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$8.75M announced for Rough River Dam rehab

KY, United States

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced Monday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has dedicated $8,750,000 to the ongoing Rough River Lake Dam remediation project in its Fiscal Year 2021 Work Plan. According to USACE, a 2012 safety report on the existing dam called for structural improvement to lower the risk… Read More

Poplar Island Ecosystem Restoration Expansion Complete, Open to accept Dredge Material

MD, United States

Poplar Island Expansion Completion News Release 28JAN21

Deep Creek Bridge Project receives $12.6M in USACE Work Plan

VA, United States

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program on January 19, 2021, which included funding appropriations for the Deep Creek Bridge Replacement Project in Chesapeake, Virginia in the amount of $12,657,000. The Work Plan identifies the projects, programs,… Read More

USACE Publishes Policy Update for Inundation Maps and the National Inventory of Dams

United States

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published Engineer Circular 1110-2-6075, “Inundation Maps and Emergency Action Plans and Incident Management for Dams and Levee Systems,” in October. This update allows for the use and public dissemination of inundation maps in emergency action plans (EAP) and the National Inventory of Dams (NID), It also provides… Read More

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Information on the Navigation and Ecosystem Sustainability Program

United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has taken steps to implement its Navigation and Ecosystem Sustainability Program (NESP)—a dual-purpose program for navigation improvements and ecosystem restoration along the Upper Mississippi River system. Specifically, in 2004 the Corps identified 24 navigation improvement projects and 1,010 ecosystem restoration projects and proposed a plan for implementing them…. Read More

USACE awards $8.9 million deck barge contract

TX, United States

Sterling Shipyard LP, Port Naches, Texas, has been awarded an $8,980,400 firm-fixed-price contract for services to build, test, and deliver a new deck barge that will be paired with a government purchased crawler crane to form a crane barge. Bids were solicited via the internet with four received. Work will be performed in Port Naches,… Read More

Ribbon-cutting ceremony for Hopefield Point completion

TN, United States

The Memphis District Commander Col. Zachary Miller, district leadership, and members of the Project Delivery Team gathered on the Mississippi Riverbanks in Arkansas for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of a bank armoring project, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. The celebrated project was a task order in Crittenden County, Arkansas, which was awarded to… Read More

Poseidon Barge awarded $8.3 million USACE contract mod

IN, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded Poseidon Barge Ltd., Berne, Ind., an $8,379,000 modification to contract W912BU-19-P-0051 for the purchase of and modification to the structure of pontoons. Work will be performed in Berne, with an estimated completion date of May 26, 2022. Fiscal 2019 revolving funds in the amount of $8,379,000 were… Read More

Army Corps Allocates $1.5 Million to Encinitas-Solana Beach Sand Project

CA, United States

Funding will help complete planning for 50-year replenishment project The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate an additional $1.5 million for the planning, engineering and design of a federal sand project expected to beef up beaches in Encinitas and Solana Beach for the next 50 years, Rep. Mike Levin, D-San Juan Capistrano, announced Friday…. Read More

Navigation Notice Channel Maintenance Dredging 27 Jan 2021 Update

United States

20-10i Channel Maintenance Dredging Potter 27JAN21 Update

Work underway: Dredging of Mississippi continues as money flows to deepen river

United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is already hard at work dredging the Mississippi River to a depth of 50 feet. The dredging is being performed to allow super-sized ships called Panamax and Post-Panamax vessels to make their way up the Big Muddy as far as Baton Rouge—as long as they fit under bridge crossings…. Read More

US Army Corps of Engineers Receives Additional Funding for Multiple Projects Including OC Beach Renourishment

United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, received an additional $56.02 million boost for fiscal 2021, including funds for oyster restoration, beach renourishment in Ocean City, the dredging and south jetty rehabilitation of Fishing Creek in Calvert County, completion of engineering and design work to restore James and Barren islands, and more. This funding… Read More

Bill Addressing Great Lakes Water Levels and Shoreline Erosion Is Signed Into Law

United States

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bipartisan bill authored by U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) – the top Democrat on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee – to address rising water levels and shoreline erosion in the Great Lakes has been signed into law. The new law provides support for local communities facing rising water levels,… Read More

$57.4 million in additional FY 21 appropriations for area’s water resource infrastructure projects

PA, United States

PITTSBURGH – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District, announces its Fiscal Year 2021 Work Plan includes an additional $57.4 million for the civil works program. Total appropriations for FY21 from all sources are expected to be approximately $166 million. The plan provides $22 million to initiate construction for the Upper Ohio Navigation Project,… Read More

USACE Buffalo District to occupy the Hens & Kelly Building in downtown Buffalo

NY, United States

The General Service Administration has awarded a contract to lease space in the historic Hens & Kelly Building – currently the Mohawk Building, allowing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District offices to relocate the main district office. The current campus located at 1776 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY has deficiencies that required researching locations… Read More

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