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U.S. Budget Includes Increased Funds for Dredging Projects

The Fiscal Year 2020 Congressional budget passed both the House and Senate and was signed by the President on December 20. Included in the domestic appropriations bill is a section titled the “Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2020” that includes many projects related to dredging. The… Read More

Petersen Companies Awarded Stamp Sands Dredging Contract

Petersen Companies Inc., of Minocqua, Wisconsin has been awarded the $2,779,257 contract to dredge the stamp sands in the Keweenaw Peninsula between Gay and Grand Traverse Harbor, Michigan. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District awarded the contract and is working in cooperation with the U.S. Read More

GLDD Completes Delaware Storm Reduction Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District completed dredging for the Bethany/South Bethany and Fenwick Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction projects in Delaware on August 9. The Corps awarded the $19.2 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) to pump 659,000 cubic yards of sand onto… Read More

Dredging for Particle Tracing Study in South Padre Island Wraps Up

Dredging of the Brownsville Ship Channel was completed in July as part of the Nearshore Berm Nourishment Project and Particle Tracing Study in South Padre Island in Texas. This multi-year project is being done through a partnership of the City of South Padre Island, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Texas… Read More

Cavache Begins Ponce de Leon Dredging

Cavache Inc. of Pompano Beach, Florida, began dredging the Ponce de Leon Inlet and Intracoastal Waterway channels in early August. Approximately 450,000 cubic yards of sand will be removed and pumped via pipeline to the nearshore disposal area along New Smyrna Beach. Cavache is using the Ellicott… 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