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  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The president’s budget for fiscal 2017 (FY 2017) includes roughly $109.3 million in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. Colonel Edward P. Chamberlayne, Baltimore District Commander, said: “In addition to funding our flood risk management projects across the Mid-Atlantic region, the proposed budget includes […]

  • 28 February 2011

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, celebrated its 131st birthday with the christening of the Tanner II survey boat, followed by a Galveston Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremony to welcome the district as its newest member, Feb. 15, 2011, at its headquarters building on the east end of Galveston Island. Members of […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Governor Lincoln D. Chafee joined with state officials and local business leaders  to announce that the Port of Davisville at Quonset Business Park has now moved up to become the 7th largest auto importer in North America. Based on figures for 2011, more than 150,000 automobiles were imported at the Port during the year, and […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging work is moving forward at Canaveral Harbor, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District reported yesterday.  The project kicked off last month when the clamshell dredger Atlantic started dredging operations in the outer federal channel, said USACE. The clamshell dredger Virginian, also owned by Norfolk Dredging Company, recently joined the project and […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The San Jacinto River debris removal scheme is nearing its half-way completion mark, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District said in their latest announcement.  At the moment, the West Fork of the San Jacinto River Emergency Debris Removal Project reached 45 percent completion. The two dredges have removed a combined total of approximately […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is set to hold a public information meeting to explore concepts that could reduce risk from sea level rise, storm surge and tidal flooding on the Charleston Peninsula.  This meeting will take place on Thursday, January 31st, at Citadel Alumni Center, 69 Hagood Ave., Charleston, SC. The Charleston […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District’s flood teams are completing rock placement in the Skagit and Nooksack river basins, where high river flows threatened communities with flooding over the weekend.  USACE’s flood engineers are completing a 500-foot buried rock trench along a trail system adjacent to West Main St in Lyman, Washington. The […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, is set to begin a levee repair work within Diking District 22, at a cost of about $960,000.  The project is located along the landward slope of the levee adjacent to the Skagit River near Wylie Road southwest of Conway, Washington. The repair operations will start today […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host two Regulatory Open House events in south Florida this week. The events will be held Wed., July 9 at Hawk’s Cay Resort Florida Keys, 61 Hawks Cay Boulevard, Duck Key, Florida and Friday, July 11 at Marriott Harbor Beach, 3030 Holiday Drive, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, said in its latest announcement that dredging of approximately 60,000 cubic yards of Calumet River sediment was recently completed, placing the dredged material at the Chicago-area confined disposal facility (CDF). This CDF authorized to accept Calumet River sediment is nearing the end of its operating life and USACE […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has received a permit application from the Marshfield Yacht Club for dredging and marine works in the South River, located at 11 Ridge Road, Marshfield, Massachusetts. The work involves adding two 3-foot x 35-foot finger floats for dinghies at the beginning of C Dock; and maintenance […]

  • 1 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District was recognized yesterday with the Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council’s Nature Service Award for its ecosystem restoration initiatives at the Corps Woods and the East End Lagoon Project in Galveston, Texas. “This is a tremendous honor for our district to be recognized with this award,” said Col. […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, announced last week that the Minnesota River Basin Interagency Study is complete and available to the public.  The study area spanned 16,770 square miles and 37 counties. The intent of the study was to understand water, sediment, nitrogen and phosphorus transport across large landscapes in order […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) called on a key Senate Committee to include funds to complete the Delaware River deepening project in its budget. Senator Casey recently worked to secure $20 million in the President’s budget for the dredging project and now in a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee pressed to maintain that investment […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) announced that $20 million in funding for the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project has been included in the President’s fiscal year 2014 (FY14) budget. Inclusion in the Administration’s budget marks a major step forward for the dredging effort, and could be the catalyst for finally getting the project done. […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Galveston District, has awarded a $6.1 million contract to Mike Hooks Inc., for maintenance dredging of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) navigation channel from the Galveston Causeway to Bastrop Bayou in Galveston in Galveston County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 1,035,000 cubic yards (CY) of maintenance material from this 25-mile reach […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of around $7 million to RLB Contracting Inc., for maintenance dredging of the Brownsville Ship Channel and Turning Basin and Port Isabel Channel and Turning Basin in Cameron County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove two million cubic yards […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    As pictures and video beamed out around the world of water rescues and massive flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in southeastern Texas, another invisible effect was occurring to Texas’ energy coast. Below the surface of the raging waters, silt and debris were stirring, altering bayou and federal navigation channels, causing shoals, impeding waterways and preventing […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District is seeking public input on a Virginia Beach City Government proposal to mechanically dredge a Saw Pen Point neighborhood tributary to provide residents with navigation access.  The Schilling Point SSD project is located in a tributary to the Lynnhaven River’s Western Branch, adjacent to the Saw Pen […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Tuesday delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2016 (FY 2016) work plan for the Army Civil Works program just hours after the president released his proposed FY 17 budget. The proposed budget and work plan include a total of $64 million for Norfolk District civil works projects in […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    It’s no secret that successful engineers often exhibit similar personality traits ranging from possessing strong problem solving skills to working well as a team, so it didn’t come as a surprise to Capt. Derek Thornton’s family when he decided to pursue a career as an engineer. What they didn’t know was that he was determined […]

  • 30 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has received an application from the Town of Palm Beach, Florida, for the shoreline stabilization and water access activities, located in the Lake Worth Lagoon. The applicant seeks authorization to stabilize the shoreline and improve water access at an existing marina by conducting the following […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Jacksonville District has awarded a contract to replace the 26th and final water control structure within the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD), as part of the ongoing rehabilitation project for the earthen structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee. USACE awarded the $23.5 million contract last week to Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. of Orlando, Fla. The contract […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District’s authorities yesterday joined the Port of Grays Harbor officials in marking the completion of their Navigation Improvement Dredging Project – Deeper Draft, Phase II. “Seattle District and the port have been working together for more than a century and we look forward to another century of partnership,” […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, is accepting comments from the public regarding a proposed stream restoration project at Underwood Creek near Milwaukee, Wisconsin. USACE has prepared a Detailed Project Report, DPR, and Environmental Assessment, EA, concentrated on a proposed aquatic ecosystem restoration project on Underwood Creek in Wauwatosa, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. USACE […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, Texas General Land Office, Galveston Park Board of Trustees and the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company representatives marked the completion of a major beach restoration project in Galveston last week. The project used 725,000 cubic yards of sand from the Galveston Ship Channel to create 20 […]