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  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 2018) work plan for the Army Civil Works program, including $70.835 million for the Chicago District. In late March, President Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018, Public Law 115-141, of which Division D is the Energy and Water Development […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program announced that its final report on the health of wetlands located in Kent County’s Leipsic River Watershed and Little Creek area has been given a C+ grade for their current condition, with opportunity for improvement. Tidal wetlands in the watersheds were in the best health of the four types […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) will continue work on the New NY Bridge from Monday, June 30 through Thursday, July 3.  In addition, an enhanced marine law enforcement presence on the Hudson River  will enforce the rules of the Regulated Navigational Area (RNA), reminding recreational boaters to stay away from construction equipment. Mariners should be […]

  • 17 September 2013

    Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC will continue utility work on River Road in South Nyack. This work will continue through November and will involve reducing the roadway to one lane during daytime hours. During non-work hours, the road will have temporary coverings in place that may create uneven driving surfaces. Construction of the Rockland County trestle […]

  • 22 July 2012

    Salvage operations for the 110-foot Dredge Barge Arthur J and 38-foot Tug Madison, began at first light this morning. The two vessels sank Thursday morning in Lake Huron off the shoreline of Lakeport State Beach. The cause of the accident is unknown, and the Coast Guard is investigating. The Captain of the Port Coast Guard […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Canaveral Harbor Inlet Sand Bypass Project has earned the top state ranking for 2014/15 inlet management funding. As a result, Port Canaveral is expected to receive $100,500 in grant funding from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) for beach renourishment. To date, Port Canaveral has spent more than $2 million on the sand […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Joint Commission advised the governments of Canada and the United States, by letter dated April 15, 2013, that it will implement this year an improved plan for regulating Lake Superior outflows at Sault Ste. Marie. The new plan, Lake Superior Regulation Plan 2012, provides additional benefits compared to current regulation, especially during extreme […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer is pushing to secure federal funding to fully repair the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-owned infrastructure in Sodus Bay, including the Sodus Bay Breakwater and the Charles Point steel wall that were damaged in last summer’s Lake Ontario floods.  Specifically, Schumer is calling on the Army Corps to add Sodus […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    As the fiscal calendar nears 2020, officials at Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are working to close the books by month’s end while taking a glimpse back at the past year’s accomplishments. Fiscal year 2019 saw a record $88 million in work within the district’s civil works mission. Projects ranged from its maintenance […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senate Minority Leader, Charles E. Schumer, yesterday called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize a project that will build a new, safer and more durable stone barrier to shield Route 5 against crashing waters from Lake Erie during large storms. Schumer said that a new barrier is critical to ensure the safety of […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    During its first five years, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) implemented more than 2500 projects to improve water quality, clean up contaminated shoreline, protect and restore native habitat and species and prevent and control invasive species in the Great Lakes. That work, which began in 2010, is summarized in a new Report to Congress […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle is restoring 4.5 acres of habitat along the shoreline of Terminal 5, while getting closer to its goal of removing 90 percent of creosote pilings from its properties. The 2,300 creosote pilings removed leave the port with around 8,000 remaining out of a total of 18,000 estimated in 2000. Creosote-treated pilings […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, officially signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the St. Johns County, Fla. – Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study on August 8. The recommended plan includes approximately 3 miles of beach and dune renourishment within  Vilano Beach and a small portion in […]

  • 20 November 2012

    The Onondaga Lake Visitors Center is now open giving the community a chance to experience and learn about the lake cleanup firsthand. The center was designed and built by Honeywell to provide public access to the significant work taking place by hundreds of scientists, engineers, and skilled craft laborers from this region. Displays highlight the […]

  • 22 February 2011

    Until November 2009, Bethany Beach looked pretty much like it does today — a wide expanse that drops off at the ocean. Then, two storms hit within days and waves and erosion cut away at a protective sand dune, leaving a 15-foot drop-off to the narrow beach that remains. Over the last several weeks, thousands […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    One certainty under climate change is that global ocean levels are rising and a new report, led by Washington Sea Grant and the University of Washington’s Climate Impacts Group, provides the clearest picture yet of what to expect in Washington state. The report includes projections for more than 150 different sites along the Washington coastline, […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Carteret County Shore Protection Office has presented the latest update regarding the county’s Post Florence Renourishment Project. According to the update, the dredge Liberty Island has been the only dredge on site since the project started on February 8th. “The dredge has been tremendously productive delivering approximately 522,000 cubic yards in reach 10 (basically Atlantic […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, and Flagler County have now finalized a project partnership agreement for construction of the Flagler County Coastal Storm Risk Management Project in Flagler Beach, Fla. As USACE reported, this project is expected to reduce annual storm damage costs, protect the areas major hurricane evacuation route, and provide […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A Winston-Salem-based nonprofit granted $5 million in state funds aimed to complete what could turn out to be several long-term, storm-mitigation projects along Topsail Island, informs the Coastal Review Online. Resource Institute (RI), which received the multi-million-dollar Division of Water Resources grant last year, will spearhead a yet-to-be formed committee that will prioritize a list of […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, yesterday announced the completion of the Miami Beach erosional hotspots beach renourishment. The $11.9 million project is part of the ongoing Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. “The Corps’ contractor, Eastman Aggregate, rose to the challenge and was a great partner, along with the […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    On November 8, 2016 the citizens of Brevard County voted to approve a 10-year, ½ cent sales tax to implement the county’s “Save Our Indian River Lagoon Project Plan” (SOIRLPP). The plan includes a portfolio of projects to reduce primary sources of pollution (including excess fertilizer, septic system effluent, nutrient enriched reclaimed water, and stormwater); […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    St. Johns County beach residents and visitors will soon begin seeing construction equipment and dredging pipe on St. Augustine Beach as efforts to restore critically eroded beaches gets underway, reports the Army Corps, Jacksonville District. Under the deal, the contractor will place approximately 800,000 cubic yards of sand from the navigation channel and ebb shoal on […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The removal of a 1970s-era structure from the Savannah River’s Back River marks another major milestone in the deepening of the nation’s fourth busiest container port, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, said in their latest release.  The work also returns the Back River to its natural width to enhance the area for […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Last week, the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders voted unanimously to pass a resolution supporting an increase in the New Jersey Shore Protection Fund. “Healthy beaches, coastal oceanfront and bayside shorelines fuel our state’s economy, bringing in $19 billion in tourism, which is half of the state’s total tourism revenue,” said Freeholder Thomas A. […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Joe Courtney yesterday made the following statement after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) completed a final Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for Long Island Sound. “I am pleased that the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers was able to build on cost-effective and environmentally sound options […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA Regional Administrator Cathy Stepp and Ohio EPA Director Laurie Stevenson have announced five separate grants recently awarded to Ohio EPA, Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC), Ohio Department of Natural Resources (Ohio DNR), and the Northeast Ohio Four County Regional Planning and Development Organization (NEFCO). The grants will be used to restore wetland […]