• USACE organizará jornada una casa abierta para la revisión del Plan Maestro de Blue Marsh Lake

    El Cuerpo de Ingenieros del Ejército de los EE. UU. (USACE) organizar á una casa abierta el 23 de marzo de 2023 para iniciar un proceso de revisión del Plan Maestro del Lago Blue Marsh de 1975. La casa abierta se llevará a cabo de 5-7 p.m. en el Centro Agrícola del Condado de Berks, 1238 County Welfare Road, Leesport, PA 19533.
  • USACE to host open house for Blue Marsh Lake Master Plan revision

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will host an open house on March 23, 2023, to kick off a process to revise the 1975 Blue Marsh Lake Master Plan. The open house will be held from 5-7 p.m. at the Berks County Agricultural Center, 1238 County Welfare Road, Leesport, PA 19533.
  • Blue Marsh Lake Shoreline Projects to Begin with Temporary Closures within Day Use Area

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Blue Marsh Lake, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, and the Berks County Conservation District have partnered together to restore multiple sections of degraded shoreline, improve shoreline fishing opportunities, and install a variety of in-water habitat structures throughout the next year.
  • Army Corps to conduct repairs on St. Georges Bridge; bridge to remain closed to traffic for 18 months

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced a major repair project will commence in early April at the St. Georges Bridge along the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal in New Castle County, Delaware. During construction, the bridge will remain closed to all traffic for approximately 18 months.
  • Army Corps awards contract for Avalon and Stone Harbor beach nourishment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, IL for $28.8 million to conduct periodic nourishment of the Townsends Inlet to Cape May Inlet (Avalon & Stone Harbor) dune and beachfill project. The project is a joint effort between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and the boroughs of Avalon and Stone Harbor.
  • Army Corps awards contract for beach nourishment along Delaware Coast

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Weeks Marine of Cranford, N.J. for $23.8 million to conduct periodic nourishment on three dune and beachfill projects along the Delaware coast. The contract is a joint effort between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.
  • Army Corps and Delaware sign cost-sharing agreement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Philadelphia District has signed a feasibility cost sharing agreement with the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) to initiate a new study for the Delaware Inland Bays.
  • Army Corps updates status on Chesapeake City Bridge closures

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District shared an update on ongoing repair work on the Chesapeake City Bridge in Cecil County, Maryland. Work includes repairs of the bridge expansion joints and will require periodic single-lane closures. Single lane closures are currently estimated to take place from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. ​No lane closures will take place on Saturdays and Sundays. Work is estimated to continue through the end of February. 
  • Blue Marsh Lake presents national Corps award to Berks Area Mountain Biking Association

    On October 27, 2022 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Philadelphia District presented the Corps Excellence in Partnerships Award to Berks Area Mountain Biking Association (BAMBA) for their exemplary partnership work benefitting Blue Marsh Lake.
  • Army Corps shares 2023 plan for Francis E. Walter Dam recreational water releases

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District shared the 2023 Recreation Plan for the Francis E. Walter Dam. The plan specifies dates and actions associated with whitewater and fishing releases from the dam from late March to early October of 2023. USACE coordinates the plan with the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission and the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.