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  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The public and media are invited to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the substantial completion of the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers flood risk management project protecting the Davenport, Iowa, Iowa American Water Treatment Plant in Davenport, Iowa, announced usace.army.mil. The ceremony, hosted by the Corps’ Rock Island District, takes place Oct. 24 at 9:30 […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced a plan for the Captiva Island flood control and coastal emergency program. Project work will provide berm renourishment for approximately 4.6 miles of critically eroded shoreline on Captiva Island, Lee County Florida. A permitted offshore borrow area for the project is located approximately 9 miles west-southwest of […]

  • 20 November 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has unveiled a plan for the San Pedro Bay dredging program. This deepening project will include dredging and disposal of material from the federal navigation channels within San Pedro Bay, specifically the channels at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Los Angeles River Estuary […]

  • 22 July 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has announced the details about the Tangier Island dredging program. This development project includes maintenance dredging on the main channel from Tangier sound to the basin at Tangier, and dredging on the channel from the basin westward to the Chesapeake Bay. The work will be performed by […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will hold two public meetings Tuesday, July 23rd at the Broward County/Fort Lauderdale Convention Center, Palm Room A, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd., Ft. Lauderalde, Fla., to discuss the release of the draft tentatively selected plan for Port Everglades Harbor. Meetings will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The South Essex Sewerage District (SESD) 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 placing pipelines underneath the waters of Salem Harbor in Salem, Mass. The South Essex Sewerage District is seeking approval to install approximately 6,000 […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has introduced a plan for the Tampa Harbor dredged material placement facility 3-D dike raising. The works included in this contract are the decommissioning of six existing weirs, excavating unsuitable material in the dike footprint, raising 16,000 linear feet of dike up to elevation 39 feet, seeding and […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Jon Runyan applauded the Army Corps of Engineers for their plan to include the Manasquan Inlet to Barnegat Inlet Shore Protection project in its newly released report to Congress. The ACOE estimates the cost of the project to be $85 million. Runyan made the following statement regarding the report: “I am pleased that the […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has introduced a plan for the Lake Borgne wetland creation and shoreline protection project. This massive development program will include flotation dredging for site access, repairs to the previously constructed Bayou Bienvenue stone foreshore protection dike along the south shore of Lake Borgne, installation of warning […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Tim Bishop urged the Army Corps of Engineers to immediately approve and begin work on emergency stabilization projects at Fire Island dunes and downtown Montauk for hurricane protection, flood control and beach nourishment. The stabilization projects, which are part of the larger New York Fire Island […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host an open-house style information session Thursday, March 28 in Springfield, Ore., about its draft feasibility report for the Willamette River Floodplain Restoration Study. The session will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Library Meeting Room at Springfield City Hall, 225 N. Fifth St. Members […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Middle East District intends to solicit names of construction firms experienced in working in the Middle East region who are interested in submitting a firm-fixed price offer for the Umm Qasr dredging project. MED is anticipating a project at an Iraqi Naval installation located at the Port of Umm […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of the Brannan-Andrus levee system near Isleton as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of the levee system Jan. 17-31, 2011. Initial findings were provided Dec. 9, 2011 for review to the Central Valley Flood Protection Board, the Brannan-Andrus Levee Maintenance […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of the most critical rock removal work on the Mississippi River near Thebes, III., has been completed ahead of schedule, providing mariners with additional depth in the navigation channel. “The Corps is especially pleased with the efficient and effective performance of the rock removal effort, which deepened the navigation channel by two […]

  • 17 December 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District is inviting public comments on a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Lower Snake River Programmatic Sediment Management Plan (PSMP). Comments on the draft EIS will begin to be accepted on Friday, Dec. 21, when an official notice is expected to be published in the […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is set to host two public meetings this month on its ongoing Delta Islands and Levees Feasibility Study, a cost-shared study with the state of California to address critical water resources issues in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The public meetings, scheduled for Feb. 19 at the Old […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Galveston District is tasked with maintaining the Texas portion of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway to ensure this important component of the Texas and U.S. maritime system remains open for commerce. Working with the partners, the Texas Department of Transportation, Texas ports and organizations such as the Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association, the district keeps […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District recently began construction on a 46-month contract to provide increased drainage for the Carrollton area through drainage canal improvements along South Claiborne Avenue between Leonidas and Lowerline Streets. Tree removal work required for the project will start Monday, September 10, 2012. The “Claiborne Ave – Phase […]

  • 10 September 2012

    A public meeting that will provide information about upcoming dredging at Indiana Harbor is planned for Thursday in East Chicago. According to nwitimes.com, the meeting with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to run from 6 to 8 p.m. on the second floor of East Chicago City Hall, 4525 Indianapolis Blvd. Army Corps […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Hampton Harbor Marina 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 dredging and disposing of the dredged material in Hampton, New Hampshire. The Hampton Harbor Marina is proposing to dredge by mechanical means approximately 250,000 square […]

  • 20 August 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced plans for the maintenance dredging at the Palm Beach Harbor. Base work for this project consists of maintenance dredging the Palm Beach Harbor Entrance Channel to a depth of 39 feet plus 2 feet of overdepth from Sta. 30+00 to Sta. 47+00. This excavation depth includes 2 feet […]

  • 16 August 2012

    The New York District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposes to perform maintenance dredging of the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway Federal Navigation Project, NY, in the Moriches Bay section of the channel. The proposed maintenance dredging, which consists of a basic requirement and an option, would remove up to 15,000 cubic yards (CY) of predominately […]

  • 1 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is soliciting contractors for maintenance and improvement dredging at Hampton Harbor in Hampton and Seabrook, New Hampshire. The construction window for dredging activities is between October 15, 2012 and February 1, 2013. The estimated construction cost is between $1,000,000 and $5,000,000. The work on this project […]

  • 28 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week publicized the details of two potential plans to dredge Montauk Harbor inlet, reports 27east.com. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers presented three options. One option is to take no action. The other two would imply dredging. Officials sought input on both options. The difference in the two […]

  • 18 July 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a $1,628,500 contract to Luedtke Engineering Co., Frankfort, Mich., for dredging in the Saginaw River. Luedtke will dredge 142,000 cubic yards of sediment from the river, focusing on critical shoals from the Sixth Street Turning Basin near downtown Saginaw to the mouth of the river at […]

  • 11 July 2012

    According to nbc-2.com, Lee County and the US Army Corp of Engineers is looking at ways to fix shoaling at Matanzas Pass. Boaters say sand is filling in near Bowditch Point, likely made worse by Tropical Storm Debby. Some boaters say Matanzas Pass at the north end of Fort Myers Beach is half as deep […]