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November, 2014


All travel lanes open on Cape Cod Canal’s Sagamore and Bourne bridges during Thanksgiving weekend

CONCORD, Mass. – All travel lanes on the Cape Cod Canal’s Sagamore and Bourne bridges in Bourne, [Read More]
Published: Nov-20-14

Raystown Lake honored as Corps project of the year

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Baltimore District Raystown Lake project was named the 2014 Natural Resources Management project of the year and presented the award by Brig. Gen. Kent Savre, commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division. [Read More]
Published: Nov-19-14

Corps of Engineers proposes maintenance, repair of Nantucket Harbor east and west jetties in Nantucket

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance and [Read More]
Published: Nov-18-14

Work scheduled to start in fall: Corps awards $2.4 million contract for marine traffic control radar system upgrade at its Canal office

CONCORD, Mass. – An upgrade to the marine traffic control radar system at the Cape Cod Canal field [Read More]
Published: Nov-17-14

New report released for public comment analyzes sediment and pollution flow impacts to Chesapeake Bay from watershed, Conowingo Dam – names watershed-wide reduction strategies as key

The Lower Susquehanna River Watershed Assessment (LSRWA) draft report released for public comment, Nov. 13, 2014, indicates that the reservoir behind the Conowingo Dam is trapping smaller amounts of sediment and has essentially reached its limit to trap in the long term. However, a large majority of the pollution to the Chesapeake Bay from the Susquehanna River comes from runoff from pollution sources from the upstream drainage area or watershed, as opposed to the sediment and associated nutrients collected behind the dam. Public comment period is open until Jan. 9, 2015. A public meeting will be held Dec. 9, 2014, at Harford Community College in Bel Air, Md. [Read More]
Published: Nov-13-14

Army Corps awards contract for Southern Ocean City, Strathmere and Sea Isle beachfill

PHILADELPHIA (November 10, 2014) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $57.6-million contract to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for a coastal and storm damage reduction project extending from the southern end of Ocean City to Strathmere and Sea Isle. The project, which entails the construction of a dune and a berm, or beach, in front of each community, is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. [Read More]
Published: Nov-12-14