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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

Army Corps to begin restoring LBI project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor will begin restoring the previously constructed Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project on Long Beach Island June 1. [Read More]
Published: May-14-13

Arlington National Cemetery dedicates columbarium

Arlington National Cemetery will dedicate its ninth columbarium court here today. Officials will mark the dedication of Columbarium Court No. 9 with a joint, full-honors committal service for six unclaimed remains of veterans from all branches of military. [Read More]
Published: May-09-13