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  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is conducting a controlled burn on Morris Island to clear vegetation in order to repair the perimeter dikes of the disposal area and prepare the site to receive dredged material from the Charleston Harbor federally-maintained anchorage basin. The 165 acre Morris Island placement site hasn’t been needed […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded a contract to replace two water control structures in Herbert Hoover Dike as part of the ongoing rehabilitation project for the earthen structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The Corps awarded the contract Aug. 30 for $31.8 million to Thalle Construction Company of Hillsborough, N.C. The contract […]

  • 30 August 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, plans to invite bids for the Mattituck waterway dredging program. During this project, approximately 90,000 CY of sand will be removed from the Mattituck Federal Navigation Channel. The estimated value of this deepening program is between $1 mln and $5 mln, and the bid opening date […]

  • 7 August 2012

    When the lower Ohio and Mississippi Rivers experienced a flood of record in the spring of 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District supported the flood fight by holding back water at its dams in the Cumberland River Basin reservoir system. A coordinated water management operation of Barkley and Wolf Creek Dams on […]

  • 2 August 2012

    JAXPORT CEO Paul Anderson welcomed Colonel Alan M. Dodd and Colonel Donald E. Jackson, Jr. from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for an introduction and discussion of the challenges and opportunities facing JAXPORT. Col. Jackson became Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Atlantic Division (SAD) on July 16, 2012. The South […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has introduced a plan for the Sturgeon Bay maintenance dredging scheme. Under this plan, a contractor will be asked to mobilize dredging equipment to the working area, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, and dredge between the upstream and downstream limits. The dredged material will be placed into Barge Road/Sturgeon Bay […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded a $25.2 million contract to H&L LLC of Bay Shore, New York, to construct T-groins and place sand in the community of Sea Gate west of the West 37th Street Groin in Coney Island. The project at Sea Gate is designed to prevent flanking […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded one of the four remaining construction contracts for the Kissimmee River Restoration project, moving this large-scale Everglades restoration project one step closer to completion. The $4.65 million MacArthur Ditch Backfill construction contract was awarded to Herve Cody Contractor from Robbinsville, North Carolina on Jan. 15. […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are improving the main shipping channels in the Port by deepening them to a depth of 50 feet, allowing more efficient access to the world’s largest oceangoing ships. The Army Corps will hold a public information session (Monday, […]

  • 24 May 2012

    Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick became the 53rd U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commanding general and U.S. Army chief of engineers during an assumption of command ceremony May 22 at Baruch Auditorium, Fort Lesley J. McNair. Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III hosted the event. “I absolutely believe Lt. Gen. Bostick […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    On Friday, September 7th, the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will meet to receive testimony from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on Chief’s Reports received from USACE, the U.S. House of Representatives said in its release.  Congressional review of these reports, along with an explanation of the process by which USACE develops its projects, […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, hosted a one-day Stakeholder Partnering Forum on February 22, 2017, to address USACE policy, programs, authorities and business process developments. James Dalton, USACE director of Civil Works, provided the keynote address. The event’s theme was “Strengthen the Foundation, Deliver the Program and Achieve the Vision,” consistent with […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Greenwich, Connecticut Department of Public Works, is seeking a permit from the USACE’s New England District to remove pond sediment and reduce erosion in Greenwich, Conn. The work is proposed in Binney Park Pond/Cider Mill Brook at the intersection of South Beach Avenue and Laddins Rock Road in Greenwich. The purpose of […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is seeking public comment on its plan to accept funds from Jordan Cove Energy Project, L.P. to review potential effects to the Coos Bay Federal Navigation Channel. The Portland District will review Jordan Cove Energy Project L.P.’s proposed request to construct and operate a liquefied natural gas […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the request of the town of Cohasset, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing urgently-needed maintenance dredging of the Cohasset Harbor Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Cohasset and Scituate, Mass. The town of Cohasset is the local sponsor. The immediate proposed work involves dredging of an area in the Cohasset […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On December 21, with the completion of a project in Westhampton, NY, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division finished its last of 25 emergency beach repair projects authorized after Hurricane Sandy. This effort, funded under the Corps’ Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FC&CE) program, served to repair and restore coastal storm risk […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, seeks public comments for an upcoming shoreline management plan update for the J. Strom Thurmond Lake project. The Corps will hold public workshops in three communities (Lincolnton, GA, McCormick, SC, Evans, GA) on March 2-5 to allow the public to gain information or offer suggestions. The plan […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has issued a Public Notice concerning an application by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) for a Department of the Army permit to conduct restoration activities on 11 lakes and water bodies in the FWC’s North Central Region. The Army Corps of Engineers regulates these […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lynnhaven Inlet Federal Navigation Channel is fully navigable, after a $2 million maintenance dredging project, managed by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, removed critical shoaling conditions exacerbated by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The project, contracted to Southwind Construction Corporation, a small business based in Evansville, Ind., came in ahead of schedule […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, has returned to full operations following the passing of the continuing resolution by Congress. Effective today, Rock Island District-operated campgrounds, day-use parks, visitor centers and boat ramps are reopening to the public. All other District services reduced or curtailed during the federal government shutdown, including individual […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy is urging the USACE to promptly adopt a draft dredging plan and environmental impact statement for Long Island Sound, arguing that without the continued availability of the four currently operated water disposal sites in Long Island Sound, Connecticut’s maritime industry will suffer irreparable damage. In a letter delivered to the federal […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Scott Walker issued a letter last week to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Director of Civil Works requesting federal assistance for the Village of Mount Pleasant to control severe bluff erosion along the shoreline of Lake Michigan. “The erosion of shoreline is threatening residential housing and the village’s infrastructure,” Governor Walker said. “The […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Efforts to mend the Orchard Homes Levee are scheduled to begin March 30 when U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials begin repairs to a 200-foot-long damaged segment located on the Clark Fork River in Missoula, Mont. The $148,000 project will address scouring, erosion, sloughing and a loss of levee armor as a result of high […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Houston Authority’s Executive Director Roger Guenther has confirmed that dredging of the Bayport channel has received a ‘green light’ from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. During the regular monthly meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority, Guenther noted that PHA operating revenues in August 2014 have again exceeded […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Bearskin Neck Stone Jetty in Rockport, Mass., will be repaired under the terms of a $2.8 million contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Classic Site Solutions, Inc., of Springfield, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start on or about October 15, 2014 and […]

  • 23 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, has introduced a plan to invite bidders for the Waukegan Outer Harbor dredging project, located in the Town of Waukegan, Illinois. The contractor will need to provide all necessary facilities, plants, labor, transportation, materials, and equipment to perform mechanical dredging of approximately 75,000 cubic yards of material […]