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  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Following Sandy, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District has made great progress in its mission of coastal restoration, completing numerous beach restoration projects along the coast. Since the storm, Army Corps has supported repair and recovery efforts throughout the northeast. Those efforts have taken place in phases as USACE first supported immediate life and […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has secured nearly $730 million in federal funding for the construction of Sandy-related USACE projects, including storm protection projects in Long Island’s Fire Island to Montauk Point plan, the Rockaway and Jamaica Bay Reformulation and Staten Island’s South Shore Sea Wall. The $730 million in funding was previously trapped in […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has made continuous progress in improving its capabilities before, during, and after disasters. Recovery was at the heart of disaster response following Sandy and it is often where the Corps is tasked to contribute its resources and expertise. Over the last five years since the Hurricane Sandy, New York […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. yesterday announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded the Department of Environmental Protection a grant of $55 million to reimburse the state’s Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The work being reimbursed provided for the removal of the sand and silt debris impacting state maintained navigable waterways as […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge projects are tendered around the globe on a daily basis. Consequently, dredging contractors have to make new calculations, involving various production parameters, when preparing their project quotations. Damen has introduced an online dredge job calculator to unburden contractors of this time-consuming, and therefore costly, tasks. For every dredging job, whether it is a maintenance […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    This week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced plans to dredge the Sandy Hook Channel and place the dredged sand in the Sea Bright Offshore Borrow Area. The Sandy Hook Channel was last dredged in 2015. The plan calls for dredged material to be used to replenish the Sea Bright Offshore Borrow Area, which […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Since Hurricane Sandy pounded the Northeast on Oct. 29, 2012, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has worked diligently, together with its federal, state, local and industry partners, to complete construction on more than 106 authorized and funded coastal storm damage risk reduction projects.     Extending from Maine to Virginia, the efforts of the […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker have announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded New Jersey a combined $11.8 million in federal grants to help the Garden State on its road to recovery from Superstorm Sandy. The announced funding will provide $4.6 million to the Department of Environmental Protection to repair the […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    On the third anniversary of Hurricane Sandy striking the Northeast on October 29, 2012, the USACE continues to move forward with authorized and funded projects, completing the 25th and final Flood Control and Coastal Emergency project and making visible progress in other project areas. Together with its federal, state, local and industry partners, the Army […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, has awarded a $577,000 contract to Western Contracting of Sioux City, Iowa, for adaptive management at the Sandy Point Bend chute complex in Harrison County, Iowa. Work will begin this month with completion expected by the end of December 2015. The chutes at Sandy Point Bend were […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sandy Beach and its parking lot will be closed to all pedestrian and vehicle traffic until February 1, 2016, due to the Cohasset Harbor dredging project, according to the Town of Cohasset. The city also said that the Parker Avenue Boat Ramp will be closed starting October 1, 2015 until project completion. The contract, awarded on […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for adaptive management to the Sandy Point Bend chute complex in Harrison County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The EA evaluates the environmental impacts of adaptive management measures to maintain shallow water habitat quality within the chute complex and prevent impacts to the adjacent navigation channel. The original […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In testimony on Capitol Hill before the House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, April 22, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick praised The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ proficiency in the Sandy recovery work. According to the Army’s chief of engineers, the Hurricane Sandy operations and maintenance program is more than 70 percent […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Major renourishment project aimed to restore dunes that were hit by the winter storms has been underway at Sandy Neck. Each year, high winds and waves cause damage to the front dune at Sandy Neck, and sacrificial sand is put in place to protect the parking lot and shoreline. About 5,500 cubic yards of sand was […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two years ago in 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck the northeastern United States and went down in history as one of the most destructive storms on record, damaging homes and businesses and causing billions of dollars in damage to vital infrastructure, electrical power transmission, transportation and water and sewage facilities. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ahead of the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer released the first “Sandy Infrastructure Inventory” of the historic $17 billion investment of federal Sandy aid funding to date, that has gone towards resilient green infrastructure, transportation, coastal protection and municipal infrastructure. That number is likely to rise close to $25 billion […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the continued progress in reconstructing bulkheads and sea walls destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in the community of Sea Gate. The project, at an estimated cost of $2.8 million, is moving forward after a thorough state vetting through the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program and the support of Brooklyn Representatives […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Christie yesterday announced the award of $8.5 million in state dollars to Sea Bright for a post-Sandy project to construct a portion of new sea wall and repair an adjacent damaged section of sea wall that is vital to the protection of this northern Monmouth County town from future storms. The project, to be […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. announced that Oceanport, NJ will be receiving more than $3.69 million in federal funding to replace the city’s Borough Hall, which sustained severe damages as a result of Superstorm Sandy.  Pallone also announced that $2.98 million will be allocated to repair the seawall in Monmouth Beach and Sea Bright, which was […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Minister for Tourism, Commercial Affairs, Public Transport and the Port Neil Costa MP has officially inaugurated the new Sandy Bay after a considerable public investment to recover one of the Rock’s best beaches. The Sandy Bay project brought three ministries together in an inter-ministerial committee, Tourism, Environment and Technical Services which examined beach replenishment and […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, the Sandy Hook Bay dredging program will be undertaken during the October 2014 – March 2015 time window. The proposed maintenance dredging will involve the removal of approximately 41,170 cubic yards of material from the mentioned area. The sediment dredged from this channel, located in Leonardo, […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the Sandy Hook Bay Marina in Highlands, New Jersey, will receive $692,890 in federal funds for repairs to an older section of the marina that was damaged as a result of Superstorm Sandy. The funding is being provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service through the Boating […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with placing stone fill to stabilize an eroding bank adjacent to Route 149 in Phillips, Maine. The Maine Department of Transportation proposes to place […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is placing roughly 600,000 cubic yards of sand at Coney Island to replace sand lost during Hurricane Sandy and also to restore the Coney Island project to its original design profile. The Coney Island Reach project, which extends from West 37th Street to Brighton Beach, consists of approximately 3 […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    OMA Architects and engineering consultancy Royal HaskoningDHV presented their final plan to rebuild the communities of Jersey City, Hoboken and Weehawken. The public presentation on Thursday 3rd of April was part of Rebuild by Design, an initiative of the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force. Within the Sandy-affected region, the communities of Jersey City, Hoboken and […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A slurry of sand and water is pumped from a nearby dredge onto Monmouth Beach, where it is moved into place by a bulldozer during the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ ongoing beach renourishment work in Monmouth Beach, N.J. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is repairing and restoring previously constructed coastal projects like the […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is placing roughly 3.5 million cubic yards of sand along Rockaway Beach from Beach 19th to Beach 149th to replace sand lost during Hurricane Sandy. This work will restore the beach to its design profile – making it better than it was before Sandy’s impact. The […]

  • 20 December 2013

    U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Chris Murphy (D-CT), and U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-3), Joe Courtney (D-CT-2), and Jim Himes (D-CT-4) announced $7,532,001 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service Emergency Watershed Protection Program for the restoration, protection, and maintenance of flood plains in Connecticut affected by Hurricane Sandy, as well […]

  • 20 December 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has completed and released the findings of the Hurricane Sandy Coastal Projects Performance Evaluation Study that was conducted in accordance with the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 (Public Law 113-2, or often referred to as the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill). USACE was directed by Chapter 4 of […]