News Stories

  • August

    Gathright Dam pulse release set for August 10

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will conduct a pulse release at Gathright Dam, near Covington, Va., on Wednesday, August 10, beginning at approximately 6 a.m.
  • District schedules Craney Island mosquito treatment for August 8

    NORFOLK, Va. — The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in coordination with the City of Portsmouth, Virginia, will conduct aerial mosquito spraying Monday, August 8 over federal properties on Craney Island, adjacent city properties, and the Churchland area in Portsmouth.
  • District schedules Craney Island mosquito treatment for August 2

    NORFOLK, Va. — The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has scheduled aerial mosquito treatment on Tuesday, August 2, over the federal property on Craney Island.
  • July

    USACE and City of Virginia Beach sign Feasibility Cost Share Agreement

    NORFOLK, Va. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, and the City of Virginia Beach signed a Feasibility Cost Share Agreement during an event July 21 to launch the Virginia Beach and Vicinity Coastal Storm Risk Management Study.
  • Army Women’s Leadership Forum wins annual EEO award

    The North Atlantic Division employee resource group, Army Women’s Leadership Forum, is the recipient of the 2022 Equal Employment Opportunity Award for Diversity and Inclusion.
  • Gathright Dam’s pulse release scheduled for today

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, scheduled pulse release at Gathright Dam, near Covington, Va., began today, Wednesday, July 20, at approximately 6 a.m.
  • District schedules Craney Island mosquito treatment for July 19

    NORFOLK, Va. — The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the City of Portsmouth, Virginia, will conduct joint aerial mosquito spraying tomorrow, July 19 over federal properties on Craney Island, adjacent city properties, and the Churchland area in Portsmouth. This treatment is the backup treatment that did not occur on July 10-16 due to unfavorable conditions.
  • District schedules Craney Island mosquito treatment for July 15

    NORFOLK, Va. — The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the City of Portsmouth, Virginia, will conduct joint aerial mosquito spraying tomorrow, July 15th, over federal properties on Craney Island, adjacent city properties, and the Churchland area in Portsmouth. This treatment is the backup treatment that did not occur on July 10 or 11 due to unfavorable conditions. 
  • Safety team teaches OSHA 30 Hour for Construction

    With construction activities in dozens of countries across Europe, Africa and Israel, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District has a big mission to promote safe practices across its area.
  • Surveying the Future

    Survey technicians, cartographic technicians and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) pilots are the boots on the ground for the New York District when it comes to collecting the critical information required by engineers, project planners, and real estate specialists. The Survey Section of the New York District resides within the Operations Support Branch of Operations Division. The teams workload comes from every office in the District when there’s a need for geospatial mapping support. On any given day survey teams are in the field collecting hydrographic and topographic maps to support the delivery of the district’s civil works, military and interagency and international support missions.
  • Materials engineers help ensure U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project success in Poland

    POWIDZ, Poland -- With the construction of more than 50 munitions bunkers getting underway for the
  • District schedules Craney Island mosquito treatment for July 10

    NORFOLK, Va. — The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the City of Portsmouth, Virginia, will conduct joint aerial mosquito spraying Sunday, July 10 over federal properties on Craney Island, adjacent city properties, and the Churchland area in Portsmouth.
  • Army Corps of Engineers warns most water-related accidents and fatalities occur in July

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reminding the public that more water-related accidents and fatalities occur at its lakes and river projects in July than in any other month. “July is the month when we normally see the most water-related accidents and fatalities so there is reason to be concerned,” said Pam Doty, USACE National Water Safety Program Manager. “We stress to the recreating public a number of things to be aware of while in, on, or near open water
  • Baltimore District Chief of Navigation Kevin Brennan retires following 37-year career with the Army Corps

    Kevin Brennan, Baltimore District’s long-time Navigation chief, is retiring in June 2022 following
  • Army Corps Modernizes West Point Cyber Center for Future Leaders

    First Lieutenant Anne Schreiner, a contracting officer’s representative with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) New York District, knew early on she wanted to be an engineer.
  • June

    Industrial Hygienist awarded U.S. Army Guardian Safety Award

    Genet Tulu, Baltimore District industrial hygienist, was awarded the U.S. Army Guardian Safety Award, June 7, 2022. Ms. Tulu was presented the award at the Post Theater on Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) in Harford County, Md.
  • District schedules Craney Island mosquito treatment for June 27

    NORFOLK, Va. — The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has scheduled aerial mosquito treatment from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, June 27 over the federal property on Craney Island.
  • The Washington Aqueduct | Modernization

    For nearly 170 years, the Washington Aqueduct, a division of Baltimore District, has provided potable drinking water for the District of Columbia, later expanding coverage to Virginia’s Arlington and Fairfax Counties in 1927 and 1947, respectively. Under the direction of Baltimore District Commander Col. Estee S. Pinchasin and Washington Aqueduct General Manager Rudy Chow, the Aqueduct is several years into an evolutionary, mission-essential modernization plan that will usher in a new era for the historic water utility. The plan, or Evolution 2030, centers around an intensive asset management strategy, as well as data system upgrades that will result in critical infrastructure renewal, improved water security, and ensured continuity for the Aqueduct. 
  • Infrastructure Program Enhances Cooperation, Collaboration Between U.S. and Poland

