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  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

     HTV Houston Television, with its mission to effectively communicate relevant information concerning municipal and related governmental and community services, has just released a very interesting video update about ongoing  San Jacinto River dredging program. This emergency cleanup program was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) on July 6, 2018 and covers about two […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, announced last Friday the advertisement for bid invitations for emergency dredging near the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. As USACE reported, the Government has a requirement to dredge and remove shoal material within the West Fork of the San Jacinto River from Interstate 69 to the […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

     The FEMA funded emergency dredging of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River near Kingwood, Texas, is nearing its completion. USACE Galveston District has just released the latest project update, saying that as of April 11, 652 tons of woody debris and 1,547,000 cubic yards of sand has been dredged from the river. […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Greg Abbott visited Kingwood, Texas, yesterday where he took an aerial tour to survey damage along the San Jacinto River, and met with community leaders and elected officials to discuss Hurricane Harvey recovery and flood prevention efforts.  During the meeting, the Governor announced new actions Texas will be taking to help prevent future flooding in communities like […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Houston, Texas, has issued a  Notice To Proceed (NTP)  for debris removal services, specifically large silt deposits at the confluence of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River and Lake Houston, commonly referred to as the “mouth bar”. The City, through its contractor DRC Emergency Services, LLC (DRC), will begin mechanical dredging of […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers contractors are busy constructing a staging area for the FEMA funded emergency dredging and debris removal along the West Fork of the San Jacinto River near Kingwood, Texas. Last week, over 150 trucks begin moving in floating barges and 24 inch diameter High Density Polyethylene Pipes, reported the Corps. […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is requesting input from industry and others parties for an upcoming emergency dredging of the San Jacinto River. According to the Corps, the Government has a requirement to dredge and remove shoal material within the West Fork of the San Jacinto River from Interstate 69 to the confluence […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

     The preparation activities for emergency dredging and debris removal along the West Fork of the San Jacinto River are moving forward. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractors launched a 27 ton dredger last Thursday into the river. Two dredgers, measuring 90 feet long, 25 feet wide, were transported in and are being reassembled […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The FEMA funded emergency dredging of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River near Kingwood, Texas, is scheduled to begin demobilization around the third week in April, USACE Galveston District said in their latest project update.  Two dredges continue to operate 24/7 to reduce future flood risks as they cut through Harvey silt and […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

     The West Fork of the San Jacinto River FEMA funded Emergency Debris Removal project near Kingwood, Texas, has reached its halfway mark of completion, USACE Galveston District said in its latest announcement.  This emergency cleanup program was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) on July 6, 2018 and covers about two miles of […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Houston City Council Member, Dave Martin, said in its latest announcement that the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) has authorized the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to remove sand and siltation from the Lake Houston mouth bar. In October 2018, the USACE began removing debris from the San Jacinto River that was deposited during […]

  • 20 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Galveston District announced yesterday that an Illinois based dredging contractor is about to begin initial staging operations for the removal of sediment and debris from the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. Representatives from Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC of Oak Brook, IL, met with USACE’s contracting and project managers for […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Hydraulic Engineers, conducted an aerial tour aboard an Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River near Atascocita, Texas on April 25, 2018. USACE Galveston’s hydraulic engineer, Michael Garske, was joined with experts from the Engineering Research and Develop Center (ERDC), Vicksburg, Miss., […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) confirmed yesterday the receipt of a $69.8 million award on the San Jacinto River in Houston, Texas. This unique and challenging project is the first major Houston-area flood-control project after Hurricane Harvey and will restore a 2 mile-long stretch of the San Jacinto River to its pre-Harvey state. After the storm passed […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District staff executed a modification to the West Fork San Jacinto River Emergency Debris Removal contract June 7, 2019, to dredge an additional 497,400 cubic yards of material that was deposited in the mouth of the San Jacinto River from Hurricane Harvey. “This contract modification will ensure a […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Texas Governor Greg Abbott has announced that the San Jacinto River dredging program is expected to begin in two or three weeks, Chron reports.  After the governor authorized funding from the state’s hazard and mitigation fund to conduct a study of the entire riverbed to figure out what type of sand dredging could be done […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 20 – August 26, 2018).   Damen DOP200 Proved Successful in Bremen The German contractor Matthäi Wasserbau recently ordered a DOP submersible dredge pump for their environmental cleanup job in Bremen, Germany.   PRA to Assist the Philippine Navy on Future […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has just released this very interesting photo of a tender boat towing a dredge pipe for placement within the West Fork of the San Jacinto River dredging project. This 1,000 foot, 24 inch diameter section will be part of a 4.5 mile pipeline and these pipes will […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Dan Crenshaw, along with Texas Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz and Representative Kevin Brady, sent a letter recently to Acting FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor requesting FEMA’s swift approval of the City of Houston’s new San Jacinto river mouth bar dredging plan. While FEMA has already completed its initial debris removal mission, sediment brought […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are working together to assemble a low-draft dredge at a staging area near Hwy 59/69 Bridge and the San Jacinto River. Over 200 semi-trucks have delivered two disassembled dredges and hundreds of dredging pipes, reported the Army Corps. “Workers are busy joining thousands […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractors launched a 27 ton dredger last Thursday into the San Jacinto River as preparations continue for emergency dredging and debris removal along the West Fork of the river. Two dredgers, measuring 90 feet long, 25 feet wide, were transported in and are being reassembled with dredging set to […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials extended bid invitations until June 22, 2018 after forecasted dredging material calculations increased for a FEMA funded emergency dredging operation of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. “We’ve encouraged bidders to submit questions and this allowed us to revise dredging quantities,” said Gary Stangeland, Interim Chief […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District, as tasked by FEMA, recently awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, in the amount of $69.8 million to remove sediment and debris resulting from Hurricane Harvey from the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. “This emergency project funded by FEMA involves the removal […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    According to the latest info sent out by the Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District, dredging work on the San Jacinto River is officially underway, Kingwood.com reports. The $69.8 million project, located near Kingwood, Texas, involves dredging and debris removal of 1.8 million cubic yards of sediment that has contributed to recent flooding in the […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District has announced that RLB Contracting, Inc., was the apparent low bidder in the amount of $33.9 million for emergency dredging of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. “This emergency project funded by FEMA involves the removal of 1.8 million cubic yards of material within 270 […]