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  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General and the Chief of Engineers, toured the Philadelphia District and met with leadership, staff, student interns, and the crew of the Dredge McFarland during an April 23 visit. Bostick discussed challenges and opportunities in a town hall meeting at the District Headquarters in […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The president’s budget for fiscal 2017 includes roughly $123.8 million in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. Along with an updated total of $128.1 million included in the recently released USACE work plan for fiscal 2016, this funding allows Philadelphia District to continue to […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor J. Fletcher Creamer & Son completed the Absecon Inlet seawall and boardwalk project in April of 2018. Work involved building the seawall along two previously unprotected sections of the Atlantic City shoreline and rebuilding the historic boardwalk behind those two sections. The Absecon Island […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is currently conducting dredging operations at the Back Basin in Chesapeake City, Md.  Jade Creek Construction won the $2.19 million contract to dredge the basin to a depth of 10 feet earlier in October. Additional dredging is being conducted east of the basin in the Chesapeake and Delaware […]

  • 10 February 2012

    O’Brien & Gere was recently retained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Philadelphia District to support maintenance dredging of the Philadelphia Navy Reserve Basin, a semi-enclosed, tidal body of water located in the Philadelphia Naval Business Center (PNBC). O’Brien & Gere is providing engineering services for the project, which aims to remove approximately […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District ushered in a new era of leadership as Lt. Col. Michael A. Bliss assumed command from Lt. Col. John C. Becking during a July 1 ceremony in the Wanamaker Building’s Crystal Tea Room. Bliss is the 58th commander in the District’s history. North Atlantic Division Commander Brig. […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is working with its partners to deepen and widen the channel of the Little Mill Creek in New Castle County, DE. USACE is excavating and removing approximately 30,000 cubic yards of material as part of the project which is designed to reduce flooding. Work involves widening of […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has announced a plan for the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway dredging program. The solicitation for this contract will be issued on or about 15 May 2015 with a bid opening date of 16 June 2015. The total value is estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million. […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Barnegat Bay Dredging Company is currently conducting dredging in the federal channel of the waterway between markers 386 to 397 (west of Avalon and Stone Harbor in Cape May County, NJ). The Dredge Fullerton is dredging and pumping sediment to Gull Island. “Mariners should be aware of pipeline and associated equipment and proceed with caution […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and the Philadelphia Water Department celebrated the completion of a first-of-its-kind ecosystem restoration project during an April 25 ribbon cutting and site tour event at Morris Park in the Overbrook section of Philadelphia. The event was attended by Congressman Bob Brady, Army Corps leadership and staff, city […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is seeking public comment for a 10-year maintenance request by the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s Office of Maritime Resources to dredge nine channels in the bay waters off Long Beach Island (LBI). Dredging is proposed for the Beach Haven State Channel Complex: Southwick Channel, Bay Harbor […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and their contractor Barnegat Bay Dredging Company are conducting dredging operations and marsh restoration at Mordecai Island, NJ. The USACE is removing critical shoals from the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway and using the material to restore a portion of Mordecai Island marshland. The island serves two important […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    All American Marine (AAM) has won a contract for the construction of a hydrofoil-assisted survey catamaran for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. The vessel will primarily perform survey missions and some dive operations in support of dredging work planned within the Corps’ Philadelphia District. The 68’ x 26’ custom aluminium catamaran will be […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just announced that the christening ceremony of the H.R. Spies, their new hydrographic survey vessel, took place yesterday at Fort Mifflin. The vessel, made by All American Marine on the West Coast, was named after the late Bob Spies who served in the Philadelphia District from […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, reinforced the north jetty at the Indian River Inlet as part of Hurricane Sandy Repairs. Work involved placing marine mattresses, filling voids and positioning capstones on top. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, April 10, 2014

  • 24 March 2014
    Equipment, Technology

    The cutterhead of the Dredge Essex is raised after dredging operations in front of the Mercer County, NJ Power Plant in November of 2013. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor Norfolk Dredging Company completed maintenance dredging on the Delaware River between Philadelphia and Trenton in December of 2013. [mappress] Dredging […]

  • 15 May 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor will begin restoring the previously constructed Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project on Long Beach Island later this month. The Army Corps’ Philadelphia District awarded a $30.6 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company on April 24th to restore the previously constructed segments […]

  • 2 October 2012

    Col. Kent Savre, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division, met with regional stakeholders and held a town hall meeting during a visit to the Philadelphia District Sept 10-12. Savre toured a number of District projects including the deepening of the Delaware River, the Philadelphia Navy Yard seawall, the Chesapeake & […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, awarded a $92 million contract late yesterday (January 10) to Weeks Marine Inc. to construct a dune and berm project between the Manasquan and Barnegat Inlet in Ocean County, New Jersey. The total cost of the contract could be $128 million if options are awarded, reported USACE. According […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just reported that the last load of sand has been pumped onto the Fenwick Island, Delaware. According to the Corps, the dredge Dodge Island, owned by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, completed dredging and beachfill operations on August 9, 2018. The work included repairing the dune […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District Commander, LTC David Park, toured the dredging operations at Cape May Inlet and Harbor in New Jersey recently.  The dredge Currituck, owned and operated by the USACE Wilmington District, is currently conducting the dredging works in these areas. The USACE Cape May Inlet navigation project provides a […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District started work on four New Jersey beaches as part of previously contracted work to include renourishment for three projects and repair to one project that was damaged by Hurricane Irene. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District awarded three contracts prior to Hurricane Sandy and work […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rob Lowinski of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District explains the differences, benefits and challenges of levees and floodwalls for flood risk management. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, February 6, 2013

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine Inc. completed dredging operations in Harvey Cedars, Ocean County, NJ, earlier this month, meaning that the replenishment work on all of Long Beach Island is, for now, wrapped up. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District had awarded this contract to the Cranford, NJ based marine construction and dredging company to repair and renourish […]