Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Sunken boat causes mile-long closure on Cape Fear River

NC, United States

The boat was carrying a 1,000-foot dredging pipe that is now considered a hazard to marinersWILMINGTON – A mile-long section of the Cape Fear River is closed to marine traffic after a boat sank,...

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Dredging Money Finally Flowing: What About Next Year?

AR, United States

Finally, much-needed supplemental federal money to restore river channels and repair damage from the flood of 2019, signed into law in June in the Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster...

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Tybee Island begins renourishment project on beaches

GA, United States

Tybee Island is adding 1.2 cubic yards of sand to their beaches for renourishment project. TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. — Major changes are coming to beaches of Tybee Island.The city...

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Edgartown Uses Ellicott 370 Dragon® Dredge to Extract Sand for Beach Nourishment Project

MD, United States

The Edgartown dredge committee has agreed to remove over 20,927 yd³ (16,000 m³) of sand from the Sengekontacket Pond near Martha’s Vineyard using an Ellicott® Series 370 Dragon® Dredge. The...

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GAO: Navy faces “persistent and substantial” maintenance delays

VA, United States

The U.S. Navy continues to face persistent and substantial maintenance delays that affect the majority of its maintenance efforts and hinder its attempts to restore readiness, says a report released...

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More than $4.8 million released for Lake Erie wetland restoration in the Ashtabula Harbor

OH, United States

ASHTABULA – More than $4.8 million has been released for a Lake Erie wetland restoration project in Ashtabula County, according to a press release State Sen. Sean J. O’Brien, D-Bazetta.The project...

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NY - Beach Renourishment Efforts Underway In Westhampton Beach

NY, United States

WESTHAMPTON BEACH, NY — Beach renourishment efforts have commenced along the ocean side of Dune Road in Westhampton Beach.According to Rep. Lee Zeldin, the project provides for a protective...

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“The waves have washed away all the dunes": Avon, N.C., seeking fix for eroding shoreline

NC, United States

A new study will examine the cost and scope of rebuilding the beach at Avon, yet another Outer Banks community struggling with shrinking shorelines and surf pounding at the doorsteps.A November...

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Corps on levee repairs: Be patient

MO, United States

NEW BLOOMFIELD — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Thursday said that while water releases from upstream dams into the Missouri River are continuing to be reduced, repairs on levees damaged...

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Rockland to vote to accept harbor dredging waste at landfill at reduced fee

ME, United States

ROCKLAND — After an extra large quantity of sediment from Lindsey Brook entered Rockland Harbor following the drainage of a particular quarry, the amount of debris at the terminus became so...

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Waterways Committee May Seek State Funding For Washburn Island Dredging Study

MA, United States

Residents want to see something done about Washburn Island’s encroachment into the entrance of Eel Pond, Menauhant, which is causing erosion of the Menauhant side of the channel.“It is eroding the...

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Residents Raise Concerns Over Harbor Dredging Project

CA, United States

Plans for possibly digging a “big hole” in Newport Harbor to bury some dredged material received an icy reception from a handful of local residents at a community meeting this week.The purpose of...

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Officials satisfied now that harbor dredging is completed

CA, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Curtin Maritime, a dredging company from Richmond, California, completed dredging the Crescent City Harbor federal navigation channel Nov. 21.Although some were...

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Little Rock Gets Supplemental Dredge Money

AR, United States

Last month, the Little Rock Engineer District got $26.7 million in supplemental funds for restoring river infrastructure from the floods of 2019. It is a first installment of a total of $119 million...

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Study makes case for Oregon offshore wind power

OR, United States

Wind power off Oregon’s coast is expected to be dramatically less expensive in 2030 than it was a few years ago, when lawmakers balked at above-market prices from a proposed federally backed pilot...