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  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman John Katko (NY-24) has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide funding for vital dredging at the Port of Oswego. The recently allocated funds will allow the harbor of the Port of Oswego to be sufficiently dredged to its functional channel depths. “As the only deep water port on the U.S. […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, received approval and funding recently to initiate the Feasibility Study for the deepening of the Port of Oswego’s navigation channel. The study will look at options to improve the economic efficiency of the harbor and the cost of making those improvements. “Deepening the harbor will unlock new […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Oswego Harbor needs around $1.8 million in additional dredging work, according to the Port of Oswego Executive Director Jonathan Daniels. Regarding this issue, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer stated: “The Port of Oswego is gearing up for a boost in ship traffic and imports in valuable commodities, but the federal government holds the keys to […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    The Port of Oswego dredging project has experienced some delays in start up. Instead of its scheduled start on June 01, the project will begin in the middle of June, LocalSYR reported. The dredging project at the Port of Oswego should last for a month, and the aim of the project is to allow more […]

  • 16 February 2012

      U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced his push for the Harbor Maintenance Act, which would free up critical dredging funding for Port of Oswego, to be included in a key infrastructure bill that is currently moving through Congress. This legislation would free up badly-needed funds that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) must […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $4.7 million contract to continue repairs on the west arrowhead breakwater located at the Port of Oswego, New York.        The contract was awarded to Dean Marine and Excavating, Inc., based in Mount Clemens, Michigan, on May 15, 2019. According to USACE, the contractor is […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer reported two days ago that federal appropriators have heeded his request, and included $1.28 million in federal funding to fully dredge the Port of Oswego. This funding had been requested by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in its Fiscal Year 2016 Civil Works Budget. In March Schumer urged the federal […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lakelands Concrete Products, located in Livingston County (Lima, NY), is in the midst of a high profile project producing almost 1,000 precast concrete dolosse to be used for the Port of Oswego breakwater/shoreline protection program.   These 32,000 pound a piece concrete structures were designed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to help rebuild and protect the Port of […]

  • 9 August 2013

    During a tour of the Port of Oswego day before yesterday, Representative Dan Maffei (D-NY) and Representative Richard Hanna (R-NY) announced a new effort to pass a strong Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) and bring critical support and infrastructure improvements to Central New York Ports and the Great Lakes region. This legislation will significantly impact […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, began construction of a maintenance repair on Thursday, July 18th, 2019 in Lake Ontario at the west arrowhead breakwater in Oswego Harbor, located in the City of Oswego, New York. The work being conducted consists of repairing 600 linear feet along the lake side of the West […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has just announced that the West Arrowhead breakwater work – essential to providing safe navigation in Oswego Harbor (NY) – is proceeding well and on schedule. The work being conducted consists of repairing 600 linear feet along the lake side of the breakwater. The contractor, Dean Marine and […]

  • 27 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has wrapped up construction repairs to the Oswego Harbor West Arrowhead Breakwater, located at the Port of Oswego, Oswego, New York.  Repairs were completed to 475 feet of the 2,700 foot Oswego Harbor West Arrowhead Breakwater using armor, underlayer, and bedding stone, through fiscal year 2017 work […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, completed construction of a maintenance repair on September 20 in Lake Ontario at the west arrowhead breakwater in Oswego Harbor, New York. The work consisted of repairing 600 linear feet along the lake side of the West Arrowhead breakwater. USACE said that the contractor, Dean Marine and […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday presented his “2015 Opportunity Agenda” at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. The Governor’s agenda is designed to restore economic opportunity, improve and reform the education system, and restore the public’s confidence and trust in the justice system. This plan is a bold and comprehensive package of legislative […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, last week released a video about the ongoing repairs to the Oswego Harbor west breakwater. In the video, the Buffalo District Project Manager, Lex Barker, reported on the breakwater repairs at Oswego Harbor and the completion date. According to him, the construction works will be completed sometime […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $1.5 million contract to conduct dredging in the federal navigation channel and harbor areas of Oswego Harbor during spring and early summer 2019. The contract was awarded to Ryba Marine Construction Company, based in Cheboygan, Michigan on March 21, 2019. According to the Corps, […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $926,000 contract to dredge Oswego Harbor, NY, this summer. The contract was awarded to Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, MI, and includes dredging a total of 175.000 cubic yards of sediment from the federal navigation channel. Dredging will be performed at the harbor mouth, in the outer harbor […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has announced that the Omnibus spending bill including $1.1 billion in funding for the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF), an increase of $100 million over last year’s allocation, has passed in both the House and Senate. The bill has cleared Congress and will head to the President’s desk for his final […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced that the Omnibus spending bill – a must-pass bill that funds the federal government through the end of the fiscal year – includes $1.1 billion in funding for the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF), an increase of $100 million over last year’s allocation. The Harbor Maintenance […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, announced Senate passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2013. This bill includes a measure she worked to include that sets aside 20 percent of new funding from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for maintaining Great Lakes ports […]

  • 9 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dedicate at least $30 million from their budget for infrastructure improvements along the Great Lakes. The Senators sent the letter, along with Senators Kirk, Levin, Baldwin, Klobuchar, Franken, Brown, Portman, Stabenow, Donnelly, Johnson and Durbin, to push for […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer released the following statement on the passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which includes critical language that will prioritize dredging in the Great Lakes navigation system. In the past several months, Schumer has worked with the EPW committee to balance the needs of high-use, deep-draft ports like the […]

  • 20 January 2014

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, Co-Chair of the Congressional Great Lakes Task Force, announced that the invitation for bid solicitation is expected to be released this week for the Port of Rochester dredging operation. Slaughter said that dredging is expected to commence as early as May 2014. Slaughter also announced that the House-passed omnibus spending bill increases […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the completion of the first round of dredging at Port Bay, the first of 20 dredging sites selected across the region to address a backlog of projects at harbor navigation channels along the southern shore of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. The $15 million regional dredging initiative […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Ontario counties including Oswego, Cayuga, Wayne, Monroe, Orleans and Niagara, the City of Oswego and the Town of Greece are jointly undertaking an update and expansion of the Lake Ontario “Regional Dredging Management Plan” completed in 2000. A public meeting to review findings and receive public feedback will be held at 7 p.m. […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Several leaders, including Congressman John Katko, Oswego Mayor Billy Barlow along with representatives from Senator Chuck Schumer’s office, gathered yesterday to celebrate the completion of the Oswego Harbor dredging project. After five weeks of work, this nearly $1 million worth dredging project was completed on time and within the budget. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, awarded the contract to Luedtke Engineering Company […]