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  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    On a pre-construction conference call last week, a federal Army Corps of Engineers contractor indicated that the Ocean City north end beach replenishment project is now anticipated to begin about June 22, the city mayor Jay A. Gillian said in his latest announcement. The work will bring more than 1.4 million cubic yards of new […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District is continuing its efforts to build up the shoreline on the Fire Island community of Point O’Woods, Suffolk County, New York. These beach renourishment works are part of a major effort to reduce flood risks to people and infrastructure on the barrier island. At the moment, […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Two hopper dredges that were deployed to Florida to support emergency beach renourishment work at USACE’s Jacksonville District in March 2020 are returning to NY and NJ to complete previously contracted work, informs the Corps’ New York District. The B.E. LINDHOLM arrived at Fire Island on May 6 and is completing final preparations to begin […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Property owners on the southern tip of Litchfield Beach, South Carolina, are seeking state and federal permits to pump up to 700,000 cubic yards of offshore sand along nearly a mile of beachfront, Coastal Observer informs.  The project, proposed by the Peninsula Property Owners Association, includes building a 6-foot tall dune along 4,000 feet of […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on Phase II of the Post Florence Renourishment Project are to be completed by April 30th, informs the Carteret County Shore Protection Office. Last Sunday, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock completed pumping sand eastward of the submerged pipeline landing situated near the Sea Dunes subdivision (a.k.a “Line 7”). “They have dissembled the pipeline […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Sarasota County portion of Manasota Key’s beach renourishment project is set to be completed within a week, finishing the project before sea turtle nesting season starts, the Englewood Sun reports. Earlier this month, the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) finished restoring the shoreline of the Charlotte County portion of Manasota Key from […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently released a video about the Sea Bright to Long Branch Beach Restoration Project. In the video, Jason Shea, project manager, USACE New York District, discusses the ongoing beach restoration work as part of the Sandy Hook to Barnegat Inlet N.J. Coastal Storm Risk Management […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Carteret County Shore Protection Office announced yesterday that they are right on track with the Phase II of the Post Florence Renourishment Project. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock and their hopper dredge Ellis Island have been working uninterrupted and completed the Pine Knoll Shores reach (“Reach 9”) on April 3rd, reported the Shore Protection […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Trailing suction hopper dredge Ellis Island has been working non-stop this week on the beach nourishment project in Carteret County, NC. According to the county officials, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has just completed the Pine Knoll Shores portion of the project. Now, the contractor will fully transition to Salter Path. Sand for this portion […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Despite a persistent southwest wind generating choppy seas past weekend, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock is making great progress in Carteret County. According to the county’s Shore Protection Office, GLDD dredge the Ellis Island has completed pumping sand in the eastward direction from the submerged pipeline landing in Beacon’s Reach. “We’re now pumping sand westward […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Joshua Schimmel, of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission (SWSC), is seeking a permit from the USACE New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and fill within the Connecticut River as part of the Connecticut River Sewers Crossing Project in Springfield and Agawam, Massachusetts. This work is […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Oceanside Harbor, CA, has just introduced the latest update on their upcoming dredging project, saying that the harbor dredge mobilization work is moving forward swiftly.  Pipe has landed on the beach, pipe has been delivered to the riverbed, tractors are on the beach, the survey vessel has arrived and barges are being […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Lee Zeldin was joined yesterday by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Town of Southampton Supervisor Jay Schneiderman and New York District Commander of the Army Corps Colonel Thomas Asbery, to announce the start of a 100% federally funded project to place an estimated 600,000 cubic yards of sand just West of Shinnecock Inlet (WOSI). […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The beach nourishment operations for the Quackstrand beach at the Haringvliet near Hellevoetsluis officially started last week. Mr. Robert van der Kooi, chairman of the Voorne-Putten recreation board, together with partners Hellevoetsluis municipality, Southwest Netherlands sport fishery, Netherlands sport fishery and Natuurmonumenten, gave their go-ahead for enlarging the beach at Quackstrand. Quackstrand beach is a […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Anse du Portier Monaco has just released the latest update on their land reclamation project, saying that sand filling operations on the ‘belt’ will be completed during the next week.  The sand for this scheme comes from areas located around Marseille, France, and Piombino, Italy. To create the land, sand is gradually deposited in the […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Collier County 2019 Beach Renourishment Project is wrapping up ahead of schedule, the county said in their latest announcement.  The crews have completed their mission of placing 165,000 tons of sand to a 2.4 mile stretch of Collier County beach extending from Park Shore South to Clam Pass. According to the project update, they […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The hydraulic beach fill project for Avalon, NJ, undertaken by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), successfully concluded on Sunday, November 10th.   The dredger “Illinois” put the final volume of sand onto the Avalon beaches, with the project resulting in approximately 675,000 cubic yards of sand being placed on the beaches between 9th Street […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Mayor, Jay Gillian, has announced a rough timeline for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’s beach replenishment project that affects Ocean City, NJ. Three Jersey Shore towns – Strathmere, Sea Isle City and Ocean City – are part of the $32.5 million contract, awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Congressman Jeff Van Drew has announced a fix to a 2016 objection from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that made it cost prohibitive for local towns to conduct a beach renourishment project that protects life and property from flood and coastal storm damage. The project impacts Avalon, Stone Harbor and North Wildwood. […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

     Anse du Portier Monaco has just released the latest update on their land reclamation project, saying that sand filling operations on the ‘belt’ have officially started on Monday, October 14. The sand for this scheme comes from quarries located around Marseille, France, and Piombino, Italy. According to the project update, two vessels ensure deliveries, […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

     MRD Associates, Inc., has just released this beautiful video about the St. Joseph Peninsula Beach Renourishment Project in Gulf County, Florida. The work is well underway and the contractor Manson Construction is actively working in the phase 1 section. “Additionally, in the coming days, we will be reaching out to certain homeowners that are […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois for $32.5 million to complete periodic nourishment of two projects in Cape May County, N.J. The contract calls for dredging more than 2.4 million cubic yards of sand and placing on the beaches […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps’ Philadelphia District has awarded a $7.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to complete periodic nourishment of the Townsends Inlet to Cape May Inlet (Avalon and Stone Harbor) Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The project is a joint effort of USACE, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has successfully completed the Nags Head beach nourishment project. The beach nourishment sand pumping operations were completed early on Sunday morning, August 18, 2019 in the 8200 block of South Old Oregon Inlet Road near Mile Post 17, reported the town. During the 2019 beach nourishment campaign, GLDD’s […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just announced that construction mobilization will begin today for the $17.9 million Surfside beach renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The project will renourish critically eroded shoreline in Surfside, placing a total of 330,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) amended a notice of intent on changes to the dredge fill material program administered by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) during its July 1st meeting in Baton Rouge. The amendment reads as follows: “The extent of a single permitted site in the Mississippi River, the […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project is moving forward, with 120,000 cubic yards of sand placed onto the beach so far.  “Several Baltimore District employees are assisting with the Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project, a joint effort by Virginia Beach City Government and Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Towns of Pine Knoll Shores, Emerald Isle, and Indian Beach have applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance funding through the North Carolina Emergency Management Agency (NCEMA) as sub-recipients. “Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), federal actions must be reviewed and evaluated for feasible alternatives and for social, economic, […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gasparilla Island Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project is now officially underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement. According to the Corps, work on the Gasparilla Island beach renourishment project began on Monday, May 13. USACE awarded this $6.4 million Gasparilla Island contract to Weeks Marine of […]