International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Beach Renourishment at Wrightsville Beach Underway

Weeks Marine is working under a $13.2 million contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District to dredge sand from offshore and place it on North Carolina beaches. Approximately 700,000 cubic yards of sand will be dredged from Mason’s Inlet and pumped via… Read More

Brevard County Beaches Replace Sand Lost to Hurricanes

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announced the Brevard County Shore Protection Project got underway on February 1. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company was awarded a $17.5 contract to remove approximately 1.1 million cubic yards of sand from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)… Read More

Administration Releases Civil Works FY19 Budget

On February 12, the Trump administration released details for the fiscal year 2019 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works program. The budget provides $4.785 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program, including $1.930 billion for commercial navigation, $1.491 billion for flood and storm damage reduction, and $224.464… Read More

Corps Issues RFP for Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Projects

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has published its request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects. Section 1122 of the 2016 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) requires the Corps to develop a pilot program for ten projects for the beneficial use of dredged material. The projects must maximize… Read More

President Releases Proposed Civil Works Budget

The President’s Fiscal Year 2019 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is $4.785 billion with $3.769 billion coming from the General Fund of the Treasury, $965.13 million from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund, approximately $45 million from Special Recreation User Fees and $5.25 million from the… Read More

Corps To Hold Town Hall Meeting on Mobile Harbor Dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District is holding a Town Hall meeting on February 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. to discuss the feasibility study for increasing the depth and width of the Mobile Harbor Federal Navigation Channel. The public will receive an update on the project’s status… Read More

Corps to Conduct Feasibility Study for Port of Nome Improvements

Following the January termination of the Alaska Regional Ports Feasibility Study, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Alaska District entered into an agreement with the City of Nome on February 2 to begin a feasibility study for constructing navigation improvements at the Port of Nome instead. The Alaska Regional Ports… Read More