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  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois is continuing the south end beach replenishment project in Ocean City (NJ) that will deliver approximately 1.6 million cubic yards of sand on 2.6 miles of beach from 36th to 59th Street. Neighboring communities, Strathmere and Sea Isle, will also be receiving beach replenishment projects […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Army Corps of Engineers contractors finished work recently on a beach replenishment project in Ocean City that stretched about 2.3 miles, from Seaspray Road to 14th Street. The project was part of a regularly scheduled series of beach maintenance projects for north-end and downtown beaches. A 309-foot dredge operated by the Great Lake Dredge and […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working on a beach renourishment project in Ocean City, N.J. Dredged sand is pumped onto the beach and moved into place with heavy equipment. The beach replenishment program is seen as vital to the economy of Ocean City and other shore towns that rely on summer visitors to […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Council voted unanimously yesterday to advertise for bids from contractors who can dredge two of Ocean City’s shallow lagoons, according to OCNJ Daily. The proposed dredging areas are Carnival Bayou (the lagoon between 16th and 17th streets) and at Snug Harbor (the lagoon between Eighth Street and W. Revere Place near Ninth Street). This […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City will receive a Valentine’s gift from the Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps ‘periodic sand replenishment program will begin at the mentioned location on or about February 16 th depending on the weather. A 309 ft. Dredge operated by the Great Lake Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois will operate 24 […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City officials and ACT Engineers, a firm hired by the city to tackle the severely silted lagoons with long-term dredging strategies, will host two meetings on Saturday, August 20, for residents in areas affected by Ocean City’s 2016 back bay dredging program. This year’s program includes Snug Harbor (between Eighth Street and Revere Place), […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Ocean City Council has approved the hiring of ACT Engineers to develop a dredging plan to maintain the waterway, lagoons and harbors surrounding the City. At the Council meeting last Thursday, the City authorized a professional services contract between the City and ACT Engineers to manage the dredging program, assisting in data collection, dredging program support and […]

  • 31 July 2013

    The Ocean City Community Association will meet 9:15 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 7 at the Ocean City Library, 1735 Simpson Ave., to discuss back bay dredging, coastal cottages, and emergency response team, with presentations by City Councilman Antwan McClellan, retired Ocean City detective Scott Morgan and retired Philadelphia firefighter Jerry Bonner. OCCA members and prospective members […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The north end beach replenishment project in Ocean City, NJ, is a year ahead of schedule, Mayor Jay Gillian said in his latest announcement. “I am happy to announce that the Army Corps of Engineers will return to Ocean City this fall to rebuild our north end beaches. The project comes at no cost to […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian said in his latest weekly update that the 305-foot dredger Texas, owned and operated by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, is now moored off the north end of Ocean City and already started sand pumping operations. This marks the beginning of a project that will bring 1.3 million cubic yards […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City officials will host a public meeting next weekend to discuss their short term plan for the city’s 2017 dredge program. Officials will discuss a potential short term plan that involves using city-owned property at the far end of Shelter Road as a transfer point for dredged material during the meeting on Saturday, […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ dredge MURDEN arrived in Ocean City Friday and began carrying out Assateague Bypass dredging operations Saturday. According to the Corps, the MURDEN is scheduled to work in the area for about a month, and will be removing material from in and around the channel, with an emphasis on the […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian will present the 2015 budget to Ocean City Council at its meeting Thursday night, February 12 at City Hall, the mayor said in his weekly address posted on the City’s website. He also announced a few brief project updates: – Back Bay/Lagoon Dredging: “We are currently out to bid to remove material […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor of Maryland, Larry Hogan, has announced state funding for Lower Eastern Shore initiatives at a press conference at the Salisbury Chamber of Commerce in Wicomico County. The governor was joined by Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver, Salisbury Mayor Jacob Day, and state and county officials for the funding announcement, which includes $1 million for […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just released a photo of their dredger Currituck taking a load of sand dredged from Ocean City Inlet to be deposited in the surf zone off of Assateague Island, on December 22, 2016. The dredger, based out of the Corps’ Wilmington District in North Carolina, is carrying out […]

  • 27 October 2011

    City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a bond ordinance that borrows $2,851,900 to pay for improvements to the city… More info: patch By Douglas Bergen [mappress] Source: patch, October 27, 2011

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The long awaited beach replenishment project for the southern end of Ocean City has officially started. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, the contractor for the project, started pumping sand around 1:45 Thursday afternoon. Ocean City will receive approximately 1.6 million cubic yards of sand on approximately 2.6 miles of beach between 36th and 59th […]

  • 23 April 2010

    Dredging operations will displace one fisherman from a slip at the West Ocean City Harbor, the county decided this week. The Army Corps of Engineers project to dredge the Ocean City Inlet to the West Ocean City Harbor and the harbor turning basins needs somewhere to offload the dredge spoil… [mappress] Source:mdcoastdispatch,April 23,2010;

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian discussed the long awaited south end beach replenishment project in his weekly address, posted on Friday, January 23, on the City’s website. “Yesterday the Administration attended a preconstruction meeting for the south end beach replenishment project. Although complete specifics are not available yet, I am able to confirm and expand on […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Ocean City Council has approved a contract to dredge Snug Harbor, the lagoon between Eighth Street and W. Revere Place near Ninth Street. The decision was reached at the Council’s meeting on Thursday, August 27th 2015. Material removed during the project will be placed in the Route 52 site and then removed to Wildwood. Meanwhile, works continue on […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City Council has awarded a $2.7 million contract to Wickberg Marine Contracting Inc. of Belford, N.J., to remove material from an approved dredging disposal site in the marshes near the 34th Street causeway. “This resolution will get us started,” Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian said. “This will just get it going again. We’ve been […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working on a beach replenishment project in Ocean City, N.J. Dredged sand is pumped onto the beach and moved into place with heavy equipment. The beach replenishment program is seen as vital to the economy of Ocean City and other shore towns that rely on summer visitors to […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski yesterday continued her Maryland Jobs Tour on the Eastern Shore, joining Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan to inspect repairs to Ocean City’s Fishing Pier and beach sand dunes. Investments in Ocean City’s coastal infrastructure are critical to Maryland’s tourism economy. “In Ocean City, I’ve seen first-hand the impact that public […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has coordinated for emergency dredging of the Ocean City Inlet and Harbor Federal Navigation Channel to begin Friday. The dredging is in response to reports by mariners of shoaling in the inlet caused by the winter storm that struck Ocean City in late January. This emergency dredging […]

  • 30 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Army Corps of Engineers will go out to bid in early January for a project to rebuild beaches and dunes at the severely eroded south end of Ocean City, according to Ocean City Business Administrator Mike Dattilo. The project is still on track to start in March or early spring, reports oceancity.patch.com. The federal government […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    USACE, Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Worcester County signed a Project Partnership Agreement last week to start work on a navigation improvement project to address sediment accumulation, or shoaling, within the Ocean City Inlet. “This navigation channel is regularly used by commercial fishermen, recreational boaters, the U.S. Coast Guard and others. The Corps removes […]