Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Florida Keys Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study

FL, United States

This study's purpose is to address critical-infrastructure and evacuation-route protection, along with structural-damage reduction, in response to coastal storm risks and effects and associated...

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Portage Canal project delayed until 2021, cost doubles to about $9 million

WI, United States

A Historic Preservation Commission plaque highlights the beginning of the Portage Canal near its pedestrian bridge that connects West Mullett Street and West Edgewater Street. Portage City...

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First offshore wind turbine goes up on federal lease

VA, United States

Dominion Energy and offshore wind developer Ørsted have installed the first two wind turbines on a federal lease, a milestone in what backers hope is a first step toward arrays off Virginia...

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USACE Galveston District and Port Freeport sign project partnership agreement to begin construction of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project

TX, United States

Col. Timothy Vail, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District commander and Phyllis Saathoff, Executive Director and CEO, Port Freeport, sign the Project Partnership Agreement...

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Jersey Shore town is in hot water with state over controversial beach construction

NJ, United States

In North Wildwood, a bad storm often spells beach destruction — large chunks of sand claimed by the ocean, reshaping the tourist town’s shoreline.In recent years, local officials have...

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Maine Department of Transportation seeking a permit for work in the Pleasant River

ME, United States

CONCORD, Mass. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has received a permit application from the Maine Department of Transportation to place temporary and...

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Maine Department of Transportation seeking a permit for work in the Mattawamkeag River

ME, United States

CONCORD, Mass. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has received a permit application from the Maine Department of Transportation to place temporary and...

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Dredging Vermilion River would have few positive, negative impacts on flooding

LA, United States

Dredging the Vermilion River would do little to reduce flooding in Lafayette Parish and would do little harm to buildings downstream, a study by the Louisiana Watershed Flood Center at the...

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Closures to Illinois Waterway Locks remain set for July 1

IL, United States

Beginning July 1, the Rock Island Engineer District is temporarily closing the Dresden Island, Marseilles, Starved Rock, Peoria and LaGrange locks on the Illinois Waterway to facilitate needed...

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Flagler Beach dune project could be in jeopardy

FL, United States

Flagler County and the City of Flagler Beach have partnered together to focus on making necessary improvements to the 2.6 miles from the north side of South 6th Street to the south side of South...

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AIWA Seeks Continued Funding To Decrease Dredging Backlog

United States

Catching up on a backlog of dredging takes time, but the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association (AIWA) says progress is being made.In 2016, the backlog for dredging along the waterway was $126...

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A $550M National Class-action Settlement Includes Money for Cleanup of PCBs in Baltimore Waterways

MD, United States

A $550 million class-action settlement announced Wednesday between Monsanto Co. and 13 governmental entities across the country includes money to clean up chemical contamination in the Patapsco and...

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Dredging Corp Asked To Explore Possibility of Recycling Dredged Waste

India

New Delhi, June 24 (PTI) The government on Wednesday asked Dredging Corporation of India to explore the possibility of recycling dredged material. The move aims at sustainable development by turning...

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Hunting Island’s anticipated beach project is finished. Here is the work by the numbers

SC, United States

Almost five years after king tides and heavy rains began a long period of Hunting Island State Park’s beaches being torn away, a massive facelift has been completed.State officials and local tourism...

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High Winds And Rough Waters Delay Dredging In Popponesset Bay

MA, United States

High winds blowing across the Upper Cape this week have delayed Barnstable County’s dredging of the Popponesset approach channel, the main passage between Popponesset Bay and Nantucket Sound.The...