The Duluth Engineer District is set to begin 2021 maintenance dredging and Minnesota Point beach nourishment next week. Cleanup of material placed during 2020 continues. The Corps of Engineers awarded the 2021
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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, Houston, Texas, has been awarded a $12,086,200 firm-fixed-price contract for beach nourishment at the Cape May Inlet. Bids were solicited via the internet with two received.
Without dredging, many rivers, harbors, and ports would be impassable to towboats, cargo ships and passenger vessels. Periodic maintenance dredging and channel deepening projects are essential to accommodate these commercial vessels. And
J. F. Brennan Company Inc., La Crosse, Wis., has been awarded a $13,617,770 firm-fixed-price contract for dredging of Duluth-Superior Harbor. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received. Work will be
Waterways Council Inc. (WCI) reports that yesterday, by a party line vote of 30 to 21, the House Appropriations Committee approved FY21 funding for Energy and Water Development (E&WD) that funds the
Beginning July 1, the Rock Island Engineer District is temporarily closing the Dresden Island, Marseilles, Starved Rock, Peoria and LaGrange locks on the Illinois Waterway to facilitate needed repairs and maintenance. The
Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) reacted to the President’s Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) budget request released yesterday, calling it “astonishingly inadequate.” The FY21 budget provides $0 for construction of ongoing priority navigation projects
The Waterways Council, Inc., (WCI) reports that Congress has passed the Fiscal Year 2020 Energy and Water Development (E&WD) and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. The House passed the bill on December 17
As part of its continued effort to help educate audiences about the inland waterways’ connection to agriculture, to the labor community, to freight shippers, to the Corps of Engineers, and to building
The Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Act (H.R. 2440) is among a slate of bipartisan measures approved by voice vote today by the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.