US Army Corps of Engineers
Philadelphia District & Marine Design Center

  • Army Corps and partners to host public meeting for Francis. E. Walter Dam Re-evaluation study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its partners, the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, are hosting a public meeting regarding a re-evaluation study for the Francis E. Walter Dam and Reservoir on Jan. 9, 2020 at the Mountain Laurel Resort in White Haven, Pa.
  • Repairs to St. Georges Bridge extended

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor Freyssinet, Inc. have extended scheduled joint seal repairs on the St. Georges Bridge in Delaware. Work is expected to be completed by Friday December 6, 2019. Operations will be conducted weekdays between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Army Corps to conduct repairs on St. Georges Bridge

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor Freyssinet, Inc. will be completing joint seal repairs on the St. Georges Bridge in Delaware. Work will be conducted from Monday November 18 through Friday November 22 between the hours of 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
  • Army Corps to conduct C&D Canal maintenance dredging

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor will begin maintenance dredging on the approach to the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal in late November 2019 with completion expected by mid-January 2020.
  • Army Corps to conduct safety inspections on Roth Bridge

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District will be conducting safety inspections on the Senator William V. Roth, Jr. Bridge (SR-1) beginning Oct. 15, 2019 and ending mid-December 2019.
  • Army Corps announces final water release schedule for Francis E. Walter Dam

    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.
  • Army Corps conducts environmental restoration through Handshake Program

    The Francis E. Walter Dam, owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, was constructed approximately 60 years ago. During the construction process, millions of cubic yards of sediment and rock were excavated from two nearby borrow areas to build the earthen embankment of the dam. For the past 11 years, the Army Corps, Pheasants Forever Chapter 803, and other non-profit organizations have worked to reclaim and restore these borrow areas by removing invasive species and planting native and pollinator plant species that enhance wildlife habitat.  
  • Army Corps awards contract for Ocean City, Sea Isle City, and Strathmere beachfill

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois for $32.5 million to complete periodic nourishment of two projects in Cape May County, N.J. The contract calls for dredging more than 2.4 million cubic yards of sand and placing on the beaches in Ocean City, Strathmere, and Sea Isle City.   
  • Army Corps awards contract for Rehoboth and Dewey beach nourishment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois for $7.21 million to conduct periodic nourishment of the Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The project is a joint effort of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.
  • Army Corps awards contract for Seven Mile Island beachfill

    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 Inlet to Cape May Inlet (Avalon and Stone Harbor) 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 the communities of Avalon and Stone Harbor.