Project Updates & Industry Developments
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USACE New Public Notice - New Castle County, DE

DE, United States

The Public Notice has been revised to reflect an inadvertent omission made in the original notice concerning the need for a Section 401 Water Quality Certificate. This revision can be found on Page...

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Army Corps of Engineers to Inspect Erosion at St. Augustine Beach

FL, United States

The local beach saw the worst erosion from Isaias compared to other area beaches, according to officials.ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, Fla. — At St. Augustine Beach, the waves from Isaias caused some...

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Tropical Storm Isaias causes sand to fill crucial Ocracoke channel

VA, United States

OCRACOKE, N.C. — Ferry routes between Ocracoke and the mainland are down to one vessel after severe shoaling from Tropical Storm Isaias. A smaller ferry named the Carteret will make one...

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U.S. Offshore Wind Needs to Clear a Key Hurdle: Connecting to the Grid

United States

A piecemeal approach risks overloading electrical systems and tangle of deep sea cables.In May of last year, a ring of explosives planted around the base of two 500-foot concrete cooling towers at...

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US: Offshore wind could bring $ 166 billion in investments, 80,000 jobs by 2035

United States

The U.S. economy could see offshore wind investment by 2025 reaching $ 17 billion by 2025, $ 108 billion by 2030 and $ 166 billion by 2035, supporting 80,000 jobs annually by 2035.This is according...

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Eighteen Mile Creek restrictions explained

NY, United States

ENVIRONMENT: Public comment period on easing dredging restrictions remains open. Scott Collins works for the Niagara County Soil and Water Conservation District as its Remedial Action Plan...

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Vicksburg District’s Mat Sinking Unit begins revetment season

MS, United States

VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District held a “Blessing of the Fleet” ceremony July 21 to commemorate the Mat Sinking Unit’s deployment and the official...

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Norton Scores Major Victory for a Swimmable, Fishable Anacostia River

DC, United States

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said she was able to include in the House’s Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA), the major water infrastructure bill,...

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Green Lake dam’s $2M overhaul completed; Lower Shaker and Horseshoe still being evaluated

OH, United States

By Thomas Jewell, special to cleveland.comSHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio -- With the recent completion of the $2 million overhaul of Green Lake dam, officials can now turn their attention...

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Beachgoers Enjoy Replenished Shoreline

NJ, United States

By TIM KELLYIf life’s a beach, as the saying goes, it helps to have one.On Sunday at Park Place beach, folks were soaking up the sun, sand and surf. Especially the sand.Just last week, what passed for...

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Dredging of Brainerd Lake still anticipated for this fall

NJ, United States

The coronavirus pandemic has not altered the plan to dredge Brainerd Lake.As of right now, the project is still scheduled to start and be completed in the fall. The lake is located near the center of...

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Great Lakes water levels reaching peaks for the year

MI, United States

DETROIT -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces each of the Great Lakes, except Lake Superior, have likely reached their peak water levels for the year and are predicted to...

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Shoreline protection project in Vermilion Parish receives funding

LA, United States

A shoreline protection project in Vermilion Parish has received funding for design, permitting and construction.The Bayou Canal Shoreline Protection Project will receive $508,037 in funding from the...

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Sand dredged from Waukegan Harbor to be used to replenish four area beaches

IL, United States

As sand deposits grow higher in the Federal Navigation Channel of Waukegan Harbor potentially imperiling shipping, the United States Army Corps of Engineers has developed a plan to use the sand...