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  • 30 October 2020
    Equipment

    Dredge Goetz, MV Gen. Warren, Quarters Boat Taggatz and the rest of USACE’s dredging fleet returned to the St. Paul District after spending four months working on the Mississippi and Illinois rivers. During their brief tenure downriver, the crew removed approximately 500,000 cubic yards of material from the navigation channel. This work ensures the continued […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Dredging work on the Intracoastal Waterway in the vicinity of St. Lucie Inlet and Jupiter Inlet will start today. The project will include the dredging of approximately 48,000 cubic yards of material from the vicinity of the St. Lucie Inlet with placement within the St. Lucie Impoundment Basin, and approximately 95,000 cubic yards dredged from […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District is currently directing a Coastal Storm Risk Management Project in St. Johns County. The coastal program will include both dune and beach berm construction along approximately 2.6 miles of coastline from Vilano Beach to South Ponte Vedra Beach. “Construction will proceed from south to north along the beach and is projected […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently signed the St. George Harbor Improvement Chief’s Report. The signing progresses the proposed project to Congress for authorization. Located on the northeast shore of St. George Island, the proposed project aims to increase the safe accessibility of marine navigation to […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District awarded a $15.1 million contract on July 7, to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) of Oak Brook, Ill., to restore critically eroded shoreline along the coast of St. Johns County, Florida. The Coastal Storm Risk Management Project will include both dune and beach berm construction along approximately 2.6 miles […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has scheduled two virtual public scoping meetings regarding the St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana Feasibility Study. The meetings will be streamed at the following dates on the district’s Facebook page on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 6 p.m. According to […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has signed a $4.5 million agreement to remediate contaminated sediment in the St. Louis River Area of Concern (AOC) on Lake Superior. The St. Louis River AOC is one of 43 toxic hotspots identified by the United States and Canada in the Great Lakes basin, and is the second […]

  • 12 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     Officials of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) joined yesterday St. Bernard Parish Government for the ground breaking of the Bayou Terre Aux Boeufs Ridge Restoration project. The armoring project was designed by Royal Engineering and Deep South Construction and Salvage are in charge of the project. St. Bernard Parish Government paid […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the completion of the first round of dredging at Port Bay, the first of 20 dredging sites selected across the region to address a backlog of projects at harbor navigation channels along the southern shore of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. The $15 million regional dredging initiative […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Restoration and Protection Authority and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed an agreement to investigate the most feasible means of providing additional flood protection and ecosystem restoration for St. Tammany Parish. The agreement launches the feasibility evaluation of projects to reduce flood damages and restore the ecosystem authorized by Congress […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     The St. Johns River Water Management District has just released a very interesting video named ‘Flagler County Wetland Restoration Project: Path to Recovery’. Under the project, twenty-two acres of dragline ditch-impacted wetlands in Flagler County have been restored, beginning a phase of renewal in the coastal wetlands. Restored wetlands will filter pollutants from the […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     The Florida coast is home to some of the most beautiful white, sandy beaches. On a recent survey of the dredging progress at Port St. Joe, Manson Construction’s Dave McPeak captured some amazing footage of the exceptional work being done by the GLENN EDWARDS hopper dredging crews. The St. Joseph Peninsula (Cape San Blas) […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has announced a state commitment of $6 million to St. Charles Parish for needed levee improvements along Magnolia Ridge and the construction of a gate on the Paradis Canal. The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is providing the funding via the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) and […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

     MRD Associates, Inc., has just released this beautiful video about the St. Joseph Peninsula Beach Renourishment Project in Gulf County, Florida. The work is well underway and the contractor Manson Construction is actively working in the phase 1 section. “Additionally, in the coming days, we will be reaching out to certain homeowners that are […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Detroit District has announced the award of a construction contract for habitat creation in the St. Louis River near Superior, Wisconsin. USACE, on behalf of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has awarded a construction contract for more than $1.6 million to Roen Salvage Company from Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, for […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    St. Johns County and the Army Corps are about to hold a community meeting regarding the South Ponte Vedra and Vilano Beach Restoration Projects. The kickoff meeting starts at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, at the GTM Research Reserve Visitor Center, 505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. The sole purpose of the […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced a $13.8 million cleanup of Howards Bay in Superior, Wisconsin, part of the St. Louis River Area of Concern (AOC) on Lake Superior. According to EPA, work will be funded through a cost-sharing partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR), the City of Superior and […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on an extensive habitat restoration project will take place this summer in the St. Louis River estuary, where the river enters Lake Superior. Staff from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will host a public open house in May to share information about the Kingsbury Bay/Grassy Point habitat restoration project, whose construction is set […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, and St. Johns County yesterday finalized a critical agreement for construction of the St. Johns County Coastal Storm Risk Management Project – South Ponte Vedra Beach and Vilano Beach areas. “The Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) is the next step towards construction of the project. It is a […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New Orleans District and St. Bernard Parish officials yesterday signed a design agreement for the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA) Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Program (BUDMAT) project in St. Bernard Parish. Commenting the latest news, New Orleans District Commander Col. Michael Clancy, said: “The BUDMAT program allows the Corps […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mont du Lac Recreation is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, to dredge 2.4 acres of the St. Louis River in Mont Du Lac Bay and to discharge fill material into 0.07-acre of its adjacent wetlands. According to the Corps, the proposed project – located Douglas County, Wisconsin […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Scrabster Harbor Trust has launched a tender process for the Design and Build Civil Engineering Contract, aimed to redevelop the St. Ola Pier in Thurso, Scotland. According to the official announcement, redevelopment is required to suit the proposed dredging of the inner and outer berths to accommodate cruise vessels (with direct access to quayside coaches and […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has awarded a contract for maintenance dredging of the Channels of Lake St. Clair, Michigan. The $813,650 contract was awarded to Ryba Marine Construction Company of Cheboygan, Michigan. Ryba will dredge approximately 53,000 cubic yards of sand, silt and organic material from the channel. According to USACE, […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, D.C., recently selected St. Paul, Minn., resident and St. Paul District employee Alex Webb as a recipient of the Joseph W. Kimbel Award for Professional Potential. Webb received this award for his work advising on sensitive and complex dredge material management plans on the Upper Mississippi […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced today that dredging work for the renourishment of the St. Johns County Shore Protection Project is now complete. Final tilling and beach work will continue through Thursday, and construction equipment located at Pope Road will be removed by June 26. This project renourished critically eroded shoreline […]