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July, 2017


Col. William Conde assumes command of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District

CONCORD, Mass. – In a Change of Command ceremony today at Faneuil Hall in Boston, Mass., District [Read More]
Published: Jul-19-17

Army Corps updates water release schedule at Francis E. Walter Dam

PHILADELPHIA (July 18, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District updated the 2017 Francis E. Walter Dam recreation plan. [Read More]
Published: Jul-18-17

Army Corps, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments to start study on ways to protect vulnerable assets from coastal flooding

Baltimore District signed an agreement July 18 with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments to begin an approximately $3-million, three-year study on possible ways to address coastal flooding and storm damage across more than 57 square miles in the District of Columbia and surrounding areas of suburban Maryland and northern Virginia. As part of this study, the team will investigate flood risk and identify ways to help protect vulnerable assets upon which the region relies, like local governments, businesses, institutions and water, energy and communication utilities; transportation hubs; federal buildings and military installations; national security facilities; and significant national monuments and cultural treasures. [Read More]
Published: Jul-18-17

Army Corps of Engineers awards Ocean City beach renourishment contract

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has awarded a $12.7 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company for renourishment of the beach in Ocean City, Maryland -- an important part of ensuring the continued long-term performance of the coastal storm risk management project there. [Read More]
Published: Jul-12-17

Poplar Island Cautionary Buoys

POPLAR ISLAND, Maryland – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and the Coast Guard are urging boaters to steer clear of a construction area that will be marked by cautionary buoys near Poplar Island in the Chesapeake Bay. [Read More]
Published: Jul-10-17