Categories for Upcoming Projects/Contracts/Tenders

Shoaling Alters Pamlico Ferries’ Schedule

NC, United States

Shoaling near Ocracoke has forced the state to alter the schedule starting Friday for the Pamlico Sound ferries from the mainland to Ocracoke. The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will be running an alternate schedule on Pamlico Sound between Cedar Island, Swan Quarter and Ocracoke because of critical shoaling issues in the ferry… Read More

Duluth mayor requests feds to study ship canal structure’s role on Park Point erosion

MN, United States

A study under the Rivers and Harbor Act of 1968 authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to investigate the impact federal structures have on adjacent shorelines. Duluth Mayor Emily Larson has requested the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers investigate the environmental impact federal harbor structures have on Park Point’s shoreline. “We have a very… Read More

Army Corps, partners begin final stage of initial oyster restoration in Tred Avon; Veteran owned BlueForge LLC to do the work

MD, United States

EASTON — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and federal and non-federal partners will resume construction of oyster reefs in early April in the Tred Avon River Oyster Sanctuary, ushering in the final stage of initial oyster restoration for the sanctuary. USACE awarded a $3.76 million contract March 9 to BlueForge, LLC, to… Read More

Cape Cod Canal Sagamore Bridge lane closures to start April 12 due to critical maintenance work

MA, United States

CONCORD, Mass. —  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District announced today that lane restrictions will begin mid-April on the Sagamore Bridge spanning the Cape Cod Canal in Bourne, Massachusetts, due to scheduled maintenance work. Beginning April 12, 2021, vehicle travel over the bridge will be reduced from the current two lanes in… Read More

Evaluating the engineering benefits of Florida’s mangrove forests

FL, United States

VICKSBURG, Miss. — Along the Florida coastline, forests of trees with a dense tangle of prop roots appear to be standing on stilts above the water. These trees, or mangroves, are not only magnificent to see, but are a key element in protecting coastlines and communities during coastal storms. Researchers at the U.S. Army Engineer… Read More

County Board Approves Agreement with Alexandria To Dredge Four Mile Run

VA, United States

The County Board voted this weekend on an agreement with the City of Alexandria to dredge Four Mile Run in order to help mitigate flooding. The neighboring jurisdictions will split the costs related to permitting, designing, construction, and dredging Four Mile Run, from around I-395 to the Potomac River. “It’s time for us to undertake… Read More

Virtual Collaboration Allows Critical Project to Stay on Track

United States

Most U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) districts have projects that can stretch hundreds of miles from their district’s physical location. Ensuring these projects are delivered on time, while upholding the high standards that USACE’s mission partners expect, can be a challenge. The USACE Transatlantic Middle East District (TAM) is no exception. TAM projects are… Read More

Great Lakes Announces Receipt of $90.3 Million in Awarded Work

TX, United States

HOUSTON, March 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (“Great Lakes”) (NASDAQ:GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States announced today the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $90.3 million. The awarded work includes: Boston Harbor Navigation Improvement Project-Phase 3 (Capital, Massachusetts, $61.8 million) Rehabilitation Effort for the Panama City… Read More

Living Shoreline Work to Begin in Topsail

NC, United States

Construction will begin this week on living shoreline demonstration projects in Topsail Beach to reduce soundside erosion and maintain valuable fisheries habitat. The town has partnered with the North Carolina Coastal Federation to install four shorelines. Restoration Systems will begin constructing the first phase of the living shoreline this week along Banks Channel, near the soundside public… Read More

Holden Beach awarded nearly $15.5M to renourish beaches damaged by Hurricane Dorian

NC, United States

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved more than $15.4 million to help the Town of Holden Beach restore sand and vegetation on the shoreline damaged by Hurricane Dorian in 2019. Funds for the project cover restoration of 555,000 cubic yards of beach sand and stabilization of 80,000… Read More

Harvey Gulf Subsea Solutions awarded Navy contract

LA, United States

New Orleans, headquartered Harvey Gulf Subsea Solutions reports that it has been awarded U.S. Navy contract worth $4 million that will see it utilize the 302-foot, 2013-built Harvey Deep Sea to provide ROV support and personnel to work in conjunction with Navy personnel is support of a special operations project in the U.S. Gulf of… Read More

Grubbs Emergency Services, Low Bidder on Port Richey dredging project gets tentative approval at bid half of sole other bidder

FL, United States

The city manager is taking a deeper look. at the bid by Grubbs Emergency Services. PORT RICHEY — Months ago, Port Richey city officials balked at a bid for their long-awaited dredging project to improve boating on two channels. When only one bid came in and it was higher than the estimate, they rejected it…. Read More

Corps of Engineers partners with states in fight against invasive aquatic plants

United States

Butomus umbellatus may conjure up images of a hippopotamus belly, but in reality, it is flowering rush, an aquatic invasive plant species that poses a grave threat to the Columbia River Basin’s aquatic ecosystems. Flowering Rush is not native to the Pacific Northwest and its eradication is a focus for the US Army Corps of… Read More

Army Corps Seeks Public Comment on Cape May Seawall Project

PA, United States

PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia district is still accepting public and agency comments on a draft report that addresses the need for storm protection along a portion of the existing Cape May seawall, in the vicinity of Wilmington and Beach avenues. According to a release, in late February, the Army Corps… Read More

Army Corps report focuses on Old Fort Niagara shoreline protection

NY, United States

Targeted work includes historic masonry wall, eastern shore bluff areas The U.S., Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has released its project findings for the Old Fort Niagara Streambank and Shoreline Erosion Protection Study. A 735-page report represents the federal government’s response to the Lake Ontario shoreline erosion problems that threaten historically significant structures at… Read More

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