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  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    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 Rochester Harbor, NY, during spring and early summer 2019.  The contract was awarded to Ryba Marine Construction Company, based in Cheboygan, Michigan on March 21, 2019. The contractor is […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, completed a two-year, $1.7 million dredging project in Rochester Harbor Wednesday, June 14. According to the Corps, the contractor removed a total of 390,000 cubic yards of sediment material to allow for safer passage for commercial and recreational traffic. The contract was awarded to Luedtke Engineering Company […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter yesterday announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will complete dredging at Rochester Harbor this week. This season’s dredging operation included removal of over 180,000 cubic yards of material from the Port of Rochester and 5,000 cubic yards from Irondequoit Bay. Slaughter has secured more than $5 million since 2013 for […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter will tomorrow help mark the completion of the Rochester Harbor navigational dredging for this year. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, began dredging at Rochester Harbor on May 17. As part of the $1,722,500 contract, awarded to Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, MI, a total of 210,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, began dredging at Rochester Harbor, NY, on May 17 and will continue through mid-June. As part of the two-year $1,722,500 contract, awarded to Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, MI, a total of 210,000 cubic yards of sediment will be dredged from the federal navigation channel this year. […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday announced that the USACE expects to award the contract to dredge the Rochester Harbor next week, and the harbor dredging operations are expected to begin in May 2016. Schumer said that this dredging will enable the harbor to continue serving as a vital passageway for the City of Rochester, which […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter last Friday helped to pass a bill to keep the government open while making targeted investments that will grow Rochester’s economy. The government funding now includes more than $2 million for the dredging of Rochester harbor. For months, Slaughter, along with other Congress members, had pushed the leaders to include support for the Rochester dredging […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday announced the FY16 Omnibus Appropriations bill, expected to pass Congress this week, will allocate $2.32 million in federal funding to dredge the Port of Rochester’s Harbor next year. This funding had been requested by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in its Fiscal Year 2016 Civil Works Budget. In […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged federal appropriators to allocate $2.32 million in federal funding to dredge the Port of Rochester’s Harbor. This funding has been requested by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in its Fiscal Year 2016 Civil Works Budget and Schumer vowed to fight to make it an actuality. Schumer is urging […]

  • 25 August 2011

    A Rochester firm has been hired to study 20 harbors on the south shore of Lake Ontario, looking at their depths and needs for dredging, and… By Tom Rivers (thedailynewsonline) [mappress] Source: thedailynewsonline, August 25, 2011;

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Under the Planning Assistance to States (PAS) program, the city of Rochester has requested planning assistance from the USACE, Buffalo District, to conduct an economic and dredging analysis to help the city determine the benefits associated with making Rochester Harbor a tourist destination for Great Lakes cruise ships. The PAS program is used to prepare […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter pushed congressional leaders yesterday to support Rochester area workers and businesses by including critical support for the Rochester Harbor in a must-pass government operations bill. Slaughter’s push would secure $2.32 million to support the operation and maintenance of Rochester Harbor, and would allow the harbor to undergo critical dredging operations to preserve its effectiveness […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, co-chair of the bipartisan Great Lakes Task Force, has secured $2.32 million in the House appropriations legislation for fiscal year 2016 (FY 2016) for dredging of the Port of Rochester by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In March, Congresswoman Slaughter sent a letter to House Appropriations Committee Chairman Mike Simpson and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY), co-chair of the bipartisan Great Lakes Task Force, announced an additional $2.2 million in fiscal year 2014 to complete a full dredging of the Port of Rochester and an additional $350,000 to complete a full dredging of Irondequoit Bay. This funding is in addition to the $1.2 million originally allocated […]

  • 20 February 2014

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to fully dredge six Upstate New York harbors that are eligible for Sandy supplemental appropriations funding to dredge back to pre-storm conditions, but not enough to bring them to fully functional channel depths. Specifically, Barcelona Harbor in Chautauqua County, Irondequoit Harbor and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY), Co-Chair of the Congressional Great Lakes Task Force, announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to dredge the Port of Rochester and Irondequoit Bay. After receiving a letter from Slaughter in March urging the Corps to obligate funding for dredging purposes, the Corps expects to begin dredging […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is reviewing four New York Harbors to determine if they require dredging due to sediment damage from Superstorm Sandy, including Little Sodus Bay in Cayuga County. Schumer is urging the USACE to expedite the review of Little Sodus Bay in Cayuga […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District, awarded a contract for a floating pier and associated dredging in Iraq. The contract was awarded on April 29, to PAT GD JV LLC of Rochester Hills, Michigan, for $24.4 million. The contract calls for the design and construction of a new floating pier with associated […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 June 2012

    At the urging of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to move forward on executing a feasibility study, a critical next step to future dredging of the Port of Ogdensburg – the northernmost port in New York State and the only U.S. port on the St. Lawrence Seaway, where […]

  • 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 […]