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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

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

Dredging is Underway in New Jersey’s Historic Delaware and Raritan Canal

The New Jersey Water Supply Authority (NJWSA) is undertaking a dredging project in the Delaware and Raritan Canal to restore water supply functionality to the historic waterway. In December of 2017, NJWSA contracted with J.F. Brennan of La Crosse, Wisconsin, to remove 248,000 cubic yards of maintenance… Read More

Jacksonville District Preps San Juan Harbor Study for PED Phase; First Study Completed Under Corps’ New Accelerated Process

On August 23, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements Study. The Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment, which began September 16, 2015, was completed in June. The recommended plan includes deepening Cut-6 of the… Read More

New York’s Reconstructed Marine Facility To Serve As Corps Training Site

Hydrographic surveys are important to the Corps mission because they: a) provide data to the public allowing safe navigation entering and exiting ports and harbors; b) support channel dredging and marine construction by providing information to develop construction plans; and c) provide additional data during construction about under-water progress, helping… Read More

JT Cleary and Tully Group, Two New York Companies, Join Forces for Dredging and Marine Construction

In July 2018, JT Cleary officially became part of the Tully Group, a construction company located in New York City. The Tully Group is one of the largest privately held construction firms in the United States. “The group [comprises] several companies: Tully Construction Company Inc., Tully Environmental Inc.,… Read More