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  • 3 May 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, and City of Seattle officials will meet with Corps headquarters officials May 7 for the Elliott Bay Seawall General Investigation study’s Feasibility Scoping Meeting, or FSM. “This is a major milestone in the Corps’ Civil Works study process,” Seattle District Commander Col. Bruce A. Estok said. “This is […]

  • 22 September 2011

    The Port of Seattle last week welcomed China’s Minister of Transport, Li Shenglin, a delegation of Ministry of Transport officials, Chinese Consul General staff, and COSCO America’s new President Liu Hanbo. The delegation visit from a high government official of China is rare, and a welcome surprise for the port. “China is the Port of […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment on the Seattle Harbor Navigation Improvement Project Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment released yesterday. The Corps and the Port of Seattle have agreed on a tentatively selected plan of -57’ Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) for both the East and West Waterways. This depth will […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Northwest Seaport Alliance Managing Members Tuesday approved a $52 million that will be invested in Seattle and Tacoma terminal improvements. The investments include purchase of four more container cranes to join four others already on order for Husky Terminal in the South Harbor. The Alliance also approved an additional $2.9 million in improvements at Terminal […]

  • 14 May 2012

    This week the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers made progress on two separate action paths for the City of Seattle’s Elliott Bay Seawall project. First, a Feasibility Scoping Meeting, or FSM, was completed on May 7 by the Corps’ Seattle District Civil Works Branch for the General Investigation study. Second, the District’s Regulatory Branch made […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Another environmental milestone has been reached at the former Lockheed West Seattle Shipyard/Shipyard 2 on Seattle’s Elliott Bay. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued an order to the Lockheed Martin Corporation for the cleanup of their property on Seattle’s Elliott Bay. Lockheed West Seattle/Shipyard 2, is the latest in a series of more than […]

  • 3 October 2011

    Ten years after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency listed the lower five miles of Seattle’s only river as a Superfund site, cleanup… BY PHUONG LE AP (chron) [mappress] Source: chron, October 3, 2011;

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Seattle Harbor Navigation Improvement Project is eligible for congressional authorization following U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite signing the Chief of Engineers Report June 7. The project proposal includes deepening the East and West Waterways to 57 feet below mean lower low water and if it receives authorization […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District will prepare, pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, an environmental assessment (EA) for the Seattle Harbor Navigation Improvement Project. The largest container vessels calling at West Coast ports today have roughly twice the capacity of those that served the ports just five years ago. In order to remain […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction is currently underway on the Alki Seawall Replacement Project at Emma Schmitz Memorial Overlook in West Seattle, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Seattle District reports. The $3 million project is a partnership between Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Army Corps of Engineers. Objectives Reduce the risk of physical damages to public utilities […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Port of Seattle signed an agreement yesterday moving forward with a $3 million cost-shared feasibility study to investigate potential Port deepening alternatives. In March 2012, the Corps’ preliminary report found there is federal interest in potentially deepening Seattle Harbor’s East and West Waterways and this feasibility study will […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Seattle has completed the environmental analysis, including review of pertinent and available information, prepared the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Terminal 5 Improvements project, and announced the issuance of the FEIS for the project. The Port of Seattle, acting as lead agency for environmental review of the project under the […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) seeks public comment on Seattle’s recently updated shoreline master program. The comment period ends on Oct. 4, 2013. Ecology will host a public meeting and hearing on Sept. 11. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development along Seattle’s 86 miles of marine, lake and estuarine shorelines. […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps’ Seattle District has awarded a $3 million contract to Redside Construction based in Bainbridge Island, Washington, to replace an existing seawall in West Seattle. The project will replace the existing 500-foot-long seawall at Emma Schmitz Memorial Overlook, 4503 Beach Dr. SW, Seattle, WA 98116, that was constructed in the 1920s and has […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, is about to hold an Industry Day event for potential contractors. According to the Corps, the seminar will promote synergy between the Seattle District and industry representatives. The event will also provide networking opportunities for the participants allowing them to meet other small business representatives from other federal agencies. […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host an Open House Tuesday, July 16, 2019, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Alki Community Center in Seattle. This Open House is an opportunity for the community to learn about the Emma Schmitz Seawall Replacement project, located at 4503 Beach Dr. […]

  • 7 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The Seattle District requires maintenance clamshell dredging of approximately 400,000 cubic yards of sediment from the Snohomish Downstream Settling Basin and Navigation Channel… More info: USACE

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle is restoring 4.5 acres of habitat along the shoreline of Terminal 5, while getting closer to its goal of removing 90 percent of creosote pilings from its properties. The 2,300 creosote pilings removed leave the port with around 8,000 remaining out of a total of 18,000 estimated in 2000. Creosote-treated pilings […]

  • 24 April 2013

    Washington’s export economy and the future of the Port of Seattle are bound together, as they have been for over a century. Port leaders will be convening events with some of their most important clients across the region this week to promote the Pacific Northwest exports. “As an engine for economic growth for the whole […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    One certainty under climate change is that global ocean levels are rising and a new report, led by Washington Sea Grant and the University of Washington’s Climate Impacts Group, provides the clearest picture yet of what to expect in Washington state. The report includes projections for more than 150 different sites along the Washington coastline, […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Port of Seattle and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are halfway through a deepening feasibility study that will evaluate alternatives for deepening the navigation channels in the East & West Waterways up to 55 feet. Port of Seattle is one of the first ports in the nation to participate in the Corps’ new, streamlined process […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Seattle Department of Planning and Development (DPD) and Washington Department of Ecology will co-host a community meeting next week (June 30, Seattle City Hall) to provide information and answer questions about proposed updates to the city’s shoreline master program (SMP). The state’s Shoreline Management Act requires local governments to develop SMPs, subject to review […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    About 5,000 cubic yards of material unsuitable for open water placement is being dredged from the Duwamish River by a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor beginning Jan. 25. The contractor will use a specially-designed clamshell bucket and approved dredging procedures designed to minimize sediment resuspension and remove the unsuitable material. The Corps’ Seattle District […]

  • 11 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle is restoring 4.5 acres of habitat along the shoreline of Terminal 5, while getting closer to its goal of removing 90 percent of creosote pilings from its properties. The 2,300 creosote pilings removed leave the port with around 8,000 remaining out of a total of 18,000 estimated in 2000. “Restoring shoreline […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Parsons has announced that the Washington Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) recently named the Elliott Bay Seawall project the 2017 Project of the Year in the Disaster or Emergency Construction/Repair category for a project valued at more than $75 million. Parsons is the prime consultant on the Elliott Bay Seawall that stretches […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District’s commander has declared an emergency December 17, in response to a request for assistance from the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe. The request is to augment the tribe’s efforts to stabilize the Federally authorized flood risk reduction berm near the town of Tokeland, Washington. Seattle District is making […]