Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Walls to hold sea rise would cost Charleston $1 billion, all of SC $20 billion, study says

SC, United States

Building walls to hold off sea rise — for just the next 20 years — would cost South Carolina’s coastal and estuary communities nearly $20 billion.Charleston alone would face more than $1...

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Seawalls to fight rising waters in Hampton Roads would cost more than $4.6 billion, says nationwide study

VA, United States

Putting up walls to protect the seven cities from rising sea levels would cost the region more than $4.6 billion, according to a nationwide study released Thursday.The Center for Climate Integrity,...

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Celebrating 50 years since the last fire on the Cuyahoga River and the changes it sparked

OH, United States

CLEVELAND — Tomorrow marks 50 years since the Cuyahoga River last caught fire and in doing so, captured the attention of a nation. Well truth be told, it wasn't the June 22, 1969 fire that...

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Feds eye massive flood projects as locals ponder impacts

United States

As the federal government considers a network of steel surge barriers to limit flooding in waters from Fire Island Inlet to the Throgs Neck Bridge, planners are working to reduce the chance that one...

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GLDD Emergency Response Efforts: Missouri River Levee Breach

IL, United States

Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC (GLDD) is working as a subcontractor with Western Contracting Corporation to provide fill for an emergency sand berm to close a levee breach at river mile...

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Commissioners discuss shoaling on Rogue River

OR, United States

Resident David Barnes – armed with photos – detailed shoaling problems on the Rogue River Wednesday for Curry County commissioners. He said at least a dozen boats had been stuck on a shoal across...

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Permit approved for future dredge work

MA, United States

The Bourne Conservation Commission after a 90-minute standing room only hearing on Thursday night at Town Hall unanimously approved a comprehensive dredging/disposal permit that will expedite and...

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Crow Wing County: Commission recommends rezoning Driftwood land for dredging business - County board to take up issue July 9

MN, United States

The future of former Driftwood Resort land again went before Crow Wing County officials, but this time with a different purpose and perhaps a more positive outlook for the applicant.Dan Leagjeld,...

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Bend Park And Recreation Adopts New Mirror Pond Resolution

OR, United States

With a 4-1 vote at the June 18 board meeting, BPRD moves forward with joint planAfter what may have felt like an eternity, local officials have made some movement on the dredging of Mirror...

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Orange Beach to manage $475K Restore Act grant to study beneficial use of dredged sediments

AL, United States

Orange Beach, Alabama has been asked to administer $475,000 of a $3 million Restore Act project studying hydrology and sediment in Perdido Bay from the U.S. 98 bridge in Lillian to the Gulf of...

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New Jersey DOT Grants Monies to Ease Flooding Concerns in Surf City

NJ, United States

SURF CITY — Flood relief could be coming to North Seventh Street in Surf City thanks, in part, to a $380,000 state Department of Transportation Trust Fund Grant earmarked for road...

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Corps of Engineers Galveston District Drops Land Levees for Sand Dune System in Texas

TX, United States

Public outcry over a proposed 17-ft wall and other physical barriers to prevent storm surge along the Texas coast has led the Army Corps of Engineers to switch gears. Now, the Corps will focus on...

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United States Dredge Special Vessels Market Report 2018

United States

In this report, the United States Dredge Special Vessels market is valued at USD XX million in 2017 and is expected to reach USD XX million by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of XX% between 2017...

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Shoreline Protection In Tuckerton Beach Begins

NJ, United States

The long-awaited shoreline protection project for Tuckerton Beach in Tuckerton borough has begun. Albert Marine from Waretown has started mustering its equipment on South Green Street and has...

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Canal Corp. says boats can dock in Syracuse Inner Harbor after dredging project

NY, United States

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Recreational boats can now travel through and dock in the Syracuse Inner Harbor after crews completed a $10.3 million dredging project.The dredging has created a 7.5-foot...