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Corps to Address Sediment Accumulation in Ocean City Inlet

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Worcester County signed a Project Partnership Agreement to start work on a navigation improvement project to address sediment accumulation, within the Ocean City Inlet. The Corps dredges the inlet two or more times per year… Read More

Corps Seeks Comment on Rye Harbor Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New England District announced plans to perform maintenance dredging of the Rye Harbor Federal navigation project (FNP) in Rye, New Hampshire. A comment period for the project runs through March 27. The FNP consists of a channel that is 100 feet wide and 10… Read More

Bald Head Island Beach Renourishment Begins; Demonstrates Long-Term Terminal Groin Success

Under an $11.7 million contract, Marinex Construction Company of Charleston, South Carolina, began dredging in mid-January for a project on Bald Head Island in North Carolina. The company is moving sand from Jaybird Shoals to shore to both protect a rock groin and to add material to… Read More

Corps Engages Stakeholders for P3 Project Pilot Program

On February 1, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced a Request for Information (RFI) about the conceptual delivery of a Corps Civil Works program via a public private partnership (P3). The RFI, published in the federal register, opened a 60-day submission period for proposed P3 projects. The program will… Read More

Sebastian Inlet Maintenance Dredging Projects Restore Nearby Beaches

Dredging operations to remove approximately 150,000 cubic yards of sand from the Sebastian Inlet in Florida began January 21. Ferreira Construction of Stuart, Florida, has been using its 18-inch hydraulic dredge, Lori Hill equipped with Hypack software, to remove sand from the inlet’s sand trap and navigation channel. The… Read More

Norfolk Harbor Channel Project Secures Federal Authorization

The project to deepen and widen the Norfolk Harbor commercial shipping channels secured federal authorization in October with the passage of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018. The dredge work will take the inner harbor’s commercial channels to 55 feet deep and the channel in the Chesapeake Bay to… Read More