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  • 17 May 2012

    According to Ludington Daily News, the community members and the village have teamed up to pay for dredging the channel to Lake Michigan this year since the federal government is not currently funding the work. “We need more money to dredge to 11 to 12 feet,” said Village Manager Jim Miller. “But it looks like […]

  • 8 May 2012

    State Senator Patty Ritchie announced that dredging has begun at what is commonly known as “the cut,” a small channel connecting Lake Ontario and Henderson Harbor. Senator Ritchie was able to secure $60,000 in this year’s state budget to help cover the cost of the project. “The hunting and fishing industries have a $1.5 billion […]

  • 3 May 2012

    U.S. Congressman Robert J. Dold spoke at the City Club of Waukegan and talked about his Main Street Jobs Agenda. Dold highlighted discussions he has had with organizations, businesses and community activists in Waukegan and the ideas that came about as a result of working together. “Waukegan has a proud history in the manufacturing sector […]

  • 2 May 2012

    According to a dredging application filed by Appledore Marine Engineering, at least 220 million tons of sand will be removed from Hampton Harbor and deposited on or close to nearby beaches. Fred Welch, the Hampton Town Manager, said Appledore has filed application on behalf of the Pease Authority’s Division of Ports and Harbors to perform […]

  • 1 May 2012

    At yesterady’s Board of Park Commissioners meeting, the commissioners unanimously approved the project work for the dredging of the Kenosha Harbor and the Southport Marina. The contract was awarded to Shoreline Builders (Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin) and the professional services agreement contract was awarded to Ruekert Mielke (Waukesha/Kenosha/Madison, Wisconsin) for construction management of the project. The […]

  • 27 April 2012

    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said he was very pleased the federal funds needed to continue the study of Charleston Harbor deepening had been secured in the Senate. The Senate Appropriations Committee, of which Graham is a member, passed the Senate version of the Fiscal Year 2013 Energy and Water (E&W) Appropriations Act which contains $3.5 […]

  • 23 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance dredging of Cuttyhunk Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Gosnold, on Cuttyhunk Island, Mass. The authorized Federal Navigation Project provides for a channel, 10 feet deep and 75 feet wide, from the outer harbor to the westerly terminal in the inner harbor. It also […]

  • 22 April 2012

    Congresswoman Lois Capps hailed the passage of a bipartisan measure based on legislation she helped introduce last year to keep the harbors dredged. The proposal came in the form of an amendment to H.R. 4348, legislation regarding federal highway, transit and other transportation programs, and would protect funding for regular maintenance and dredging of the […]

  • 17 April 2012

    As wlox.com reports, work on the Biloxi Commercial Harbor has come to a halt. The work is at a standstill as the contractor awaits the results of dredge spoils testing by the Mississippi DEQ. Port Manager Frankie Duggan said they’re also awaiting the arrival of a “test pile” that’s part of the reconstruction project. “They’re […]

  • 12 April 2012

    At a total cost of $1 million of which $500,000 from the federal funds and an equal amount form the state grant, the dredging will commence in the Westbrook Harbor. According to Hartford Business, it was announced on Wednesday that the Army Corps of Engineers will execute the work on a harbor tributary, the Patchogue […]

  • 12 April 2012

    After 15 years of study, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced that it had released the final documents for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) for review by state and federal agencies and the general public. Following the report, some officials made these comments: Rick Gabrielson, Director of International Transportation, Target and […]

  • 12 April 2012

    A state project in and around Lahaina Harbor will begin this week. The project includes dredging work in the entrance to the harbor and removal of a 50-foot section of the pier. A meeting to discuss this $1.1 million project was held on Friday between Sen. Roz Baker, Rep. Angus McKelvey and Eric Yuasa, head […]

  • 10 April 2012

    According to abc57.com, the St. Joseph harbor is being dredged. MCM Marine began pumping sand out of the channel, over the weekend and putting it back on the beach which is good news for shippers and beachgoers. “St. Joseph Harbor is an important contributor to the overall Great Lakes Navigation System, which provides the nation […]

