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  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Buffalo District, Cleveland Port Authority and several Cleveland preservation groups recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), resolving 20 years of debate over dredging the Cleveland Bulk Terminal and its impact on the Cleveland Huletts. Hulett Iron Ore Unloaders were enormous ore unloading machines, two of which stand where the Cuyahoga River flows […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority a $25.5 million Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant to complete the second phase of a multi-phase improvement plan at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal. According to the official PhilaPort’s announcement, the INFRA grant program provides dedicated, discretionary funding for projects that address […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore and Norfolk districts, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), released June 14 the draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Water Resources and Restoration Plan and Restoration Roadmap. The draft comprehensive plan identifies 43 candidate restoration projects within Virginia, 316 within the District of Columbia, 2,592 within […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced earlier this week that Presque Isle State Park in Erie, Pennsylvania, will receive $1.5 million for beach nourishment in the USACE’s work plan for fiscal year 2018. On March 8, 2018, U.S. Representative Mike Kelly sent a personal letter to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) to formally […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin yesterday joined Senator David Argall, Representative Mike Tobash, and other elected officials to announce the approval of funding to support a comprehensive flood protection project in Pine Grove. This announcement comes after years of the administration working with the community to secure funding to […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is warning boaters that excessive sediment buildup at the entrance to Walnut Creek Marina in Fairview, Erie County, may make it difficult to enter and leave the channel until it can be fully dredged. The PFBC started dredging the marina channel earlier in May but found that excessive […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined Wednesday Senator John Gordner, Representative David Millard, and other elected officials to announce the approval of funding to support a comprehensive flood protection project for the town of Bloomsburg. This announcement comes after years of the administration working with the community to secure […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Tom Wolf and Senator Bob Casey yesterday joined federal, state, and local leaders in celebration of the recent arrival of the first two super post-Panamax cranes at PhilaPort, celebrating another major milestone spurred by the governor’s port development plan. “My administration is working hard to invest critical dollars in improvements at PhilaPort, so that […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) started a dredging project at its Walnut Creek Marina in Fairview, Erie County, on Monday 14. PFBC warned boaters ahead of the works that they will experience lane restrictions when entering and leaving the channel into Presque Isle Bay. “Work will be performed between 8 a.m. and 4 […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Carla Quinn, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, National Hurricane Program (NHP) lead, has provided updates on the program to attendees at the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Hurricanes Annual Meeting at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III offices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on February 28, 2018. NHP is administered by FEMA in partnership with the NOAA […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the port’s $392 million Main Channel Deepening Project approaches 100% completion, cargo volumes in The Port of Philadelphia are surging. In 2017, container cargoes grew by 19%, leading all ports on the U.S. Atlantic seaboard. The growth is especially significant since the port is busy implementing its $300 million capital improvement plan. “We have […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    At the direction of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and in support of the Government of Puerto Rico, the U.S Army Corps of Engineers, the Department of Defense, and the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) took the first steps Sunday toward slowing the erosion of the Guajataca Dam’s damaged spillway.  Keeping the spillway functional is […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dam rehabilitation work is set to begin with the complete drawdown of Chapman Lake the day after Labor Day, on Tuesday, September 5, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) said in its latest release.  Work to be undertaken while the lake is drawn down will include sediment removal, repairs to the dam’s control tower […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released their Fiscal Year 2017 Work Plan which allocated $29.25 million towards to the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, the Port of Philadelphia (PhilaPort) informs.  That money, combined with the $33 million that Congress approved earlier in the month, represents the final federal appropriations to complete the […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held its first-ever regional collaboration meeting with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania last week at the Rachel Carson Building in Harrisburg, aimed at increasing awareness of interagency capabilities and strengthening partnerships.  “This workshop is important, so we know what everyone’s piece to play is in the Commonwealth,” said Brig. Gen. Tony […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) has just announced that the marina launch at the Walnut Creek access area in Fairview, Erie County, will be closed from April 5 to approximately April 20 due to a dredging project. The access area will remain open during this time, PFBC said in its release. The commission […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Philadelphia Section has announced that ‘The Delaware River Deepening Project – A Thirty Year Journey (1 PDH)’ event will take place on March 9, in Philadelphia, PA. The presenters will describe the history of the Delaware River Deepening Project, ASCE said in its announcement. Scientific and engineering studies, performed during […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association are working together to advance coastal dune science and management through workshops and research investments. They have funded projects at Oregon State University, University of North Carolina, University of Pennsylvania, North Carolina State University, Texas A&M University and […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Coast Guard will be enforcing a safety zone within the waters of the Delaware River, from Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania north to Eddystone, Pennsylvania – beginning December 01, 2016 until March 15, 2017 – due to the upcoming dredging works. According to the USCG notice, the safety zone will cover all navigable waters in the Delaware […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf yesterday announced a comprehensive Capital Investment Program at the Port of Philadelphia that will result in more than $300 million in investment in the port’s infrastructure. This initiative, which will start next year and continue through 2020, will double container capacity, position the port for future growth, create thousands of jobs, […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    This year’s WEDA Eastern Chapter annual meeting will take place on October 25-27 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Pending final USACE approval, the USACE North Atlantic Division & South Atlantic Division Dredge Scheduling Meeting, followed by a Partnering Meeting, will be held on Wednesday from 8:00am-5:00pm, while on Thursday an ICHDMG Meeting will run from 8:00am-11:30pm. […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    A unique two-year study is set in motion that will tackle the best path forward to achieve overall restoration goals in the Chesapeake Bay. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has signed a Watershed Assessment Cost-Sharing Agreement with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) to begin work on the Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Larry Hogan yesterday held Maryland’s first Conowingo Dam Summit, and announced the formation of a multi-agency work group to seek innovative solutions for reducing pollution that threatens the Chesapeake Bay. The Hogan administration also announced a formal Request for Information to help find solutions, and determine if dredging of the Conowingo Dam and re-use of […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The fifth version of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Pennsylvania State Programmatic General Permit (PASPGP-5) for authorization of work in wetlands/waterways within portions of Pennsylvania became effective July 1, 2016.   This general permit operates in conjunction with Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (PADEP) state regulatory program to protect the aquatic environment, while allowing […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and the Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) co-hosted an Engineering With Nature (EWN) workshop on June 7-8 in Philadelphia. A multi-disciplinary team from around the country met to discuss the EWN program and highlight best practices and capture new project ideas. The two-day workshop featured opening […]