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  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    During his recent week-long visit to the USACE’s Los Angeles District, South Pacific Division Commander Col. Pete Helmlinger was briefed on and toured District projects. On October 12, Helmlinger visited various sites of planned restoration along the Los Angeles River as part of the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Project. Capt. Eugene Park, project manager, […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The third physical monitoring of the 2013-14 Sanibel and Captiva Islands Beach Renourishment Project started earlier this week, the Captiva Erosion Prevention District just announced.  The purpose of the monitoring is to evaluate the performance and effectiveness of the project. Required by the Florida Department of Environmental Projection, monitoring surveys are conducted annually for a period […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The president’s budget for fiscal 2017 includes roughly $123.8 million in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. Along with an updated total of $128.1 million included in the recently released USACE work plan for fiscal 2016, this funding allows Philadelphia District to continue to […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, issued a task order to dredge portions of the James River federal navigation channel during the next few months. As part of the three-year, $12 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quality contract with Cottrell Contracting Corporation, work began on Saturday, July 26 under a $3.2 million task order to […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Continued construction of safety improvements at Isabella Dam near Bakersfield leads U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District projects listed in the President’s budget unveiled Feb. 12 for Fiscal Year 2019 funding. Overall, the President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2019 includes $4.785 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, welcomed its new deputy commander Lt. Col. Jared B. Erickson, P.E., yesterday.   “We are fortunate to have Lt. Col. Erickson onboard and I am confident that he will quickly become an invaluable member of the district,” said Col. Richard Pannell, USACE Galveston District commander. “His leadership […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, has entered into a Project Partnership Agreement with the Alabama State Port Authority, to deepen and widen the Mobile Harbor Ship Channel in Mobile, Alabama.  Colonel Sebastien P. Joly, Commander of the Mobile District, and John C. Driscoll, Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Alabama State […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District awarded about 750 contracts worth more than $556 million in fiscal year 2018. Employees were honored for those achievements during an End-of-the-Year celebration on October 3 at the District’s headquarters office in downtown Los Angeles, USACE said in its latest release. “The harbors, the dredging, the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is expanding efforts to transition to paperless permitting. The Portland District Regulatory office is accepting electronic permit applications for several Oregon counties and some Washington ports. The Corps will continue to accept hard copies of applications from applicants who do not have the ability to submit an electronic version. Applicants […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, will host an open house public meeting on Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Mobile Convention Center, located at 1 South Water Street in downtown Mobile, Alabama. This event is an opportunity to provide members of the public with information on […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company LLC, (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $113.1 million contract for the Jacksonville Harbor Federal Channel development project. According to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) announcement, this capital project will include two new turning basins, widening, dredging and construction for the deepening and strategic widening of […]

  • 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 […]