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  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, has invited public review and comments on the Lower Snake River Final Programmatic Sediment Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (PSMP EIS). The PSMP EIS comment period is planned to open August 22, 2014, when the notice of availability is published in the Federal Register, and […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District (MVN), and its contractor will temporarily close one east- and westbound lane on Lakeshore Drive between Marconi Drive and the Mardi Gras Fountain. The approximately thirty-day, seven-day per week closures will begin on Friday, August 15 to accommodate construction of the Orleans Avenue Canal PCCP. The […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $6.35 million to Manson Construction Co., for maintenance dredging of the Sabine-Neches Waterway, Port Arthur Canal, Junction and Taylors Bayou in Jefferson County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 1.5 million cubic yards of dredged material from the […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The United States Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission (USIBWC) has hired experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct geotechnical investigations on the U.S. Rio Grande flood control levee near Brownsville, Texas. The USIBWC requested the work after cracks were detected this spring in a part of the levee located […]

  • 13 August 2014
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    The Army Corps of Engineers will begin a drawdown August 15 on Millwood Lake for bank stabilization work at Cottonshed Park. Beginning on Friday, the lake will be gradually drawn down to elevation 258.2 feet, which is one foot below the normal pool elevation. This will take about three days, depending on rainfall. The drawdown […]

  • 12 August 2014
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    In 2012, the U.S. was hit with one of the most memorable and destructive hurricanes yet, Hurricane Sandy. Two years later Sandy is still having a huge impact on both land and sea. The USACE’s New England District is on a mission to restore and clean the beaches and channels in Block Island, RI. The […]

  • 12 August 2014
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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, said that the 2014 Old Hickory Lake Shoreline Management Plan is finalized and available to the public. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes recently approved the amended plan, which includes the input collected from public meetings held in January and letters received since the previous […]

  • 8 August 2014
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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a series of listening sessions (via webinar) for public input regarding the agency’s implementation of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 (WRRDA 14). Each of the listening sessions will cover a different aspect of the general program policy provisions of WRRDA 14. These policy […]

  • 8 August 2014
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    The Army Corps of Engineers is hosting Bull Shoals Lake Master Plan scoping workshops August 22-27 to share information about the revision process. Scoping Workshop Schedule: • Aug. 22 – Mountain Home, Ark., from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Arkansas State Sheid Center, 1600 S. College Street; • Aug. 23 – Harrison, Ark., […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A draft environmental assessment for the modification of 73 existing dike structures along the Missouri River is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of modifying the structures to create the physical conditions necessary to maximize the amount of shallow water habitat at each of the notched dikes. The proposed […]

  • 7 August 2014
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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has invited construction or dredging companies to submit their offers for a new beach renourishment at Tybee Island, Georgia, to increase storm damage reduction. This is the first beach renourishment since 2008 at the coastal Georgia community. The City of Tybee Island and the Corps of Engineers […]

  • 7 August 2014
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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and Plaquemines Parish Government signed a partnership agreement for the initiation of the Louisiana Coastal Area Beneficial Use of Dredged Material program. This agreement allows the Corps and Plaquemines Parish to design the first marsh creation projects under this program, and positions these projects for construction […]

  • 4 August 2014
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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to suspend the existing general permits in each of the six New England states and issue the New England General Permits (NE GPs) to authorize certain activities that require Department of Army permits under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, Section 10 of […]

  • 4 August 2014
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    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to the Council Bend chute in Pottawattamie County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The draft supplemental EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing a chute scour hole that formed along the southern bank during the 2011 Missouri River flood. The purpose and scope of this supplemental […]

  • 29 July 2014
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    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to the Upper Hamburg chute in Otoe County, is currently available for public review. The draft supplemental EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing chute bank erosion that formed along two locations during the 2011 Missouri River flood. The purpose and scope of this supplemental EA are limited […]

  • 25 July 2014
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    For nearly a year, the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has been repairing damage from Hurricane Sandy to previously-engineered beaches in New York and New Jersey. Now, restoration has expanded to a new area where the Corps of Engineers hasn’t previously worked ─ Port Monmouth, N.J. In June 2014, the District began the […]

  • 18 July 2014
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    A settlement agreement reached last week between the Army Corps of Engineers and Northwest Alloys, Inc., resolves a past permit violation in Longview with a planned purchase of wetland bank credits to make up for wetland impacts from an unauthorized mechanical clearing at a site along the Washington side of the Columbia River. The property […]

  • 15 July 2014
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    A plan to implement enhanced flood risk reduction features around West Sacramento’s perimeter was revealed yesterday as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District released its draft general re-evaluation report and draft environmental impact statement for the West Sacramento project for public review. The proposed project would implement a variety of flood risk management […]

  • 14 July 2014
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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in conjunction with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, continue work on a $36.5 million coastline restoration project at Rockaway Beach by placing nearly 3.5 million cubic yards of sand, restoring the beach that […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has scheduled a routine cleaning and dive inspection of Philpott Dam the week of July 7-11 as part of its reservoir maintenance operations.  These comprehensive inspections occur periodically to remove debris from the gate areas to ensure efficient sealing of the gates. About 11 divers from the […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Hurricane clean-up activities must be undertaken in accordance with federal regulatory standards, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District. “We want residents and property owners to know that in most cases any discharge of excavated or fill material within the Department of the Army jurisdictional waters and/or wetlands requires a permit from […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has received the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (Service) biological opinion of the Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet stabilization project concluding that while project activities will affect piping plovers, the project will not jeopardize the continued existence of this species. The biological opinion, developed to fulfill the […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Philadelphia District, and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), for the use of Outer Continental […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District recently awarded a $19.9 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (“Great Lakes”) to provide dredging services to protect Highway 12, the only north-south highway along North Carolina’s Outer Banks. This coastal protection project involves placing approximately 1.7 million cubic yards of beachfill material immediately […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District awarded a $1.69 million contract June 30, 2014, to Luedtke Engineering Company for maintenance dredging of Burns Harbor in Portage, Ind. Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, Mich., is certified as a small business concern. The firm-fixed-price construction contract is for mechanical dredging and disposal of 165,000 cubic […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District welcomed a new commanding officer during a change of command ceremony at the National Great Rivers Museum in Alton, Ill. Col. Anthony P. Mitchell succeeded Col. Christopher G. Hall as District Engineer in a public ceremony at Melvin Price Locks and Dam. Brig. Gen. Peter A. […]