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  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, has released the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) for the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program Comprehensive Barrier Islands Restoration Project, Jackson, Harrison and Hancock Counties, Mississippi for public review and comment. The DSEIS is a supplement to the MsCIP Comprehensive Plan and Integrated Programmatic EIS, prepared in […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its work plans, or spending plans, through the end of Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13) for five appropriation accounts in the Army Civil Works program. President Obama signed the Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013, Division F of Public Law 113-6, into law on March 26, 2013. The Act provided […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Public Affairs Office was recognized with six awards at the Public Relations Society of America Houston Chapter’s 2013 Excalibur Awards, June 20, during the annual PRSA Excalibur Awards Gala in Houston. “I am fortunate to have a dedicated staff who, despite the ongoing budget cuts and reduction […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    As the York River encroaches on the Colonial Parkway, engineers have found that rocks are part of the answer to fixing critically damaged and eroded shoreline. That is why contractors, working for the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, are using heavy equipment to place large boulders along the edge of the York River […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, intends to issue an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for the Grand Encampment Island Unloading project, located on the Mississippi River, River Mile 756.5, Pool 4, Buffalo County, WI. Project will involve removal of dredged and other materials from Grand Encampment Island in strict accordance with the […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of more than 32 miles of levees along the Sacramento River’s east bank and levees along both sides of Cherokee Canal as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of the three Cherokee Canal levee systems in March and April of 2011, […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, began work on a $14.5 million jetty repair project at the entrance to the Brownsville Ship Channel with scheduled completion in 2014. Jetties, also known as stone breakwaters, minimize wave action along the shoreline and prevent sediment from filling the entrances to ship channels along the Texas […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredges sediment from the bottom of the Savannah river to maintain the depth of the shipping channel, all that material goes to a dredge material containment area (DCMA), commonly known as a dredge disposal area. The Corps’ Savannah District maintains seven active DMCAs along the South Carolina side […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has issued a public notice in connection with the city of St. Petersburg’s application for a Department of the Army permit to demolish the existing St. Petersburg Municipal Pier and construct a new pier in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla.  The applicant is seeking authorization to demolish […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has prepared a Section 404 evaluation, in compliance with the Clean Water Act, in order to perform streambank stabilization work on the Eau Galle River, downstream of the Eau Galle Dam in Spring Valley, Wis. The public notice is available for public comments. Approximately 440 feet […]

  • 19 March 2013

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) met last week with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District Commander Colonel Mark Deschenes to discuss Upper Mississippi River-Illinois Waterway management issues, including river navigation and flood control priorities. “The Mississippi River is critical to our region’s identity, culture, and economy,” Blunt said. “Colonel Deschenes and I had […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04), who represents areas of Ocean and Monmouth counties hard-hit by Superstorm Sandy, yesterday testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee Energy and Water Development on the impact of Superstorm Sandy disaster relief legislation. The hearing was held by New Jersey Congressman, Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen, author of the “Frelinghuysen amendment” which provided the […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will place about 30,000 cubic yards of sand at the Grays Harbor south jetty breach fill in Westhaven State Park near Westport, Wash., beginning Oct. 22. The sand placement is intended to protect against continuing erosion and the risk of a breach forming which could threaten the stability of […]

  • 16 May 2012

    According to the Chinook Observer, the Army Corps of Engineers has released an updated draft of an environmental assessment that addresses the disposal of near-shore dredge spoils near the mouth of the Columbia River. Though some crabbers welcome some of the tweaking done to the plan, fleet leaders remain highly skeptical overall. The environmental assessment […]

  • 23 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $469,000 contract to Ceres Environmental Services, Inc., of Brooklyn Park, Minn., Aug. 20 to complete repairs to the Mouse (Souris) River levee system damaged during the 2011 flood. The project will restore multiple sites in Burlington, N.D., and Minot, N.D., as well as the […]

  • 26 December 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public input on Lorain Harbor dredging project. The Corps will oversee dredging to maintain the harbor and the Black River shipping channel, which run about 27 feet deep. The channel maintains that depth to the turning basin behind the Lorain steel mills, according to the navigational chart […]

  • 5 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to obtain a South Carolina pollution control permit for its controversial project to deepen the Savannah River, according to a lawsuit filed in state court by the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of Georgia and South Carolina conservation groups. “This project cannot proceed until and unless the […]

  • 13 February 2012

    Congressman Mike Thompson announced that Humboldt Harbor and Bay would receive an additional $450,000 for dredging. The funds come from the Army Corps of Engineers’ discretionary account, and were awarded in order to address the operation and maintenance needs of Humboldt Bay. “Humboldt Bay is a lynchpin of the North Coast economy, serving as hub […]

  • 7 February 2012

    The Shaw Group Inc.  today announced it has been awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide worldwide rapid response services for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District. This is the fifth consecutive award to Shaw and its legacy company dating back to 1989. Under the terms of the rapid response contract, Shaw […]

  • 5 December 2011

    The Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting and workshop next week as it studies the possible environmental effects of deepening Charleston Harbor. It will be held 5:30-8 p.m. Dec. 13 at The Citadel’s Mark Clark Hall. Participants can interact with members of the study team and discuss the economics, engineering and environmental […]

  • 3 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Just days after a federal judge ruled that deepening the Delaware River could begin, the budget proposal announced by President Obama for fiscal 2011 includes no money for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Delaware shipping channel five feet deeper. [mappress] Source: Philly.com, February 2, 2010;

  • 7 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The US Army Corps of Engineers launched today a tender for the lease of a Cutterhead, Hydraulic Pipeline Dredge for construction and maintenance dredging within the Vicksburg and adjacent Districts. More info: fbo.gov

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will soon begin work on the Middle Mississippi River at Thebes, Ill., to remove rocks that pose a threat to navigation during low river stages. Contractors working for the Corps will remove approximately 2,800 cubic yards of rock as a permanent improvement to the navigation channel […]

  • 27 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    As requested, the Corps of Engineers has extended the public review period for the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) Ecosystem Restoration Final Environmental Impact Statement and Feasibility Study report for an additional 10 days, now ending September 6, 2012. This extension allows additional time for members of the public to submit comments regarding the restoration […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has conducted a feasibility investigation to examine coastal storm damage reduction alternatives for the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Reservation at Nantasket Beach in Hull, Massachusetts. The Corps’ proposed recommended plan is to build a 2,100-foot stone revetment to reduce coastal storm damage. “The study […]

  • 3 May 2012

    The City of Beverly 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 a section of Bass River in Beverly, Mass., and disposing of the material in the Massachusetts Bay Disposal Site. The City of Beverly proposes […]