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  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, held a public information meeting recently in the Baldwin Center located at 1000 West Broad Street, Stratford, Connecticut. During the meeting, USACE presented the Proposed Plan for Environmental Restoration for the Tidal Flats and Outfall-008 drainage ditch sediments at the Stratford Army Engine Plant Site located […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is seeking public comment on the Proposed Plan for Environmental Restoration for the Tidal Flats and Outfall-008 drainage ditch sediments, a preferred mechanical dredging and on-site beneficial re-use of sediments alternative, at the Stratford Army Engine Plant Site in Stratford, CT. A public comment period will […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sacred Heart University, of Fairfield, Connecticut, is seeking a permit from USACE to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with protecting a 900 linear foot section of existing coastal dune and shoreline in Stratford, Conn. This work is proposed in tidal waters of the Housatonic River at 1207 Prospect Drive, Lordship Point, […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sacred Heart University’s Biology Department, in collaboration with DuPont and the Connecticut Audubon Society (CAS), is beginning an innovative and experimental “living shoreline” installation at Stratford Point in Stratford, as part of a multi-year coastal habitat restoration project. This project was reviewed and approved by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CTDEEP), Office […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is currently working on a Coastal Storm Risk Management feasibility study in Fairfield and New Haven Counties, Connecticut and has developed a recommended draft plan for the “Long Wharf” area in New Haven. The non-Federal project partner for the study is the Connecticut Department of Energy […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 2018 annual meeting of the Mill River Wetland Committee, Inc. (MRWC) will take place on Thursday, March 22, at 7 p.m., in Fairfield, Connecticut.  Dr. Jennifer H. Mattei of the Sacred Heart University Department of Biology is the featured speaker. Dr. Mattei’s talk will highlight the progress of projects to restore coastal habitats at […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the lower portion of the Housatonic River Federal Navigation Channel in Stratford and Milford, Connecticut, is now completed, The Connecticut Post (ctpost.com) reports. The $9.3 million contract was undertaken by Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company, LLC of Quincy, Mass. During the last couple of months, the contractor removed over 270,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A £50,000 dredging operation is about to get underway as the Canal & River Trust makes it easier for boaters to visit Stratford upon Avon. The charity, which cares for 2,000 miles of waterways in England and Wales, is getting ready to dredge sections of Bancroft Basin making it easier for visiting boats to moor […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance dredging of the lower portion of the Housatonic River Federal Navigation Channel in Stratford and Milford, Conn., is about to begin soon, according to William Rock, a member of the Stratford Waterfront and Harbor Management Commission and chairman of its dredge committee. The $9.3 million contract will be accomplished by Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A multi-state project, including a research team from the Biology Department at Sacred Heart University (SHU), was selected for funding to monitor, evaluate and provide recommendations for the design and placement of living shorelines or nature-based infrastructure as part of a $1 million 2017 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Coastal Resilience Grant. The grant will be […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the lower portion of the Housatonic River Federal Navigation Channel in Stratford and Milford, Conn., will be completed under the terms of a $9.3 million contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company, LLC of Quincy, […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of portions of the Housatonic River Federal Navigation Project in Stratford and Milford, Conn. The proposed work involves removal of up to 300,000 cubic yards of sandy material from portions of the 18-foot main channel. The state of Connecticut is […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Seaview Bridgeport LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with constructing a boat ramp, floats and doing other work in Bridgeport, Conn. The proposed project includes the construction of a boat ramp (approximately 35 feet wide by […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Canal and River Trust has announced a £3m package of additional investment in the waterways to improve the experience for boaters and other visitors. Around £2m will fund dredging projects on the Erewash Canal, Trent & Mersey and a number of sections of the North Stratford Canal. “This completes the full £7m dredging program […]

  • 7 April 2014

    Work began this week on a $2.09 million project to improve the north pier at Goderich’s harbour. “It’s an investment in one of Goderich’s greatest assets; the deep water port. It’s part of the strategy to bring it up to a high quality port to hopefully attract new cargoes,” said Rowland Howe, president of Goderich […]

  • 10 March 2014

    BD Westby has started to dredge the River Avon in Stratford-upon-Avon, reports the Stratford Herald. River Avon was previously dredged in 2001. Dredging operations, undertaken under the Clopton and Tramway bridges, are scheduled to last three to four weeks. “We’re removing the deposits of leaves and branches and sand that’s washed down the river,“ said […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    In June of 2014 the Western Dredging Association and Texas A&M will be taking its next Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference to new heights. The Fairmont Royal York in Toronto, Canada will be hosting this landmark meeting. “Our Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference will begin with a pre-conference tour of Toronto, a city that has […]

  • 30 October 2013

    In June of 2014 the Western Dredging Association and Texas A&M will be taking its next Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference to new heights. The Fairmont Royal York in Toronto, Canada will be hosting us at this landmark meeting destination. “Our Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference will begin with a pre-conference tour of Toronto, a […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Inspired in large part by the harrowing experiences Connecticut’s shoreline residents lived through in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene and Hurricane Sandy, the General Assembly passed a comprehensive bill that aims to ease the permitting process for shoreline property owners. “In recent years, our state faced serious challenges after several storms brought flooding, power […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Stratford Waterfront and Harbor Management Commission in coordination with the US Army Corps of Engineers announces that the Housatonic River is being dredged. The last time Connecticut’s second longest river was dredged was in 1976. “Leading the efforts to dredge the Housatonic River to improve safe navigation and promote economic development while at the […]

  • 28 October 2012

    The long-awaited Housatonic River dredging program is scheduled to begin tomorrow, reports milford.patch.com. According to Bill Rock, chairman of the Waterfront and Harbor Management Commission, it will take about 27 days to remove some 50,000 cubic yards of silt from the shallowest parts of the boat channel leading up to the Devon Bridge. “It’s for […]

  • 23 October 2012

    Before the end of October, the dredging vessel Currituck will begin its work on the boat channel in the Housatonic River between Stratford and Milford. This $750,000 project will increase the channel depth to about 14 feet, stated Bill Rock, chairman of the Stratford Waterfront and Harbor Management Commission. The project includes removing of 50,000 […]

  • 18 October 2012

    The long-awaited dredging project on the Housatonic River is scheduled to begin by the end of October, and should last about one month. Bill Rock, chairman of the Stratford Waterfront and Harbor Management Commission, stated: “For 13 years we’ve been working on this.” The project includes removing of 50,000 cubic yards of silt from the […]

  • 16 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of portions of the Federal Navigation Project in the Housatonic River in Stratford and Milford, Conn. The proposed work involves removal of up to 100,000 cubic yards of sandy material from shoal areas of the Housatonic River south of the […]

  • 30 July 2012

    Over £230,000 has been awarded to the Wessex Chalk Streams Project to undertake restoration work along the River Avon. The funding will allow the Wessex Chalk Streams Project (WCSP) to work with local angling clubs and landowners to develop and deliver river restoration projects along the River Avon and its tributaries. The WCSP combines expertise […]

  • 12 April 2012

    After 15 years of study, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced that it had released the final documents for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) for review by state and federal agencies and the general public. Following the report, some officials made these comments: Rick Gabrielson, Director of International Transportation, Target and […]

  • 21 March 2011

    There’s some good news for the long-sought after project to dredge the Housatonic River in Stratford as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers… By Christopher Carroll (stratford) [mappress] Source: stratford, March 21, 2011