Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Annisquam dredging 90% finished

Annisquam, MA, United States

The first phase of the dredging of the Annisquam River is set to end Friday at midnight after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers received a second two-week extension to mitigate the invasive nature of...

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Sand Fences: How to Build Stronger Dunes

FL, United States

Why Do You Need to Fortify Your Dunes?It is a well-established fact that sand dunes are the coastline’s first line of defense against the destructive forces of wind and waves. They are absolutely...

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Army Corps of Engineers allocates final slice of funding for historic Port of Mobile dredging

AL, United States

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) on Monday announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has allocated $274,300,000 for the Port of Mobile in its Fiscal Year 2020 Work Plan, officially providing...

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Beach nourishment project continues in Atlantic Beach

NC, United States

ATLANTIC BEACH — The Liberty Island dredge boat went into port Friday but had already nourished roughly 8,000 linear feet of the strand in Atlantic Beach, depositing 280,000 cubic yards of...

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Sand build up in Lockwood Folly Inlet causing issues as waterway waits for dredging

NC, United States

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - The narrow passage between Oak Island and Holden Beach is even more narrow than usual as sediment buildup has left Lockwood Folly Inlet at critically-shallow...

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RESTORE Council Approves $130M for River Reintroduction Into the Maurepas Swamp Project

LA, United States

BATON ROUGE — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that the RESTORE Council has voted to approve $130 million in Deepwater Horizon oil spill dollars to fund the River Reintroduction into the...

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Port dredging, more troops and cutters to bolster new North Charleston Coast Guard base

SC, United States

The old Charleston Naval Shipyard will be brought back into substantial military service again as the Coast Guard announces plans to add more boats, buildings and bodies to make it one of the...

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Stantec leads NYC’s $165M Battery Park resiliency project

NY, United States

Stantec is leading a design team for a U.S. $165-million project to rebuild and raise the existing wharf and esplanade on the waterfront at Lower Manhattan’s Battery Park to protect the area from...

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Fire Island dredging halted for ‘emergency’ beach project near Mar-a-Lago

NY, United States

A federal beach-replenishment project near Mar-a-Lago is dredging up some bad feelings on Fire Island.Two post-Sandy beach-replacement projects are being halted so crews and dredges can be moved to...

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Oregon denies key permit for Jordan Cove LNG project on eve of federal decision

OR, United States

Oregon denies a key permit for the controversial Jordan Cove liquified gas project, saying it would have significant adverse effects on the state’s coastal economy. (The Oregonian)Oregon’s...

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Funding for water projects reported

United States

Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, announced last week specific projects supported by funding for U.S. Army...

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Judge allows South Carolina suit over offshore tests to proceed

SC, United States

A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that some of the claims raised by South Carolina in a lawsuit against the Trump administration over seismic tests for oil and gas deposits in Atlantic waters may...

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Meeting with engineering firm scheduled to continue dredging project

PA, United States

GALETON — The project to dredge the Galeton lake is still underway.Borough Secretary Annie Caracciolo advised the borough council at the Feb. 12 general session that a meeting with the...

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Shore Protection Office reports beach nourishment project moving along in Atlantic Beach

NC, United States

atlantic beach — The $28.2 million Bogue Banks beach nourishment project got off to a fast start this week, as sand was piped to and spread from the Circle development district to the 300...