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  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Ocean City beach renourishment project is moving ahead. The dredger R.N. Weeks is one of the two boats used for dredging in Ocean City, Md. During renourishment the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers typically places 800,000 cubic yards of sand on the beach at Ocean City every four years. Dredging activities began in January and […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The beaches from 39th Street to JFK Boulevard are closed today for dredging, the City of Sea Isle reports. According to the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District, hopper dredge Liberty Island is conducting dredging and beachfill operations in the area. In the latest update, USACE said that for northern Sea Isle City, beachfill began on June […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    USACE Baltimore District Commander Col. Trey Jordan recently toured one of the dredge boats being used in Ocean City, Maryland. The Corps typically places 800,000 cubic yards of sand on the beach at Ocean City every four years. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, May 9, 2014

  • 28 October 2011

    The long-awaited federal Army Corps of Engineers​’ dredging of the commercial harbor in West Ocean City is expected to get underway any day… By Shawn J. Soper (mdcoastdispatch) [mappress] Source: mdcoastdispatch, October 28, 2011;

  • 16 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this week awarded a $57.6-million contract to reconstruct beaches and dunes in Ocean City, Strathmere and Sea Isle City as part of a joint state and federal partnership that is making New Jersey’s coastline more resilient following Superstorm Sandy, the Christie Administration announced. The contract, which entails the construction […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has awarded a $12.7 million Atlantic Coast beach re-nourishment contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company. According to the U.S. Department of Defense, work will be performed in Ocean City, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of May 16, 2018. The State of Maryland, Worcester County, and […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has received additional funding to dredge the Ocean City Inlet, reduce flood risk in New York, expand Poplar Island and begin design work at Mid-Bay Island. This funding is through the 2018 Work Plan for the Army Civil Works Program, which is Congressionally-authorized funding specifically for the Corps in […]

  • 30 April 2012

    As shorenewstoday.com reports, the Ocean City Council will hold a special meeting 6 p.m. Thursday, May 3 at City Hall, 861 Asbury Ave., to consider adoption of a resolution to award a contract for back bay dredging. “We will bring it back to you at a special meeting next week,” city business administrator Mike Dattilo […]

  • 3 December 2010

    With very little fanfare or discussion, the Maryland Board of Public Works this week approved fund  expenditure for the ongoing beach … By Shawn J. Soper (mdcoastdispatch) [mappress] Source: mdcoastdispatch, December 4, 2010;

  • 23 March 2012

    Preparation for the dredging of the navigation channel at the entrance to a West Ocean City marina has begun this week, reports The Dispatch. This project started last year and it was designed to restore and replenish the large island north of the Route 50 Bridge known as Skimmer Island or Bird Island. Concept of […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois for $32.5 million to complete periodic nourishment of two projects in Cape May County, N.J. The contract calls for dredging more than 2.4 million cubic yards of sand and placing on the beaches […]

  • 27 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has received more than $13 million in additional funding to continue various critical missions in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. These projects involve Mid-Bay Island design, the Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Plan, Fishing Creek jetty repairs, Ocean City Inlet dredging, and operation and maintenance activities at dams, including construction […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has announced the list of projects that will receive funding this fiscal year, as outlined in the fiscal 2017 work plan for the Army Civil Works program released May 24. Baltimore District is also sharing the projects included in the fiscal 2018 President’s Budget for Civil Works […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Tomorrow, April 17, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin will join U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials, U.S. legislators and local officials in launching major coastal construction projects for Cape May and Monmouth counties. Commissioner Martin will first attend a 10 a.m. news conference at the beach on 42nd Street in southern Ocean […]

  • 24 February 2011

    Introducing an ambitious five-year capital plan that includes paving, drainage and bulkhead improvements, reconstruction of several blocks… More Info: shorenewstoday By Ann Richardson [mappress] Source: shorenewstoday, February 24, 2011;

  • 9 July 2010

    On the heels of a $4 million commitment to the long-term future of the Ocean City beach replenishment program last week, the resort got … By Shawn J. Soper [mappress] Source: mdcoastdispatch, July 9, 2010;

  • 26 November 2010

    The project to enlarge Ocean City’s beach so it will better protect the resort during strong storms continues with the hope it will be … By Christine Cullen (oceancitytoday) [mappress] Source: oceancitytoday, November 26, 2010;

  • 1 November 2012

    Inspections of storm damage are ongoing across Delmarva, reports wgmd.com. The Army Corps of Engineers has been in Ocean City for a visual inspection of the beach replenishment project with city officials. Col. Trey Jordan, Baltimore District commander says the replenishment project played a significant role in preventing damage from Hurricane Sandy. A team from the […]

  • 29 November 2009

    Three-day tropical storm wipes out approximately 600,000 cubic yards… Source: Ocean City Today, november 27, 2009;

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has awarded a $57.6 million contract for the Ocean City Southend Beach Replenishment project to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., Oak Brook, Illinois. The contract, announced yesterday by the Department of Defense, follows October’s announcement that GLDD was the lowest bidder for this project. Project area extends approximately 16 miles from Great Egg […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After only one day spent on the site, hopper dredge “Liberty Island” will go back to Virginia for more repairs. For the last two moths, the Liberty Island was in Norfolk where the vessel’s starboard engine was replaced. The Liberty Island had returned to Ocean City’s south end on Monday to resume a beach fill operation that began on […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has renegotiated its contract with the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company to permit restoration of beaches in Sea Isle City, Strathmere, and southern Ocean City. GLDD had just finished a major beachfill in these communities this fall when a major storm hit and severely eroded the beaches. […]

  • 14 May 2010

    OCEAN CITY – Delivering high winds, driving rain and heavy surf, northeast storms are a way of life at the Jersey shore. [mappress] Source: shorenewstoday, May 14, 2010;

  • 15 April 2011

    Citizens have expressed concern over the dredging activity that has commenced in Ocean City’s Inlet. By Joanne Shriner (mdcoastdispatch) [mappress] Source: mdcoastdispatch, April 15, 2011  

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has confirmed the award of the $57.6-million contract to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for a coastal and storm damage reduction project extending from the southern end of Ocean City to Strathmere and Sea Isle. The project, which entails the construction of a dune and a berm, […]

  • 1 April 2011

    In what could turn out to be a test case of sorts, the dredging of the navigation channel at the entrance to a West Ocean City marina began… By Shawn J. Soper (mdcoastdispatch) [mappress] Source: mdcoastdispatch, April 1, 2011