US Army Corps of Engineers
Philadelphia District & Marine Design Center

The Francis E. Walter Dam has prevented more than $220 million in flood damages since its construction. It also supports recreation along the Lehigh River with planned fishing and whitewater rafting water releases.
Rick Benoit (left) and Steve England (right) of the USACE Forward Response Technical Dive Team displayed the American and USACE colors after conducting above and below water inspections of waterfront infrastructure at the U.S. Army Garrison Kwajalein Atoll.
In July 2019, USACE awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company for periodic nourishment of the Cape May Inlet to Lower Township (Cape May City) Coastal Storm Risk Management project. Work began in September 2019.
On July 21, USACE and its contractor completed dredging and sand placement for the Manasquan Inlet to Barnegat Inlet Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The project covers 13 miles of coastline along the Barnegat Peninsula and is designed to reduce the risk of storm damages for communities.

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Army Corps awards contract for Seven Mile Island beachfill
9/11/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill. for $7.5 million to complete periodic nourishment of the Townsends...
Army Corps dive team conducts inspections at Kwajalein Atoll
9/10/2019
The USACE Forward Response Technical Dive Team conducted above and below water inspections of waterfront infrastructure from Aug. 13-26 at the U.S. Army Garrison Kwajalein Atoll in the Republic of the...
Army Corps updates water release schedule at Francis E. Walter Dam
8/9/2019
The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District updated the 2019 Francis E. Walter Dam recreation plan. The Army Corps updated the plan, which states whitewater and fisheries releases will be...

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