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USACE and its contractor, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, are conducting beachfill operations on Absecon Island. Work will take place in Atlantic City, Ventnor, Margate and Longport and is expected to be completed in the winter of 2020/2021.
In an episode on the Engineering With Nature® Podcast, Monica Chasten, a project manager for the USACE Philadelphia District’s Operations Division, discusses her work with other scientists and engineers to advance coastal dredging practices and the beneficial use of dredged material.
On July 31, 2020, the Air Force, USACE, elected officials and partners broke ground on a new $41.2 aircraft hangar at Dover Air Force Base. The fully enclosed hangar will enable all-weather maintenance of C-5 and C-17 aircraft.
The Fullerton, owned and operated by Barnegat Bay Dredging Company, conducts dredging in the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway near Stone Harbor, NJ in September 2020. Sediment is being pumped onto Gull Island and Sturgeon Islands, two low lying marsh islands.

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Army Corps awards contract for periodic nourishment of Lower Cape May Meadows-Cape May Point project
10/23/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a contract to Yannuzzi Group of Kinnelon, NJ for $1.1 million to conduct periodic nourishment of the Lower Cape Meadows-Cape May...
Engineering With Nature® Podcast, Season 1: Episode 8
10/14/2020
In this episode of the new Engineering With Nature® Podcast, guest Monica Chasten, a project manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Philadelphia District’s Operations Division, discusses...
Army Corps shares details on final recreational water release of season at Francis E. Walter Dam
10/5/2020
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...

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