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  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is inviting the public to an outreach meeting to discuss upcoming American River levee work in north Sacramento, near the Natomas East Main Drainage Canal. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 18, at American River Flood Control District office (165 Commerce Circle, Sacramento). Representatives from […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    It’s the end of an era for American River levee work as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractors began installing the last stretch of seepage cutoff wall at the Natomas East Main Drainage Canal in north Sacramento this week. Once this and related levee work at the city’s H Street and Howe Avenue bridges […]

  • 14 November 2012

    On November 7, CCCC Second Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. won the bid for Section 4-1 of Phase 1 of Tiaozini mud flat inning project in Jiangsu Province, with a contract value of 107 million yuan and a construction period of eight months. Located in the center of the radial sand ridge developed in the neritic […]

  • 3 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New Orleans District has scheduled two public meetings regarding the release of the Upper Barataria Basin Louisiana – Feasibility Study with Integrated Environmental Impact Statement. The Tentatively Selected Plan (TSP) identified to undergo further feasibility-level design is a $514 million alternative that would extend the existing parish levee approximately […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment for repairs to Missouri River levee unit L-550 near Langdon in Atchison County, Missouri is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damage within a drainage ditch located between L-550 and Rock Creek caused by high precipitation events in 2015 and 2016. Repairs are […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The largest private environmental restoration project in the Bay Area reached a major milestone this week with the breaching of a levee that will allow the San Francisco Bay to expand northward, restoring marshland and wildlife while also providing protection against sea-level rise. As several hundred people looked on October 25, an earthmover toppled a […]

  • 13 February 2012

      The Kansas City District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded two more contracts to repair flood damage to levees along the Missouri River. A contract was awarded to Cajun Constructors, Inc. of Baton Rouge, La., on Feb. 9 for approximately $1.9 million to repair the Missouri River Levee System 455L (Buchanan […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, began construction efforts on the second phase of the project to raise the East Bank Mississippi River levee in Jefferson Parish to its congressionally-authorized heights.  This project is part of the Mississippi River and Tributaries project designed to provide flood damage risk reduction to residents and […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Diversion Authority and City of Oxbow, ND have approved a finalized “Memorandum of Understanding” (MOU), which outlines each organization’s roles and responsibilities regarding the construction of a ring levee for Oxbow. Under the MOU, homes in the Oxbow area would remain within the Diversion Project’s Staging Area, but would be protected from flooding to […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to potential flooding in eastern Washington, officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, are sending flood teams to the Yakima and Okanogan Basins. One three-person flood team arrived in Yakima County Thursday and is supplying 1,000 tons of rock and overseeing its use, inspecting problem areas and levees, and providing […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, partnered recently with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to restore wetlands at the Julia Butler Hansen Wildlife Refuge in Washington. After constructing a new setback levee the Corps notched the original levee, allowing the Columbia River to flow in. The rest of the original levee will be […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work to improve an area serving as flood protection in the Morgan City area will soon begin with the provision of $2.7 million in funding from the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) toward engineering, design and construction costs.  “CPRA is pleased to provide funding to St. Mary Parish in support of continued work […]

  • 7 May 2012

    “To understand what the Risk Management Center is, you have to understand risk,” said Dave Carlson, senior program manager of the Eastern Division Corps of Engineers Risk Management Center (RMC). In the most basic definition, Carlson explained, risk is the probability of failure and the associated consequences. The RMC, established in 2009, is a center […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    With California’s rainy season and what had been dire predictions of an El Nino weather pattern now behind them, leaders of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, brought together water safety officials from across the region July 7 to provide an update on the Corps levee safety and security issues. Officials from […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In a move to increase flood protection for south Florida residents, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection has issued a permit for the construction of a new levee system. This project is a cooperative effort between the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Indian Trail Improvement District […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, completed initial repairs a day earlier than scheduled on the Union Dike levee near Valley, Nebraska. The repairs are temporary, but will address a 500-foot section of breach caused by recent flooding in the area, and will serve to prevent future flood waters from entering the affected […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded a $10.3 million construction contract to repair the damages to the R-616-613 and R-613 levee systems earlier this week. The R-616-613 and R-613 levee systems, damaged by the 2019 spring flooding, are approximately 19 miles long. The R-616-613 system starts on the Missouri River at Highway […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has signed a partnership agreement with the Grand Isle Independent Levee District to close a large gap in the protective breakwater alignment on the bayside of Grand Isle. The estimated $6.5 million project will be fully funded by the CPRA. According to their official announcement, the Levee […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, awarded a $20.46 million contract on January 31 to Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. of Fairfield to construct levee improvements for the Natomas Basin. Construction, which is set to begin in May and continue through the end of the year, would build a seepage cutoff wall along an […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, flood teams remain deployed to the St. Joe River, Coeur d’ Alene River and Kootenai River basins, USACE said in its latest release.  A flood team is continuing work to stabilize the federal levee and has concluded construction at the Shepherd Road levee in the City of […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded five levee construction contracts to small businesses, totaling $16,213,075 for flood risk reduction work along the American River in Sacramento. All five contracts were awarded Sept. 24-30, 2012, to U.S. Small Business Administration 8(a)-designated small businesses. The Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Business Development Program is designed […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representative Doug LaMalfa ‎participated in the groundbreaking of the Hamilton City J-Levee project yesterday, which will replace 6.8 miles of 110-year old levee to protect Hamilton City’s 2,000 residents from flooding. The project has received over $30 million in Federal funding and is slated to receive an additional $8.5 million in the 2017 federal budget. […]

  • 26 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, in partnership with the city of Schuyler and the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District, has begun construction of a 2.5-mile levee along Shell Creek north and east of Schuyler and is marking the occasion with a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, March 27th starting at 10:15 a.m. […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) completed a test install on October 31, 2014, of a levee system closure structure at 17th Street constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that reduces risk to human safety and critical infrastructure downtown from flooding of the Potomac River. The intent of the test install was to ensure […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, yesterday announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development has awarded a $128,000 loan and $100,000 grant to the City of Marmarth. The funds will be used to restore the city’s levee, which was damaged […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Williams Group LLC, from Boligee, Alabama, has won a $9.2 million firm-fixed-price contract for raising six miles of hurricane protection levee, seven miles of flood side wave berm and two levee crossing ramps. Work will be performed from New Orleans to Venice, Louisiana, NOV-07a, Reach B1, West Bank Back Levee, Empire to Fort Jackson, Plaquemines […]