Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana FY 2021 Coastal Annual Plan

LA, United States

“Moments ago the Louisiana Legislature approved the FY 2021 Coastal Annual Plan, which includes a record $1B for coastal restoration and hurricane protection projects. The Annual Plan development and...

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Roots of Shoreline Repair: In E. Providence, Trying a Soft Approach to Erosion Control

RI, United States

Rhode Island’s inaugural “living shoreline” project passed its first test before it was even finished.Built over the last three weeks on a stretch of beach below Rose Larisa Memorial Park that opens...

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Lorain Breakwater Repairs Underway

OH, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, began repairs to the Lorain breakwater in Lake Erie on May 12.The contractor, Great Lakes Dock and Materials LLC, from Muskegon, Michigan, will...

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Connecticut Utilities Move Forward with Park City Wind PPAs

CT, United States

Connecticut’s utilities Eversource Energy and United Illuminating have filed with the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) executed power purchase agreements for the 804 MW Park City Wind...

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Free Dredging Will Help Sturgeon Point Marina Open

NY, United States

Memorial Day weekend is usually a big one for boating, but the slips are empty and the boat launch is closed at Sturgeon Point Marina on Lake Erie.A large sandbar blocking the channel from the marina...

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Lido Beach Building on Target

FL, United States

One area project that has not been slowed or stalled by coronavirus, is the plan to rebuild Lido Beach.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has not waivered from its anticipated commencement in...

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Manson Construction's CSD Robert M. White Working in Mobile, Al

AL, United States

Manson Construction's Cutter Suction Dredge Robert M. White in Mobile Harbor, Alabama this week performing critical infrastructure maintenance dredging during COVID-19 and National Maritime Day...

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Removal of Brecksville Dam Begins in Cuyahoga Valley

OH, United States

A project years in the making to allow the Cuyahoga River to flow freely through Cuyahoga Valley National Park moved one step closer to reality Thursday.Crews worked on the first step in removing the...

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Dane County Starts Years-long Dredging of Yahara River to Improve Flow, Reduce Flood Risk

WI, United States

Dane County this summer is kicking off an expansive four-year effort to dredge the Yahara River and reduce future risks of flooding like the county experienced two years ago — potentially...

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Inlet Dredging Work Completed Ahead Of Schedule

MD, United States

The Army Corps of Engineers hopper dredge Currituck has completed a routine dredging project around the Inlet in half the time anticipated after working around the clock for five days.A couple of...

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Duluth Looks to Invest Nearly $10.8M to Shore up Lakewalk, Shoreline but City Councilor Expresses Cost Concerns

MN, United States

On Tuesday, the Duluth City Council will be asked to approve two contracts for projects meant to gird portions of the city's wave-battered shoreline at considerable expense. Although Duluth would be...

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Boaters Urged to Use Caution Near Fox River Cleanup Operations

WI, United States

While dredging, capping and covering operations for the Fox River Cleanup Project wind down, officials are asking boaters to use caution near equipment.“With dredging operations wrapping up, the...

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DI Property Crucial To Ports Authority For Harbor Deepening, Maintenance

SC, United States

Dirt has been moving on Daniel Island for centuries. That’s certainly nothing new.First it was for the settlement of the island’s earliest families and the growing of crops. More recently, over the...

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President Trump Issues National Maritime Day Proclamation, 2020

United States

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATIONSince the founding of our great Nation, we have relied on merchant mariners to deliver goods to market and strengthen our national...

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NJ Beach Receives National Award for Best Restored Beach

NJ, United States

The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) released its much-anticipated annual list of the nation’s Best Restored Beaches. The Borough of Keansburg was announced as one of the five...