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June, 2013


2-plus million cubic yards added to Sandbridge beachfront; Big Beach completion now under way

A five-mile hurricane protection and beach renourishment project in Sandbridge is complete. [Read More]
Published: Jun-28-13

Army Corps to place more than 26 million cubic yards of sand to restore Sandy-damaged projects in Northeast

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the process of placing more than 26 million cubic yards of sand along the coastline throughout the northeastern United States to repair and restore coastal storm risk reduction projects previously built by the Corps that were severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy. The bulk of the sand, roughly 23 million cubic yards, will be placed in New York and New Jersey, but sand will also be used to restore previously constructed projects in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia. [Read More]
Published: Jun-24-13

Army Corps awards $25.6 million contract for Sea Bright and Monmouth Beach post-Sandy emergency beach replenishment project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has awarded a $25.6 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., to place approximately 2.5 million cubic yards of sand in Sea Bright and Monmouth Beach as part of an emergency shore protection project which repairs and restores previously constructed beach erosion control and storm damage reduction projects throughout the region affected by Hurricane Sandy. [Read More]
Published: Jun-21-13

Corps of Engineers delays intrusive work at 4825 Glenbrook Road

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has decided to modify the work schedule for high probability operations at 4825 Glenbrook Road NW in Washington, D.C., a part of the Spring Valley Formerly Used Defense Sites project. [Read More]
Published: Jun-17-13

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