• Army Corps shares update on SR-1 Bridge repairs and traffic patterns

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor are continuing work to replace the concrete deck overlay on the Senator William V. Roth, Jr. Bridge (SR-1) in Delaware. Lane restrictions will be in place periodically over several months. Traffic patterns will be altered from May 24-June 1.  
  • Army Corps shares Public Notice on Prompton Dam & Reservoir Master Plan Revision

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District is completing a revision of the Prompton Dam and Reservoir Master Plan, which was last updated in 1971.
  • Army Corps to switch traffic patterns for SR-1 Bridge Repairs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor are continuing work to replace the concrete deck overlay on the Senator William V. Roth, Jr. Bridge (SR-1) in Delaware. Lane restrictions will be in place periodically over several months. Traffic patterns will be altered from May 2-5.
  • Army Corps announces repairs, single lane closures for Chesapeake City Bridge

    PHILADELPHIA (April 19, 2022) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District announced repair work on the Chesapeake City Bridge in Cecil County, Maryland will begin in April 2022 and require periodic single-lane closures over a period of several months. Work includes repairs of the bridge superstructure steel, painting of the main span, and expansion joints. 
  • Army Corps to conduct repairs on SR-1 Bridge in Delaware

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District will be replacing the concrete deck overlay on the Senator William V. Roth, Jr. Bridge (SR-1) in Delaware beginning March 14th and ending in December 2022. The repair work will require lane restrictions and changing traffic patterns, as well as single and double lane closures.
  • Assistant Secretary of Army for Civil Works visits Philadelphia District

    Mr. Michael Connor, the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, and USACE senior leaders visited the Port of Wilmington and met with elected officials and partners during a Jan. 26 visit to the State of Delaware.
  • Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District to receive supplemental Infrastructure and Disaster Relief funding

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District will receive approximately $144.5 million in supplemental funding for projects and studies in the Delaware Valley and the coastal plains of Delaware and New Jersey. The funding is from two recently enacted laws — the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act; and the 2022 Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act.
  • USACE supports Operations Allies Welcome

    In August 2021, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began supporting “Operation Allies Refuge/Welcome.” The Department of State and Department of Homeland Security-led mission managed the relocations of Afghan nationals and their immediate families who supported the U.S. during the government’s 20-year presence in Afghanistan. USACE support primarily involved developing lease agreements for processing and screening facilities near airports in northern Virginia and New Jersey as well as engineering services, contracting management, and oversight of facility-related services.
  • Blue Marsh Lake updates Harmful Algae Bloom Status

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Philadelphia District is updating the harmful algal bloom status at Blue Marsh Lake from a Warning Status down to a Harmful Algal Bloom Advisory Status. The update in status does not eliminate the risks associated with harmful algae.
  • Army Corps shares details on final recreational water release of season at 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.