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  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Tulsa District has assessed the environmental impacts of stabilizing a total of approximately 3,000 to 3,500 linear feet of streambank, most of which is along the left bank of the North Canadian River adjacent to the west side of Luther Road in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. Stabilizing the left streambank would be expected to stop […]

  • 20 January 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has announced the details about the dredging plans for the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway West (GIWW) Turnstake to Live Oak, San Antonio Bay and Matagorda Bay. This contract will include maintenance pipeline dredging of approximately 1,600,000 cy of material from the mentioned areas. The total value of this […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Amid handshakes, smiles and stories of central Pennsylvania floods, the Baltimore District said farewell to Jim Brozena, the executive director of the Luzerne County Flood Protection Authority, at an awards ceremony on Jan. 9. Over two dozen program managers, engineers and water operations experts gathered in the District’s executive office as Col. Richard Jordan, Commander […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Members of the USACE New England District Team have recently transformed an environmentally-degraded body of water and surrounding property into a rich, vibrant ecosystem so that birds and fish will return to the area and thrive. Problems at the Milford Pond in Milford, Massachusetts, began as early as the 1970’s when town residents began to […]

  • 4 February 2014

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has presented the details about the Savannah Harbor dredging plan. The dredging work will be undertaken in the Savannah Harbor entrance channel, located in Chatham County, GA, and Jasper County S.C. The dredged material disposal will take place in the Jones Oysterbed Island Confined Upland Disposal Area. […]

  • 17 January 2013

    The Ventura Port District will receive $2.5 million for the Ventura Harbor dredging program, according to vcstar.com. During the past 10 months, the port officials met with the Army Corps of Engineers in Los Angeles, Oakland and Washington, D.C. to discuss this issue. The Ventura Harbor dredging project will commence after Manson Construction completes dredging […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District was host of the 2014 Dredging Meeting that was held on October 23rd in the Jadwin Building, Galveston District Headquarters. More than 150 people participated at the district’s annual dredging meeting. The purpose of the meeting was to present the FY 2015 and FY 2016 proposed dredging […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Col. John T. Litz became the 68th commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, during a military change of command ceremony last week at the Radisson Hotel downtown. He assumed leadership from Col. Edward P. Chamberlayne who had commanded Baltimore District since July 2015. As commander and district engineer at Baltimore District, […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A 623-square-foot sanctuary oyster reef in the Elizabeth River captured recognition for the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ environmental work. The district was among 109 local businesses recognized by the Elizabeth River Project for its environmental achievements, specifically, partnering with a local school and organizations to build a tidal estuary off the shoreline […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District recently completed a successful Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20). During the FY20, 536 contract actions were awarded totaling $316 million, including $74.8 million for small business, reports USACE. Honolulu District contract actions signify the Corps’ commitment to deliver world-class facilities to the Armed Forces of the United States, […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The President’s proposed fiscal 2020 Civil Works Budget released March 12 includes $4.827 billion in gross discretionary funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works program. The overall Civil Works Budget includes $2.308 billion for commercial navigation; $1.011 billion for flood and storm risk management; $249 million for recreation; $187 million for aquatic […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The tussocks are now removed and navigation route on the Okeechobee Waterway is clear, the USACE Jacksonville District reports. An estimated 35-40 acres of material was removed from the waterway between Moore Haven Lock and Dam, and Structure 280. Finally, the Corps has placed a buoy line in the rim canal at S-281, just north […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) marked an important milestone two days ago, joining its federal partner – the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District – in signing key agreements for major flood damage reduction projects in the White Oak and Hunting Bayou watersheds. The Project Partnership Agreements (PPAs), under Section 211(f) of […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Buller District mayor Garry Howard has announced that it’s time to front up and openly debate whether or not the district can afford to keep the Kawatiri grab hopper dredger. At their August 23 meeting, Buller District councilors will formally consider whether or not to sell the dredger which made Westport Harbor viable for large […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District (HBHRCD) Commissioners voted unanimously at its April 24 meeting to purchase the 70-foot dredging vessel for $950,000. The entire cost of the cutter-head dredge is being paid for by Pacific Gas & Electric. As part of the decommissioning of its Humboldt Bay Nuclear Power Plant, PG&E gave […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has introduced a plan to invite contractors to perform hopper dredging in the Sabine-Neches Waterway, Texas, Outer Bar and Bank Channel in Jefferson County, Texas and Cameron Parish, Louisiana. During the dredging work, approx. 2,821,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the mentioned areas. The […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is scheduled an informational meeting on the draft Flagler County Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Study for Wednesday February 5, at the Emergency Operations Center, in the Flagler County Government Center at 1769 East Moody Boulevard (S.R. 100), Bunnell. The 30-day comment period on the study began January […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    USACE’s Baltimore District yesterday awarded an emergency contract in the amount of $357,846 to Cromedy Construction Corp., a small business headquartered out of Philadelphia, for work to repair the area of channel wall that collapsed along Codorus Creek on July 26. Work will entail removal of the currently unsupported concrete slab that sits atop the […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, the Army Corps’ Portland District Commander, Col. Aaron Dorf, took a tour of a dredging project near Wauna, Oregon. The commander went aboard the Bayport, a contract hopper dredge removing sediment up and down the West Coast. Each year, during the summer months, Portland District manages a contract to dredge several West Coast […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, received an additional $112.3 million in funding through congressional appropriations for existing projects and programs through the Corps fiscal year 2016 work plan. Jo-Ellen Darcy, assistant secretary of the Army for civil works, said the plan “will significantly advance and complete studies and construction projects that […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District celebrated the Corps’ and U.S. Army’s 239th birthday with an awards ceremony to recognize the Employee, Engineer, Regulator and Supervisor of the Year, as well as to honor staff for their contributions to the community, state and nation. “Today we take a moment to honor the Army’s […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eight U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District projects that will provide critical infrastructure to local ports and ecosystem restoration efforts in Florida received approval as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014, which was signed into law yesterday. Four navigation projects and four Everglades restoration projects were included in […]

  • 11 July 2012

      This year due to low water levels throughout the region and past flood damages, the Vicksburg District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (District) will spend approximately $6.84 million on port dredging in an attempt to keep ports in operation. Dredging will be performed through contracted dredging at six ports along the Mississippi […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will begin using nationwide general permits for work in streams, wetlands, lakes and other waters within Minnesota and Wisconsin, including on federally-recognized Indian Reservations, April 24. According to USACE, these permits are developed by the Corps’ Headquarters with feedback from the public and stakeholders. The permits allow […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has presented a plan to invite bidders for the Matagorda Ship Channel dredging contract. The contractor will be required to perform maintenance dredging of the Matagorda Ship Channel to remove approximately 2,000,000 cubic yards of material from the Peninsula to Point Comfort. No levee work is required. […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District contributes to the safety, economic success and quality of life of local communities by reducing the risk for flooding along the Texas coast. Flood risk management projects reduce flood water damage in Texas’ low-lying coastal areas, flood-prone river valleys and inland bayous that can quickly become raging […]