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LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 52224

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues Fiscal Year 2024 (FY 24) channel maintenance dredging with two industry hopper dredges GLENN EDWARDS (Manson Construction) and PADRE ISLAND (Great Lakes Dredge & Dock) working on the two early award hopper…

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 51424

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues Fiscal Year 2024 (FY 24) channel maintenance dredging with two industry hopper dredges GLENN EDWARDS (Manson Construction) and PADRE ISLAND (Great Lakes Dredge & Dock) working on the two early award hopper…

CORPS RELEASES FISCAL YEAR 2024 (FY24) WORK PLAN, RECORD FUNDING, NO IWTF COST-SHARE FOR INLAND WATERWAYS CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS PROVIDED

 Today the Corps of Engineers released its FY24 Work Plan for allocating funds provided in the FY24 Energy & Water Development (E&WD) appropriations bill, which funds the Corps’ Civil Works mission in addition to U.S. Department of Energy programs. The…

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 5724

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues Fiscal Year 2024 (FY 24) channel maintenance dredging with the two industry hopper dredges: GLENN EDWARDS (Manson Construction) and PADRE ISLAND (Great Lakes Dredge & Dock). The hopper dredges are working under…

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 42324

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues Fiscal Year 2024 (FY 24) channel maintenance dredging with the industry hopper dredge GLENN EDWARDS (Manson Construction) working under the first of the two early award hopper dredge contracts (Awarded in Fiscal…

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 4124

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues Fiscal Year 2024 (FY 24) channel maintenance dredging with the industry hopper dredge GLENN EDWARDS (Manson Construction) working under the first of the two early award hopper dredge contracts (Awarded in Fiscal…

LAMA’s USACE Mississippi River Maintenance Forum Meeting Notes 4324

LAMA’s report on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mississippi River Maintenance Forum meeting held this morning (April 3, 2024) is here and the corresponding agenda is here.

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 4124

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues Fiscal Year 2024 (FY 24) channel maintenance dredging with the industry hopper dredge GLENN EDWARDS (Manson Construction) working under the first of the two early award hopper dredge contracts (Awarded in Fiscal…

USACE 2023/2024 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions 33024

The Big River Coalition’s U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) 2023/2024 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions Update 33024 is here for your reference, please review for comprehensive details. The revetment operations at the Poydras location were completed earlier today, work…

USACE 2023/2024 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions 32024

The Big River Coalition’s U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) 2023/2024 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions Update 32024 is here for your reference, please review for comprehensive details. The revetment operations at the Poydras location will be extended by one…

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 31924

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues Fiscal Year 2024 channel maintenance dredging with the USACE hopper dredge WHEELER working under Readiness Exercise #2-2024. The industry hopper dredge GLENN EDWARDS (Manson Construction) is working under the first of the…

USACE 2023/2024 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions 31424

The Big River Coalition’s U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) 2023/2024 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions Update 31424 is here for your reference, please review for comprehensive details.   The revetment operations have been completed at the Neptune location (Mile 23.1…

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 3824

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has commenced Fiscal Year 2024 channel maintenance dredging with the hopper dredge GLENN EDWARDS (Manson Construction) working under the first of the two early award hopper dredge contracts (Awarded in Fiscal Year 2023…

LAMA’s USACE Mississippi River Maintenance Forum Meeting Notes 3624

LAMA’s report on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mississippi River Maintenance Forum meeting held this morning (March 6, 2024) is here and the corresponding agenda is here. 

USACE 2023/2024 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions 3424

The Big River Coalition’s U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) 2023/2024 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions Update 3424 is here for your reference, please review for comprehensive details.

USACE 2023/2024 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions 11224

The Big River Coalition’s U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) 2023/2024 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions Update 11224 is here for your reference. Please review the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) VTS Lower Mississippi River: 5 Day Outlook Monday, February 12,…

LAMA’s USACE Mississippi River Maintenance Forum Meeting Notes 2724

LAMA’s report on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mississippi River Maintenance Forum meeting held the morning of Wednesday, February 7, 2024, is here and the corresponding agenda is here.

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 2524

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has completed Fiscal Year 2023 channel maintenance dredging contracts on the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) in Southwest Pass from Fiscal Year. The cutterhead dredge CAPTAIN FRANK (Weeks Marine) completed the Hopper Dredge…

USACE 2023/2024 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions 12924

The Big River Coalition’s U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) 2023/2024 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions Update 12524 is HERE for your reference and the updated schedule of work provided by the USACE is HERE.  Please review this Marine Safety…

SALTWATER SILL + EXTREME LOW WATER CONDITIONS REPORT 12624

USACE EMERGENCY RESPONSE SALTWATER SILL CONSTRUCTION (UPDATE): The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) completed construction of the saltwater sill to the augmented height of (-30 feet) from September 24 to October 15 (2023) with a 620-foot wide deep-draft channel (-55…