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US Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

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Mission Assignment Video - Construction Completed

Mission Assignment Video - Construction In Progress

US Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District Coronavirus (COVID-19) News Releases

  • Blue Marsh Lake Swimming Beach to Open; Restrictions in Place for Holiday Weekend

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced the swimming beach at Blue Marsh Lake will open to the public on July 2, 2020. The bathhouse and shower facilities at the beach will also open. Visitation in the Dry Brooks Day Use Area will be limited to 75% capacity. Park Rangers will be monitoring the visitation and closing the area as needed.
  • Army Corps completes Alternate Care Facility construction in New Jersey

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District completed construction on a fourth Alternate Care Facility in East Orange, New Jersey as part of the ongoing response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
  • Army Corps working to construct alternate care facilities in New Jersey

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District is working to expand capacity at medical facilities in East Orange, Paramus, and Trenton, N.J. as part of the ongoing response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
  • USACE Philadelphia District supporting response to COVID-19 public health emergency

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District is providing initial planning and engineering support for the States of New Jersey and Delaware to address possible medical facility shortages due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The mission, in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the two states, is part of a nationwide federal, state and local effort to respond to the public health emergency.
  • UPDATE: All scheduled events at Blue Marsh Lake cancelled

    Following guidelines issued by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters, all scheduled events at Blue Marsh Lake are cancelled until further notice. This includes all previously issued Special Use Permits for organized activities such as fishing tournaments, trail races, church services, and search and rescue training. The beach area is closed to public use and large group use of the picnic areas is prohibited. Park Rangers are still on duty and will be disbursing any large groups they come upon while on patrol.
  • USACE Philadelphia District provides update on status during COVID-19 public health emergency

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District is taking precautionary measures to protect its workforce, while also remaining committed to executing its key missions during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
  • All scheduled events at Blue Marsh Lake cancelled

    Due to concerns on the spread of the Coronavirus and based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, all scheduled events and programs at Blue Marsh Lake are cancelled until the end of the April.

US Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

  • March

    OMB provides relief in SAM.gov registration extensions

    This effort is intended as relief for those otherwise required to re-register during that time frame.
  • USACE Support to COVID-19 Response

    Hear remarks by Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy and Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, specific to support by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to the national Coronavirus response. These clips are excerpts from the March 20, 2020 press conference in the Pentagon. https://www.facebook.com/USACEHQ/videos/215875549492744/ The full event, including remarks by Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy; Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James McConville; Army Corps of Engineers Commander Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite; and Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Scott Dingle can also be viewed here: https://facebook.com/DeptofDefense/videos/2643688735757461/
  • Memo from the Director of Contracting re: COVID-19

    For USACE Contractors, As the Director of Contracting for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, I wanted to personally reach out to all of you and let you know that we are actively monitoring the situation in regards to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Attached is the guidance we received on planning for potential Novel Coronavirus Contract Impacts.

Mission Assignment Photos

USACE Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Sand Point Services, LLC to convert portions of the St. Francis Medical Center into a 37-bed facility. Construction began April 14, 2020 and was completed on April 27, 2020. The mission was part of a unified response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
USACE Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Conti Federal Services, LLC to convert the hospital’s gymnasium into a 30-bed facility. Construction began April 9, 2020 and was completed on April 22, 2020. The mission was part of a federal, state, and local response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
The USACE Philadelphia District awarded a contract to DynCorp International, LLC to construct a 100-bed medical tent in one section of the Bergen New Bridge Medical Center parking lot. Construction began April 15, 2020 and was completed on April 29, 2020.
USACE Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Cutting Edge Group, LLC to convert currently unused hospital space into a 250-bed facility. Construction began April 9, 2020 and was completed on May 3, 2020. The mission was part of a federal, state, and local response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Contractors work on lighting and HVAC as part of construction at the Bergen New Bridge Medical Center in Paramus, N.J. USACE is working with FEMA and the state to expand capacity at medical facilities as part of the ongoing response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Contractors work on flooring as part of construction at the Bergen New Bridge Medical Center in Paramus, N.J. USACE is working with FEMA and the state to expand capacity at medical facilities as part of the ongoing response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division Commander Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Milhorn, Philadelphia District Commander Lt. Col. David Park and other partners toured the Meadowlands Field Medical Station in Secaucus, NJ on April 2nd.
USACE North Atlantic Division Commander Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Milhorn, Philadelphia District Commander Lt. Col. David Park and other partners toured the Meadowlands Field Medical Station in Secaucus, NJ on April 2nd with NJ Governor Phil Murphy and Senator Bob Menendez.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District assessment teams conduct an inspection of a Delaware facility on Mar. 26, 2020. USACE is providing initial planning and engineering support to address possible medical facility shortages due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District assessment teams conduct an inspection of a Delaware facility on Mar. 26, 2020. USACE is providing initial planning and engineering support to address possible medical facility shortages due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District assessment teams conduct an inspection of a Delaware facility on Mar. 26, 2020. USACE is providing initial planning and engineering support to address possible medical facility shortages due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District assessment teams conduct an inspection of a Delaware facility on Mar. 26, 2020. USACE is providing initial planning and engineering support to address possible medical facility shortages due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
USACE Philadelphia District team members met with officials from New Jersey on Mar. 22, 2020 to discuss the ongoing mission to provide initial planning and engineering support to address possible medical facility shortages in the state as part of the COVID-19 response.