Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Petaluma River Dredging: Photo Of The Week

CA, United States

Patch loves photos! Share your photos with your local Patch, and your work could be featured.PETALUMA, CA — Patch reader Terri Satterfield sent in this photo of dredging taking place Oct. 2 on...

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Judge Tosses EPA Plan to Dredge and Fill Bay Area Salt Ponds

CA, United States

A federal judge in a U.S. District Court in the Northern District of California vacated a decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to dredge and fill salt ponds in Redwood City, a...

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Town officials praise federal dredging in Wellfleet Harbor

MA, United States

WELLFLEET — The sight of the grab dredger working the federal channel in Wellfleet Harbor was a welcome one for Al Kraft.The Wellfleet resident owns a 31-foot center console, and there are days...

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Long-Awaited Dredging Project Underway At Port Mansfield

TX, United States

For the first time in 12 years, the Mansfield Channel at Port Mansfield is being dredged. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is performing the long-overdue project that will dredge the entire 12.9...

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Underwater Pipe Proposed to Improve Health of Shinnecock Bay

NJ, United States

Southampton Town is exploring a multimillion-dollar concept to improve water quality in Shinnecock Bay through a 2,200-foot underwater pipe beneath Dune Road that would pump ocean water to flush out...

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Federal Replenishment Projects Have Now Become Routine, Most Beaches Said to Be in Good Shape Heading Toward the Winter

NJ, United States

With nearly two months left before the hurricane season of 2020 ends Nov. 30, and the winter storm season waiting in the wings after that, most local beaches are in relatively good shape.Still,...

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Bulkhead, Dredging Project Underway in Lavallette

NJ, United States

A long-awaited project to improve the bulkheading surrounding the borough’s boat ramp area is underway – part of a larger project to improve the ramp to make it more usable for boaters, and deepen...

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Crews work to salvage barge on Mississippi River in Cape Girardeau

MO, United States

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - A salvage operation is underway on the Mississippi River to remove a barge.Lance Engle, a dredging project manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, said a barge...

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Two BP-funded coastal restoration projects get underway in Louisiana

LA, United States

The state is undertaking two “record-breaking” restoration projects aimed at reviving 7 square miles of coastal habitat and bolstering natural storm defenses east of New Orleans and near Venice in...

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Scheduled dredging of Lake Worth Inlet moved to 2021, but emergency work will take place

FL, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is postponing a planned maintenance dredging of the Lake Worth Inlet until 2021, and instead will do an "emergency dredging" to address shoaling.The Corps had...

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Island's beaches 'performing very well' after renourishment, official says

FL, United States

Six months after being replenished with offshore sand and despite recent storms, Midtown Beach and the surrounding coastline is “performing very well,” according to a report by Coastal Project...

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USACE New Public Notice - Cape May County, NJ

PA, United States

2010-00750-45 Expiration date: 11/6/2020 The applicant proposes to perform hydraulic maintenance dredging to provide for...

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Judge Throws Out EPA Decision on California Salt Ponds

CA, United States

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Monday blocked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from allowing the dredging and filling of salt ponds near San Francisco without going through a...

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Army Corps announces installation of Jennings Randolph Lake Downstream Early Warning System

WV, United States

JENNINGS RANDOLPH LAKE, W.Va. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has installed a year-round early warning system at Jennings Randolph Lake intended to...

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Editorial: Include Virginia in an Offshore Drilling Ban

VA, United States

There should be no offshore oil drilling along the coasts of Virginia and North Carolina. Not ever. Period. The potential for harm far outweighs the benefits, which are questionable at best....