US Army Corps of Engineers
Philadelphia District & Marine Design Center

  • Army Corps to host public meetings for Nassau County Back Bays study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its partners, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Nassau County, are hosting public meetings regarding the Nassau County Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management study on June 12 in the Village of Freeport, NY and on June 27 in the City of Long Beach, NY.
  • Blue Marsh Lake Rangers share water safety message

    Before you head out this Memorial Day weekend for a day on or near the water, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) at Blue Marsh Lake encourages you to make sure you have life jackets for everyone and that you wear them.
  • Army Corps and DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation restrict access to section of Indian River Inlet bulkhead

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Parks & Recreation have restricted access to a 120-foot section of bulkhead at the Indian River Inlet within the Delaware Seashore State Park. The sidewalk and adjacent capstones in the inlet have experienced significant erosion, creating the need to close off access to the section for safety reasons. 
  • Army Corps postpones St. Georges Bridge repair work

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has postponed St. Georges Bridge repair work due to inclement weather forecasted for the week of April 29. Work is now tentatively scheduled to be conducted from Monday May 6 through Saturday May 11 during the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Army Corps schedules St. Georges Bridge repair work

    PHILADELPHIA, PA. (April 22, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor Freyssinet, Inc. will be completing repairs to the St. Georges Bridge. Work will be conducted from Monday April 29 through Saturday May 4 during the hours of  7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Army Corps team members participate in water security mission in Africa

    Two USACE hydraulic engineers traveled to Africa in mid-March to share their expertise on a variety of groundwater-related issues. Steve England and Jake Helminiak of the USACE Philadelphia District traveled to the Kingdom of Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) to participate in workshops, field visits, and to share their expertise with government officials.
  • Army Corps to host annual Take Pride in Blue Marsh Day

    Blue Marsh Lake, located near Reading, Pa., will be holding its 38th annual “Take Pride in Blue Marsh” volunteer work program on April 27, 2019. Various projects for the day include: litter pickup, seedling planting, trail work, wildlife habitat improvement, table painting, trail improvements, landscaping and other projects. Friends, family and organizations are invited to join the Blue Marsh Lake staff for a day in the great outdoors.
  • Dredge McFarland returns to Philly after completing urgent Mississippi River dredging mission

    The Dredge McFarland, based out of Fort Mifflin in Philadelphia, returned home on March 14 after completing an emergency dredging mission in the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River, 90 miles south of New Orleans.
  • Army Corps and partners launch Seven Mile Island Living Lab

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced the launch of the Seven Mile Island Living Laboratory, an initiative designed to advance and improve dredging and marsh restoration techniques in coastal New Jersey through innovative research, collaboration, knowledge sharing, and practical application.
  • Army Corps releases interim report for New Jersey Back Bays study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced the release of an Interim Report for the New Jersey Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management Study.