Posts Tagged ‘ dredging ’

Corps of Engineers awards contract for maintenance dredging of Guilford Harbour

Oct 6th, 2014 | By

Maintenance dredging of a portion of Guilford Harbor in Guilford, Connecticut, will be completed under the terms of a US$2,242,197.50 contract recently awarded by the US Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Coastline Consulting and Development, LLC, of Madison, Conn. Dredging is scheduled to start on or about November

[continue reading…]

Corps of Engineers proposes dredging Guilford Harbour Federal navigation project

Jun 6th, 2014 | By

The US Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to dredge the Guilford Harbour Federal navigation project in Guilford, Conn. Guilford Harbour is located in New Haven County within Long Island Sound.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issuing a Sources Sought Announcement for a dredging project at the Mystic River in Groton and Stonington

Mar 27th, 2014 | By

The proposed project consists of maintenance dredging of up to 250,000 cubic yards (cy) of material from the Mystic River FNP (the 15′ channel, the 12′ channel and the 9′ anchorage area). The dredging would restore the channels and anchorage area to authorized depths. In addition to the FNP, the State of Connecticut has requested

[continue reading…]

Norwalk Harbor dredging project nears completion

Nov 25th, 2013 | By

The Norwalk Harbor dredging project by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is nearing completion. The work is designed to restore the harbor’s main navigation channel between Long Island Sound and the Stroffolino Bridge to its congressionally-authorized depth of 12 feet at mean low water. For more on this story, visit: Norwalk Harbor dredging project

[continue reading…]

Old Lyme explores dredging for Black Hall, Four Mile rivers

Aug 18th, 2013 | By

Two rivers popular with kayakers, canoeists and boaters that are getting too shallow in some areas could be getting a dredging. The town, with state funding in mind, is looking into whether dredging the Black Hall and Four Mile rivers, which spill into Long Island Sound, would be a solution to silting that is occurring

[continue reading…]

What happens with dredge spoil in the Long Island Sound?

Jan 14th, 2013 | By

Don’t dump dredge spoil in eastern Long Island Sound. That was the message some speakers had for the federal Environmental Protection Agency at a hearing on finding potential sites to replace two existing dredge disposal sites in eastern Long Island Sound.

Keeping the Housatonic navigable: Milford, Stratford will benefit from long-awaited dredging (photos)

Nov 20th, 2012 | By

Thirteen years of planning, testing and hunting for money came to fruition this month as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Currituck vessel began its assignment dredging parts of the Housatonic River. For more on this story, visit: Keeping the Housatonic navigable: Milford, Stratford will benefit from long-awaited dredging (photos)- The New Haven Register –

[continue reading…]

EPA to decide future of dredging in Sound (subscription)

Nov 15th, 2012 | By

Whether two dredge disposal sites in eastern Long Island Sound will continue to be used, new sites will be designated or open-water disposal will be phased out will be determined by an analysis the Environmental Protection Agency expects to complete by 2016. For more on this story, visit: The Day – EPA to decide future

[continue reading…]

Dredging the Housatonic River

Nov 14th, 2012 | By

Sandy put dredging along the Housatonic on hold, but Tuesday crews finally got to work. It’s a sight many along the Houstonic River have been waiting for, for more than a decade. For more on this story, visit: Dredging the Housatonic River | Connecticut.

Housatonic River dredging set for end of month

Oct 22nd, 2012 | By

It will take about a month to move 50,000 cubic yards of silt and deepen the channel in the Housatonic River.

New London port to get $3.4M for dredging

Aug 26th, 2011 | By

The port at New London will receive $3.4 million in federal and state money to accommodate larger vessels through dredging of its channels and docks, opening Connecticut to a larger portion of the shipping trade.

Opposition to New Haven Harbor Dumping Plan Grows

Jun 26th, 2011 | By

Some people call attention to an issue by marching in protest; this group will make its point with a flotilla of small watercraft. East Shore resident Larry Smith is inviting boaters to show their feelings over the proposed dumping of dredged material from Bridgeport into a “borrow pit” in New Haven Harbor by blowing their air horns in unison July 3, Dredging Today reports.

Conn. maritime industry seeks harbor dredging

Apr 25th, 2011 | By

HARTFORD, Conn.—Traffic at Connecticut’s three deep-water ports has been declining due to the weak economy and harbor-clogging sediment that the maritime industry says is driving away the largest ships. William Gash, executive director of the Connecticut Maritime Coalition Inc., a trade group, says Providence and other nearby ports are luring business from shippers who see

[continue reading…]

NHRegister EDITORIAL: Don’t dump on New Haven

Nov 15th, 2010 | By

The battle over where to put silt dredged from Bridgeport’s harbor reflects the larger problem of where to dispose of material dredged from any harbor along Connecticut’s coast.