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  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Extensive bank erosion has occurred to islands and shorelines in the Clark Fork River, located at the confluence of the Clark Fork River and Lake Pend Oreille in North Idaho, resulting in losses of soil, native riparian and wetland vegetation, as well as the quantity and quality of fish and wildlife habitat. It is estimated […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    An archaeological dig to discover the secrets of the city’s first sea wall is taking place this week. As part of National Archaeology Week, Council’s Heritage Team will spend two days at Southport with community volunteers and school students unearthing some sections of the sea wall. Chair of City Planning, Councillor Cameron Caldwell, said the […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Charlotte County and Sarasota County have just released latest update on the Manasota Key Beach Renourishment project. According to the update, the contractor is fully mobilized and as of April 1, 2020 Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has placed 569,616 cubic yards of sand along approximately 2.5 miles of Charlotte County’s shoreline. The […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, has released the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) for the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program Comprehensive Barrier Islands Restoration Project, Jackson, Harrison and Hancock Counties, Mississippi for public review and comment. The DSEIS is a supplement to the MsCIP Comprehensive Plan and Integrated Programmatic EIS, prepared in […]

  • 2 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount $3,405,500 to Weeks Marine Inc. for maintenance dredging of the Brownsville Harbor Entrance Channel in Cameron County, Texas. The Texas General Land Office and City of South Padre Island partnered with the USACE Galveston District to contribute approximately $1.5 million in […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Hilton Head Island announced yesterday the completion of the South Island Emergency Beach Fill project. According to the town, at about 9:30 AM on November 15, 2017, crews from Marinex Construction completed all planned sand placement activities including the extension of the project from East Beach Lagoon Drive to near Duck Hawk Road. In coming […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host an informational outreach event entitled “Waterways, Wetlands and You!” about the Corps’ Regulatory Program tomorrow.  This event, facilitated by the Corps’ Regulatory staff, will provide an overview of the Corps’ Regulatory Program and give the public an opportunity to ask questions directly to the team […]

  • 26 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $637,000 contract to an Upper Peninsula company to dredge harbors in Grand Haven and Holland to make way for commercial traffic,The Republic reports. As the Holland Sentinel and the Grand Haven Tribune report Friday, MCM Marine Inc. of Sault Ste. Marie landed the contract. Dredging at Grand […]

  • 28 September 2012

    SANDAG’s Shelby Tucker said that the sand replenishment is expected to finish in Imperial Beach by October 5. This project started on September 5, and will provide new sand to eight beaches on San Diego’s coastline. According to imperialbeach.patch.com, roughly 300,000 cubic yards of sand has been deposited on 2,600 feet of the Imperial Beach […]

  • 16 July 2012

    Kenosha harbor dredging started at the mouth of the channel Monday morning, reports kenoshanews. The dredged material is being pumped two miles north to holding ponds in Pennoyer Park. Dave Anderson is the owner of Shoreline Builders said the channel will be dredged to a depth of 12 feet. The Kenosha Harbor was last dredged […]

  • 29 July 2013

    Beach restoration work has begun in Delaware, reports worldnow.com. The Fenwick Island project is expected to take 3-4 weeks, depending on the weather. As the mdcoastdispatch.com reports, during the project, roughly 389,000 cubic yards of sand will be pumped onto the beach in Fenwick from offshore borrow sources and spread over about 6,500 feet of […]

  • 14 February 2013

    A deep layer of organic mud covers the bottom of Lake Apopka near the Winter Garden boat ramp and most of the lake bottom. This mud layer creates shoreline water depths too shallow for boaters to navigate without disturbing the mud layer. Suspended mud sediments cause two undesirable consequences: the presence of malodorous and aesthetically […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District is currently directing a Coastal Storm Risk Management Project in St. Johns County. The coastal program will include both dune and beach berm construction along approximately 2.6 miles of coastline from Vilano Beach to South Ponte Vedra Beach. “Construction will proceed from south to north along the beach and is projected […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Renourishment activities in the St. Augustine Beach area will soon commence, most likely by next week. A dredger is expected to arrive this week from South Carolina and some preliminary undertakings, including pipe staging and laying, will be needed before the renourishment project can begin. Approximately 2.1 million cubic yards of sand will be pumped, […]

  • 26 October 2012

    As part of the ongoing task of keeping the waterway safe for shipping, another round of dredging in the lower Snohomish River and Port Gardner has officially begun. William Dowell, a spokesman for the federal agency, stated that some of the dredged material will be available for use by local governments, while some will be […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Approximately four miles of beach stretching from the north Martin County line south to Indian River Plantation will be renourished as part of a federal, state and local project to protect and rebuild local shorelines and dunes. The project, led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is required to maintain local beaches. These beaches […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator, Charles E. Schumer, last week called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct repairs to protect Sodus Bay including the Sodus Bay Breakwater, the Charles Point steel wall, and a washout at Crescent Beach.  These three key improvements are needed in order to fix the only barrier protecting all of Sodus Bay […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    J. F. Brennan Company Inc., from La Crosse, Wisconsin, has won a $13.6 million firm-fixed-price contract for dredging of Duluth-Superior Harbor. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. Work will be performed in Superior, Wisconsin, with an estimated completion date of November 22, 2022. Under […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Nearshore artificial reef construction at Mid-Reach in Brevard County is underway and progressing smoothly, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement.  The reefs are being built in advance of future beach renourishment from Satellite Beach to Indialantic, said USACE. About 4.8 acres of reef will be constructed to mitigate […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations at Lake Anne are ahead of schedule and should be finished within 2-3 weeks, the Reston Association informs. Work has been completed in the coves and plaza areas, and the contractor, Lake Services, said that a large section near the fountain is all that remains to be dredged. Reston Association received a […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has announced that the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) recently awarded nearly $24 million from its Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF) to four new projects in the state of Alabama. The projects, developed in consultation with state and federal resource agencies, are designed to remedy harm and reduce the risk […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved Project Implementation Reports that will result in renourishment of North and South Reach beaches in Brevard County, with the federal government footing virtually 100 percent of the estimated $29.3 million cost to restore parts of the county’s eroded shoreline. In late October 2012, Hurricane Sandy caused high […]

  • 14 December 2012

    Dredging of the Kenosha Harbor could be completed if tests reveal that the harbor has reached an acceptable depth, reports kenoshanews. Kenosha Harbor dredging started this summer and it was expected to be completed by the end of August, but weather and equipment issues led to some delays. The Kenosha Harbor was last dredged in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has announced that sand replenishment at Jacob Riis Park Beach in Gateway National Recreation Area has begun. The beach sand replacement project will provide approximately 200,000 cubic yards of sand for the one-mile shoreline segment. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has partnered with the NPS to […]

  • 18 March 2014

    O&R begins ramping up this week on the final phase of its project to clean up the coal tar residue at the former manufactured gas plant (MGP) site at 55 Gedney Street in the village of Nyack. O&R already has successfully cleaned up the upland part of that lot. In 2005 through 2006, O&R excavated […]