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  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General, has signed the Chief’s Report for the Atlantic Coast of New York East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay Hurricane Sandy Reformulation Study—a crucial milestone for the proposed project. The project calls for the construction of nature based and structural features to be constructed on […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of New York Mayor, Bill de Blasio, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced earlier this week that Weeks Marine, from Cranford, NJ, has begun moving work vessels, pipes and other equipment to perform maintenance dredging of East Rockaway Inlet. The main goal of this scheme is to beneficially use dredged sand […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of New York are moving forward with a joint plan to dredge the East Rockaway Inlet and use the sand gathered there to replenish the eroded parts of Rockaway Beach that were closed last season, informs Senator Charles E. Schumer. In a November letter to Lt. Gen. Todd […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New York District Army Corps of Engineers proposes to perform emergency dredging and beach nourishment for the Atlantic Coast of New York City, East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay Project, New York. The work consists of dredging of the Federal Navigation channel and deposition basins at East Rockaway Inlet and the […]

  • 1 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District proposes to perform maintenance dredging of the Rockaway Inlet of Jamaica Bay, New York, Federal Navigation Project, with subsequent beneficial use placement of the dredged material at one or more of the following placement sites: beach placement, upland placement and/or the Historic Area Remediation Site (HARS) […]

  • 16 May 2012

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder yesterday called on the Army Corps of Engineers to fund the immediate dredging at the East Rockaway Inlet, and also to work with the New York City Parks Department to place dredged sand on storm-eroded Rockaway Beach. On shore, as a result of severe storm damage […]

  • 6 December 2011

    Phillip Goldfeder, Assembly member, is demanding a public hearing on the projected maintenance dredging in the East Rockaway Inlet. Key stakeholders, residents, local businesses and community organizations would be involved in the public hearing. Goldfeder stated that following the damages caused by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee, new sand on the beaches is a […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has awarded the first contract for the East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay, New York Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project. This is the first of several contracts that will provide nearly $600 million in federal investment for the construction of storm risk reduction […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bill de Blasio Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District have announced that they are in the process of receiving final approval for the East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay General Revaluation Report. Pending final approval, construction on the first elements of the project, focusing on groins […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just released the latest edition of their On the Road Again videos, bringing more details about the recently completed East Rockaway Inlet Maintenance Dredging and Beach Restoration Project in New York.  In the video, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District has just released these amazing photos from the Rockaway beach replenishment project, conducted between Beach 92nd Street and Beach 103rd Street. USACE awarded a $10.7 million contract recently to the Cranford, NJ, based Weeks Marine for maintenance dredging work on the East Rockaway Inlet Federal Navigation Channel. […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of New York and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have reached an agreement to use dredged sand to re-nourish and restore Rockaway beach between Beach 92nd Street and Beach 103rd Street, reports the city mayor Bill de Blasio. Depending on when dredging work commences and the severity of spring storms, the project should allow for the […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District announced yesterday that two public meetings will be held this October in order to provide study information on the Rockaway Study. “The Army Corps in cooperation with the non-federal and local sponsors, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the City of New York, respectively, will […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces the availability of the “Revised Draft Integrated Hurricane Sandy General Re-evaluation Report/Environmental Impact Statement, and revised General Conformity Determination” for Rockaway, East Rockaway and Jamaica Bay. This release opens a 45-day public comment period that will end October 22, 2018. “This report represents the next step in ensuring […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Mayor Bill de Blasio have announced that, after their push, and following Schumer-secured vital construction funds, a greatly expedited timeline on the Rockaway Reformulation Study has been secured. According to the Army Corps of Engineers, the draft report will now be issued in August, followed by a final report […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Rep. Gregory Meeks yesterday urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin construction now on storm resiliency projects on the Rockaway Peninsula that have already been studied for years and have consensus support – like jetties, groins and a sea wall. Senator Schumer said that it is unacceptable […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the New York State Depoartment of Environmental Conservation, will host a public information session to share information regarding the ongoing East Rockaway to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay Reformulation Study. This meeting will take place tomorrow from 6pm to 8pm, at 50 Aviator Road (Ryan Visitor Center, […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews have resumed pumping sand onto the beaches of Rockaway as part of the Corps of Engineers’ effort to repair and restore the engineered beach there to provide coastal storm risk management benefits to the community. Work was temporarily stopped this summer when, as expected, crews moving east reached nesting areas of the endangered piping […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District and New York City announced the beginning of sand replenishment efforts at Rockaway Beach. Crews are busy placing millions of cubic yards of sand as part of the Corps efforts to repair and restore the Rockaway coastline which was severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy. […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, New York District intends to issue an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for dredging of Rockaway Beach and Coney Island. The Rockaway Beach project is located along the southern margin of the Borough of Queens, City of New York, and extends from Beach 149th Street to Beach 19th Street and […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded a contract for $4.6 million to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., for the maintenance dredging of the East Rockaway Inlet federal navigation channel with the dredged sand being placed along eroded areas of Rockaway Beach. Approximately 250,000 to 300,000 […]

  • 1 August 2012

    The Rockaway Beach is likely to get a sand replenishment later this year, according to the city Parks Department. Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration allocated $3 million to the agency’s budget to pay for the project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will dredge 100,000 to 150,000 cubic yards of sand from the East Rockaway inlet […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, yesterday celebrated completion of the East Rockaway Inlet Maintenance Dredging and Beach Restoration Project. The announcement of the project’s completion was made on the boardwalk by the Army Corps and the City of New York. New York City’s Mayor Bill De […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Freeport Mayor, Robert Kennedy, Hempstead Town Councilwoman, Erin King Sweeney, and other Freeport Village officials yesterday toured the Hurricane Protection Barrier located in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ teams are currently analyzing the feasibility of building a similar facility, in order to protect Nassau’s south shore from future flooding devastation. Mayor Kennedy […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announced last Friday the availability of the Draft Integrated Hurricane Sandy General Reevaluation Report and Environmental Impact Statement (Draft HSGRR/EIS). The Corps also announced General Conformity (GC) Determination which supports the draft Statement of Conformity (dSOC) for the Atlantic Coast of New York, East Rockaway Inlet […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Colonel David Caldwell of the Army Corps of Engineers, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and several other officials broke ground yesterday on the Long Beach Island shore protection project. This coastal scheme includes seven miles of protected shoreline, between East Rockaway Inlet and Jones Inlet. Overall, the finished project will […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has announced that the Long Beach Island Dune Project Partnership Agreement (PPA), which is a legally binding agreement necessary to commence with a water resources project, has officially been approved by the Army Corps of Engineers. The necessary step to advance this project now means that the Long Beach Island […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will deliver $200K in federal funding to the Nassau Back Bays resiliency study. According to Schumer, these federal funds will zero-in on specific coastal protections to best shield south shore communities from another Sandy. This study will examine the coastal flooding that occurred […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Coney Island T-groin Project, located in Sea Gate, Brooklyn, NY is nearing its completion. Andrew Masella, civil engineer, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in this video discusses the importance of the projects features and benefits the community of Sea Gate will receive after the construction of the T-groins. The Coney […]