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Philly District celebrates completion of Absecon Inlet seawall and boardwalk

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District joined elected officials and partners on May 25, 2018 to celebrate the completion of the Absecon Inlet seawall and boardwalk rebuild in Atlantic City. The project – one of the more complex construction efforts undertaken by the District in recent years – involved building two separate seawall structures along approximately 1700 feet of the inlet and rebuilding the historic boardwalk. [Read More]
Published: May-30-18

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 Continues Joint Efforts Four Years after Sandy

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Since Hurricane Sandy pounded the Northeast on Oct. 29, 2012, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has worked diligently, together with its federal, state, local and industry partners, to complete construction on more than 106 authorized and funded coastal storm damage risk reduction projects. [Read More]
Published: Oct-27-16

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases report on coastal storm and flood risk in the North Atlantic region of the United States

USACE released a report detailing the results of a two-year study to address coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable populations in areas of the Northeast affected by Hurricane Sandy. The report and all associated documents and tools are available here: http://www.nad.usace.army.mil/compstudy [Read More]
Published: Jan-28-15

Army Corps completes final post-Sandy emergency beach repair project

On Dec. 23, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division completed its last of 25 emergency beach repair projects authorized after Hurricane Sandy. [Read More]
Published: Dec-22-14

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

Army Corps continues progress on Hurricane Sandy recovery

Together with its federal, state, local and industry partners, the Army Corps' North Atlantic Division, which extends from Virginia to Maine, has completed 66 coastal storm damage risk reduction projects, including repairs on 46 Sandy-damaged navigation channels and structures and restoration of 20 engineered beach projects along the coast. [Read More]
Published: Oct-21-14

North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study advances into third and final phase

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division expects to begin submitting the final analysis and associated products of its North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study to its agency headquarters in October, officially advancing the study into its third and final phase. [Read More]
Published: Sep-24-14

Army Corps awards contract for Oakwood Beach

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $9.9-million contract to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for a coastal and storm damage reduction project at Oakwood Beach, N.J. [Read More]
Published: Sep-19-14

Army Corps and contractor to begin repairing Barnegat Inlet Jetty

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract to repair the north jetty at Barnegat Inlet, which protects the southern tip of state-owned Island Beach State Park. The work is part of a larger effort to repair USACE projects damaged by Hurricane Sandy. [Read More]
Published: Feb-10-14
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