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Barnegat Inlet selected as pilot project for beneficial use of dredged material program

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers solicited and received 95 proposals from across the country for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016. A team of subject matter experts evaluated the proposals and selected 10 projects for the program, including a proposal to beneficially use dredged material from the Barnegat Inlet navigation channel in Ocean County, N.J. [Read More]
Published: Jan-09-19

Repair work to St. Georges Bridge nears completion

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor Freyssinet, Inc. continue to make repairs to the St. Georges Bridge. Work includes replacement of 45 floor beam covers and more than 7,000 bolts and rivets on the underside of the structure, and replacement of all deck joint strip seals. Work is expected to be completed around the end of January. [Read More]
Published: Jan-08-19

Army Corps completes dredging and marsh restoration project near Stone Harbor, NJ

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Barnegat Bay Dredging Company recently completed a dredging and marsh restoration project near Stone Harbor, N.J. Work involved dredging sediment from the channel of the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway and beneficially using the material to create habitat on marshland owned by the New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife.    [Read More]
Published: Jan-08-19

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plan for Fiscal 2019 Civil Works Appropriations

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2019 (FY 2019) Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program yesterday. [Read More]
Published: Nov-21-18

Army Corps awards contract for Delaware River dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a contract to Norfolk Dredging Company of Chesapeake, VA for $13.5 million for dredging the Delaware River main channel. [Read More]
Published: Oct-26-18

Army Corps announces final water release schedule of 2018 season from F. E. Walter Dam

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 2, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced the [Read More]
Published: Oct-02-18

Army Corps' North Atlantic Division engaged in Hurricane Florence response and recovery mission

NEW YORK ― The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division (NAD), remains fully engaged with local and national agencies in support of response and recovery efforts from impacts of Hurricane Florence. [Read More]
Published: Sep-19-18

Army Corps to draw down reservoirs at Blue Marsh Lake and Francis E. Walter Dam

PHILADELPHIA, PA (SEPT. 5, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers Philadelphia District announced it will draw down the reservoirs at Blue Marsh Lake and Francis E. Walter Dam in preparation for significant forecasted rainfall. Blue Marsh Lake is located on the Tulpehocken Creek, a tributary of the Schuylkill River, about four miles northwest of Reading, Pa. The Francis E. Walter Dam is located near the confluence of Bear Creek and the Lehigh River in White Haven, Pa [Read More]
Published: Sep-05-18

Army Corps to resume construction on stormwater management system in Margate

PHILADELPHIA (Sept 5, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers Philadelphia District announced that construction will resume on the stormwater management system in Margate, N.J. [Read More]
Published: Sep-05-18

Army Corps to close St. Georges Bridge for repair work

PHILADELPHIA, PA. (August 10, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced the St. Georges Bridge will be closed to all traffic from Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 through January of 2019. The Army Corps and its contractor will be completing repair work of steel beams necessitating the closure. [Read More]
Published: Aug-10-18
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