News Stories

  • December

    Restoring NY-NJ Estuary will create breathtaking views and more

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District with partnering agencies is using funds from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to restore the degrading estuary in New York and New Jersey.
  • November

    USACE schedules virtual FNOD Restoration Advisory Board meeting Dec 1

    Community members can learn more about restoration efforts at the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot (FNOD) and hear the latest cleanup progress during a virtual quarterly Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting scheduled for 6:15 to 8 p.m. Dec. 1.
  • USACE awards NAD Knowledge Management program, manager

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division is the recipient of two awards of distinction and excellence in Knowledge Management.
  • U.S. Army Corps and Miami-Dade County to host charrette for re-initiation of Miami-Dade Back Bay Coastal Storm Risk Management Study

    MIAMI – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Norfolk District and Miami-Dade County, its non-federal sponsor, will host a charrette from November 14 to 18, which will include a public meeting on Monday, Nov. 14 for the re-initiation of the Miami-Dade Back Bay Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study​.
  • Innovative Structure Provides Uninterrupted Learning for West Point Cadets

    Over the past few months, visitors to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York may have noticed construction on a large, white domed structure that sits behind the campus baseball field, next to the library. This 20,000-square-foot temporary facility, known as the General Instruction Building Swing Space, will provide professors and cadets with office and study space while surrounding buildings are being renovated.
  • City, USACE host Virginia senator and civic league at proposed reef restoration site

    City of Virginia Beach and Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, hosted Virginia Sen. Bill DeSteph, Virginia Marine Resources Commission and Broad Bay Civic League members on a tour of the proposed area for the Lynnhaven River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project, Phase 2: Reef, Oct. 25 at Broad Bay here.
  • Craney Island mosquito spraying scheduled tomorrow

    NORFOLK, Va. — The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the City of Portsmouth, Virginia, will conduct joint aerial mosquito spraying Wednesday, November 2, over federal properties on Craney Island, adjacent city properties, and the Churchland area in Portsmouth. 
  • October

    North Atlantic Division marks 10 years since Hurricane Sandy response

    The North Atlantic Division reflects on its role in the response and recovery to Hurricane Sandy.
  • 10 years after Superstorm Sandy: What’s Been Done and the Road Ahead

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, quickly sprang into action in the days following Superstorm Sandy. Recovery was at the heart of disaster response following the hundred-year storm to which many resources and expertise were contributed. Collaboration with its many partners was critical to the Corps mission and having a clear understanding of roles and responsibilities. For the past 10 years, The New York District's performance during the Sandy response and recovery operations highlights this progress.
  • Craney Island mosquito spraying scheduled tomorrow

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, scheduled aerial mosquito treatment tomorrow over the federal property on Craney Island.
  • $61 Million Renovation Helps Train Army’s Future Leaders

    As Silas Bowman walks through the Camp Buckner cadet barracks at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, he’s reminded of his years at West Point. “As a major and a lieutenant colonel in the Army, I trained cadets here.”
  • Virginia Beach coastal storm risk management study by USACE, city looking for public feedback

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the City of Virginia Beach are holding an in-person public scoping meeting and two virtual office hour sessions for the Virginia Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) feasibility study.
  • Gathright Dam pulse release set for Oct 12

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will conduct a pulse release at Gathright Dam, near Covington, Va., on Wednesday, 12 October 2022, beginning at approximately 6 a.m.
  • September

    Craney Island mosquito treatment scheduled Oct. 4

    Aerial mosquito treatment is scheduled over federal property on Craney Island Tuesday, Oct. 4. 
  • Norfolk Harbor deepening project advances with critical contract award

    On the heels of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law earlier this year, the Norfolk Harbor and Channels Improvement Project’s federal sponsor, Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, announced more good news.
  • Gathright Dam pulse release set for September 21

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District will conduct a pulse release at Gathright Dam, near Covington, Va., on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 beginning at approximately 6 a.m.
  • Army Corps Supports Branch Week at USMA West Point

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, participated in Branch Week at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York ─ an annual event providing Cadets an opportunity to become more familiar with the different branches of the U.S. Army and meet with experienced Soldiers and Army leaders to discuss potential career paths.
  • Army Corps Railhead Upgrades Begin at New York Military Base

    A formal ground-breaking ceremony was held at Fort Drum in northern New York marking the beginning of construction on $31.5 million in improvements to the railhead there, greatly enhancing the ability of military personnel to deploy more quickly and safely.
  • USACE schedules hybrid FNOD Restoration Advisory Board meeting for Sept. 8

    Community members can learn more about restoration efforts at the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot (FNOD) and hear the latest cleanup progress during a hybrid (virtual and in-person) quarterly Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting scheduled for 6:15 to 8 p.m. Sept. 8.
  • USACE construction in Baltics enhances U.S., NATO capabilities and supports regional security

    Over the past several years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has delivered various projects in Estonia and neighboring Baltic countries Latvia and Lithuania through the European Deterrence Initiative where military infrastructure is built to enhance the U.S. deterrence posture, increase the readiness and responsiveness of U.S. forces in Europe, support the collective defense and security of NATO allies, and bolster the security and capacity of U.S. allies and partners.
  • USACE supports U.S. Air Force on projects throughout Europe

    A large part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District’s military construction, or MILCON, program focuses on U.S. Army facilities around Europe - But the Army also supports the U.S. Air Forces in Europe with a wide-ranging design and construction program as well.
  • August

    Gathright Dam pulse release set for August 31

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct a pulse release at Gathright Dam near Covington, Va. on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 beginning at approximately 6 a.m.
  • Providing a sense of security: USACE NATO Missions

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Europe District is working on several missions in Poland in support of its NATO allies that include housing, equipping, and training U.S. troops. These missions aim to deter and not escalate potential aggression and provide a sense of security for citizens of NATO countries. 
  • Taking to the wind for climate change

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division is collaborating with the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. USACE is providing BOEM and its wind energy developer contractors scientific and technical support, and regulatory oversight prior to its construction of offshore wind farms in the waters off the mid-Atlantic and the Northeast coasts.
  • Army Corps Reduces Flood Risk for Green Brook, NJ Residents

    On August 2, 1973, heavy rain overflowed the banks of the Green Brook, a tributary of the Raritan River in central New Jersey. The flooding killed six people and turned streets into rivers, submerging cars and filling basements with water. When the floodwaters receded, they revealed millions of dollars’ worth of damage to homes, businesses, and infrastructure.
  • Restoring bird habitats while sustaining ours

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division is collaborating with other agencies and organizations on dredging and beneficial use projects. The projects involve dredging critical navigation channels and using the sediment to restore vanishing bird habitats while also enhancing resilience for coastal communities. 
  • 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.