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Army Corps awards first of two contracts for post-Sandy coastal restoration work at Rockaway Beach

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has awarded a $10 million contract to Weeks Marine of Cranford, N.J., to place approximately 600,000 cubic yards of sand along Rockaway Beach in areas where erosion is most critical as part of near-term coastal restoration efforts taking place at previously constructed coastal storm risk reduction projects throughout the region like Rockaway Beach. [Read More]
Published: Jun-12-13

Army Corps awards $23 million contract for construction of new dormitory at Thule Air Base in Greenland

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded a $23 million contract to contractor Pilegaard-Henriksen of Denmark, for the construction of a new dormitory at Thule Air Base in Greenland. [Read More]
Published: Jun-07-13

Army Corps to host Emergency Response exercise in Philadelphia

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a national emergency response exercise at Fort Mifflin in Philadelphia from June 11-14. The ‘Northeast Express’ exercise will simulate USACE response activities to a Category 3 hurricane affecting the Delaware Bay area. [Read More]
Published: Jun-05-13

Army Corps to host Get Outdoors Day at Blue Marsh Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District will host Get Outdoors Day at Blue Marsh Lake in Leesport, Penn. on June 15 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. [Read More]
Published: Jun-03-13

Jennings Randolph Lake hosts annual cleanup event, seeks volunteers

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jennings Randolph Lake and the Friends of Jennings Randolph invite the public to take part in the third annual Jennings Randolph Lake cleanup event, Saturday, June 15. [Read More]
Published: May-30-13

Corps awards $24.4 million contract to build Fuel Hydrant System on Westover Air Reserve Base

A replacement Fuel Hydrant System will be constructed at Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee, Mass., under the terms of a $24,480,300.00 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. [Read More]
Published: May-30-13

Corps of Engineers begins post-Sandy comprehensive study of North Atlantic coast

As directed by Congress with the passage of the Disaster Relief Appropriation Act of 2013, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers scientists and engineers launched a collaborative study today to determine how best to reduce flood and storm damage risks for people and communities along the North Atlantic coast. [Read More]
Published: May-28-13

Army Corps Plumb Beach coastal storm risk reduction work to temporarily close section of bike lane in addition to beach and parking lot

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District will be completing the second and final Phase of coastal storm risk reduction work at Plumb Beach in Brooklyn along the Belt Parkway through most of the rest of the calendar year, which will lead to closures of the bike lane as well as of the beach and parking lot. [Read More]
Published: May-22-13

Corps of Engineers emphasizes water safety at federal recreation areas Memorial Day weekend, summer months

Spring is here and with warmer weather more people will be recreating near or in the water this upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend and through the summer months. Now is the time to start thinking about water safety. Each year, an average of 3,880 people drown in the United States. In fact, drowning is the leading cause of injury death for children aged 1 - 4. Yet, it is possible – just by wearing a life jacket or taking other precautions – to reduce drowning deaths. [Read More]
Published: May-17-13

New England federal recreation areas to open

Most recreation areas at the 31 federal flood risk management reservoirs in New England operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will open to the public in mid-to-late May 2013. Some recreation areas in Connecticut will open in late April. [Read More]
Published: May-15-13
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