Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Army Corps to award Surf City, North Topsail Beach $237 million for storm mitigation

NC, United States

SURF CITY — Two Topsail Island towns of Surf City and North Topsail Beach were awarded nearly a quarter-billion dollars for storm damage reduction projects in the wake of Hurricanes Matthew...

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Repairs begin on breakwater off Pere Marquette beach in Muskegon

MI, United States

MUSKEGON, MI -- Repair work has begun on the south breakwater structure off Muskegon’s Pere Marquette Park.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District, which covers all of Michigan and parts...

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Another town on the Blue Hill Peninsula looks into dredging its harbor

ME, United States

SURRY, Maine – Steve Wessel estimates that he has made 700 boats in his lifetime, and his company, Wesmac Custom Boats Inc., makes all kinds of watercraft, from lobster boats to research craft to...

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Bass River dredging called off

MA, United States

A dredging barge sits at the confluence of the Bass and Danvers rivers in Beverly on Dec. 16, waiting to begin dredging operations in the Bass River. That project has been canceled, however,...

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Nature of Things: Fixing Lake Hancock, Peace River is project for the ages

FL, United States

The lake has been considered one of Florida’s most polluted for many decades, and engineers and scientists have been trying to fix the problem for almost as long.Lake Hancock has been a green,...

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Homeowners bulldozed part of dune in St. Augustine Beach due to “constant sand issue”

FL, United States

State permit shows DEP gave the homeowners permission to excavate 6 feet of dune in order to cope with "windblown material." ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, Fla. — State environmental...

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City of Duluth Seeks Million in Bonding Money for Coastal Repair

MN, United States

City officials say the bonding money will be used to put focus on community gems such as the Lakewalk, Baywalk, and Brighton Beach.DULUTH, Minn. – The city of Duluth announced a proposal seeking...

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Delegation supports state money for Lake Linganore dredging, vet center, other initiatives

MD, United States

ANNAPOLIS — Before Del. Jesse Pippy led his first meeting as chair of the Frederick County delegation, he made a joke about the agenda.There were 18 items on it, and the group had roughly an...

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$16M in shoreline improvements proposed in Lake Michigan beach town amid high water levels

MI, United States

SOUTH HAVEN, MI -- Leaders in South Haven could spend up to $16 million to repair and protect the shoreline amid high water levels on Lake Michigan.The city needs between $8.5 million and $16.3...

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Still recovering from flood

AR, United States

“What took three to four days to destroy, may take three to four years to rebuild,” Marty Shell said while expressing concern about the customers the Port of Fort Smith has lost due to the flooding...

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Miami Beach renourishment underway: $16 million federal project to address areas in north and mid beaches

FL, United States

Over the next six months, four erosion “hot spots” on Miami Beach will be replenished with sand from central Florida. The $16 million federally-funded project started this past week around 64th...

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Huizenga, Upton urge Holland Harbor dredging

MI, United States

WASHINGTON — U.S. Reps. Bill Huizenga, R-Zeeland, and Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urging the inclusion of Holland Harbor in the Corps’ 2020 work...

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Siemens-Gamesa Bags Deal for Mammoth 2.64-GW Virginia Offshore Wind Project

VA, United States

Dominion Energy’s proposed 2.64-GW Virginia Offshore Wind project—the world’s largest single offshore wind project proposed to date—will likely feature turbines supplied by Siemens...

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Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway route closed for gate restoration

NC, United States

Work at South Mills Lock along Dismal Swamp Canal expected to take 90 days Work crews remove one of two canal gates for refurbishment at South Mills Lock in North Carolina, Jan. 7, 2020....

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J.F. Brennan Company's video of Waterplace Park dredging project in Providence, RI restoring sections of the Providence & Woonasquatucket Rivers

WI, United States

The Waterplace Park #Dredging Project is in its home stretch!! Here's a quick snapshot we put together of the work our team is doing.THANK YOU to the Coastal Resources Management Council of Rhode...