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Corps Seeks Comments On Tacoma Harbor Navigation Improvement

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has scheduled a public meeting on January 15 to review and answer questions about the Tacoma Harbor Navigation Improvement draft feasibility report and draft environmental assessment (EA). Sessions begin at 2 and 5 p.m. at the Moore Branch of the Tacoma Public Library in Tacoma,… Read More

Cottrell Contracting Begins Dredging at Wicomico River

In December, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that Cottrell Contracting out of Chesapeake, Virginia, began dredging the upper portion of the Wicomico River in Maryland to ensure vessels can continue safely carrying fuel, materials and agricultural supplies to and from Eastern Shore communities. The dredge… Read More

Massey’s Ditch Dredging Begins in January

The Delaware Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s (DNREC) Shoreline & Waterway Management Section is preparing for the upcoming dredging of a vital channel for Delaware boaters, Massey’s Ditch, which is the main waterway connecting Rehoboth Bay to Indian River Bay. The northern portion of the waterway known as Baker’s Channel… Read More

FDOT Awards JAXPORT Additional Funding for Deepening Project

In September, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) awarded JAXPORT an additional $35.3 million in funding for the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening project. The funding will be used toward exercising the second phase of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contract B, which will deepen the project’s next 2.5 miles. To date,… Read More

Ryba Marina Awarded Buffalo Harbor Maintenance Contract

In July, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District awarded Ryba Marine Construction Company a $2.029 million contract to perform dredging in Buffalo Harbor. The Corps said the contractor expects to begin work in July 2020. The current contract will allow for approximately 234,000 cubic yards to… Read More

Vale Dredges Brazilian Paraopeba River

Brazilian miner and iron ore producer Vale began dredging at the Paraopeba River, the company said. It expects to finish dredging works by July 2020. Vale is removing waste it spilled during an iron ore dam waste burst in January 2019, which killed 270 people in Brumadinho. Dredging is needed… Read More

Plymouth Harbor Dredging Enters Phase Two

Phase two of dredging to remove shoaling from the Plymouth Harbor federal navigation project in Massachusetts started the first week of October and is on schedule to be finished by the end of November, in time for the town of Plymouth’s 400-year anniversary celebration. Plymouth Harbor is in Plymouth Bay… Read More

Contract Awarded for Cape Porpoise Harbor Dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New England District has awarded a contract for maintenance dredging of Cape Porpoise Harbor Federal navigation project in Kennebunkport, Maine. The $1,677,500.00 contract was awarded to Coastline Consulting and Development, LLC of Branford, Connecticut on August 19. Approximately 30,000 cubic yards… Read More