest Chapter meeting will be held March 23-25th, 2016 in Davenport, IA at the Radisson Quad City Plaza Hotel. The Midwest Chapter of WEDA represents Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Ontario, Canada. At the […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The bill for Fiscal Year 2016, which is on track to be passed by Congress later this week, will help communities in North Dakota build permanent flood protection projects. The bill includes funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s proposed budget for construction, and authorizes new studies and construction activity that will help to advance […]

  • 19 September 2012

    North Dakota’s Water Commission has approved state funding for two dredging projects on the Missouri River in the Bismarck-Mandan area. The 2011 flood altered the river, depositing silt and creating new sandbars. The goal of the dredging projects is to help prevent ice jam flooding. The state will pay 75 percent and local governments 25 […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The WEDA Midwest Chapter has announced that the 2013 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting will be taking place in St. Louis, MO on April 17-19, 2013. The theme of this year’s chapter meeting is MIDWEST DREDGING: SUCCESSES AND CHALLENGES. The conference will be held at the HoteLumière Hotel and Casino on the bank of the Mississippi […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Governor, Doug Burgum, emphasized the importance of timely completion of flood protection projects for the Fargo and Minot areas during an update from top regional U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials at the Capitol in Bismarck earlier this week. Maj. Gen. Richard Kaiser, commander of the Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi Valley Division; Col. […]

  • 4 June 2012

    “Some dredging is needed on the Missouri River in response to last summer’s flooding,” said Todd Sando, the North Dakota’s state engineer. He says the river’s channel has narrowed in spots south of Bismarck. The dredging project could help prevent new flooding and ice jams during the winter. The Army Corps of Engineers has to […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The 2016 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting is just over a month away in Davenport, IA. The conference will be held at the Radisson Quad City Plaza on March 23-25, 2016. During the conference, participants and presenters will have the chance to discus best dredging practices and innovations in the Midwest and beyond. Topics to be covered include […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator, John Hoeven, yesterday joined Col. Samuel Calkins, Commander of the USACE St. Paul District, as well as state and local leaders at the signing of the new Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for comprehensive flood protection in the Red River Valley. “Between the renegotiated Project Partnership Agreement with its $750 million federal funding […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a workshop in Minot, North Dakota, on April 13, to discuss methods available to reduce flood risks. The workshop will focus on developing strategies to reduce flood risks to individual structures in flood-prone areas. “We’re looking forward to discussing the options property owners have to reduce their […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association has just announced that the registration is now open for the 2016 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting, set for March 23-25, 2016, in Davenport, IA. At the event, best dredging practices and innovation in the Midwest and beyond will be discussed. Topics to be included are sediment investigation, environmental and navigational dredging, shoreline protection and restoration, sediment […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has determined that a supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) is required for the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority’s revised flood risk management project. According to the release, the DNR will prepare the SEIS to analyze modifications in the revised project proposal. The DNR invites comments on the scope of the SEIS […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator John Hoeven recently spoke with Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Deputy Director Russ Vought, urging for the inclusion of the Red River Valley’s flood protection project in the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 budget request. The senator stressed the significance of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issuing a permit for the […]