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  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Corps oldest dredge wrapped up another successful dredging season on the Middle Mississippi, January 8. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District’s Dredger Potter, built in 1932 during the Great Depression did not let age stand in her way as she moved more than 3.2 million cubic yards of sediment this year […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District invites public input, ideas and concerns regarding a proposed ecosystem restoration project along the Clover Island shoreline. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Port of Kennewick are partnering on a feasibility study of ecosystem restoration along the Columbia River at Clover Island (River Mile […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will commence the Cleveland Harbor dredging program next month to facilitate the 2014 shipping season. “Dredging the harbor is an absolute must for Northern Ohio manufacturing and the thousands of jobs it supports,” said U.S. Representative Marcy Kaptur. “I am relieved that Cleveland will stay open for business this […]

  • 29 January 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has announced a plan to issue an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for the Newark Bay dredging contract. The proposed maintenance dredging program will involve the removal of approximately 1,010,800 cubic yards of material from the Main, Port Newark, and Port Newark Pierhead Channels. The estimated cost […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with work on Interstate 84 in Waterbury and Cheshire, Connecticut. The project purpose is to address current and future highway congestion on I-84 and […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, said that their side-cast dredger Merritt is unable to open Oregon Inlet at the navigation span of the Bonner Bridge. Even with favorable wind and tides, the Merritt cannot break through the two-foot depth with a pilot channel. The district’s most seasoned side-cast dredging master Ray Bleam […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Approximately 700,000 cubic yards of material from the Channel to Victoria lower reach will be dredged soon, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District. This cleanup program will cost between $1 mln and $5 mln, and the estimated start date is July 22, 2014. The project period of this maintenance dredging will […]

  • 23 January 2014

    Rep. Tom Reed applauded the water infrastructure project funding allocated to the Army Corps of Engineers in the recently passed consolidated appropriations bill. Army Corps funding saw a ten percent increase from last year’s funding, for a total of $5.5 billion. At Reed’s request, Army Corps of Engineers Brigadier General Margaret Burcham made a site […]

  • 9 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract to Orion Marine Construction Inc., in the amount of $2,687,000 for maintenance dredging of the lower reach of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway’s (GIWW) Channel to Victoria in Calhoun County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 985,000 cubic yards of material using a […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a formal change of command ceremony, Brigadier General Peter A. “Duke” DeLuca will transfer command of the Mississippi Valley Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to Brigadier General Michael C. Wehr, on Friday, August 29, 2014. The ceremony will be officiated by the Corps’ Chief of Engineers, Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick, and will take […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Four projects that Representative Bill Keating advanced with the Army Corps of Engineers have been funded in the Army Corps’ New England District work plan for 2016. “From severe weather patterns to rising sea levels, our district – with the most coastline in the state – is at greatest risk and vulnerability to these impacts […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced a plan for maintenance dredging of the St. Clair River near the outlet of the Black River at Port Huron, Michigan.  The project will involve removal of approximately 40,000 cubic yards of silt, sediment and associated material from the river bottom, and disposal of dredged […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Repairs to the Salzer Creek levee commence today as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials begin repairs to a 100-foot-long damaged segment on the levee’s right bank, adjacent to the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds in Lewis County, Wash. The $185,000 project will repair damages from a November 2012 flood event which caused a 30-foot-long slope failure, […]

  • 2 August 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $6.6 million contract July 31 to Vortex Marine Construction Inc. of Oakland for maintenance dredging along the Sacramento and Stockton deep-water ship channels. The contract allows for work to be provided on an as-needed basis over time and up to a specified dollar limit, better […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, plans to issue a Sources Sought Announcement for a maintenance dredging project located in Little Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island and Connecticut. The main goal of this project is to make the Congressionally-authorized Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Narragansett Bay 10 feet deep below mean lower low […]

  • 3 February 2014

    Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Skokomish Indian Tribe, and Mason County have identified a recommended plan to address ecosystem restoration problems in the Skokomish River Basin. The plan includes a number of projects including a levee removal, construction of setback levees, placement of large woody debris in the river, and side channel […]

  • 23 September 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has introduced a plan to issue an Invitation for Bid (IFB) for the maintenance dredging of the Shoal Harbor and Compton Creek, located in Monmouth County, NJ. During this cleanup program, approximately 150,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the mentioned areas and placed […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on a draft environmental assessment and draft Finding of No Significant Impacts for a proposed environmental restoration project on Sauvie Island. The purpose of the project is to improve fish and wildlife habitat by restoring Dairy Creek’s hydraulic connection to the Columbia River and improving the […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has introduced a plan for the High Island dredging project. This deepening program includes dredging of approximately 1,000,000 cubic yards of material from the areas between High Island, Bolivar & Channel and Port Bolivar. The solicitation will be issued on or about August 5, 2013, and the […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, received the Outstanding Value Methodology in Government Award sponsored by SAVE International during the SAVE Value Summit in Arlington, Va., on June 26, 2013. This award recognizes the Fargo, N.D. / Moorhead, Minn., Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project for outstanding use of the value engineering […]

  • 2 May 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is issuing a Pre-Solicitation Notice for a construction contract for Maintenance Dredging and Rock Removal in Portland Harbor. The proposed work consists of maintenance dredging of the 35-foot Federal channel and rock removal, and the estimated construction cost is between $10 mln and $15 mln. This […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of the Buttermilk Bay Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Bourne, Mass. The authorized FNP provides for a 7-foot deep by 100-foot wide channel at mean lower low water (MLLW) through the sandbar blocking the natural channel connecting Buzzards and Buttermilk Bays. The […]

  • 17 June 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has introduced a plan for the Lynnhaven Inlet federal navigation channel dredging program. This deepening work consists of maintenance dredging to required depths of 8,9, and 10 feet MLLW with 2 foot of allowable overdepth. The project involves removing of approximately 134,350 cubic yards of material from […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has a requirement for the construction of approximately 3840 feet of shoreline protection at the Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area (CIDMMA), Portsmouth, VA. The purpose of this development project is to replace the existing concrete rubble with six engineered riprap breakwaters. Sand fill mined from CIDMMA […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced a plan for the Mississippi River dredging project. The work will consist of placing hydraulically dredged material taken from a borrow area located on the river bottom. Maximum height of the sill will be the point at which the settled dredge material at the disposal area reaches a […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has introduced a plan for the maintenance dredging projects as follows: – Little Wicomico River dredging (Northumberland County, VA); – Isle of Wight dredging (Ocean City Worcester County, MD); – Sinepuxent Bay dredging (Ocean City Worcester County, MD). LITTLE WICOMICO RIVER The maintenance dredging of the Little Wicomico River must […]