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BOEM, Army Corps, and State of Maryland Enter Agreement for Beach Renourishment Resources

MD, United States

Washington, D.C. – The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District (Corps) and the state of Maryland Department of Natural Resources have entered into an agreement allowing the Corps to use sand from the Outer Continental Shelf for scheduled beach nourishment as part of its Atlantic Coast of… Read More

Lane Construction Company of Cheshire, Connecticut receives $257.7 million contract from US Army Corps for Kansas City Levee Work

MO, United States

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After completing the design phase three years earlier than planned, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Kansas City District, has awarded the fourth and final construction contract to improve the Kansas City Levees System to the Lane Construction Company of Cheshire, Connecticut. The $257.7M construction contract, including $38.8M of future… Read More

Tidal Channel into Bahia Grande closed until fall for $5M ecological restoration

TX, United States

The pilot channel connecting the Bahia Grande tidal basin and the Brownsville Ship Channel will undergo major enhancements to increase tidal exchange and restore the Bahia Grande as a major fish, wildlife and waterfowl nursery. Access to the narrow waterway, also known as the Carl “Joe” Gayman channel, will be closed to the public beginning… Read More

Gibbs & Cox awarded $20M contract from Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division

PA, United States

Gibbs & Cox, Inc., the largest US independent naval architecture and marine engineering firm announced that the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD) awarded the company a $20 million prime contract. “This builds on our long-standing relationship with NSWC Philadelphia and we are very proud to have been selected for this award,” said Jonathan… Read More

Princeton Harbor Dredging Contract Granted

NJ, United States

AVALON – An award for emergency dredging in parts of Princeton Harbor was approved by Avalon Borough Council April 28.   The award went to Scarborough Marine Group for $244,217, significant savings over the engineering estimate of $335,000. The attractive bid came in a process that had no public advertising for bids. Quotes were solicited from three contractors, who were known to… Read More

N.C. and FEMA approves $5,782,866 to help restore Buxton beaches

NC, United States

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $5,782,866 to help Dare County restore the beaches and stabilize the dunes at Buxton that were damaged by Hurricane Florence in 2018. The North Carolina Department of Public Safety made the announcement of the latest grant Thursday. Other state grants were announced in October to cover… Read More

Drakes Beach At Point Reyes National Seashore Closed For Restoration Work

CA, United States

The Drakes Beach area of Point Reyes National Seashore in California is closed through August 31 so restoration work can be performed. The Drakes Beach Road will be closed at its junction with Sir Frances Drake Boulevard. The road closure is part of the park’s two-year Federal Highway Administration and County of Marin road improvement project. During this time,… Read More

Fisheries Service says dredging mooring field could cost Wellfleet $13.5 million

MA, United States

WELLFLEET – The town’s Dredging Task Force is hoping a lobbyist will help open the doors for the dredging of the mooring field in Wellfleet Harbor next year. Last month, the Select Board approved a $25,000, one-year contract with the lobbying firm FBB Federal Relations, which will represent the town in discussions with the U.S. Army… Read More

USACE Towboat Reassigned and Renamed

IL, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Rock Island District held a christening ceremony in Quincy, Ill., on Friday for the latest towing vessel to joins its fleet. The vessel, which has been renamed Quincy, was built in 2008 by Texas shipyard Orange Shipbuilding for $5 million and is being relocated from the Corps’ Louisville District…. Read More

Judge Asked To Stop Agency From Dredging A Georgia Harbor During Sea Turtle Nesting Season

GA, United States

A conservation group filed suit asking a judge to stop a federal agency from dredging a Georgia harbor during the nesting season for rare sea turtles that began over the weekend. The group One Hundred Miles filed suit Friday in U.S. District Court against the Army Corps of Engineers, which plans to end a policy that… Read More

Corps now accepting Section 7001 proposals for new Federal water resources projects under WRDA 2022

United States

Section 7001 of WRRDA 2014, as amended, requires that the Secretary of the Army annually submit to the Congress a report that identifies, for potential congressional authorization, completed feasibility reports, proposed feasibility studies submitted by non-Federal interests, proposed modifications to authorized water resources development projects or feasibility studies, and proposed modifications to environmental infrastructure program authorities that… Read More

AIWA Pushes Bipartisan Congressional Letter re Funding for USACE

United States

AIWA has worked to secure signatures for a (see letter here) bipartisan delegation letter for funding in the House of Representatives version of the Energy and Water Appropriations Bill for FY2022 under the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Account.  

Manson awarded $101.4 million Navy task order

WA, United States

Manson Construction Co., Seattle, Wash., has been awarded a $101,430,000 firm-fixed-price task order under previously-awarded multiple-award construction contract N62473-21-D-1406 for the replacement of Pier 6 at Naval Base San Diego, Calif. The task order contains three unexercised options that, if exercised, would increase the cumulative task order value to $105,650,000. Work will be performed in… Read More

Sunset Beach Clear to Begin Creek Dredging; $1.5mm contract for Coastal Dredging LLC

NC, United States

With all of the necessary permits now in hand, Sunset Beach plans to begin dredging area creeks and canals later this year. But a small group of people who oppose some portions of the project continues to raise environmental concerns as they explore what may be a last-ditch effort to stop the planned dredging of… Read More

USACE Vicksburg District Levee Safety Center, personnel recognized in annual headquarters awards

MS, United States

VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District’s Levee Safety Center was recently recognized by USACE Headquarters (HQ USACE) for exceptional contributions to dam and levee safety. Social scientist Katie Noland was selected as the 2021 Levee Safety Professional of the Year for her excellence in levee safety contributions. Award nominations… Read More

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