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New York District Completes Moriches Dredging

NEW YORK –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has completed contracted emergency dredging of an interim 200-foot-wide deep-water passage of ten feet through the highly dynamic Moriches Inlet. This out-of-cycle emergency work was done to remove the hazardous sand shoals that were closing the inlet and preventing U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue vessels from using the inlet to respond to lifesaving missions within Moriches Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, following a series of four unusual Nor’easter storms in March of 2018. [Read More]
Published: Dec-13-18

Baltimore District contractors begin dredging roughly 2 million cubic yards of material from six Baltimore Harbor channels today

Crews will begin removing approximately 2 million cubic yards of material today from shipping channels leading to the Port of Baltimore as part of a contract managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. [Read More]
Published: Dec-10-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plan for Fiscal 2019 Civil Works Appropriations

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2019 (FY 2019) Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program yesterday. [Read More]
Published: Nov-21-18

STURGIS vessel moved to Brownsville for final shipbreaking and recycling

GALVESTON, Texas – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ STURGIS vessel left this morning for the Port of Brownsville for her final journey. In two to three days, she will arrive at the International Shipbreaking Limited facility where she will be dismantled for recycling. The vessel is being towed from Galveston where it has undergone radiological decommissioning that included the safe removal of all components of the deactivated nuclear reactor and all associated radioactive waste that was formerly onboard the STURGIS. [Read More]
Published: Sep-25-18

Baltimore-based U.S. Army Corps of Engineers debris team deploys to Hawaii in advance of Hurricane Lane

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has deployed a specially trained debris management team to Hawaii in preparation of response and recovery efforts anticipated for Hurricane Lane, a Category 4 hurricane heading toward the state. [Read More]
Published: Aug-22-18

New England District, MassDOT announce Bourne Bridge maintenance schedule; MOU also announced regarding Bourne, Sagamore Bridges

BOSTON – The New England District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Massachusetts [Read More]
Published: Aug-14-18

New York District and NYC Parks Sign PPA for Ecosystem Restoration at Spring Creek, N.Y.

New York District and New York City Parks signed a PPA for the ecosystem restoration at Spring Creek Park, Brooklyn, NY [Read More]
Published: Aug-13-18

Philly District to close St. Georges Bridge for repair work

PHILADELPHIA, PA. (August 10, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced the St. Georges Bridge will be closed to all traffic from Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 through January of 2019. The Army Corps and its contractor will be completing repair work of steel beams necessitating the closure. [Read More]
Published: Aug-10-18

Philly District, NJDEP to host public meetings for flood risk study

PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 3, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection are hosting public meetings regarding the New Jersey Back Bays Flood Risk Management study on Sept. 12, 2018 in Ventnor City, N.J. and on Sept 13 in Toms River Township, N.J. [Read More]
Published: Aug-03-18

Baltimore District awards emergency contract for Codorus Creek channel wall repair

Baltimore District awarded an emergency contract Monday, July 30 in the amount of $357,846 to Cromedy Construction Corp., a small business headquartered out of Philadelphia, for work to repair the area of channel wall that collapsed along Codorus Creek July 26. [Read More]
Published: Jul-31-18
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