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  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Glenn Mueller of the Southwestern Yacht Club has submitted an Application for Permit to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District for the Southwestern Yacht Club Maintenance Dredging Project. The dredging and beach nourishment project is located at the Southwest Yacht Club in the Shelter Island Yacht Basin in San Diego Bay, in […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, has completed repairs to levees damaged on three of the tributaries of the Missouri River ahead of schedule. The three projects totaling $707,000 were Pierce-North Branch of the Elkhorn River, Nebraska; Broken Bow-Mud Creek, Nebraska; and Ida Grove/Odebolt Creek, Iowa. According to Bret Budd, Chief of the […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, will host a public meeting on Wednesday, November 13, to present an overview of the District’s Navigation Program. The meeting is part of an effort by USACE to evaluate the agency’s San Francisco Bay navigation program in order to best position the program for success over […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maj. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, Deputy Commanding General for Civil Works and Emergency Operations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters, visited the Galveston District last week as part of a two-day Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project update. On the second day of his visit, he was joined by Brig Gen. Paul Owen, commander, U.S. Army […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    It’s been seven years since the Army Corps’ New York District began its mission in response to Hurricane Sandy. Sandy made history as the largest Atlantic hurricane on record when it made landfall on Oct. 29, 2012. With wind gusts in excess of 75 miles per hour and storm surge that inundated much of the […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Charleston District is currently dredging the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) in several places. According to USACE, some of these area’s haven’t been dredged in 10 years. “The Corps has the authority to maintain the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway,” said Jeremy Johnson, project manager. “As part of that, we not only […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Delaware Senator Tom Carper yesterday hosted the new U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division Commander, Major General Jeffrey L. Milhorn, and the new Philadelphia District Commander, Lt. Col. David C. Park, to tour priorities and ongoing project sites at the Port of Wilmington. During the tour, Carper, Milhorn and Park viewed the future […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District awarded a $1.3 million construction contract last week to Midwest Construction of Nebraska City to repair damages to the Cedar Creek – Omaha Fish & Wildlife Platte River Right Bank Levee System. This levee system protects more than $12 million of property along the right bank of […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract Sept. 23, in the amount of $22.8 million to repair the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (Aransas Pass) Jetties in Nueces and Aransas counties, Texas. The project includes use a pipeline dredge to remove approximately 15.7 million tons of armor stone and 4.7 million tons […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Col. Sebastien P. Joly, commander of USACE Mobile District, and James Lyons, director and chief executive officer of the Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA), signed the Design Agreement yesterday at the Port of Mobile, which begins the design phase for improvements to the Mobile Harbor, Alabama Project. “Signing of the Pre-Construction, Engineering and Design Agreement […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District and the Cedar Bayou Navigation District (CBND) are set to begin construction of the Cedar Bayou Channel Improvement Project.  Construction of the project is expected to begin February 2020. A Project Partnership Agreement was formally signed by USACE Galveston District and CBND on September 23, which initiates […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, September 6, Major General Diana Holland, Commander of the South Atlantic Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signed the Record of Decision for the Mobile Harbor General Reevaluation Report (GRR) with Integrated Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS). The recommended plan modifications consist of the following: Deepen the existing Bar, Bay, and River Channels […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the non-Federal Sponsor, Collier County, Florida, will host an informational public meeting next week on the Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study.  The meeting, set for September 9, from 5-7 p.m., will take place at the Collier County Administrative Building, 3299 Tamiami Trail East, Bldg. F, […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles Schumer has announced that a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ effort to study Nassau’s Back Bays and protect countless Long Island communities from storm surges, flooding and more, could simply cease on September 30th unless the feds move to extend and fund its completion. “All the federal work thus far on […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District completed a breach closure on levee L550 near Watson, Missouri Saturday. This initial closure of breach L-550-A-I near river mile 542.8 stops the inflows of water, thereby allowing for the start of follow-on construction activities aimed at increasing the level of flood risk management to approximately the […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from the Army Corps’ Baltimore District and Coastal Design and Construction Inc. last week toured the progress of the breakwater construction as part of the Dyke Marsh Restoration and Protection project. The project is located in Fairfax County, Virginia, just across the Potomac River from the National Harbor. This is a National Park Service […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Louisville District and local project sponsor, Louisville MSD, hosted a press conference yesterday to announce their partnership to complete the Three Forks of Beargrass Creek Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study. “This is a monumental day and a monumental moment for Beargrass Creek,” said Louisville MSD Director Tony Parrott at the […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Port Houston attended the Galveston District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Summer Stakeholder Partnering Forum with local industry members and Corps representatives at Texas A&M University Galveston Campus earlier this week.  During the event, Executive Director of Port of Houston Authority, Roger Guenther, provided remarks on behalf of the Texas Ports Association as well as […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is conducting large scale field testing of the Mini Robotic Submersible Dredge (MRSD) in Virginia. The Subdredge is designed and manufactured by EDDY Pump Corporation. This is the latest dredge being added to the U.S. Military’s tool chest, said USACE. Next stop will be operations in the UAE […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and Plaquemines Port Harbor & Terminal District officials are set to sign the Design Agreement for the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA) Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Program (BUDMAT) project today at 333 F Edward Herbert Boulevard, Building 100 in Belle Chase. According to USACE, dredged material […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District Commander, LTC David Park, toured the dredging operations at Cape May Inlet and Harbor in New Jersey recently.  The dredge Currituck, owned and operated by the USACE Wilmington District, is currently conducting the dredging works in these areas. The USACE Cape May Inlet navigation project provides a […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded an $183,000 construction contract to repair the damages to the Pierce – North Branch Elkhorn River Right Bank levee system Wednesday. The Pierce levee system, damaged by the 2019 spring flooding, is approximately 2.5 miles long, running along the northern and western boundary of the City […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded a $10.3 million construction contract to repair the damages to the R-616-613 and R-613 levee systems earlier this week. The R-616-613 and R-613 levee systems, damaged by the 2019 spring flooding, are approximately 19 miles long. The R-616-613 system starts on the Missouri River at Highway […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District has released a public notice for the Port of Corpus Christi Authority’s proposed Channel Deepening Project, for which an Environmental Impact Statement will be prepared.  “The Channel Deepening Project was also determined to be a covered project under Title 41 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of the Navy in Bath, Maine, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with periodic maintenance dredging of portions of the Kennebec River federal navigation channel in Bath and Phippsburg, Maine. According to the USACE’s latest release, the Department […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Senior leaders from the Army Corps’ North Atlantic Division, together with the officials from other districts, spent the beginning of the week at the Corps, New England for quarterly regional governance meetings. During the visit, officials toured the district’s ongoing Boston Harbor Dredging Project – a $350 million partnership between the Army Corps, the Commonwealth […]