U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, began construction to repair a damaged portion of the Cleveland Harbor West Breakwater in Cleveland, Ohio. "The repairs to the Cleveland Harbor West Breakwater are crucial for the coast and shoreline infrastructure for Lake Erie, and the announcement by the U.S.

In September, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Charleston District, awarded the final two dredging contracts on its harbor deepening project, which will make Charleston, S.C.,'s harbor the deepest on the East Coast. The contract awards also coincided with the arrival Sept.

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) Houston, a Gulf Coast city that barely rises above sea level, has long worried about a worst-case weather scenario — a direct hit from a powerful storm that sends a wall of water barreling into the region's petrochemical facilities, possibly triggering an environmental disaster.

Iron ore-carrying vessels don't do rapids, particularly when heading upstream. To get around them, structures called "locks" are built — sort of stairs for boats. Vessels float into one end, entry gates are closed and the level of water inside the lock is raised or lowered to match the level outside the gates at the other end.

The town of Surf City on North Carolina's Topsail island is looking to finally attain its coveted status as a "Corps-engineered beach" at an estimated cost of nearly $25 million. Surf City is expected to pay approximately $24.9 million for its 6-mi.-long portion of a 52,150-ft.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has awarded a $2.1 million contract to Ryba Marine and Construction to conduct dredging of the federal navigation channel in Maumee Bay, located along Lake Erie in Toledo Harbor, in the city of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio.

The final phase of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Kansas City Levees Project is under way at various stages of design and construction to start in the Fall with the investment of $453 million to cover levee and floodwall raises; replacements and repairs to existing pump stations; improvements to aging infrastructure; and seepage and stability improvements.

Gov. John Bel Edwards and other top Louisiana officials signed a formal agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on July 31 to begin construction on the deepening of the Lower Mississippi River from 45 to 50 ft. The project will provide deep draft access to the ports at Baton Rouge, New Orleans, South Louisiana, St.

Sometimes the beach needs a boost. The first of two phases of beach renourishment, approved by the Manatee County (FL) board of commissioners in October 2019, got under way July 2 to restore sand lost through erosion. A contractor for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is restocking a 5.5-mi.

Sealevel Construction of Thibodaux, La., the company that has been awarded two major contracts for the state's Bayou Chene Flood Control Project, has now earned a National Excellence in Construction (EIC) award for its Falgout Canal Flood Control Structure in Dularge.

The state of Alabama and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have entered into a Project Partnership Agreement to deepen and widen the Port of Mobile to 50 feet by late 2024 or early 2025. Army Col. Sebastien P. Joly, Commander of the USACE's Mobile District, and John C.