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Savannah Harbor Project Enters Final Construction Phase

In September, Col. Daniel Hibner, commander of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, announced that deepening had begun for the inner portion of the Savannah Harbor. This initiates the final construction phase of the 20-year effort to deepen the third busiest container port in the United States. “The… 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

Corps and Alabama State Port Authority Move Forward on Port of Mobile Project

In October, Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) director and Chief Executive Officer James K. Lyons and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District Commander Colonel Sebastien Joly signed the Mobile Harbor Pre-Construction, Engineering and Design Agreement at the port authority’s headquarters in downtown Mobile. On September 6, Major General… Read More

Port of Brownsville Receives Corps Permit for Deepening Project

The Port of Brownsville received a key permit on June 6 from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to advance the Brazos Island Harbor Channel Improvement Project (BIH) to its construction phase. The Corps permit is the latest milestone in the port’s effort to deepen the Brownville Ship Channel from… Read More

Corps Leadership Visits Houston Ship Channel

Port Commission Chairman Ric Campo joined Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite on a helicopter tour of the Houston Ship Channel, to witness first-hand the busiest ship channel in the nation and the constant vessel activity it experiences… Read More