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  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, has completed repairs to levees damaged on three of the tributaries of the Missouri River ahead of schedule. The three projects totaling $707,000 were Pierce-North Branch of the Elkhorn River, Nebraska; Broken Bow-Mud Creek, Nebraska; and Ida Grove/Odebolt Creek, Iowa. According to Bret Budd, Chief of the […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dr. Edmond J. Russo Jr., P.E., D.CE, D.NE, deputy district engineer for Programs and Project Management for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, was named a Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer (D.WRE) of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers (AAWRE), a subsidiary of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) after earning the […]

  • 11 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a final allocation for almost $77 million to the Wilmington District to continue work on fiscal year 2014 (FY14) civil works projects. These funds are to be used for work activities completed to date under the continuing resolution and to finish activities scheduled through FY14. This money […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission (MPPDC), Gloucester County, VA, as part of its efforts to update the region’s Long-Range Transportation Plan to include waterways, is seeking the public’s input through an online survey, MPPDC Director Lewie Lawrence announced yesterday. “The updated transportation plan will feature a newly created waterways section that will allow us […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District announced Wednesday that help is coming in response to unusually heavy winter shoaling that has nearly closed the entrance and channels of Humboldt Bay. Humboldt Bay Harbor District Commission President, Patrick Higgins, said that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has allocated $7.5 million for Humboldt Bay […]

  • 4 May 2012

    The Port of Palm Beach District Commission voted unanimously, Thursday, April 19, 2012 to approve a $26 million restoration project to Slip Number 3 at the Port of Palm Beach. This historic infrastructure improvement project includes expanding the Slip on the north side to increase the width of the basin. A Roll-On/Roll-Off (Ro/Ro) ramp will […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kingston District Council said in their latest announcement that the assembly works of council’s new dredger are now complete. The dredger was launched yesterday and testing and training activities are set to begin today, the council said. As reported earlier, Kingston District Council and Cape Jaffa Development Company have bought a $3 million cutter suction dredger from […]

  • 27 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has received more than $13 million in additional funding to continue various critical missions in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. These projects involve Mid-Bay Island design, the Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Plan, Fishing Creek jetty repairs, Ocean City Inlet dredging, and operation and maintenance activities at dams, including construction […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, and the state of North Carolina have finalized an agreement to again allow dredging in North Carolina’s coastal waters so fishing and transportation vessels can more easily move through shallow inlets and channels. “This agreement is critical to keeping our shallow-draft navigation channels navigable,” said Tom Reeder, […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of the Pawcatuck River, Little Narragansett Bay, and Watch Hill Cove Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Westerly, Rhode Island, and Stonington, Conn. The state of Rhode Island is the local sponsor for this proposed work. The authorized Federal navigation project provides for […]

  • 14 July 2011

    The new 6-mile section of levee in Chauvin will soon be protected from erosion by a buffer of wetlands…   (wlox) [mappress] Source: wlox, July 14, 2011;

  • 1 July 2011

    The Southeast Missouri Regional Port Authority won’t be alone this year as it searches for funding to dredge its harbor. According to Dan… By Erin Ragan (semissourian) [mappress] Source: semissourian, July 1, 2011;

  • 15 February 2011

    DNREC says it won’t appeal District Court Judge Sue Robinson’s decision to allow the Army Corps of Engineers to continue dredging the … By Frank Gerace (wdel) [mappress] Source: wdel, February 15, 2011;

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Colonel Thomas D. Asbery assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, during a formal change of command ceremony on June 8, 2017. Colonel David A. Caldwell, who has commanded the district since June 2015, relinquished command at a ceremony held at Castle Williams on Governor’s Island. Colonel Asbery’s previous assignments […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, welcomed a new commanding officer during a Change of Command ceremony last week at the St. Louis City Center Hotel. Col. Bryan K. Sizemore succeeded Col. Anthony P. Mitchell as District Engineer in the Change of Command ceremony, Maj. Gen. Michael C. Wehr, commander of the […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction is currently underway on the Alki Seawall Replacement Project at Emma Schmitz Memorial Overlook in West Seattle, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Seattle District reports. The $3 million project is a partnership between Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Army Corps of Engineers. Objectives Reduce the risk of physical damages to public utilities […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District and the Cedar Bayou Navigation District (CBND) are set to begin construction of the Cedar Bayou Channel Improvement Project.  Construction of the project is expected to begin February 2020. A Project Partnership Agreement was formally signed by USACE Galveston District and CBND on September 23, which initiates […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Representative Lizzie Fletcher talked with concerned citizens last week regarding flooding issues within her congressional district. The meeting was held April 25 at Memorial Drive United Methodist Church in Houston, the Galveston District of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in its latest releaes. Within Representative Fletcher’s 7th Congressional District, USACE Galveston District is […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Marco Ciarla, USACE Baltimore District’s Planning Division project manager, provided an overview of types of nonstructural flood risk management measures during a North Atlantic Division Nonstructural Workshop yesterday. The event, held at Baltimore District’s Headquarters, was focused on policy and guidance, planning and implementation of nonstructural measures. Nonstructural measures include dry and wet flood proofing, elevation […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has received an application for a Department of the Army permit for a maintenance dredging work to restore water depths in navigable waters in the Village of Islamorada, Florida. The applicant – Village of Islamorada – seeks authorization to maintenance dredge a total of 11,380.60 cubic yards […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District, hosted an open house public meeting on September 11, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Mobile Convention Center. The event provided members of the public with information on the tentatively scheduled plan identified in the Mobile Harbor, Mobile, Alabama, Draft General Reevaluation […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    FJ Santos Living Trust is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with constructing and maintaining a wharf, dock building, pier, ramp and other work in Provincetown, Mass. The proposed work involves construction and maintenance of a 52-foot by 216-foot wharf […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is hosting the 92nd Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) meeting this week at the district’s headquarters building in Galveston, Texas. According to Jose E. Sanchez, SES, PE, director of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory and alternate designated federal officer of […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded its second construction contract this year for the Kissimmee River Restoration project, a large-scale Everglades restoration project spanning through Highlands and Okeechobee counties. The $4.7 million construction contract was awarded to BCPeabody Construction Services Inc. of Tampa, Fla. on Monday, September 28. The contract, known […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The town of Mashpee is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and disposing of material as beach nourishment in Mashpee, Mass. The proposed work is dredging and the discharge of dredged material below the high tide […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Sacramento District, awarded a $5.5 million contract to Power Engineering Construction Company on July 27 to repair and maintain operational capability at Pier 3 of the Military Ocean Terminal Concord (MOTCO). The project will allow MOTCO to meet its mission safely and efficiently by sustaining Pier 3 operations until modernization of the main […]