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  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat Quinn has signed legislation allowing critical repairs to proceed on the Big Muddy Levee in Jackson County. The county received funds for the project as a result of a referendum approved by voters, but legislative approval was needed to spend those funds on levee repairs. “When it comes to public safety for the […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, has awarded a contract for an emergency levee breach repair on the Union Dike. The breach on the Platte River significantly impacts public safety in the local area, and repair work will begin Friday, March 22, reported the Corps. On Saturday, Omaha District Commander Col. John Hudson […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Talbot County Department of Public Works has announced that dredging of the Tilghman Island’s popular Tongers Basin will begin this week. Partially funded by a grant from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ Waterways Improvement Program, the dredging project could take up to six weeks to complete. “Contractor Dissen and Juhn, LLC will begin […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County has begun the most important phase of the Lake Seminole Restoration Project. A county contractor has started a dredge operation that will remove about 900,000 cubic yards of organic sediment from the lake, aiming to bring it to its healthiest state in decades. Lake Seminole is the county’s second largest freshwater lake, a […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns County Commission approved financial assistance for the Ponte Vedra beach restoration scheme with a 3-2 majority vote on Tuesday, July 17. This will allow the county’s preferred engineering firm, Taylor Engineering, to begin the necessary preliminary work. “The county will now hire a coastal engineer right away to begin work on our […]

  • 28 December 2011

    On Dec. 9, the state of Florida issued a permit that would allow Lee County to dredge Blind Pass. The county expects a federal permit sometime in January. County officials hope to remove 100,000 cubic yards of sand that has flowed into the pass since it was opened by a $3.2 million project in 2009. […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Fayette County officials plan to conduct dredging of the Lake Peachtree. The dredging is necessary to remove silt and muck that has accumulated over the years on the lake’s bottom, The Citizen informed. According to Fayette County Administrator Steve Rapson, the County’s consulting engineering firm is making lake dredging plan, and the project timeline is […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    After completion of an emergency dredging operation, the Wheatland Ferry is now open and operational, moving people, vehicles and equipment across the Willamette River north of Salem, Oregon. Dredging work on the waterway, aimed to remove rock deposits left behind by high river flows, was successfully wrapped up two days ago. The Wheatland Ferry was […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New Hanover County Commissioners approved a budget amendment for the fourth quarter dredging of the Carolina Beach Inlet to ensure property inlet access. The total project cost of $206,900 is split between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and New Hanover County. New Hanover County is allocating about $80,000 with the remaining being appropriate by […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kevin Moran T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief, visited Lifford Town of County Donegal, Ireland, today to meet with local councilors and other groups to discuss ongoing plans to deal with various flooding issues. During the visit, the Minister outlined the plans currently underway by […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Georgetown County has postponed a public information meeting on the proposed dredging of parts of Murrells Inlet. The meeting was scheduled to take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 21 at the Murrells Inlet Community Center. A new date for the meeting has not been set. County officials made the determination that a delay […]

  • 4 April 2012

      A final inspection was performed by County staff last week and found the project site to be restored per the contract terms. The surveys of the channel and Snapper Canal were sent to FDEP for their final approval. The County is waiting for releases from some citizens who are having repairs done by BCPeabody. […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction project to rebuild the Bathtub Beach/Sailfish Point beach area is entering its final phase, with construction expected to continue through mid-May, Martin County said in its latest project update.  The 86,000 cubic yards of sand, needed for the project, is being borrowed from the Sailfish Point Navigational Channel. Martin County has contracted with Ferreira […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging continues in Atascadero Creek and the Goleta Slough near Ward Memorial Drive in Goleta, reports the Santa Barbara County. According to the county, the stockpiles of sediment are now being trucked to the west end of Goleta Beach, on the access road near the bike path. “Removing the sediment that has settled in the slough […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Having just completed repairs to damaged levees caused by winter storms along the Pajaro River and Salsipuedes Creek in Santa Cruz County, the Corps’ San Francisco District is now working to repair levees from the same 2017 storms, this time in the East Bay in Pleasanton, Calif. USACE said that the work in conjunction with […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Madison County Board Chairman, Kurt Prenzler, met with Col. Anthony P. Mitchell, commander and district engineer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Louis District, last week to discuss the American Bottom levee system. The officials talked about how the county can get its levee system to the 500 year flood protection level and if […]

  • 20 December 2010

    New Lake County Water Authority board chairman Carolyn Maimone is looking for clarity. She wants it for the county’s waterways as well as… BY LARRY ELL (dailycommercial) [mappress] Source: dailycommercial, December 20, 2010;

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    In and effort to preserve and protect more than 500 miles of shoreline along rivers and lakes in Whitman County, several cities and towns joined the county to update their shoreline programs, according to the Washington State Department of Ecology. Albion, Colfax, Palouse, Tekoa, Rosalia and Whitman County participated in a regional planning process to update […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Christie Administration has filed its first eminent domain actions to attain easements from beachfront property owners in northern Ocean County required by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to construct a federally funded engineered beach and dune project that will protect one of the areas hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy from severe storms and […]

  • 27 August 2012

    The first Florida project funded under the Natural Resource Damage Assessment Early Restoration Projects will soon be underway in Escambia County after a groundbreaking ceremony was held Friday at the Galvez Boat Ramp. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has issued a “Notice to Proceed” for the replacement of existing docks. NRDA Construction Project Consultant […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Memaloose Point dredging project has officially started, announced Tillamook County Parks Department. At the January 8th meeting, the board approved a grant to Tillamook County to dredge Memaloose Point Boat Launch. This facility has been dredged numerous times in the past and Tillamook County agreed to a Marine Board staff recommendation to obtain special surveys […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Vilano Beach is a step closer to being renourished after a U.S. Senate panel approved a bill to authorize the work, the Florida Senator Bill Nelson’s office said.  Florida’s Democratic senator yesterday visited St. Johns County to discuss the Vilano Beach project and what’s being done to get the county’s beaches ready for the upcoming hurricane season, […]