Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Opponents say Onondaga Lake may still be too contaminated for beach

NY, United States

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Opponents of a proposed beach on Onondaga Lake say the lake may still be too contaminated to allow people to swim there.Lindsay Speer, a member of A Better Future for Onondaga Lake,...

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Governor Cuomo Announces Start of Phase III of $15 Million REDI Regional Dredging Project Along Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River

NY, United States

Phase III of Governor's Resiliency & Economic Development Initiative Dredging Project Begins With Engagement of Regional Dredging Management Planning Council OrganizersRegional Dredging...

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Dredging Begins to Restore Damaged Beach on Dune Road

NY, United States

Federal project will pump sand to build up dunes and beach protecting businesses, commercial dock and parkland. After storms battered the East End of Long Island this fall, destroying dunes along...

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Feds Cut Funding on Studies to Protect NJ Coastal Areas from Storm Surge

NJ, United States

Army Corps gives no reason for cut after Trump says it would be ‘foolish’ to build massive barrier between Sandy Hook and Point Breeze, NYThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers confirmed yesterday that it...

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Beach Renourishment Along the Jersey Shore: A Never-Ending Task?

NJ, United States

Despite proposed budget cuts and rising seas, the Corp’s beach-building efforts on the Shore are stronger than everOn a mild, clear February morning in Sea Bright, the Jersey Shore’s northernmost...

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Hampden looks into dredging so fewer boaters get stuck in the Penobscot River

ME, United States

During the boating season, Hampden harbormaster Peter Neal is used to seeing a few vessels that have run aground in the channel between the town’s public boat launch and the Penobscot River.Now,...

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Dredging and More: Public Works Projects Abound on Island

MA, United States

From massive dredging and beach renourishment in Oak Bluffs and Edgartown to renovations at the Gay Head Cliffs overlook, a number of public works improvement projects are under way around the...

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After 18 years of planning, $21M Ala Wai Canal dredging project set to begin this month

HI, United States

Dredging of the Ala Wai Canal is set to begin next week, the state Department of Land and Natural Resources said.It’s been 18 years since the last dredging, and the DLNR said silt and sediments have...

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Coastal senators push for offshore drilling resolution

GA, United States

Nonbinding resolutions, by definition, have no direct effect, but a state House resolution passed in 2019 against energy exploration off the Georgia coast led U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, R-1, to...

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‘We’re Fighting For the Life of Flagler Beach’: County Urges Property Owners’ Cooperation in Beach Rebuilding

FL, United States

Scores of beachside property owners and Flagler Beach residents turned out for a meeting on the planned beach renourishment of 2.6 miles of beach starting later this year. The meeting was hosted by...

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JaxPort asks Jacksonville for $70 million for dredging river

FL, United States

Feds, state funding already committed funds toward $774 million, multi-year harbor deepening projectJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Two years into a project deepening the 13-mile shipping channel from the mouth...

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Jaxport asking city for millions to fund St. Johns River deepening project

FL, United States

The Jacksonville Port Authority will be asking the city to issue $70 million in bonds to help fund its harbor deepening project as well as lend the port millions more from city reserves. The $484...

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Dredging Up a Load of Controversy

FL, United States

Pols decry equipment move to Mar-a-LagoA federal Army Corps of Engineers official did not address why dredges and crews were being redirected from the Fire Island to Moriches Inlet Stabilization...

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Third phase of REDI dredging now underway along Lake Ontario

Canada

The third phase of the dredging project along Lake Ontario, as part of the REDI plan, is officially underway.The state says it’s giving counties information they need to update, expand, and implement...

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Ottawa dredging project to rejuvenate leisure site

Canada

A CAD3 million (USD2.3 million) riverbed dredging project will take place at Britannia Beach, a popular leisure site in Canada’s capital, Ottawa, from July to October this year.The 110 m by 80 m...