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Corps Seeks Comments for Bird River Dredging Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District is accepting public comments for the proposed dredging at Bird River and Railroad Creek. The work would include dredging 26,630 linear feet of the main channel to widths of 30 to 90 feet and to depths of 5 feet to -4 feet… Read More

Great Lakes Awarded $91 Million in New Projects

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has received dredging awards totaling $91 million. The awarded work includes: ·         Virginia Beach coastal protection ($22.6 million); ·         Sandbridge, Virginia, coastal protection ($20.3 million); ·         Galveston, Texas, Ship Channel maintenance ($21.2 million); ·         Freeport, Texas, LNG Basin maintenance ($4.6 million)… Read More

Port of Manzanillo to Dredge Navigation Channels

Mexican state-owned port administrator Administración Portuaria Integral de Manzanillo S.A, also known as (API Manzanillo), said in late April it plans to “immediately” dredge the facility’s access and secondary channels to improve navigability at the port. Captain Héctor Mora Gómez, the port administrator’s general director, said dredging must bring the… Read More

Corps Accepts Comments on Norfolk Harbor Navigation Improvements

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District is accepting comments on the Norfolk Harbor Navigation Improvements Project in the Thimble Shoals Channel.  Proposed work includes dredging, transport, and placement at Dam Neck Ocean Disposal Site. Approximately 8 million cubic yards of material is expected to be removed. The anticipated… Read More

Corps Seeks Comments on Channel Dredging in the Northwest

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Portland District is seeking public comment on the Federal Navigation Channel Operations and Maintenance Dredging and Dredged Material Placement draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for Skamokawa Creek, Westport Slough, Old Mouth Cowlitz River and Upstream Entrance to Oregon Slough. The Corps is proposing to perform… Read More