• Spring Service Day at Blue Marsh Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Blue Marsh Lake will be hosting a Spring Service Day at Blue Marsh Lake in partnership with the Penn State Alumni Association Berks County Chapter on Saturday, April 27, 2024.
  • Army Corps to host public meeting on upcoming Indian River Inlet repairs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District will host a public meeting regarding upcoming repairs and construction at the Indian River Inlet in Sussex County, Delaware. The meeting will be held April 12 from 11:00-12:30 at the Hyatt Dewey Place (1301 Coastal Hwy, Dewey Beach, DE 19971). The meeting will focus on upcoming repair work of a bulkhead along the north shoreline and sand tightening work along the south jetty. USACE has awarded a contract for this work to Agate Construction Co., Inc. of Egg Harbor Township, N.J. Work is estimated to begin later in the month.
  • USACE to host open house to share info on Draft Blue Marsh Lake Master Plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will host an open house on Feb. 29, 2024, to share details on a draft revision of the Blue Marsh Lake Master Plan. The open house will be held from 5-7 p.m. at the Berks County Agricultural Center, 1238 County Welfare Road, Leesport, PA 19533.
  • Army Corps shares update on Indian River Inlet repairs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Agate Construction Co., Inc. of Egg Harbor Township, N.J. for $5.3 million to repair a portion of bulkhead and to sand-tighten a portion of the south jetty at Indian River Inlet in Sussex County, DE. Work is anticipated to begin in Spring 2024.
  • USACE team members participate in knowledge sharing mission in Africa

    This past October, two USACE hydraulic engineers traveled to Africa to share knowledge and expertise on flooding related issues.
  • Army Corps contractor to begin repairs at mouth of Point Pleasant Canal

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced bulkhead repair work will begin this month at the mouth of the Point Pleasant Canal in Ocean County, N.J.
  • Army Corps to co-host Delaware County open house for Eastwick Flood Risk Management Study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will co-host an open house/public meeting on November 9, 2023, from 5-7 p.m. at Academy Park High School located at 300 Calcon Hook Rd, Sharon Hill, PA 19079, regarding the ongoing Eastwick Flood Risk Management Study.
  • Army Corps awards contract for Ocean City, Strathmere, Sea Isle City beachfill project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill. for $33.7 million to complete periodic nourishment of the Great Egg Harbor Inlet to Townsends Inlet Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The project is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and Ocean City, Sea Isle City, and Upper Township, N.J. Work is designed to maintain the dune and berm system in the communities and reduce the risk of storm damages to coastal infrastructure.
  • Army Corps awards contract for Oakwood beach nourishment

    PHILADELPHIA (October 16, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Agate Construction Co., Inc. for $2.6 million to conduct periodic nourishment work at Oakwood Beach in Salem County N.J. This project is a joint effort of the Army Corps Philadelphia District and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
  • Army Corps shares details for final water releases of recreation season

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District shared details for the final recreational water releases (also known as the ‘mega release’) from the Francis E. Walter Dam.