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  • May

    Home Relocations Make Way For Coastal Restoration Project, Dunes

    Thinking about physically relocating a home often conjures up images of a huge structure on a flatbed truck with a police escort and the words “Wide-Load” emblazoned on the back. This spring, the New York District is relocating several homes a much shorter distance (20-40 feet), but it’s a no less complicated task.
  • New York District restores a portion of East Rockaway Shoreline in time for hurricane season

    Dredged material was beneficially used to restore section of heavily eroded shore to provide additional coastal storm risk reduction and increase resiliency.
  • March

    Protecting water quality has positive trickle-down effect - New York City Water Supply

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District constructed a culvert in Harpersfield, New York as part of the Army Corps' New York City Watershed Environmental Assistance Program. This program funds projects that are protecting the water quality of New York State's watersheds that provide drinking water to millions of New York City residents. The new culvert is helping to protect the water quality, while at the same time improving the aquatic life in the water and controlling flooding in the community.
  • November

    Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Mr. Ryan A. Fisher Visits New York District

    Mr. Ryan A. Fisher, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) joined District Commander Col. Thomas Asbery and members of the New York District and North Atlantic Division on November 7th and New York District’s Civil Works missions.
  • October

    Six years later, Army Corps remains Sandy focused

    At the same time the North Atlantic Division has supported U.S. Army Corps of Engineers response and recovery efforts following recent major storm events elsewhere in the United States, it has remained intensely focused on Superstorm Sandy repair, restoration and risk-reduction projects in the northeast six years since that major weather event.
  • New York District Hosts Army Chief of Engineer's Environmental Advisory Board

    Chief of Engineer's Environmental Advisory Board meeting held in NYC
  • July

    Flood prone community bound for greatness

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District and partnering agencies completed the Bound Brook portion of the Green Brook Flood Risk Management Project. This significant development will help protect residents from experiencing the devastation of another major storm, and will drastically reduce their flood insurance and improve Bound Brook’s economy.
  • August

    Army Cadet travels far, learns much during internship at Army Corps of Engineers, New York District

    In summer 2014, Army ROTC cadets interned with the New York District through the Reserve Officers Training Corps’ Cadet Troop Leader Training, providing a variety of leadership experiences prior to the senior year of college.
  • Top Army Civil Works Leaders Visit New York City Coastal Projects

    Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers made a visit to New York City August 19-21, 2013.
  • May

    Army Corps Joins Students, Partners and Celebrate Environmental Day

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District participated in Environmental Day, an annual event held at Elizabeth, New Jersey aimed at educating local students about the environment.
  • April

    Army Corps Joins Students, Partners and Celebrate Environmental Day

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District participated in Environmental Day, an annual event held at Elizabeth, New Jersey aimed at educating local students about the environment. On a perfect weather day for an outdoor classroom environment, the event was held April 24th adjacent to the Elizabeth Marina dock on the shore of the Arthur Kill Channel.
  • Engineering a difference

    Thumbing through the pages of his chartreuse logbook where he writes down thoughts, project plans and drawings, Capt. Antonio Pazos stops to point out a particular drawing. It’s a rough sketch diagram of how the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and federal and state engineers designed a dewatering plan to remove 400 million gallons of water from the Brooklyn Battery and Queens tunnels after Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast Oct.29, 2012.
  • Engineering a difference

    Captain Antonio Pazos was in the Hurricane Sandy emergency operations center, simultaneously gathering progress reports for 14 projects which included the tunnels, preparing reports for the New York’s emergency operations center and controlling the flow of water. It was right where a self-identified adrenaline junkie was meant to be.