    U.S. and Polish officials marked the beginning of the Poland Provided Infrastructure (PPI) program with a groundbreaking ceremony for a munitions storage area in Powidz, Poland June 2. This project is funded by the NATO Security Investment Program (NSIP), Poland and the United States Air Force. The project is being executed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and managed as part of the PPI program through our strong bi-lateral partnership.
  • May

    District schedules Craney Island mosquito treatment for May 31

    NORFOLK, Va. — The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has scheduled aerial mosquito treatment during a timeframe of 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31 over the federal property on Craney Island.
  • DCV Hayward Leads the Parade of Ships for Fleet Week NYC

    NEW YORK-The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Drift Collection Vessel HAYWARD sailed alongside U.S. Naval Wasp-Class Amphibious Assault ship USS Battan (LHD 5), Military Sealift ships, and U.S. Coast Guard vessels in the parade of ships that entered New York Harbor May 25th to participate in Fleet Week 2022, a week-long event celebrating the maritime services.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plan for Fiscal 2022 Civil Works Appropriations

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2022 (FY 2022) Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program on May 25, 2022. On March 15, 2022, President Biden signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022, Public Law 117-103, of which Division D is the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2022 (Act). Of the $8.3 billion in appropriations provided for the Army Civil Works program, approximately $7.9 billion is appropriated in five accounts: Investigations; Construction; Operation and Maintenance; Mississippi River and Tributaries; and the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP).
  • Controversial, successful Virginia Beach ecosystem restoration project to hold open-house event

    The second phase of a large-scale hard reef habitat restoration project funded by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and City of Virginia Beach sees forward movement May 17 at the Brock Environmental Center, Virginia Beach.
  • USACE Army Fellows Program in Europe offers unique international opportunities for recent grads and early career engineers

    Learn more about the the Army Fellows Program in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District (which was previously known as the Department of Army Intern Program in years past). It allows recent graduates and early career engineers the opportunity to work with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers while rotating throughout the various offices and branches that support the District’s programs and missions through a two-year program.
  • April

    East Coast maritime response assets remobilize EVER FORWARD

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, performed hydrographic surveys at the Craighill Channel to determine any potential channel impacts resulting from East Coast maritime response efforts to remobilize the Taiwanese vessel operator Evergreen’s box ship EVER FORWARD. After being grounded for 35 days and successfully refloated, EVER FORWARD made its way back to the Port of Baltimore, resuming its journey to Norfolk, Virginia. Moving forward, material dredged during the remobilization effort will be beneficially re-used at Poplar Island for rebuilding and restoring the area, which is home to hundreds of species of wildlife and waterfowl, as approved by the Maryland Department of the Environment.
  • Army Corps Maintenance Dredge Newark Bay the Main Artery of the NY&NJ Harbor

    Since the early 1960s, the Newark Bay has been vital to the economic engine which is the New York and New Jersey Harbor, the third largest harbor in the United States. It is home to the Port Newark-Elizabeth Marine Terminal, the largest container shipping facility in the New York and New Jersey Harbor.
  • Army Corps Spring Creek Projects Aim to Restore Ecosystems, Manage Flood Risks

    In 2012, thousands of homes in New York City were flooded by Hurricane Sandy. One of many neighborhoods affected by the storm was Howard Beach, in Queens, where the nearby Spring Creek Park and adjacent basins acted as a conduit for ocean waters, flooding residential streets and homes. In the storm’s aftermath, local officials pressed federal and state governments for a solution to prevent future flooding.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers construction in Poland reassures allies and supports regional security

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District’s Northern Europe Area Office in Poznan, Poland has been the focal point for the Corps of Engineers’ more than $350 million construction mission in Poznan and many other sites throughout Poland over the past several years. These projects are already benefiting both U.S. forces stationed in Poland on a rotational basis as well as the Polish hosts operating the bases.
  • Inside Caven Point: The People Who Get The Job Done

    Tucked away, yet surrounded by residential apartments sits a facility overlooking New York and New Jersey Harbor. The state-of-the-art building plays a key role in ensuring the safe navigation of everything from toys and hair products to vital fossil fuels used to power homes and businesses. Caven Point Marine Terminal, a key part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is truly an impressive facility—particularly after being rebuilt from the ground up following Hurricane Sandy—however the true beauty of the place comes from the people working there day in and day out that makes it special.
  • Commanding General Inspects Army Corps Projects at USMA West Point

    Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Milhorn, Army Corps of Engineers’ Deputy Commanding General for Military and International Operations in Washington D.C., traveled to New York for a full day of site inspections at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY, where the New York District has a variety of construction projects in progress.