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  • Chief of Engineers visits Philly District projects in Delaware and New Jersey

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District hosted Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, the 55th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, for a visit to several project sites in Delaware and New Jersey on April 7, 2021.
  • Blue Marsh Lake Day Use Area to be Closed for Paving Project

    Due to paving and construction activities involved with the rehabilitation of park roadways, the Dry Brooks Day Use Area will be closed for public access. This includes all facilities within the Day Use Area including the swim beach, pavilions, the Eyes of the Eagle Sensory Trail, and bathroom buildings. The closure will take place starting April 01, 2021 through May 28, 2021.
  • Army Corps still accepting public comments on Cape May seawall draft report

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District is still accepting public and agency comments on a draft report that addresses the need for storm protection along a portion of the existing Cape May seawall in the vicinity of Wilmington and Beach Avenues.
  • Army Corps of Engineers requires face masks at Blue Marsh Lake

    As the nation works to slow the spread of COVID-19, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reminds all visitors, volunteers, and employees that a face mask is required to be worn at all Blue Marsh Lake facilities. Masks must always be worn when entering any building including the Visitor Center, comfort stations, and administration buildings. Masks must be worn outdoors on Blue Marsh Lake property and recreation areas if physical distancing cannot be met, such as when hiking on trails or visiting sites that may be popular or crowded.
  • Army Corps of Engineers requires face masks at all recreation projects

    As the nation works to slow the spread of COVID-19, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District reminds all visitors, volunteers, and employees that a face mask is required in all USACE buildings and facilities. Masks must also be worn outdoors on USACE-managed lands and recreation areas if physical distancing cannot be met, such as when hiking on trails or visiting sites that may be popular or crowded.
  • Army Corps issues advisory for New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway dredging

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has issued an advisory regarding upcoming dredging along the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway.
  • Army Corps awards contract for periodic nourishment of Lower Cape May Meadows-Cape May Point project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a contract to Yannuzzi Group of Kinnelon, NJ for $1.1 million to conduct periodic nourishment of the Lower Cape Meadows-Cape May Point project in New Jersey. The project is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Borough of Cape May Point, City of Cape May, Lower Township, the Nature Conservancy, and Cape May Point State Park.
  • Protecting fragile coasts and improving community resilience

    In this episode of the new Engineering With Nature® Podcast, guest Monica Chasten, a project manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Philadelphia District’s Operations Division, discusses Engineering With Nature (EWN) and her work and collaboration with other scientists and engineers to advance coastal dredging practices and the beneficial use of dredged material.
  • 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.
  • Army Corps awards contract for periodic nourishment of Bethany, South Bethany beaches

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 21, 2020) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a contract to Weeks Marine, Inc. for $11.1 million to conduct the periodic nourishment of the Bethany & South Bethany Coastal Storm Risk Management project in Delaware. Work is the result of a partnership between the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.