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  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide more than $19 million for critical repairs and upgrade of the City of Paducah flood protection system, reports U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell. At a news conference held two days ago at the Carson Center in Paducah, Senator McConnell announced significant federal funding for the rehabilitation of the city’s […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract for floodwall improvements along the Mississippi River near the French Market. According to the Corps, improvements are a part of the Mississippi and River Tributaries Project (MR&T). USACE awarded the $4.53 million floodwall improvement contract to MTC Construction, LLC. The contract, scheduled […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency started work this week to repair the flood defense along the River Deben at Tide Mill Quay and Ferry Quay in Woodbridge. The defense reduces the risk of flooding to 416 homes and businesses in the town. The first stage of the work will involve the Environment Agency replacing the existing defense […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has prepared a Finding of No Significant Impact, and is reviewing plans to allow the construction of a 600-foot long boardwalk on the Haverhill Local Protection Project. The 600-foot section will extend from the proposed Harbor Place Development to an existing boardwalk behind Haverhill Bank. The […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven joined local officials in Fargo, ND, yesterday to dedicate the city’s new floodwall, the first complete portion of the federal flood protection project for the region. The $40 million project includes the floodwall and road realignments and was paid for with federal, state and local funding. The floodwall was added as a […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kiewit and Pittman joint venture has won a $65.8 million worth Empire Flood Gate project that will help cut the risk of future flooding, protecting homes and businesses in the Plaquemines Parish. Works on the project are expected to take approximately three years with completion scheduled for summer 2017. The construction on the project should begin […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, will replace the stem (the portion that is above ground) for a 50 ft section of floodwall along Hayne Blvd. on the New Orleans Lakefront after a preliminary inspection identified materials that were performing below the design standards. The work will be performed at no additional […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mackley is part way through an 11-week project to improve protection for an Environment Agency asset on the River Thames at Coldharbour on the Isle of Dogs. The Coldharbour Flood Wall Remediation and Foreshore Protection Works are being carried out under a 10-year Environment Agency framework called TEAM2100, which involves looking after the agency’s assets […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp yesterday announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has given green light to the Valley City, ND, to keep and maintain its floodwall. The decision from FEMA is a result of a fix Heitkamp wrote and successfully included in the funding bill Congress passed last month that allowed Valley City to keep […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers has signed a Chief’s Report for the Peckman River Basin Flood Risk Management Study — a key milestone for the proposed project, according to the Army Corps. “This is a momentous day for residents long impacted by flash floods from the Peckman River. This project will reduce […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract to construct a floodwall on top of the existing Mississippi River levee in Plaquemines Parish from Augusta to Oakville, LA. The project is a part of the Resilient Features Westbank and Vicinity (WBV), Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS). It […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has awarded a $2.1 million contract for construction of an L-type floodwall near the Orleans Ave Permanent Canal Closure and Pump facility to APC Construction, a contractor based out of Harvey, LA.  The 300 feet of the existing I-wall between Lakseshore Drive and the PCCP structure […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, announced a draft environmental assessment for proposed modifications to the Pembina, N.D., Flood Protection System. A public review and comment period on the draft EA commenced on July 10 and ends on August 9. The city of Pembina is proposing to modify portions of the 2.9-mile […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), along with state and local officials, have kicked off Phase 2 of the Fisher School Basin Flood Risk Reduction Project, a floodwall being built along Bayou Barataria at the construction cost of $11.2 million. According to an official announcement from the Governor’s […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract to construct a floodwall on top of the existing Mississippi River levee in Plaquemines Parish from English Turn Bend to Belle Chasse. The project is a part of the Resilient Features Westbank and Vicinity (WBV), Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System […]

  • 18 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a second contract for Phase II of the Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project in Port Monmouth. This $23 million Contract 2, awarded to Anselmi & DeCiccio of Maplewood, NJ, includes constructing a levee/floodwall, pump station and a storm gate, tying into the existing Keansburg levee. The […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rob Lowinski of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District explains the differences, benefits and challenges of levees and floodwalls for flood risk management. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, February 6, 2013

  • 17 April 2012

    Water levels along the Mississippi River continue to drop, prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deactivate Phase I flood fight inspections. As a result of this deactivation, all permitted construction work near levees and floodwalls along or near the river may now resume. The Corps activated phase I flood fight as a proactive […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has awarded $2.3 million worth Atchafalaya Basin Protection Levee contract to a company from Belle Chasse, LA. The work consists of clearing and vegetation removal, demolition, straddle levee lift enlargement, reinforced concrete floodwall construction, placement of steel sheet piling and H-piling. Also included in the project are […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract for erosion protection along the interior of the 17th Street Canal floodwall in Jefferson Parish. The contract will help protect an area that has historically experienced erosion. The contract was awarded to the Veteran-Owned Contracting Group JV, LLC for the amount of […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract to remove a damaged floodwall and reconstruct portions of the Mississippi River levee in Buras, LA. This project is a part of the New Orleans to Venice (NOV), Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS). The $11.6 million contract calls for […]

  • 19 January 2012

    Flood fight inspections along the Mississippi and Atchafalaya rivers have ceased as water levels continue to drop. All permitted construction work near levees and floodwalls may resume. The Corps activated phase I flood fight as a proactive measure on December 13, 2011, when the Mississippi River reached 11 feet with a forecast to continue to […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has won a $3.2 million contract for the Truckee River Flood Management Project in Nevada. Under the agreement, the company will provide engineering and economic analysis services for the project, which mark the first phase of this scheme and is considered the most critical phase. With the overall Truckee […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A bid opening yesterday on the first phase of the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Plan showed an apparent low bid of $46 million, approximately $13 million below the engineer’s estimate. The City of Minot reported that the apparent low bid was submitted by Wagner Construction, which was the prime contractor on a recently completed […]

  • 28 August 2012

    Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra said that the flood prevention work is underway. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration’s anti-flood program includes dredging of the city’s canals and building of the floodwalls. According to coconutsbangkok.com, the governor said that the canals dredging in 18 flood prone districts was 97% done and is expected to be finished this month. […]

  • 7 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Stantec and Jacobs, operating as the Galveston Coastal Services Joint Venture, has been selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, to design a 26.7-mile-long levee and floodwall system along the coastline near Galveston, Texas. The eight-year, $1.9 billion construction effort, known as the Orange County Coastal Storm Risk Management (Orange), will increase […]