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Corps Announces Planned Projects Under the Disaster Relief Act

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced additional work that it will accomplish with funding provided in Public Law 116-20, the Additional Supplemental Appropriations Disaster Relief Act, 2019, signed into law June 6, 2019. Among other things, Public Law 116-20 provided $3.258 billion in five appropriations accounts: Investigations; Construction; Mississippi… Read More

Weeks Marine Begins Dredging at The Port of Virginia

Weeks Marine began dredging at the Port of Virginia kicked off on December 1. “This project, combined with all of the investments we are making at our terminals, tells the ocean carriers ‘we are ready for your big ships,” John F. Reinhart, CEO and executive director of… Read More

CPRA Announces Completion of Louisiana Marsh Restoration Project

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) announced the completion of the Cameron Creole Watershed Grand Bayou Marsh Creation project. CPRA, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), and the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (LDNR) shared in the $12.4 million construction cost to create and… Read More

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