  • 9 April 2012

    According to times-standard.com, the Crescent City Harbor District is moving forward on obtaining permits for harbor repairs. The commission will review a few permits regarding repairs on the inner and outer basin of the harbor. Some of the special conditions staff is recommending include a submittal of an erosion and sedimentation control plan and a […]

  • 5 April 2012

      As sheboyganpress.com reports, the Sheboygan Common Council on Wednesday unanimously approved spending $250,000 to help dredge tainted sediment from the Sheboygan River’s inner harbor east of the Eighth Street Bridge. This money will come from the city’s undesignated reserve fund and will match another $250,000 pledged to the project last month by the Sheboygan […]

  • 4 April 2012

    After missing a deadline, Newport Beach officials were granted a deadline extension and have until June to commence the next phase of the city’s harbor dredging project, Daily Pilot reports. Dredged materials from areas near the south side of Lido Isle, the north side of Balboa Island, West Coast Highway, the Coast Guard Station and […]

  • 2 April 2012

      Daily Pilot reports that the dredging contract for the Newport Harbor was awarded to R.E. Staite Engineering. The contractor will commence dredging in late April, according to a spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Greg Fuderer, spokesman for the Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles Division said on Friday that R.E. Staite […]

  • 2 April 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a $333,508 contract to MCM Marine, Inc., Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., for the dredging of Manistee Harbor in western Michigan. MCM anticipates starting in mid-April and wrapping up in late April. The shoaled material will be placed near the shoreline just south of the harbor. […]

  • 2 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a $336,175 contract to MCM Marine, Inc., Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., for the dredging of St. Joseph Harbor in southwest Michigan. MCM plans to start the dredging in early April and finish up in mid-April. The contractor will deposit the shoaled material along a shoreline area […]

  • 29 March 2012

    Dredging project on the Ashtabula Harbor is scheduled to begin on July 1. Two of Ashtabula Harbor federal navigational channels will be dredged with the result of removing 230,000 cubic yards of material from the bottom. Star Beacon reports that sediments consisting mainly of silts, clays and fine sands will be excavated by a mechanical […]

  • 29 March 2012

    Ohio EPA is reviewing an application submitted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform maintenance dredging of the Lorain Harbor federal navigation channel. The applicant is requesting to dredge up to 500,000 cubic yards of sand, silt and clay from the Lorain Outer Harbor and Black River. This material would be placed below […]

  • 29 March 2012

    The Santa Cruz Harbor dredging began for the 2011-12 season on Monday, November 28, 2011, and will continue through April 30, 2012. The sandy material dredged from the federal entrance channel will be disposed of east of the east jetty, using a combination of beach, nearshore and offshore disposal. Dredging of the harbor is required […]

  • 29 March 2012

    The Portland Harbor is set up for cleaning, reports OPB News. The city’s officials have stated on Wednesday that they have concluded a clean-up plan which will be submitted to the federal government. Dean Marriott, City Environmental Services’ director, said that a “draft feasibility study” will be handed to the government on Friday and that […]

  • 13 March 2012

    Dave Lott, Interim City Manager, has stated that 2,800 cubic yards of spoils from the dredging project at Fernandina Harbor Marina will be dumped on city property at the corner of South Eighth and Lime streets, reports News Leader. “The three sites identified for disposal of the marina dredging are going to be insufficient to […]

  • 27 February 2012

    “The dredging project on the Pamet Harbor was completed last week,” said Tim Silva, chair of the Pamet Harbor Commission. This project took three weeks, and it was completed ahead of schedule due to warm weather. “A machine stirs up the sand, and pumps it to Gull Island, between the north jetty and Corn Hill,” […]

  • 23 February 2012

    The Okaloosa County Tourism and Development Council is chipping in $100,000 to help pay for dredging and long-term erosion management controls. This happened after erosion threatened to block the entrance to Destin Harbor at Norriego Point. “Every day we are getting closer to an accident,” said Mike Eller of the Lady Em and the Destin […]