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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has proposed $8.2 million for operation and maintenance of Tampa Harbor and $8.3 million for dredging disposal. Tampa Port will receive $12.3 million this fiscal year for harbor operation, maintenance and improvements. According to Tampa Bay Online, the port has received $136.9 million in funding from the corps since […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District issued a permit through emergency procedures May 4 allowing the California Department of Water Resources to begin construction of a drought barrier at West False River in the California Delta. DWR applied to the Corps for the expedited permit review for the work that seeks to stem […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers withdrawn this week its application for a Penobscot Bay dredging project amid opposition from lobstermen, environmentalists and business owners. The Corps project manager Barbara Blumeris sent a letter to the Maine Department of Environmental Protection on Tuesday saying that the federal agency was withdrawing its application for requisite state permits, […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following video after he addressed the Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army-Civil Works on dredging the Cleveland Harbor. Gibbs, who heads a House Transportation Subcommittee that oversees the Army Corps of Engineers, asked Assistant Secretary about the dispute during a Wednesday hearing on the Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 10 May 2012

    USACE officials are studying plans to dredge Georgia’s portion of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, according to gpb.org. But as with another big dredging project, supporters don’t expect the big issue to be environmental. The Corps spent 14 years studying the environmental impacts of the Savannah harbor deepening and recommended moving forward. But it’s still Congress […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Leaders from the Port of Virginia and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, have signed the Feasibility Cost Share Agreement (FCSA) for the Norfolk Harbor and Southern Branch deepening projects. The Corps was represented by Col. Paul B. Olsen, Norfolk District Engineer, and the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) by John Reinhart, CEO and executive director. […]

  • 10 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Norfolk District brought out their best when they were invited to a career conference last Friday. The team, Lt. Col. Robert Haupt, Kristen Donofrio, Capt. Antonio Pazos, Nicole Woodward and Josh Williams, led one of 48 sessions at Corporate Landing Middle School’s Second Annual STEM Career Conference, Sept. 28, where more than 800 sixth- […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has released a 30-day public notice to announce its intention to perform maintenance dredging of the Saco River Federal Navigation Project. The public notice is intended to provide information and seek comments about the Army Corp’s proposal and project plan. The proposed work involves dredging approximately […]

  • 10 January 2013

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced a plan for the dredging project at the Barbours Terminal, Main Channel and Turning Basin, and HSC Morgan’s Point. The work consist of dredging of approximately 300,000 cubic yards of maintenance material from the Barbours Cut Terminal Main Channel as well as dredging approximately 1,300,000 CY from the […]

  • 9 October 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $760,500 contract to repair the east breakwater in Stonington Harbor to Blakeslee Arpaia Chapman Inc. of Branford. According to the Corps, about 3,000 tons of stone will be used for this project. “Several sections of the breakwater incurred significant damage during Tropical Storm Irene,” said Army […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, and the Jacksonville Port Authority received unanimous approval of the Corps’ Civil Works Review Board for the Jacksonville Harbor Navigation (Deepening) Study’s Final Integrated General Reevaluation Report II and Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement following their presentation in Washington, D.C. Tuesday, Feb. 25. The board has recommended moving […]