Categories for Upcoming Projects/Contracts/Tenders

USACE: CWIFP gets first funding

United States

The omnibus spending measure signed into law December 27, 2020, included the FY 2021 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. Under the act, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Corps Water Infrastructure Financing Program (CWIFP) received funding for the first time ever. CWIFP, authorized by the Water Infrastructure Financing and Innovation… Read More

Muddy River Flood Risk Management project work areas to be fenced off near Victory Gardens

UT, United States

CONCORD, Mass. —  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District announced today that dredging activities continue to progress on Phase 2 of the $36.5 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management project in Boston and Brookline, Massachusetts. Beginning Jan. 11, 2021, temporary construction fencing will be installed in project Work Areas #11 and #12, in… Read More

Long-Term Plans Ahead for Shifting Sands

NC, United States

MANTEO — From beach nourishment to channel dredging to erosion control to material disposal to shoreline preservation, sand management in coastal North Carolina communities is no longer a sporadic chore. It is an engineering challenge, a ballooning expense, a bureaucratic headache, an evolving menace. With rapidly changing coastal dynamics, it is also a necessity and,… Read More

Sandwich Seeks Bids to Transport Bourne Sand to Town Neck

MA, United States

Sandwich is seeking bids from contractors that can move 15,000 to 18,000 cubic yards of donated sand from Bourne to Town Neck Beach. The sand deposit is the second such gift from Bourne, which finds itself in the enviable position of having a surplus after completing a dredging project. Bourne gave Sandwich about 5,000 cubic… Read More

St. Johns County Beach Renourishment Wrapping Up

FL, United States

More projects planned A beach renourishment in St. Johns County will wrap up soon, but more beach projects are gearing up. One effort to beef up the coastline began late this year, and sand placement should be finished soon, said Damon Douglas, St. Johns County’s coastal manager. The work stretches from just north of Nease Beachfront Park to around… Read More

Corps Water Infrastructure Financing Program Receives Funding in Appropriations Bill

DC, United States

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Corps Water Infrastructure Financing Program (CWIFP) received funding for the first time ever in the Fiscal 2021 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act signed into law by President Donald J. Trump yesterday as part of the Fiscal 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act. CWIFP, authorized… Read More

Pebble Parent Company to Appeal Army Corps’ Rejection of Permit

AK, United States

The parent company of the Pebble Limited Partnership said it is appealing the Trump administration’s recent decision to deny a key permit for the controversial mine proposal in the Bristol Bay region of Southwest Alaska. In a written statement last Thursday, Northern Dynasty Minerals President and CEO Ron Thiessen said the rejection was “without precedent… Read More

Corps of Engineers to Start Grays Harbor Maintenance Dredging

WA, United States

SEATTLE — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin maintenance dredging of the federal Grays Harbor Inner Harbor Navigation Channel January 4, 2021.USACE awarded this three-year dredging contract to HME Construction, which was $4.2 million dollars for the first of three work windows. Approximately 1.8 million cubic yards of material will be dredged via… Read More

Coquina Beach Renourishment Slated for Early 2021

FL, United States

MANATEE COUNTY – Manatee County has a FEMA-funded, county-managed beach renourishment project planned for Coquina Beach in early 2021. The county is also partnering with the Town of Longboat Key on a beach renourishment project that includes the construction of five permeable rock groins. The Town of Longboat Key also plans to conduct an emergency… Read More

Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association provides update on funding for dredging projects

United States

Federal Appropriations: Update from Washington, DC FY2021 APPROPRIATIONS BILL HAS PASSED!  On December 21, the U.S. Congress passed the FY21 Omnibus Appropriations Bill that includes funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program and the President signed the bill on December 27. Here are the final numbers: Overall USACE Allocation: Administration –… Read More

City eyes creating recreation area along Lake Mitchell following dredging project

SD, United States

City officials will be working with a landscape design company to design a post-dredging recreation area consisting of a snowboard and sledding hill, along with hiking and biking trails in the southwest corner of the lake at Firesteel Park. As talks of dredging Lake Mitchell have heated up recently, city officials are planning to utilize… Read More

Morehead City Beachfill to Begin in Early January

NC, United States

Weeks Marine has begun mobilization of personnel and equipment that will be used for the upcoming Morehead City dredging & beach nourishment works. The mobilization/staging process continues and Weeks Marine’s cutterhead-suction dredge, the J.S. Chatry is scheduled to arrive the 1st week in January, reported Carteret County shore protection office. If all goes according to… Read More

Dredging/Beach Renourishment Set to Begin

NC, United States

CARTERET COUNTY – Maintenance dredging of the harbor at the North Carolina Port of Morehead City and associated placement of the sand on Bogue Banks is set to begin during the first week of January 2021. Greg Rudolph with the County Shore Protection Office announced Tuesday on the county’s Beach News website that the mobilization… Read More

Contractor set to dredge Old Ferry Channel, Deer Creek in early January

NC, United States

CAPE CARTERET — The long-awaited Old Ferry Channel/Deer Creek dredging project approved by Carteret County commissioners last week is expected to start in earnest the first week of January. That was the word Dec. 14 from Greg Rudolph, manager of the County Shore Protection Office, which oversees dredging, after a pre-project meeting Friday. Old Ferry… Read More

$2.6 billion Army Corps of Engineers project on Ohio River might get funded faster

PA, United States

Two key pieces of federal legislation could shave off years waiting to start construction of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers $2.6 billion upper Ohio River project. The project, still in the design phase, replaces a lock each at the Emsworth, Dashields and Montgomery locks and dams. Recent legislation — the omnibus appropriations and covid-19… Read More