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Archive: January, 2013

Corps awards Fire Island debris removal contract

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced the award of a Hurricane Sandy debris removal contract worth $8.8 million to DS3 Enterprises Inc. of Central Islip, N.Y. [Read More]
Published: Jan-26-13

USGS identifies problems with Pearce Creek disposal facility

A study commissioned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has identified problems with the groundwater in the vicinity of the Pearce Creek Confined Disposal Facility, a site the Corps seeks to utilize for maintenance dredge sediment from the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal southern approach channels. [Read More]
Published: Jan-17-13

Construction on Muddy River project to begin on or about Jan. 28 with tree removal, and then fencing

Construction activities on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston, Mass., will start on or about Jan. 28, 2013 with tree removal and then followed by fencing and barrier installation. [Read More]
Published: Jan-16-13

Corps awards $878,000 contract for maintenance dredging at Portsmouth Harbor, Piscataqua River

Maintenance dredging at Portsmouth Harbor and Piscataqua River in Maine and New Hampshire, will be completed under the terms of a $878,000 contract awarded on Dec. 27, 2012 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. [Read More]
Published: Jan-09-13

Corps continues path to normalcy with completion of power mission

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials announced today the final numbers for the emergency power mission in New York following the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy. The Corps’ 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power), along with three planning and response teams from across the United States, made 385 assessments in New York following the storm. The teams installed, maintained and de-installed 106 generators. [Read More]
Published: Jan-03-13