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  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    All dredging requiring sand placement or interface with Wiggins Pass Beach was completed by May 1 as required by permit to avoid turtle nesting season. A total of 94,000 cubic yards of materials have been placed or removed during the $1,754,000 pass maintenance project conducted by contractor Orion Marine Construction. Dredging activity included straightening the […]

  • 28 December 2010

    A project to remove a shoal that has posed a hazard to boaters for months at Wiggins Pass in North Naples has reached a milestone. The state… (naplesnews) [mappress] Source: naplesnews, December 28, 2010;

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Residents and visitors can expect about $1.8 million worth of pass maintenance activity to commence early this month at Wiggins Pass in Naples. Despite being peak tourist season, the schedule for work on the beach requires completion within the next 60 days due to turtle nesting season beginning May 1. Orion Marine Construction is set […]

  • 21 March 2011

    Crews have wrapped up an emergency dredging project at Wiggins Pass in North Naples.   By ERIC STAATS (naplesnews) [mappress] Source: naplesnews, March 21, 2011    

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wiggins Pass Interim Channel Dredging Project is expected to resume activities next week. The dredging operations have been on hold since September 29 when the equipment being used was affected by rough seas; the excavator on the barge fell overboard and the barge was partially submerged. The excavator was recovered from under about 12 feet […]

  • 26 January 2011

    A contract to dredge a shoal that has given boaters fits at Wiggins Pass won approval Tuesday despite a challenge led by Collier … By ERIC STAATS (naplesnews) [mappress] Source: naplesnews, January 26, 2011;

  • 16 June 2011

    Collier County commissioners endorsed a plan Wednesday to straighten the Wiggins Pass channel in North Naples, a project that should… By Denes Husty III (news-press) [mappress] Source: news-press, June 16, 2011

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Briefing on the Dredging of Wiggins Pass will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, October 9, in the Collier County Human Resources Conference Room in Naples, Florida. Two or more members of the Board of County Commissioners, City of Naples City Council, City of Marco Island City Council, Tourist Development Council and the […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wiggins Pass Interim Channel dredging operations are scheduled to start next week. The dredging will be done from a barge due to sea turtle nesting season. The dredged beach quality shoaled sand will be removed from three shallow spots in the channel and placed in the water near Barefoot Beach Preserve in the flood shoal […]

  • 13 June 2011

    Boaters were caught off-guard in March when a project to keep sand from clogging Wiggins Pass hit a snag. More info: naplesnews By ERIC STAATS [mappress] Source: naplesnews, June 13, 2011  

  • 27 February 2011

    Workers this week began removing almost 50,000 cubic yards of sand from Wiggins Pass in northern Collier County, helping boaters better … BY ANDREA STETSON (news-press) [mappress] Source: news-press, February 27, 2011;

  • 23 March 2011

    The path to determining how to keep Wiggins Pass from filling in with sand so quickly has been as winding as the meandering channel… By ERIC STAATS (naplesnews) [mappress] Source: naplesnews, March 23, 2011    

  • 8 April 2011

    Don Korff set off for a day of fishing Wednesday morning, excited about seeing the newly dredged Wiggins Pass for the first time. By ANDREA STETSON (news-press) [mappress] Source: news-press, April 8, 2011

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and Collier County, Fla., have signed an agreement for the use of up to 500,000 cubic yards of sand from the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) to renourish four segments of shoreline near Naples, Florida. Sand for the restoration projects will assist Collier County Parks and Recreation Department in […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    This spring City of Marco Island residents will be able to enjoy a wider and more robust section of South Beach between the Belize at Cape Marco Condominiums and Marbelle Club Condominiums, Collier County said in their latest release.  The beach in that section will soon be refurbished with approximately 80,000 cubic yards of sand. […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Turkey Bay, Wiggins Channel and Caxambas Pass Dredging Project is progressing well, according to the Collier County latest update. In mid-February crews completed work at Turkey Bay and Wiggins Channel then moved to the next phase of the multi-location project. That phase was dredging sand from Caxambas Pass to replenish the upland area (beach […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Due to the consequent increase in the number of cape size vessels passing Gladstone Ports Corporation’s (GPC) RG Tanna Coal Terminal wharf, there is a need to deepen the existing Clinton Bypass Channel in this area. GPC Chief Executive Officer, Craig Doyle, said that the project would be undertaken for safety reasons, to protect vessels […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has just announced that they will apply to the State and Federal Governments for approval to widen the Clinton Channel by about 100 meters. As a result of the development of the Wiggins Island Coal Terminal there is increased Cape size vessel traffic passing the RG Tanna wharf facility, GPC said. […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Planning is underway for Gladstone Ports Corporation’s (GPC) Clinton Vessel Interaction Project, which will investigate improvements to the safe passage of vessels through the Clinton Channel in front of GPC’s RG Tanna Coal Terminal wharf. As a result of increased vessel traffic from Wiggins Island Coal Terminal (WICT), and in particular an increase in the […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Almost 40 local jobs will be created to support a major channel widening and land reclamation project in Gladstone Harbor this year. The $80 million Clinton Vessel Interaction Project being led by Gladstone Ports Corporation will widen the Clinton Channel by about 100 meters and to further develop port facility area at Fisherman’s Landing. The […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins’ amendment expediting access to viable dredge fill sites for the Calcasieu River & Pass project was added to the 2020 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) during a House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee markup last week. The House of Representatives is expected to vote on the full bill later this month. Due […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins and Erie Canal Harbor Development (ECHDC) President Tom Dee marked the start of construction on a demonstration project which could lead to sand beaches along Buffalo’s Outer Harbor. “Anyone visiting Gallagher Beach this past summer knows that the public has been ahead of us on this,” said Congressman Higgins. “People are already […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Representatives Brian Higgins and Chris Collins won approval for an amendment to the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014 which prohibits any funds in the bill from being used to consolidate or move functions performed by the Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo or Chicago Sectors. On July 10, 2013 Congressman Chris […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins announced earlier this week that South Louisiana waterway projects received significant funding in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers FY 2020 Work Plan. Commenting the latest news, Higgins said: “Since coming to Congress, my office has worked closely with the Army Corps to secure more than $406 million for dredging and […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is releasing over $141 million in funds for projects in Louisiana’s 3rd District – part of a $205 million total for the state of Louisiana. Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins has commended USACE after this announcement, adding that the funding is part of a disaster recovery package supported by the Congressman earlier this […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced approval of H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). “Western New York serves as a microcosm demonstrating the great economic potential and benefits of protecting and improving our nation’s waterways,” said Congressman Brian Higgins, a member of the Congressional Great Lakes Task Force. It is estimated that […]