Tag: Tampa
  • Tampa Harbor channel maintenance benefits navigation and Egmont Key

    Historic Egmont Key will soon receive critical sand thanks to maintenance on the Tampa Harbor channel. The small island has experienced large-scale erosion and structural damage on its western shoreline.
  • Corps awards Tampa harbors maintenance dredging contract

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the Tampa Harbor Maintenance Dredging contract award of $3,609,509.37 to Coastal Dredging Company, Inc., of Hammond, Louisiana. Work includes dredging the Alafia River channel and turning basin, and the Manatee Harbor entrance channel and turning basin.
  • Wild life research conducted on Tampa Harbor dredge material island

    For a little dredge disposal island, there’s a lot happening at Tampa Harbor’s 3-D. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and contractors on Dredge Material Placement Facility 3-D in Tampa Bay recently earned warm-n-fuzzies as they assisted the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) in effort to collect data. The Corps and its contractors, Carter’s Contracting Services, Inc. and LG2 Environmental Solutions (LG2ES), hosted and volunteered as assistants during a two-day FWC operation that involved building a corral and herding wild ducks for banding.