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  • February

    Annual dredging of Ventura Harbor starts, with completion slated for mid-March

    Annual dredging commenced Feb. 14 in Ventura Harbor to deepen the federal navigation channel and sand traps to their authorized levels, with a scheduled completion timeframe of mid-March.
  • July

    Corps, Port of Hueneme celebrate completion of harbor-deepening project

    Representatives with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, Port of Hueneme and the U.S. Navy, among other agencies, celebrated June 28 as officials cut the ribbon signifying the completion of the Port of Hueneme’s port-deepening project.
  • March

    Corps completes CI Harbor dredging

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District completed maintenance dredging at Channel Islands Harbor here Feb. 27 after beginning work in late December 2016.
  • January

    Corps leader updates California maritime industry

    Despite a nearly $2 billion budget to maintain the nation's inland waterways and harbors, it simply isn't enough for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to meet all the maritime industry’s infrastructure needs, Maj. Gen. Ed Jackson told attendees at the winter meeting of the California Marine Affairs and Navigation Conference held in Marina del Rey, California, Jan. 21.
  • Navigation conference looks for solutions

    Budget constraints, climate change and environmental responsibilities will continue to impact the Corps’ ability to meet the maritime industry’s constantly changing needs and capabilities, Maj. Gen. John Peabody told attendees at the winter meeting of the California Marine Affairs and Navigation Conference held here Jan. 16.
  • May

    Annual dredging project no small task for district

    As far as dredging projects go, the one conducted from mid to late April at Oceanside Harbor seems pretty simple. “The project entails dredging sand out of the federal navigation channel at Oceanside Harbor and placing it on a downcoast beach,” said Scott John, the project manager. “Sand accretes naturally in the harbor entrance and it needs to be dredged out on an annual basis.”
  • April

    Final bucket marks completion of Port of LA channel deepening

    Standing on the fantail of the USS Iowa, dignitaries watched as a dredge lifted the final bucket of material from the water and emptied it into an adjacent barge, marking the end of a $370 million channel deepening project at the Port of Los Angeles April 3.
  • September

    City funds additional Newport Harbor dredging

    By year’s end, Newport Harbor will hold 210,000 fewer cubic yards of material, thanks to a $3.6 million contribution from the City of Newport Beach that allowed the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to award a contract modification for additional dredging in the harbor