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US Army Corps of Engineers continues Hurricane Ida’s recovery mission

United States

(KLFY) Commander of the US Army Corps of Engineers for Hurricane Ida’s recovery mission, Colonel Zachary Miller says they are diligently working with the local, state, and federal response missions. “We are here as long as FEMA wants us here and as long as the state needs us here,” Miller says. Ahead of the Category… Read More

Holden Beach, Corps begin $3M storm risk planning study

NC, United States

A three-year study is underway in Holden Beach that could set the tone for how future beach projects may be funded. The town has signed an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to launch a coastal storm risk management feasibility study, one that will determine whether it’s in the federal government’s interest to… Read More

RSC the first stop in USACE’s Hurricane Ida response

AK, United States

MOBILE, Ala. – In response to Hurricane Ida relief, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Readiness Support Center (RSC) located in Mobile, Ala. Has begun to conduct Reception, Staging, Onward Movement and Integration (RSOI) and Roofing Quality Assurance (QA) training of the personnel deploying to support the region. The RSC has been receiving and training… Read More

Navigation Notice: St. Louis District Channel Maintenance Dredging Dredge “Potter” UPDATE 14 Sep 21

IL, United States

CHANNEL MAINTENANCE DREDGING – UPDATE 14 SEPTEMBER 2021 USACE Dredge Potter Upper Mississippi River mile 0 – 300 Illinois Waterway mile 0 – 80 1. Commencing on 9 July 2021 and continuing until further notice, the US Army Corps of Engineers Dredge Potter will perform channel maintenance dredging at various locations within the St. Louis… Read More

Poplar Island Project by the Corps

MD, United States

Poplar Island Overview Poplar Island, recently on the verge of disappearing, is today a national model for habitat restoration and the beneficial use of dredged material. Just off the Chesapeake Bay coastline, about 34 miles south of Baltimore in Talbot County, Md., Poplar Island is being returned to its former size and important ecological function… Read More

USACE wants to ‘avoid’ dredging Masonboro Inlet for Wrightsville Beach nourishment projects

United States

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – For coastal communities in the Cape Fear region, beach nourishment projects help keep new sand on shorelines which are often a victim of erosion. Earlier this year, the Department of Interior reversed a Trump-era decision that would have allowed dredging of sand from protected areas like Masonboro Inlet. Despite a decades-old… Read More

As Ships Get Bigger, Businesses at Port of Tampa in Favor of Deepening Port

FL, United States

Leaders representing businesses at Port Tampa Bay have expressed their support for a new study that will look into deepening Tampa Harbor. Port Tampa Bay and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will embark on a three-year-long study into possible improvements, just over two years after the deepening of the Big Bend Channel. Any projects… Read More

Corps of Engineers video explains monthly water level bulletin for Great Lakes

MI, United States

DETROIT- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases its second ‘On the Level,’ Great Lakes water level and forecast video today. Great Lakes Watershed Hydrology Chief Keith Kompoltowicz talks through interpreting the Detroit District’s most popular product, the Great Lakes water levels monthly bulletin. Property owners, boaters, industries and many others use the bulletin as… Read More

GLDD wins $138.9 million USACE contract

TX, United States

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. LLC (NYSE: GLDD), Houston, Texas, has been awarded a $138,951,462 firm-fixed-price contract for dredging of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received. Work will be performed in Corpus Christi, Texas, with an estimated completion date of June 20, 2023. Fiscal 2021 civil… Read More

Army Corps Releases Final $29 Billion ‘Ike Dike’ Study For Congressional Approval

TX, United States

Plans to build a coastal storm barrier have been in the works since Hurricane Ike devastated Galveston in 2008. Now, the project is taking another crucial step forward. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released Friday its final study of a nearly $29 billion proposal to protect the Texas Gulf Coast from hurricanes and storm… Read More

POA looks at options for Litchfield creek dredging

SC, United States

Property owners in the Litchfield Beaches are gathering information about dredging shoals in Clubhouse Creek to keep it from filling in. “The creek is silting pretty bad,” said Lex Reynolds, a board member of the Litchfield Beaches Property Owners Association. He lives on the creek at Litchfield Beach. “I’ve watched it for years. There’s no… Read More

Army Corps dredging could make a big difference on Maurice River

SC, United States

MAURICE RIVER TOWNSHIP — On a sunny Sunday morning at Anchor Marina on the Maurice River, Bob Myers Jr. sits in the shade of a small white building, overlooking a line of boat slips. The marina is on a bend near the mouth of the river, just out of sight from the Delaware Bay, on… Read More

USACE District to close East Brimfield Lake waters Sept. 14 for milfoil and fanwort treatment application

MA, United States

 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District announced today that the waters at East Brimfield Lake will be closed to all users and abutters so USACE officials can treat milfoil and fanwort. The treatment at East Brimfield Lake will occur Sept. 14, 2021 and the public is asked to not use the lake… Read More

Army Corps of Engineers announces three sign up locations for Blue Roof

LA, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is announcing three locations for its Blue Roof program sign up starting Sept 11. The three Mobile Communication Vehicles (MCVs) , according to their press release, will be in place from 9:30 A.M. until 5 P.M. daily to assist residents with structural roof damage from Hurricane Ida. Sign-up… Read More

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