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  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Nebraska Environment Trust (NET) has awarded Ducks Unlimited four grants to restore miles of degraded wetland habitat along the North Platte and South Platte rivers. “The restoration will increase the properties’ capacity to provide wetland habitat in Platte River sloughs,” said John Denton, DU’s Nebraska manager of conservation programs. DU will make the wetlands […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The city of Schuyler, the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, partnered on a project to reduce flood risks to the city of Schuyler, Nebraska. Schuyler, the county seat for Colfax County, is subject to flooding from three major sources of water – Shell Creek, Lost Creek […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the City and County of Denver, will hold an open house on Wednesday, November 1, to discuss the South Platte River ecosystem restoration alternatives. The proposed project area includes approximately 2.4 miles of the South Platte River from West Yale Avenue downstream (north) to West Mississippi Avenue. The […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District closed the final breach along the Platte River Ames Diking District Levee System, approximately four miles southeast of North Bend, Nebraska Wednesday. The closed breach was the last remaining on a PL 84-99 levee system along the Platte River from last year’s high water event. This initial […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, will hold an information meeting on Monday, July 24, 2017 in Fremont to discuss potential nonstructural flood risk management solutions. The meeting will be held, in cooperation with the City of Fremont, Village of Inglewood, Dodge County and Lower Platte North Natural Resources District, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting to share details about the South Platte River Section 1135 ecosystem restoration study, being conducted in partnership with the City and County of Denver and USACE’s Omaha District, will be held on Tuesday, February 28, at the Fleming Mansion in Denver, Colorado. The proposed project area includes approximately 1.8 miles of the South […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    In partnership with the city of Schuyler, Neb. and the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed construction of a 2.2-mile levee along Shell Creek, north and east of Schuyler. This milestone will be celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 10 a.m. at […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded a $10.3 million construction contract to repair the damages to the R-616-613 and R-613 levee systems earlier this week. The R-616-613 and R-613 levee systems, damaged by the 2019 spring flooding, are approximately 19 miles long. The R-616-613 system starts on the Missouri River at Highway […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The city of Schuyler, the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District, and the Corps of Engineers are partnering on a project to reduce flood risks within Schuyler, Neb. A feasibility study (completed in September 2011) identified an economically feasible project consisting of two levee systems, one for the Shell Creek and one for the Platte […]

  • 26 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, in partnership with the city of Schuyler and the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District, has begun construction of a 2.5-mile levee along Shell Creek north and east of Schuyler and is marking the occasion with a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, March 27th starting at 10:15 a.m. […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has just released this beautiful photo from the Mermentau River silt removal program. To speed up the drainage of floodwaters from Hurricane Laura in Cameron Parish, they are currently performing an emergency operation to cut a silted canal along the lower Mermentau River. This work will remove […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, completed initial repairs a day earlier than scheduled on the Union Dike levee near Valley, Nebraska. The repairs are temporary, but will address a 500-foot section of breach caused by recent flooding in the area, and will serve to prevent future flood waters from entering the affected […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps’ Omaha District has awarded a contract to AECOM Technical Services, Inc. of Los Angeles, California, to complete levee repairs on the Missouri River L-536 levee system north of Corning, Missouri. According to USACE, the $8.74 million project will close the remaining breaches and make final repairs on the L-536 levee system. The […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District completed an initial breach closure on levee L575 near Percival, IA Thursday. This closure stops the inflows through this breach. The contractor will be increasing the width of the closure from a nominal width of 50 feet to a width of 500 feet, reported the Corps. A follow-on contract, […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, has completed the initial breach repair along the right bank of the Platte River, just upstream of the confluence of the Platte River with the Missouri River, on Tuesday. This approximately 300-foot long breach formed during the March 2019 flooding and allowed water to flow out of […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District awarded an approximately $9.2 million levee repair contract to Young’s General Contracting, Inc. of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, Monday. This contract will build upon the initial breach repair efforts that was completed on the Clear Creek, Platte River Right Bank Levee System in March of 2019 to fully […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has proposed to develop a Platte River Mouth Restoration and Access Plan/Environmental Assessment (EA). The Platte River is located in the southern portion of the National Lakeshore and discharges into Lake Michigan. Benzie County owns and manages a recreational boat launch at Platte River Point, approximately 900 feet from the […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ports North’s Port Master Planning Project has taken an important step forward with the appointment of GHD Advisory to undertake a detailed technical plan that will map out options for developing the Ports of Cairns and the Port of Mourilyan over a 30-year timeframe. Commenting the latest news, Transport and Main Roads Minister, Mark Bailey, […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District awarded a $1.68 million construction contract to Midwest Construction Company, Inc., on January 3 for the repair of approximately 300 feet of the right bank of the Platte River, approximately 1.25 river miles from the confluence of the Platte and the Missouri River. At this location, the […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on the recently released draft feasibility report and integrated environmental assessment which outlines a proposed plan to restore approximately 2.4 miles of degraded ecosystem along the South Platte River, from West Mississippi Avenue upstream to West Yale Avenue, in Denver, Colorado. The draft report, developed in […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking comments on a draft environmental assessment for a proposed breach repair along the Platte River bank just upstream of the confluence with the Missouri River near Plattsmouth. This repair is an emergency action in response to damage caused during the March 2019 flood event. Repairs would include […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, recently awarded a $990,402 contract to Advanced Trenching and Utilities to provide protection to the Glenwood/Pacific Junction Water Plant at Glenwood, Iowa. As USACE reported, emergency repairs to the Clear Creek levee near Ashland, Nebraska, have been mostly complete. The breach repair will finish on, or ahead […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Suncor Energy yesterday celebrated another milestone in its reclamation efforts with the planting of a type of wetland called a fen at the company’s base plant north of Fort McMurray, Alberta. A fen is a specific type of peat-accumulating wetland, common to the region. Suncor is one of the first companies in the world to […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey American Water yesterday celebrated the completion of a significant, long-term flood protection project at its Raritan-Millstone Water Treatment Plant with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on the grounds of the plant. This $37 million project will help ensure the water supply at the plant is protected from the increased risk of flooding during extreme weather […]

  • 16 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Following a successful dredging campaign in The North East of Scotland, Foyle and Marine dredger ‘Dinopotes’ has now mobilized to the Port of Dundee. The dredger will carry out 50000m3+ of capital dredging and assist Foyle and Marine Dredging’s rock armoring team in the construction of a revetment for the main contractor Graham Construction. “FMD […]

  • 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 […]