Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Non-standard estate opens doors for dredged material placement sites

MN, United States

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The St. Paul District Real Estate Division recently received some welcome news from the Corps’ Headquarters Directorate of Real Estate. Kevin Sommerland, real estate chief, was...

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Michigan officials still working to prevent Great Lakes erosion damage

MI, United States

By Paula Gardner | PaulaGardner@mlive.com High Great Lakes water continues to be an issue for Michigan, even as the state mobilizes around fighting...

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Year of action needed for Camp Ellis

ME, United States

I don’t have to remind anyone of the catastrophic coastal erosion our area has been hit with over the years with 30+ homes and hundreds of feet of beach being lost to the ocean. This man-made...

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CPRA Board Approves $1.08 Billion Coastal Spending Plan for Fiscal Year 2021.

LA, United States

Annual PlanThe CPRA Board, with the assistance of CPRA, is required by Act 523 of the 2009 Regular Legislative Session, amended by Act 604, to produce an Annual Plan that inventories projects,...

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Fernandina Harbor Marina Completes Phase One Renovation; Designed to Work With Nature

FL, United States

After phase one of a renovation project, Fernandina Harbor Marina in Fernandina Beach, Florida, reopened in January. It was redesigned to solve sedimentation issues by working more closely with the...

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Corps Of Engineers Campgrounds Shutting Down

FL, United States

CLEWISTON, FL -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces that there will be an orderly shutdown of the Corps Campgrounds on the Okeechobee Waterway, including the Ortona...

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Beach Goers Share Sand with Beach Renourishment Activities

FL, United States

With a late start, the Beach Renourishment Project at South Beach is in full swing.Beachgoers keep a respectful distance from the roped–off area of South Beach with plenty of beach north of the...

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Facelift for Lake Anne Dock in Reston

WA, United States

The main Lake Anne dock is being torn out and reconstructed, including dredging 5 feet of sediment of drainage accumulated in the channel underneath the dock from Lake Newport and Browns Chapel...

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$36M in grants going to NW Florida for Hurricane Michael resilience projects

FL, United States

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management announced Tuesday more than $36 million in grants for Panhandle counties...

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City's $1.2M river-dredging, maintenance project begins

PA, United States

JOHNSTOWN — New flood protection work has finally begun in Johnstown, with a few million in federal funding on the way.According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, a total of $103.1 million...

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Navy readying hospital ships for coronavirus response

United States

The U.S. Navy is preparing to deploy its two hospital ships — USNS Comfort and USNS Mercy —in response to the coronavirus outbreak. However, in a press briefing at the Pentagon...

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More than $43 million in coastal resilience grants announced

United States

NFWF, NOAA and grantees deliver $98 million in total conservation impact for communities devastated by 2018 natural disasters The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation...

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Sacramento River levee improvements next step in $1.5 billion plan to modernize Sacramento-area flood infrastructure

CA, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $64 million construction contract on February 14 to Maloney Odin Joint Venture of Novato, California, for nearly three miles of levee...

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Virginia Beach ups coastal protection measures

VA, United States

A US east coast city is replenishing its beaches that serve as protection against intensifying stormsThe city of Virginia Beach continues to protect itself from coastal storms, rising sea levels, and...

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Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General, signed the "Middle Rio Grande Flood Protection Project

United States

Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, signed the "Middle Rio Grande Flood Protection Project, Bernalillo to Belen, New Mexico" Chief's Report....