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Army Corps awards contract to complete construction of Long Beach Island dune project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract Dec. 5 to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for $128 million to complete the initial construction of the Long Beach Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project in New Jersey. The project is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. [Read More]
Published: Dec-09-14

Army Corps awards contract for Southern Ocean City, Strathmere and Sea Isle beachfill

PHILADELPHIA (November 10, 2014) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $57.6-million contract to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for a coastal and storm damage reduction project extending from the southern end of Ocean City to Strathmere and Sea Isle. The project, which entails the construction of a dune and a berm, or beach, in front of each community, is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. [Read More]
Published: Nov-12-14

Feds, state fund Model Mitigation Project for Passaic Valley Sewerage Authority

In October of 2012, storm surges caused by Hurricane Sandy rose from the waters of Newark Bay and engulfed the 152-acre Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission’s wastewater treatment facility. [Read More]
Published: Oct-27-14

Army Corps continues progress on Hurricane Sandy recovery

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to make steady progress on its projects authorized and [Read More]
Published: Oct-24-14

Biden, congressional members tour Delaware River Deepening Project

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 16, 2014) – Vice President Joe Biden visited Penn's Landing to tour ongoing Delaware River Main Channel Deepening operations and discuss the importance of dredging and maritime commerce to the economy. Biden was joined by Sen. Bob Casey and Reps. Bob Brady and Chaka Fattah from Pennsylvania, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District Commander Lt. Col. Michael Bliss, state and local officials and port and industry representatives. [Read More]
Published: Oct-17-14

Army Corps cancels end of season water releases at the Francis E. Walter Dam

The U.S. Army Corps Engineers' Philadelphia District has announced there is not enough water storage at the Francis E. Walter Dam reservoir to hold end-of-season water releases Oct. 10-13. [Read More]
Published: Oct-08-14

Traffic on Reedy Point Bridge to be reduced to one lane

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (October 1, 2014) –- Traffic on the Reedy Point Bridge will be reduced to one lane [Read More]
Published: Oct-01-14

Army Corps awards contract for Oakwood Beach

PHILADELPHIA (September 18, 2014) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today awarded a $9.9-million contract to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for a coastal and storm damage reduction project at Oakwood Beach, N.J. The project, which entails the construction of a 50-foot wide berm, or beach, is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. [Read More]
Published: Sep-19-14

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

The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District will host a public meeting to review the 2014 [Read More]
Published: Sep-16-14

Army Corps To Release Additional Water Starting This Saturday At Francis E. Walter Dam

PHILADELPHIA (September 10, 2014) - The U.S. Army Corps Engineers' Philadelphia District has [Read More]
Published: Sep-10-14
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