U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Breaks Ground on Iowa's Ditch 6 Levee Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, in conjunction with the city of Hamburg, Iowa, conducted a groundbreaking ceremony May 5 to kickoff construction to rehabilitate the Hamburg Ditch 6 levee....


Lane Construction Wins $258M KC Flood Protection Project

On May 12, Lane Construction Corporation, the United States subsidiary of Webuild Group, announced it has been awarded the Kansas City Levees Flood Risk Management Project. The $258 million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contract will reduce the risk of a levee breach or overtopping and subsequent major flood damage within the heart of Kansas City's industrial and commercial districts, reducing the flood risk to more than 27,000 residents and employees and more than $10 billion in infrastructure, including one of the largest networks of United States Class I rail yards in the nation....


One-of-a-Kind Vessel Vital to Fix Mississippi River Erosion

The lower Mississippi River is a habitual wanderer. With its water flowing into the Gulf of Mexico at a rate of between 200,000 and 700,000 cu. ft. per second, the powerful river constantly erodes its banks....


USACE's Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Moves Forward

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $67 million contract to Industrial Builders Incorporated of West Fargo, N.D., to complete the Interstate 29 grade raise portion of the Fargo, N.D....


BLEX Conducts Major Earth Work Operations in Missouri

JE Dunn Construction Company broke ground last June for the $295,974,160 design-build replacement of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Kansas City district) Fort Leonard Wood Hospital, an initiative expected to be delivered in fall 2024....


NC Ports Works to Proceed on Wilmington Harbor Navigational Project

A big project to deepen the Port of Wilmington's navigational channel is closer to environmental studies now that North Carolina Ports has agreed to fund part of that work. NC Ports Executive Director Brian Clark on March 29 signed a "Letter of Intent" to cover the ports' share of costs for studies on its Wilmington Harbor Navigation Improvement Project with the U.S....


After Delays, Restoration to Resume on Maryland's Tred Avon Oyster Reefs

Work is set to resume by early April on the protracted restoration of oyster reefs in Maryland's Tred Avon River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)'s Baltimore District announced that it has awarded a $3.8 million contract to a Florida company to construct 34 acres of reefs in the river....


Finish of Baton Rouge's $343M Anti-Flood Project Pushed to Late 2022

The Comite River Diversion Canal, a long-awaited flood-control channel for the Baton Rouge, La., area, is expected to take a year longer than anticipated to build and will not be finished until December 2022, federal officials have announced....


New Jersey Eyes Doubling Beach Restoration Budget to $50M a Year

With a string of February storms having taken big chunks out of many Jersey Shore beaches — and the federal government refusing to authorize emergency repairs — the New Jersey Legislature is considering doubling the amount of money it allocates to shore protection projects each year to $50 million....


Louisiana Plans to Spend $877M on 23 Square Miles of Coastal Projects

The Bayou State wants to spend $877 million in fiscal 2022 on coastal projects building more than 23 square miles of land and on advancing hurricane storm surge reduction work along the state's southeastern and south-central shoreline....






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