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Ryba Marine Construction Awarded $4.5 million Dredge Project of Toledo Harbor & Maumee River

MI, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District awarded a $4,565,000 contract to Michigan-based Ryba Marine Construction Company on May 17 to conduct dredging of the federal navigation channel in Toledo Harbor and the Maumee River. Dredging of harbors like Toledo’s and rivers like the Maumee ensures accessible depths for large vessels, the continued… Read More

USACE Civil Works Public Notice – Wayne County, PA

PA, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has posted a new Civil Works Public Notice: https://www.nap.usace.army.mil/Portals/39/docs/Civil/Public%20Notice/Prompton-Master-Plan-Public-Notice-May-2022.pdf The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District posted a Public Notice regarding a revision of the Prompton Dam & Reservoir Master Plan. The Prompton Dam and Reservoir is located on the West Branch Lackawaxen River, a tributary… Read More

Galveston District hosts Virtual Public Information Meeting for Freeport Project

TX, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District and its partner the Velasco Drainage District, will be hosting two public information sessions for the Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay (S2G) Freeport Project. These sessions will include an overview of the S2G Program and the status of the Freeport Project specifically, including details on construction… Read More

High flows scheduled during annual maintenance at Cherry Creek Dam; USACE urges public safety May 24 –25 during sediment flush

NE, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District announces it will release higher than normal flows of water through Cherry Creek Dam on May 24 as part of its annual sediment flushing to allow proper operation of the dam’s outlet gates.  USACE owns and operates this dam located in Aurora, Colorado, south of Interstate 225…. Read More

USACE Seeks Architecture, Engineering Contractors for $200M Environmental Support Program

MD, United States

The Baltimore District of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to award up to eight positions on a potential five-year, $200 million contract to procure architect-engineer services for environmental support projects nationwide. USACE said Monday in a solicitation notice the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will have spots for both large and small businesses. Proposals are due June 17… Read More

USACE monitors Chena River basin breakup conditions for flood risk after record snowpack

AK, United States

When days become longer and temperatures get warmer in the interior region of the state near Fairbanks, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District uses snow survey data to forecast potential flood conditions on the Chena River during the spring breakup season. The organization partners with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources… Read More

Army Corps inspection finds no permit was needed for Lafayette spoil banks removal

LA, United States

Lafayette Consolidated Government says an inspection by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers found LCG’s removal of spoil banks along the Vermilion River in February did not require a federal permit. The spoil banks, left behind from the last time the Vermilion River was dredged decades ago, run along the river’s southern bank around the… Read More

Mechanical dredging operations announced for Mississippi River

United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced that mechanical dredging (strike removal) operations are underway on the Mississippi River and will continue until further notice at Rosebrook, UMR Mile 595.2-595.6. Dredging will take place seven days a week, 10.5 hours per day, from 7 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Mariners are asked to contact the… Read More

Corps awards $6.1 million contract for the Fargo-Moorhead diversion project to H. B. Construction Inc. of Platte City, Missouri

MN, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $6.1 million contract to H. B. Construction Inc. of Platte City, Missouri, yesterday, May 12, to complete the Southern Embankment Reach SE-2 portion of the Fargo, North Dakota/Moorhead, Minnesota, Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project, which is also known as the FM Area Diversion…. Read More

USACE and Missouri Dept. of Natural Resources sign agreement to begin aquatic ecosystem restoration on Osage River

MO, United States

On May 13, 2022, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources signed an agreement to begin aquatic ecosystem restoration on the Osage River near Brockman Springs Road. This agreement is under Section 1135 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1986. The feasibility, design and implementation phases will be… Read More

Lane shift on U.S. 61 near Barnett Road in Zachary as construction continues on the Comite River Diversion Canal project

LA, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, in conjunction with partners from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, will be routing traffic to the original lanes on U.S. Highway 61 (Samuels Road) near the Lilly Bayou Control structure. Weather permitting, the south bound lanes will be shifted beginning May 14 and the… Read More

Corps of Engineers to increase Lake Ashtabula water releases

MN, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, plans to increase water releases over the weekend from Baldhill Dam, near Valley City, North Dakota, this week to maintain storage capacity within Lake Ashtabula. The storage space allows Corps’ officials to have the ability to better regulate future rain events. Areas of the watershed near… Read More

UPDATE: Corps postpones Marsh Lake project completion ceremony

MN, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Upper Minnesota River Watershed District will celebrate the completion of the Marsh Lake environmental enhancement project with a ribbon cutting ceremony on July 14, at 11 a.m. This is an update from the previous date of May 17. This… Read More

Clamshell Lake boat landing to close for maintenance

MN, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is temporarily closing its Clamshell Lake boat landing located on the Whitefish Chain of Lakes, near Pequot Lakes, Minnesota. The closure will begin May 16, and last about a week and a half. The Corps of Engineers will be performing maintenance on the ramp and parking… Read More

Mosquito Creek Lake seeks public input on master plan revisions

PA, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District seeks community feedback regarding proposed changes to the Mosquito Creek Lake Master Plan and will host a 30-day public comment period from May 16 to June 15. The master plan update is modeled on previously collected-community feedback. It will affect the future management of the recreational activities… Read More

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