Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Port of Long Beach Deep Draft Navigation Study Kicks Off -- Notice of Availability of Draft Integrated Feasibility Report

CA, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Los Angeles District and the Port of Long Beach (POLB), acting by and through its Board of Harbor Commissioners have completed a Draft Integrated...

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Feds Defeat Lawsuit Over San Francisco Bay Dredging Dispute

CA, United States

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – A state agency cannot make the federal government dredge two vital San Francisco Bay channels more frequently, a federal judge ruled Monday, despite arguments that less...

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Virginia begins first phase of 55-foot dredging project ahead of schedule

VA, United States

(L to R) John F. Reinhart, CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority; David C. White, executive vice president of the Virginia Maritime Association; Rickey “R.D.” James, assistant...

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Shoreline Counties Get Millions For Projects to Curb Lake Flooding

NY, United States

$300 million to restore more than 500 miles of shore-line devastated by flooding -- it's Governor Cuomo's Lake Ontario Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative.On Thursday, Governor Cuomo...

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Dock Roaders Want Town Support to Move Westecunk Creek Dredge Project Forward

NJ, United States

Eagleswood Township — Sporting T-shirts that read “WE(st Creek) Support Dredging,” some Dock Road residents addressed the Eagleswood Township Committee Monday night to ask what’s up with...

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Beach Replenishment work targets three Monmouth County towns

NJ, United States

Three beaches in Monmouth County are getting a big boost of sand over the winter months as work to make it safer gets underway this month.Jersey Shore Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D - NJ 6-...

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State Conditions Sunset Beach Dredge Permit

NC, United States

SUNSET BEACH – The town has received a state permit to dredge south Jinks Creek to less than half of the depth the town requested in its permit application.The North Carolina Division of Coastal...

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Lake Michigan: Beaches forced to find structural solutions to erosion problem

MI, United States

OTTAWA COUNTY — All along Lake Michigan, the erosion problem is doing a lot more damage to beaches and parks than just cutting them down to size.“It changes really quickly, but we’re keeping...

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Maryland Introduces Tool for Beneficial Use of Dredged Materials

MD, United States

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has developed a new conservation tool to identify opportunities for the beneficial use of clean dredged sediments. Beneficial Use – Identifying...

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U.S. restores Swan Island using dredge material

MA, United States

CAMBRIDGE — An island in Somerset County, just south of Dorchester, has been restored in large part by the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), using dredge material. Once in danger of being...

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Dredge breaks loose from mooring, crashes into breakwater in Plymouth Harbor

MA, United States

PLYMOUTH – Visitors to the waterfront were surprised to find a giant dredge washed up on the breakwater in Plymouth Harbor Thursday morning.PLYMOUTH – Visitors to the waterfront were surprised to...

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$4.9 Million Aquatic Restoration Project is Complete

IL, United States

The Nippersink Creek Aquatic Restoration Project will help ensure a full array of aquatic biodiversity. MCC: McHenry County Conservation District and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will...

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Beardstown moving forward on marina project

IL, United States

BEARDSTOWN — Beardstown is in the process of designing its new campground and kayak area with Benton and Associates as the city finalizes its plans for dredging along the Illinois...

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Transfer stockpiled sand to Kamaole beaches

HI, United States

Yes! You can help protect our beaches and dunes for the next generation. You can urge lawmakers to find the funding to transfer the stockpiled dune sand that is under wraps at the Kihei Boat Ramp...

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We have passed Peak Sand; people will soon be fighting over the stuff

FL, United States

They keep piling it on Florida's beaches, but they can't keep it up.Sand is a hot commodity these days. People are stealing it to make concrete. Even Dubai imports sand because the desert stuff is...