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  • 15 September 2011

    The mushy green clumps floating in Capaha Park’s lagoon Wednesday morning didn’t stop Brenda Morse from walking its perimeter.   By Scott Moyers (semissourian) [mappress] Source: semissourian, September 15, 2011

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, in partnership with the Chicago Park District is currently implementing an ecosystem restoration project at Horner Park.  The goal of this project is to restore the natural features of the North Branch Chicago River at Horner Park and its riparian zone within the constraints of the current […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Port Phillip, Victoria, is working with the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) to renourish Middle Park Beach between Mills and Langridge streets. Project works are proposed to start this month, during winter, and be completed in spring 2020 prior to the summer peak, subject to favorable weather and conditions. […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has announced that sand replenishment at Jacob Riis Park Beach in Gateway National Recreation Area has begun. The beach sand replacement project will provide approximately 200,000 cubic yards of sand for the one-mile shoreline segment. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has partnered with the NPS to […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership has announced that the new coastal defenses at Anchorage Park are open for the public.  “Over the past six months we have achieved a great deal and have completed the coastal defense works, forming the first phase of the wider North Portsea Island scheme,” the Partnership said. “Our new embankments […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, is evaluating a Department of the Army (DA) permit application from the City of Grafton for the proposed Grafton Flood Risk Reduction Project. The application is being evaluated under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act which regulates the discharge of dredged or fill material in waters of the […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Westmoreland Park ecosystem restoration project is completed and all that is left to do now is to attend the park grand reopening ceremony on October 25th 2014. The park was closed to the public in June 2013 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with the Portland Bureau of Environmental Services to remove […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Rheudasil Park Pond is now just few steps closer to receive its long-awaited makeover after the Flower Mound City Council approved funding for the bank stabilization and dredging project. The decision to proceed with this dredging and bank stabilization project was reached at the Council’s September 8th meeting. In addition, the Council agreed to add dredging and stabilization of the two ponds at Wilkerson […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Suffolk County Department of Public Works has requested Department of the Army authorization to conduct dredging, with ten-year maintenance with placement of all resultant dredged material at Tanner Park, New York. The project is located at Ketchams Creek, a tributary of Great South Bay in the Town of Babylon, Suffolk County, NY. The U.S. […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Arlington City Council has just announced that the Deaver Park Renovation project is set to start this September. The site, which sits east of the Sublett Road and Highway 287 intersection, will receive a major overhaul in the coming year, including new trails and playground equipment, rebuilding of the pond overlook, new park monument sign and […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, recently awarded contracts totaling $9.9 million for bypass channel design, Riverside Park construction and design of Gateway Park sites in support of the Trinity River Vision/Central City Project.   The 1.6 mile bypass channel design will be accomplished in two segments with the north segment being designed […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Works on the £4.8 million Highfields Park Restoration Scheme are in full swing now, according to Carillion plc of Wolverhampton, West Midlands. The contractor yesterday announced that so far, crews working on the project, have dredged approximately 3600 cubic meters of silt out of the boating lake. This major redevelopment project that will remove silt from the […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria will begin maintenance dredging in and around Werribee River entrance next week, following natural sand build up which has created a hazard for recreational and commercial boat operators. “The works form part of Parks Victoria’s ongoing dredging program to ensure the continuation of safe boating access within Port Phillip and Western Port,” said […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Newport Beach, CA, has announced that the Grand Opening Celebration of Marina Park will take place on December 5.  This redevelopment project included dredging of 68,000 cubic yards of soil to construct the 23-slip transient vessel boating marina with improved launch areas and in-slip pump out stations. Dutra Construction Co. installed hundreds of […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New coastal defenses are being built along the north of Portsea Island between Ports Creek Railway Bridge and Kendall’s Wharf. The new defenses are designed to reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the next 100 years. Construction work began in May and is due to continue until the autumn […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sutton Council has just announced that paths around the Beddington Park will be closed for at least three months whilst the lake is dredged as part of the HLF project. In July 2016 the council was successfully awarded funding from the Heritage Lottery and Big Lottery Funds to deliver a £3.7 million project to restore, […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Construction crews have delivered new sand and rock to Rosewood Beach in Highland Park, IL, over the past two weeks as part of the Park District of Highland Park’s efforts to protect the beach from erosion amid record high Lake Michigan water levels. The project has reinforced the inside of the breakwater with additional stone […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Middle Park Beach Renourishment works have kicked off in Melbourne, with 35,000m3 of sand from a borrow site just offshore to be dredged and pumped to renourish Middle Park Beach. These works, conducted by Maritime Constructions, will help protect this part of the coastline from storm erosion. “Work is extra challenging in these times, with […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. has just presented a video overview of the Waterplace Park dredging project in Providence, RI. The project is being done jointly by the City of Providence, the Nature Conservancy, the Coastal Resources Management Council, 195 Redevelopment District Commission, the Providence Foundation and the WaterFire. The dredging will enhance one of […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A long-awaited dredging project on Waterplace Park in downtown Providence is expected to begin within days, the RI Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) reports. The CRMC Council approved the maintenance dredge permit at its October 8 meeting. As the state’s dredging coordinator, the CRMC will be working with project manager The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work is starting on the Environment Agency’s £2.4 million flood risk management scheme in Selly Park South. The Selly Park Flood Risk Management Scheme has been developed by the EA in partnership with St Andrew’s Healthcare, Birmingham City Council and other organisations. The area of Selly Park South has a history of flooding from the […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin yesterday announced a project that will ultimately transform 240 acres of Liberty State Park into a mosaic of freshwater wetlands and salt marshes. “This project, funded in large part by settlements with past polluters, will restore a large interior portion of Liberty to provide additional places for people […]

  • 27 February 2018

    The City of Highland Park has been working with both Lake and Cook Counties, Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the US Army Corps of Engineers on a long-term flood mitigation solution following several floods that devastated parts of Highland Park and dozens of communities throughout the region. According to the city, a comprehensive regional […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    A contract for $1.75 million has been awarded to Western Contracting Corporation of Sioux City, Iowa for repairs to a backwater site located within the Ponca State Park boundaries in Dixon County, Neb. Work is expected to begin in January 2016 and will include excavation and discharge of accreted Missouri River sediments, placement of earthen […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    To prevent a worsening outbreak of algae blooms this summer at City Park Lake in Baton Rouge, LA, a series of herbicide treatments will be applied between May and July, said BREC – the agency that connects people to parks and nature in East Baton Rouge Parish. The mild winter and warm spring resulted in […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The clean-up has begun of a section of Pukekura Park’s lake system. Last week the dredging of sediment from the Main Lake was stopped when the upper part of the Serpentine, between the main and lily lakes, was clogged with fresh sediment. Manager Parks Mark Bruhn says a sucker truck is being used to pump […]