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“EVER FAITH” (not Ever Given!) visits Port of Baltimore with USACE; Team Observes Dredging

MD, United States

DredgeWire exclusive The Port of Baltimore reported a productive session yesterday with officials visiting from the US Army Corps of Engineers and the Knauss Marine Policy Fellow with the US House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee visiting the Port. Officials visited the marine terminals and the dredge containment management facilities at Masonville and Cox Creek. Inflow… Read More

$6.5mm contract awarded to GLDD for construction of dredged material placement area

NY, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has awarded a $6.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for the construction of a dredged material placement area designed to handle about 400,000 cubic yards of dredged material. Work is expected to immediately start construction of 1,500-linear feet of stone off the west and south… Read More

Feds order city to build Gowanus Canal sewage retention tanks

NY, United States

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ordered the City of New York (city) to construct and operate two Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) retention tanks to control contaminated solids discharges at the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York, which is a key component of the Gowanus Canal cleanup. The EPA’s order follows previous orders… Read More

High water means high stakes for Pittsburgh locks, dams

PA, United States

PITTSBURGH — Rivers rise and rivers flow, but when a flood happens, somebody has to deal with the debris left behind. This is especially true at the U.S. Army corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District locks and dams, which are vital to the region. “Without locks and dams, Pittsburgh doesn’t have electricity. You can’t turn on… Read More

USACE Vicksburg District announces new public affairs chief

MS, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District announces the selection of Sabrina Dalton as chief of public affairs. In this position, Dalton is responsible for communication activities involving the USACE Vicksburg District, providing strategic communication counsel to district leadership and technical staff. She will also manage media relations, working with local, regional, national, and… Read More

Expanding Engineering With Nature – What’s New in Season 2

MS, United States

VICKSBURG, Miss. – Dr. Todd Bridges, senior research scientist for environmental science for the U.S. Army and national lead for the Engineering With Nature program, kicks off Season 2 of the EWN Podcast by announcing that U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District is joining EWN as its fourth proving ground. Bridges and guests ―… Read More

USACE Asking Public for Comments on Proposed Charleston Storm Surge Wall

SC, United States

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Charleston District and the City of Charleston will hold a virtual public scoping meeting on the Charleston Peninsula Coastal Flood Risk Management Study on March 30 from 5-7:30 p.m. to encourage public input as the study transitions from an Environmental Assessment (EA) to Environmental Impact… Read More

Corps of Engineers to begin Grays Harbor maintenance dredging April 5

WA, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to conduct Grays Harbor maintenance dredging in the outer harbor beginning April 5. The dredging vessel Essayons is expected for dredge about 23 days. The Yaquina is expected to start dredging in the outer harbor April 8-10, and will work for about eight days. Dredging work will be… Read More

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers pushes back against dredging plan criticism

United States

Representatives of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers pushed back Friday against conservation groups’ claims that a plan to dredge this summer in coastal Georgia waters will significantly threaten nesting sea turtles. Experts with the corps’ South Atlantic Division participated in a phone call with reporters to discuss environmental concerns regarding plans to begin dredging… Read More

District kicks off 150th anniversary with time capsule

SC, United States

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Senior leaders, media and the city mayor gathered outside U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District’s headquarters March 26 to fill a time capsule commemorating the District’s 150-year history of service to the state and nation. Among the items placed in the capsule include a key to city, the District’s teleworking policy,… Read More

Water Institute joins team selected to develop Virginia’s first Coastal Resilience Master Plan

LA, United States

BATON ROUGE, La. (March 29, 2021) – The Commonwealth of Virginia announced that The Water Institute of the Gulf will be joining Dewberry, a planning, design, and construction firm based in Virginia, and other partners to assist with the development and delivery of Virginia’s first Coastal Resilience Master Plan. “The Water Institute is proud to… Read More

Harvey Gulf Subsea awarded work scopes for two more vessels

LA, United States

Harvey Gulf Subsea Solutions reports that it has been awarded two additional scopes of work for two of its Gulf of Mexico assets. The new awards come within days of the company’s winning a contract to support a U.S. Navy special operations project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The first of the new awards… Read More

Corps will move forward while town seeks beach easements

SC, United States

A Circuit Court judge last week denied the town of Pawleys Island the chance to fix flaws in the process it used to condemn easements for beach renourishment. That means the town is likely to need to start from scratch to obtain the last three of 113 easements needed to allow the Corps of Engineers… Read More

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative dredging project underway at Otter Creek

OH, United States

For years, the Otter Creek area has been considered one of the most environmentally degraded areas near the Great Lakes. Protecting Lake Erie is the goal. TOLEDO, Ohio — Now that it’s springtime, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative is launching a dredging project. The goal is to clean up a stretch of Otter Creek that… Read More

USACE Buffalo District to construct beneficial use of dredged sediment placement area in Ashtabula OH in $6.5mm project with Great Lakes Dock and Materials, L.L.C.

NY, United States

Buffalo, NY— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has awarded a $6.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dock and Materials, L.L.C. for the construction of a beneficial use of dredged material placement area designed to handle approximately 400,000 cubic yards of dredged material. The contractor has been given the approval to immediately start… Read More

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