Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Army Corps starts planning for new Everglades and Biscayne Bay restoration projects

FL, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers started taking public comment this week for a project to remove unnatural barriers to the flow of water through the Everglades to Florida Bay and to restore coastal...

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City to look at dredging Boulevard Lake, cleaning up beaches

Canada

Transit, Eye on the Street reports also approvedA plan to leave organic material, like wood and vegetation at the bottom of Boulevard Lake could get overhauled, after a Monday night vote from...

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Mississippi River Ship Channel deepening to 50 feet begins

LA, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) officially kicked off the historic deepening of the Mississippi River Ship Channel to 50 feet tonight (September 11, 2020), as Weeks Marine’s cutterhead...

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Offshore Wind Energy Will Deliver Few U.S. Jobs; Lack of Oversight Means Most Jobs Will Be Overseas

United States

New developments have raised serious questions regarding the economic and job benefits from offshore wind energy projects in U.S. waters.Unsubstantiated claims of significant economic growth and...

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Army Corps Issues Advisory for Intracoastal Waterway Dredging

NJ, United States

STONE HARBOR - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District has issued an advisory regarding ongoing dredging along the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway. According to a release, the Army...

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Sunset Beach dredging hearing to be canceled

NC, United States

The town of Sunset Beach plans to cancel a public hearing addressing a preliminary assessment resolution for the town’s future dredging project. Assistant town administrator Lisa Anglin sent out a...

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Cape Carteret commission to consider Deer Creek dredging project

NC, United States

CAPE CARTERET — Cape Carteret commissioners will meet Monday at 6 p.m. in town hall off Dolphin Street, and the main item on the agenda will be continued discussion of a Carteret County...

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Corps: Several violations in dredging at controversial Bull Creek crossing

MO, United States

A landowner's efforts to rebuild a crossing on Bull Creek where three people have drowned has drawn more scrutiny from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.The crossing was torn out recently but the...

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Dredging resumes in Cotuit Bay

MA, United States

COTUIT — The third phase of the Dead Neck/Sampsons Island dredging and beach nourishment project is scheduled to begin today.The project includes dredging nearly 40,000 cubic yards of sand on...

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Indiana’s Shipping Industry Takes A Hit Thanks To Pandemic

IN, United States

BURNS HARBOR, Ind. — When you think of Indiana, you might be surprised to find out that it is among the top states in the country for using water to ship goods.Indiana has three ports. One is...

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Task Force Says Biscayne Bay Has Reached its Tipping Point, Proposes Recommendations

FL, United States

In 2019, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration warned of an environmental “regime change” occurring in Biscayne Bay’s ecosystem.On Aug. 31, the Biscayne Bay Task Force proposed 60...

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Army Corps of Engineers proposes flood wall to fortify Miami-Dade coastline

FL, United States

MIAMI – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is studying how to fortify Miami-Dade County’s coastline from the reality of rising seas and, as part of a more than $4 billion plan, has proposed a flood...

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Proposed Ka‘anapali Beach Restoration and Berm Enhancement Project

HI, United States

The DLNR Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands hosts an informational meeting regarding a sand replenishment project at Maui’s Ka'anapali Beach.The beach has suffered chronic erosion and extreme...

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Historic Cleanup Of Lower Fox River Completed After 17 Years

WI, United States

Millions Of Yards of Contamination Cleaned From RiverbedMADISON, Wis. - A successful 17 year-long cleanup in the Lower Fox River is complete through collaboration between Wisconsin Department of...

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Corps completes dredging for $20 million habitat improvement project

IA, United States

Story by Nayelli GuerreroRecreational boaters may have noticed recent dredging activity in the McMillan Island area, just north of Guttenberg, Iowa. The McGregor Lake Habitat Rehabilitationand...