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  • June

    USACE increases resiliency of Coney Island Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) held an event to celebrate the completion of a one of a kind T-groin project in Seagate, N.Y.
  • Fort Norfolk to temporarily close to visitors

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close Fort Norfolk to visitors tomorrow through June 19.
  • Corps further restricts North Landing Bridge openings

    The North Landing Bridge over the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal will operate under additional restricted bridge openings after being hit for the second time this year.
  • West Hill Dam Park Rangers spread word about water safety

    Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, Chief of Engineers, has made it no secret that one of his priorities is Water Safety. Just last March, the Corps of Engineers launched a new water safety campaign titled, “Life Jackets Worn, Nobody Mourns,” citing the extreme dangers of not wearing a life jacket in or on the water. In New England, the District’s recreational facilities hold many water safety programs for the public throughout the year and Park Rangers will often take the Corps water safety message to schools and other events. Such was a case when West Hill Dam Park Rangers Viola Bramel and Ronald Woodall represented the District at the Annual Kids Family Resource Fair in Whitinsville, Massachusetts, on March 19.
  • New England District restores Milford Pond

    New England District restores Milford Pond
  • Corps participates in President Obama’s Every Kid in a Park initiative that connects fourth graders with nature

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, welcomed fourth-grade students to several of
  • Corps finishes high probability operations 6 months ahead of schedule at 4825 Glenbrook Road

    The large tan tent at 4825 Glenbrook Road in the Spring Valley neighborhood of Washington D.C. will be coming down about six months ahead of schedule, signifying the end of high probability operations at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ cleanup site at this prestige property.
  • Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comments on proposal to renew and revise nationwide permits

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today it is seeking comments on its proposal to renew and revise 50 nationwide permits for work in wetlands and other waters that are regulated by Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and/or Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. In addition, USACE is proposing to issue two new nationwide permits that pertain to authorizing the removal of low-head dams and the construction and maintenance of living shorelines.
  • May

    Lightning safety around water

    All too often in the event of a lightning occurrence some find themselves not knowing what to do or where to seek shelter. Most people have a tendency to continue their outdoor activities or dash to the wrong type of shelter during a lightning occurrence. To minimize permanent injury or death related to lighting strikes consider the Do’s and Don’ts:
  • USACE Drift Collection Vessel Carries on Proud Tradition of Leading Parade of Ships during Fleet Week 2016

    NEW YORK-The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Drift Collection Vessel DCV DRIFTMASTER isn’t the largest vessel compared to U.S. Navy combatants, but its mission is just as important as any warship that participated in Fleet Week’s 2016 Parade of Ships. The flotilla arriving in the New York Harbor May 25 was able to electrify onlookers along the shores of Brooklyn, Staten Island and along the promenade of the Hudson River in Manhattan due to the hard work of DCV DRIFTMASTER.
  • USACE conduct night-time salvage operation to remove Derelict Barges from Flushing Bay

    NEW YORK –On May 23, 2016, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) along with Rep. Joe Crowley, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Flushing Bay advocates attended a press conference at the World Fair Marina in Queens, N.Y., to announce the completion of work to remove two abandoned barges from Flushing Bay.
  • ‘Conquer the Dam’ 5K at Jennings Randolph Lake sets record, raises funds for local seniors

    Aging and Family Services of Mineral County hosted the 5th annual ‘Conquer the Dam’ 5K run-walk at Jennings Randolph Lake in Elk Garden, West Virginia, May 10, 2016. One hundred fifty-four runners and walkers registered to cross over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ dam and spillway, setting a new participation record for the annual event.
  • Corps joins more than 100 volunteers on a mission to be a part of the solution to Raystown Lake pollution

    Friends of Raystown Lake and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), along with 130 volunteers,
  • Army Corps and Partners contribute to successful Environmental Day in Elizabeth, NJ

    NEW YORK—Inclement weather didn’t keep students from over a dozen high schools in Elizabeth, N.J. from celebrating the cities’ Environmental Day last Friday, April 30, 2016. Each year students from their respective schools get together to show off their scientific percipience, learn more about their environment and celebrate Arbor Day and Earth Month.
  • US, German engineers discuss base consolidation at annual conference

    LEIMEN, Germany – Understanding responsibilities and identifying challenges early on will be paramount in meeting an aggressive timeline for structural requirements within European Infrastructure Consolidation, U.S. and German construction leaders said recently at their annual Partnering Conference.
  • April

    Arlington National Cemetery hosts open house to seek comments on Southern Expansion Project

    Arlington National Cemetery announces the initiation of the Southern Expansion Project and Associated Roadway Realignment, and invites the public to attend a National Environmental Policy Act scoping meeting to learn more about and provide comments on the proposed project.
  • Army Corps participates in "Easy as Pi" STEM event in downtown Baltimore

    More than 100 middle-school students from across Maryland learned about blocking cell phone signals, surveying downtown city streets, and using science to pinpoint the origins of an epidemic as part of some of the many activities at the annual “Easy as Pi” event hosted by the Baltimore Chapter of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Wednesday, March 30 in downtown Baltimore.
  • Celebrating New England District's Engineers

    National Engineers Week was celebrated Feb. 21-27 this year. The theme was “Engineers Make A World of Difference.” The purpose of Engineers Week is to celebrate engineers and the contributions that they make to society. The Corps of Engineers has been making those contributions since the very beginning of the Revolutionary War, so it’s no surprise that many Divisions and Districts participated in celebrations and events to mark the occasion.
  • Engineers make progress on military hospital project in Germany

    WEILERBACH, Germany – By far, the largest construction project being managed by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District is the $990 million replacement of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center and the 86th Medical Group Clinic with a new consolidated medical facility on Rhine Ordnance Barracks. Site preparation is underway, and and the German Construction Agency here recently awarded a contract to the firm HDR TMK to complete the next design phase.
  • March

    New York District joins U.S. EPA at announcement of Superfund project for Lower Passaic River, NJ

    New York District –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional 2 recently announced a $1.4 billion Superfund project for the cleanup of the Lower Passaic River. The event featured keynote speakers Sen. Bob Mendez, Sen. Cory Booker, Judith Enck, regional administrator, EPA, Col. David Caldwell, commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District, Bob Martin, commissioner, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and other participants. Each talked about the importance of the cleanup of the lower Passaic River.