Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Corps proposes Kennebunk River jetties and wing walls repair and maintenance project

MA, United States

CONCORD, Mass. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to repair the east and west jetties and wing walls of the Kennebunk River Federal Navigation...

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Lower Miss Channel Deepening Is A Triumph And Model

LA, United States

The start of the deepening project in the Lower Mississippi River is big news for river commerce. It will bring the working depths of the LMR up to par with depths in the recently deepened and...

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Corps begins first phase of Lower Miss deepening project

LA, United States

The Corps of Engineers New Orleans District launched the first phase of its Lower Mississippi River ship channel deepening project on Sept. 11. The project will deepen the ship channel from 45 feet...

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Paducah to pay more to reapply for dredging permit to get rid of landmass

KY, United States

PADUCAH — It's back to the beginning for the city of Paducah as leaders have to come up with a new dredging plan to get rid of the growing landmass by the transient boat dock along the Ohio...

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Corps of Engineers completes Fort Sheridan Great Lakes Fishery, Ecosystem Restoration project

IL, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District has completed construction for the final phase of the Fort Sheridan Great Lakes Fishery and Ecosystem Restoration (GLFER) project at Fort Sheridan...

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New report brings concern over impacts of St. Johns River dredging project

FL, United States

Some residents who live along the river say it doesn't take a hurricane to cause problems when it comes to flooding.JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Could economic growth have an environmental cost? That’s...

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New FIU Program Aimed at Making a More Resilient Florida

FL, United States

Florida’s efforts to bounce back from disaster could get a boost with the launch of a new interdisciplinary program at Florida International University’s Institute of Environment.The institute’s...

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Navarre Beach Lost About 100 Million Cubic Yards of Sand During Hurricane Sally

FL, United States

Navarre Beach lost an estimated 100 million cubic yards of sand during Hurricane Sally, and officials are racing to tally the full extent of the damage to secure as much funding as possible to...

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Hazardous shallow water prompts warning signs in the Jupiter Inlet

FL, United States

JUPITER — The Jupiter Inlet's remarkably shallow depth has not improved since mid-summer.Instead, authorities warn that the center of the waterway is even shallower than it was a few months...

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Beach renourishment slows for Sally, dune addition approved

FL, United States

Workers use GPS survey gear to check the sand depth as two bulldozers smooth the freshly laid sand Aug. 27 along the beach near 26th Street North in Bradenton Beach. Dunes along the periphery help...

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EPA Finalizes Designation of Isles of Shoals North Dredged Material Disposal Site

Boston, MA, United States

BOSTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized the designation of a disposal site for dredged material off the coast of southern Maine and New Hampshire to serve the southern...

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Missing Duluth Harbor dredging settlement found, but questions remain on interpretation

MN, United States

The Army Corps will continue propping up Minnesota Point with channel fill, but foes of the practice dispute the meaning.After months of searching, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has unearthed a...

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How storm season shapes our coastline

VA, United States

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Along 78th Street in Virginia Beach, you may have noticed the beach looks different than it normally does - or even different from other parts of the Oceanfront.So, what...

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Beta causes flooding, beach erosion on SPI

TX, United States

After some heavy rainfall and churning tides from Hurricane Beta, South Padre Island became inundated with flood water and severe beach erosion. A Coastal Flood Advisory issued by the National...

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