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Ashtabula, Conneaut dredging planned for this year

OH, United States

Congressman Dave Joyce (OH-14), whose district includes all of Ashtabula County, announced on Friday that dredging work for the Ashtabula and Conneaut harbors is included in the Army Corps of Engineers’ 2021 work plan. The dredging of the Ashtabula Harbor will cost $2.29 million, and dredging in Conneaut will cost $911,000, according to a press… Read More

Army Corps provides $1 million toward Sugar Ridge sewer upgrade

NY, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, entered into an agreement in December with the Northwestern Water & Sewer District to provide almost $1 million assistance toward the total costs of sanitary sewer upgrades in the Sugar Ridge/Mercer Road area. The new wastewater collection system will protect surface water quality and address unsanitary conditions… Read More

MDOT MPA, Army Corps of Engineers complete historic Poplar Island construction, begin planning for next island restoration at mid-Chesapeake Bay

MD, United States

The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) are marking a milestone of environmental stewardship this month on the landmark restoration of Poplar Island near Talbot County. Simultaneously, the agencies are advancing plans for their next partnership using dredged materials to preserve and protect Maryland’s… Read More

Army Corps beginning $500,000 study of erosion on St. Johns County beaches

FL, United States

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Nearly four years after Hurricane Irma and five years after Hurricane Matthew, Congress has allocated $500,000 to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin a study of erosion along North Ponte Vedra Beach. Over the last decade, the St. Johns County coastline has been eaten away by those two… Read More

USACE awards Manson $9.8 million Alaska dredging contract

AK, United States

Manson Construction Company, Seattle, Wash., has been awarded a $9,847,000 firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging in the Port of Alaska. Bids were solicited via the internet with two received. Work will be performed in Anchorage, with an estimated completion date of January 26, 2022. Fiscal 2021 operation and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of… Read More

Lock and Dam 4 in Alma Undergoes $4.5 Million Repairs

WI, United States

ALMA, Wis. (WEAU) – Out of sight, out of mind, for most, the lock and dam system along the Mississippi River keeps our lives moving. “It controls the river a little bit more in order to make sure that the barge traffic can get through instead of always fighting these currents,” says Joe Schroetter with… Read More

Dredging schedule set for Oregon Inlet

OR, United States

Oregon Inlet has a dredging schedule for February and March. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge Merritt, a side caster, is the only Corps dredge in North Carolina. The dredge is expected to arrive Oregon Inlet the second week of February after brief stops is Lockwoods Folly and Carolina Beach. Once the Merritt arrives… Read More

Army Corps of Engineers seeks comment on project along Sheyenne River

ND, United States

The proposed project would place about 2,400 cubic yards of fill along 270 feet of the Sheyenne River. ST. PAUL — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on a draft feasibility report and environmental assessment for the proposed Sheldon Road Bridge streambank protection project near Sheldon, N.D. The proposed project would place… Read More

$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

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