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Dredging of Chesapeake City Basin and portion of C&D Canal set to begin last week of November

PHILADELPHIA (Nov. 20, 2017) – The Dredging of Chesapeake City Basin is scheduled to begin the week [Read More]
Published: Nov-20-17

Army Corps continues Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts

NEW YORK – It’s been five years since Hurricane Sandy made history as the largest Atlantic hurricane on record when it made landfall near Brigantine, N.J. on Oct. 29, 2012. With wind gusts in excess of 75 miles per hour and storm surge that inundated much of the New York and New Jersey coasts, the storm killed more than 100 Americans and caused more than $50 billion in damages. Since the storm, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has supported repair and recovery efforts throughout the northeast. [Read More]
Published: Oct-25-17

Army Corps to hold public meeting for F.E. Walter Dam recreation plan

PHILADELPHIA (October 10, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District will host a public meeting to review the 2017 Francis E. Walter Dam recreation plan and solicit feedback for next year’s plan. The meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Nov. 8 at the White Haven Area Community Library at 121 Towanda St, White Haven, PA 18661. Organizational leadership is encouraged to attend and provide recommendations and feedback. [Read More]
Published: Oct-10-17

Army Corps awards contract for maintenance dredging of Chesapeake City Basin and portion of C&D Canal

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 6, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded [Read More]
Published: Oct-06-17

Army Corps awards contract to repair Bethany, South Bethany and Fenwick Island beaches

PHILADELPHIA (October 2, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a [Read More]
Published: Oct-02-17

Army Corps announces schedule for final water release of season from Francis E. Walter Dam

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 2, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced the schedule for the final water release of the recreation season for the Francis E. Walter Dam in White Haven, PA. The Army Corps’ 2017 Flow Management Plan allows for a final large water release as part of drawing the reservoir down [Read More]
Published: Oct-02-17

Army Corps provides update on temporary mitigation measures in Margate

PHILADELPHIA (September 26, 2017) – Today the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District [Read More]
Published: Sep-26-17

Army Corps awards contract to repair Brigantine dune and berm project

PHILADELPHIA (September 7 , 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Weeks Marine Inc. for $9.5 million to repair the dune and berm project on Brigantine Island. The project is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. [Read More]
Published: Sep-08-17

Update on mitigation measures in Margate/Absecon Island

PHILADELPHIA (AUG. 14, 2017) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District posted the below update regarding ongoing temporary mitigation measures in the city of Margate, New Jersey. Work is part of the overall Absecon Island dune and berm project. Army Corps and contractor teams have made significant progress on temporary mitigation measures related to the basin areas between the bulkheads and the newly constructed dune in Margate. These areas were put in place to accommodate Margate's storm water management system; however water did not percolate as anticipated after heavy rainfall events. [Read More]
Published: Aug-14-17

Statement regarding Margate/Absecon Island project

PHILADELPHIA (AUG. 10, 2017) - Based on the Aug. 10 2017 decision by Judge Bumb, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District has directed Weeks Marine Inc. to resume beachfill operations in the City of Margate as part of the Absecon Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project. The dredge BE Lindholm is expected to return to work in Margate on or about Aug. 14, 2017. The Army Corps will continue to work with our sponsor, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and the City of Margate to assist them with long-term storm water management solutions. During construction, the Army Corps will continue to employ mitigating measures to reduce impacts. The Army Corps team will continue to monitor the basin areas, gather data and analyze short and/or long term alternatives in cooperation with the NJDEP and community. [Read More]
Published: Aug-10-17
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