Posts Tagged ‘engineer’

Parties ask for delay in multi-million dollar pier lawsuit

by Associated Press Published: September 17,2012

Tags: bench, case, construction, court, delay, despign, engineer, judge, judicial, judiciary, lawsuit, pier, plan, stop

WAVELAND — The parties involved in a multi-million dollar lawsuit over the pier in Waveland have asked a judge to temporarily stop proceedings until state officials can review new briefs filed in the case. The Sea Coast Echo reports officials with Digital Engineering and CDM Smith Inc. want to give the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency […] [...]

Corps awards levee contract to Bickerstaff Brothers

BATESVILLE — The Vicksburg District of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded the contract for levee improvements in East Carroll and Concordia Parishes, La. The contract was awarded to Bickerstaff Brothers Inc. of Batesville in the amount of $464,000 and consists of furnishing all plant, labor, materials and equipment for the construction. […] [...]

Neel-Schaffer hired to conduct traffic projection study

by Associated Press Published: August 10,2012

Tags: city, engineer, engineering, infrastructure, municipal government, municipality, road, street, traffic, transportation

GAUTIER — The engineering firm of Jackson-based Neel-Schaffer has been hired by the Gautier City Council for a traffic projection study along Mississippi 57 between U.S. 90 and Interstate 10. The Mississippi Press reports a professional service agreement with Neel-Schaffer was approved earlier this week. The action is part of the mayor and council’s strategic […] [...]

Low river allowing saltwater to threaten drinking supplies

MISSISSIPPI RIVER — The Army Corps of Engineers said yesterday it would construct an underwater sill in the Mississippi River as it seeks to stop saltwater from threatening drinking water supplies in the New Orleans area. It’s needed because water levels in the drought-stricken Mississippi have gotten so low that the river is nearly at […] [...]

Plans coming to repair horse track, but no funding

by Associated Press Published: July 20,2012

Tags: engineer, entertainment, funding, funds, harness racing, horse, horse racing, park, racing, recreation, repairs, sports, track

STARKVILLE — Mississippi Horse Park director Bricklee Miller says a local engineer is currently developing plans to repair the facility’s damaged harness racing track, but funding is needed to go forward on the project. Once repair plans and cost estimates are finalized, Miller said she would approach the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors about funding […] [...]

Mat Sinking Unit to work harder due to historic 2011 flood

MISSISSIPPI RIVER — The Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) is scheduled to depart today from Vicksburg to begin laying articulated concrete mattress (ACM) squares that will protect submerged riverbanks in more than 30 locations. Traditionally, the MSU departs Vicksburg heading northward toward Cairo, Ill., and works back down the riverbanks on each […] [...]

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