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Army Corps awards $25.2 million contract for T-groin construction and sand placement work in Brooklyn community of Sea Gate

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has awarded a $25.2 million contract to H&L LLC of Bay Shore, New York, to construct T-groins and place sand in the community of Sea Gate west of the West 37th Street Groin in Coney Island. The project at Sea Gate is designed to prevent flanking of the West 37th Street Groin and to improve the functioning of the overall existing coastal storm risk management project at Coney Island. [Read More]
Published: Sep-18-14

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awards $8.6 million maintenance dredging contract for work along Hudson River

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded an $8.6 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock of Oak Brook, Illinois, to carry out maintenance dredging at three discontinuous reaches along the Hudson River Federal Navigation Channel between Coxsackie and Albany. [Read More]
Published: Sep-08-14

Sand pumping to repair and restore Rockaway Beach resumes

Crews have resumed pumping sand onto the beaches of Rockaway as part of an effort to repair and restore the engineered beach there to provide coastal storm risk management benefits to the community. [Read More]
Published: Sep-04-14

Army Corps announces availability of Draft Environmental Assessment for proposed Downtown Montauk Stabilization Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District announces the availability of the Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) with Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (DFONSI) for the proposed Downtown Montauk Stabilization Project and the opening of a 30-day review period, in which the public can submit written comments. [Read More]
Published: Aug-27-14

Work starts on $3.8 million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers maintenance dredging project on the Raritan River

Crews under contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, have begun maintenance dredging operations on the Raritan River Federal Navigation Channel. The Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a $3.8 million contract to Norfolk Dredging of Chesapeake, Va., to carry out the work, which involves the removal of approximately 600,000 cubic yards of material from the channel. [Read More]
Published: Aug-05-14

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet stabilization project receives biological opinion from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

                        -- Review concludes project will not jeopardize endangered species --NEW [Read More]
Published: Jun-02-14

Army Corps and NJDEP to host two public information sessions regarding ongoing Rahway River Basin Flood Risk Management Feasibility Study

Public Information Sessions Geared Toward Informing Public About Alternatives Being Evaluated And [Read More]
Published: May-21-14

Army Corps of Engineers begins sand pumping at Rockaway Beach, restoring coastline severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy

NEW YORK – Crews working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, began placing nearly 3 million cubic yards of sand onto Rockaway Beach in recent weeks as part of the second of two major sand placement contracts to repair and restore the engineered beach there to reduce coastal storm risks to the community there, which was left even more vulnerable to coastal storms after Hurricane Sandy. [Read More]
Published: May-01-14

Army Corps Completes Blasting in the Arthur Kill Channel

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers personnel observe shipping lane deepening being performed in the Arthur Kill Channel between the New York Container Terminal, Staten Island, New York and Elizabeth, New Jersey. Drilling and underwater blasting in the Arthur Kill Channel was completed on this contract during the last week in April 2014. [Read More]
Published: Apr-30-14

Army Corps of Engineers completes dredging Mattituck Inlet, replenishing beaches to the east

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, NY District, in conjunction with the Town of Southold and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, announce the placement of nearly 100,000 cubic yards of sand replenishing severely eroded beaches to the east of Mattituck Inlet that will improve coastal-storm risk reduction. [Read More]
Published: Apr-14-14
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