Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Flagler Beach dune project deadline extended again

FL, United States

The deadline for easements regarding the Flagler Beach dune project has been extended to Aug. 19. FLAGLER BEACH — Officials received a deadline extension to obtain the necessary easements for a...

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Increase in shoreline repair requests to Grey Sauble Conservation due to high waters

Canada

The conservation authority is hoping to declutter the complicated permit process for shoreline repairsSouth Georgian Bay residents who may be looking to beef up their shoreline protection are...

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Fontana might balk at marina cleanup project

WI, United States

FONTANA — A proposed analysis of sources contributing to sedimentation in the Abbey Marina will be considered Aug. 3 by the village board.If the board approves, the village would coordinate a...

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House Approves WRDA: Bill Now Awaits Senate Vote

United States

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. House approved the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020 authorizing projects for the Army Corps of Engineers and supporting the critical role of inland...

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J.E. McAmis Wraps up Clean-up and Sand Capping at Astoria Marine Construction Company (AMCCO) Site

OR, United States

J.E. McAmis Wraps up Clean-up and Sand Capping at Astoria Marine Construction Company (AMCCO) Site: J.E. McAmis, Inc., has completed pile removal and in water sand capping of the Astoria Marine...

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Isaias Could Swipe Newfound Sand Away from Brevard's Coastline

FL, United States

By the time you are reading this, the wind and surf whipped up by Isaias will likely have already started eating away at Brevard's coastline, striping away public peace of mind as it rips away the...

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Disgruntled armed guard took control of Eagle Bulk supramax

CT, United States

Stamford, Conn., headquartered Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: EGLE) said on Friday that it has successfully resolved a security incident on board its 52,483 dwt supramax M/V Jaeger involving an...

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Province Helps Fund Trio of Gull Lake Projects

Canada

The town of Gull Lake recently received some positive news, as they've been approved for just over $140,000 in funding from Saskatchewan's Municipal Economic Enhancement Program for a trio of...

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USACE Galveston District, Summer 2020 External Project Review Board and Stakeholder Partnering Virtual Forum

TX, United States

The Galveston District (SWG) Summer 2020 External Project Review Board (EPRB) and Stakeholder Partnering Forum (SPF) is here, save your spot today. We look forward to your participation in the...

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Two Rivers soon will have a new sand beach thanks to dredging near North Pier

WI, United States

TWO RIVERS – As the popularity of the city’s Neshotah Beach Park swells as residents stick closer to home this summer, piles of sand are quietly growing in another area.In an area City Manager Greg...

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Jefferson County commissioners taking on new water project

OH, United States

STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County commissioners are adding another water project to an already crowded work list, the Norton Hill water tank repair and painting project.On Thursday,...

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Cuomo warns of increased MTA fares, tolls without federal aid

NY, United States

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Commuting in New York City could get a whole lot more expensive.On Tuesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo warned New Yorkers that without significant financial aid from the federal...

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$130 million project aims to save Louisiana’s Maurepas Swamp

LA, United States

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - Coastal scientist John Lopez steers a boat down the Blind River near Gramercy as it winds through the Maurepas Swamp.“All the trees you see here are second growth,” said...

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U.S. House passes water infrastructure bill that authorizes millions for Louisiana projects

LA, United States

A number of major Louisiana water infrastructure projects, representing potentially hundreds of millions of dollars to be spent on studies and construction projects, were included in legislation...

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As Lake Michigan waters rise, erosion poses an existential threat to North Shore towns and homeowners

IL, United States

Long before the first man-made beaches in Winnetka made their debut in the mid-19th century, those hoping to take a stroll along Lake Michigan were limited to rambling along a slim ribbon of sand...