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  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, is set to begin a levee repair work within Diking District 22, at a cost of about $960,000.  The project is located along the landward slope of the levee adjacent to the Skagit River near Wylie Road southwest of Conway, Washington. The repair operations will start today […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has been busy over the last couple of days repairing damaged levee along Skagit River. According to the release, USACE is working on two sections of levee totaling 1,700 feet of damage, within Diking District 1, at a cost of about $938,000. “Repairs began on August 6th with […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Army Corps of Engineers teams are completing flood protection measures in the Skagit River basin and on the Olympic Peninsula. One team is assisting the Quileute Tribe at La Push, Wash., with placement of as much as 500 tons of large rock at an area where a jetty ties in with the land and is […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2014 released two days ago included $400,000 to help continue progress for the Skagit General Investigation Study (G.I.). The Skagit G.I. will help identify long-term flood control projects that will protect lives and property in the Skagit Valley that are vulnerable to regular and […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District’s flood teams are completing rock placement in the Skagit and Nooksack river basins, where high river flows threatened communities with flooding over the weekend.  USACE’s flood engineers are completing a 500-foot buried rock trench along a trail system adjacent to West Main St in Lyman, Washington. The […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage 1,400 linear feet of shoreline within the city of Sedro-Woolley is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The locally tailored shoreline program is designed to protect the shoreline environment, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect people’s access to public land and waters. The proposed updated shoreline […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials are extending the public comment period for comments on the Puget Sound Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration Project (PSNERP) Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. The public comment period has been extended to January 8, 2015. Documents pertaining to the project are available for viewing online. Together, government and […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Army Corps of Engineers teams are supporting local communities with assistance and are assessing flood protection measures in the Skagit and Nooksack River basins and on the Olympic Peninsula. The Corps’ Seattle District emergency operations center and reservoir control center remain in 24-hour-a-day operation to manage high inflows in the north cascades and Olympics. Tuesday […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Puget Sound’s ecosystem health took a leap forward with the recent signing of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report, which recommends large-scale restoration projects on three northwest Washington estuaries. The Puget Sound Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration Project (PSNERP) received the Corps approval September 16, 2016, when Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite signed the Chief of […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials approved a Flood Plain Management Study for the town of Lyman, Washington, and provided the Seattle District $40,000 to complete it. The flood plain study will look at long-term solutions the town could implement to reduce future flood risk for its residences. The program does not give the […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Work on the Cockreham Island Levee is set to resume today, when U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials return to complete repairs on a damaged levee segment located on the Skagit River’s right bank about one mile west of Hamilton, Wash. The $163,000 project will wrap-up repairs to the levee damaged in a November 2006 […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Burlington’s updated shoreline master program. The city’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of roughly three miles of shoreline and the water quality of the Skagit River and Gages Slough. The new master program combines local […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the town of Concrete’s updated shoreline master program. The town’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of the shorelines, and the water quality of roughly a mile-and-a-half of the Baker and Skagit rivers and Lake Shannon. The updated master […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) seeks public comment on Burlington’s recently updated Shoreline Master Program, a landmark effort that will significantly increase protection and restoration of area shorelines and water quality. The updated master program guides construction and development in the city’s roughly three miles of Skagit River shoreline. It combines local plans for […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, Inc. of Chico, California, has just released these beautiful photos from their Swinomish River dredging operations. Under this cleanup project, J.E. McAmis will be removing approximately 154,000 cubic yards of material in multiple work-areas. “The channel will remain open. Because of the size of the dredge, normal channel widths will be reduced. Mariners […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senators Maria Cantwell, Patty Murray and Reps. Rick Larsen, Jaime Herrera Beutler, Suzan DelBene and Derek Kilmer have sent a letter to USACE and the Office of Management and Budget to request funding to fulfill critical dredging and maintenance needs at six small ports and harbors in Washington state. Ports and harbors, crucial economic drivers […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, Reservoir Control Center is operating local dams around the clock for flood risk reduction and the Emergency Operations Center is responding to a request for flood fight assistance in Snohomish County. The Snohomish flood team deployed to assist the French Slough Diking District to shore up the vulnerable […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Seattle District plans to begin maintenance dredging work on the Swinomish River during the next week, probably October 17, with an anticipated completion date of November 30. Under this cleanup project, J.E. McAmis, Inc. of Chico, California will be removing approximately 154,000 cubic yards of material in multiple work-areas. “The […]

  • 26 March 2012

    U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) joined a group of Senators in urging key appropriators to include funding for dredging small and low-use ports in the fiscal year (FY) 2013 budget. Small and low-use ports are ports that don’t have enough tonnage to meet the Army Corps of Engineers’ threshold to qualify for annual dredging support […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Concrete’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development in the town’s 1.5 miles of shorelines along the Skagit and Baker rivers and Lake Shannon. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) included $4.561 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which is offset in part by a proposal to cancel $28 million in unobligated carryover of funds previously appropriated. “The fiscal 2015 Civil Works budget […]

  • 9 October 2012

    U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell applauded the start of dredging on the Swinomish Channel in Skagit County. The channel was long overdue for dredging, and more than 500 jobs could have been lost if nothing was done. In 2012, the Army Corps of Engineers supported only two dredging projects on small waterways in Washington state – […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works that will maintain safe depths for vessels traveling the north and south basins of the La Conner Marina (WA) are underway now, informs the Port of Skagit. This project is a large undertaking by the Port of Skagit and was last completed in 2007 in the south basin of the marina. The company completing […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Skagit will focus next year on economic development initiatives aimed at bringing good jobs to the Skagit Valley while investing in infrastructure improvements on its own properties, as outlined in the 2015 operating and capital budgets approved by the port commissioners on November 18. The 2015 operating budget foresees operating revenues growing […]

  • 9 February 2012

    Rep. Rick Larsen announced that the Swinomish Channel in Skagit County will be fully dredged this year after receiving $2.277 million in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers funds. Larsen spoke to U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy last week and stressed his support for funding of the project. “This funding […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Approximately 65,000 cubic yards of sediment will be dredged from the Swinomish southern channel near Goat Island and Skagit Bay from September 2014 until February 2015, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District. The dredged material will be placed at the Rosario Strait PSDDA Site. The total value of this dredging project, […]