US Army Corps of Engineers
Philadelphia District & Marine Design Center

  • Army Corps hosts Engineering with Nature workshop in Delaware

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the non-profit Delaware Center for the Inland Bays co-hosted an Engineering with Nature (EWN) workshop April 10-12 in Delaware.
  • Army Corps to host annual Take Pride in Blue Marsh Day

    LEESPORT, PA – Blue Marsh Lake will be holding its 36th annual “Take Pride in Blue Marsh” volunteer work program on April 21st, 2018. 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 project staff for a day in the great outdoors.
  • Army Corps to close St. Georges Bridge for repair work

    PHILADELPHIA, PA. (February 23, 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.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers publishes request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged materials

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today published in the Federal Register its request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, Beneficial Use of Dredged Material.
  • Philly District team members support emergency recovery efforts

    In 2017, more than 60 team members from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District deployed to support recovery efforts associated with three major hurricanes, the California wildfires, and Louisiana flooding. The hurricane season was one of the most destructive on record as Harvey, Irma, and Maria caused widespread devastation.
  • Army Corps announces F.E. Walter Dam water release schedule

    PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 12, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District released the Flow Management Plan for the Francis E. Walter Dam in White Haven, PA. The plan, developed in partnership with Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, and the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, lists dates and release amounts for whitewater and fisheries releases for 2018, 2019, and 2020.
  • Dredging of Chesapeake City Basin and portion of C&D Canal set to begin last week of November

    PHILADELPHIA (Nov. 20, 2017) – The Dredging of Chesapeake City Basin is scheduled to begin the week
  • Army Corps continues Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts

    NEW YORK – It’s been five years since Hurricane Sandy made history as the largest Atlantic hurricane on record when it made landfall near Brigantine, N.J. on Oct. 29, 2012. With wind gusts in excess of 75 miles per hour and storm surge that inundated much of the New York and New Jersey coasts, the storm killed more than 100 Americans and caused more than $50 billion in damages. Since the storm, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has supported repair and recovery efforts throughout the northeast.
  • Army Corps to hold public meeting for F.E. Walter Dam recreation plan

    PHILADELPHIA (October 10, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District will host a public meeting to review the 2017 Francis E. Walter Dam recreation plan and solicit feedback for next year’s plan. The meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Nov. 8 at the White Haven Area Community Library at 121 Towanda St, White Haven, PA 18661. Organizational leadership is encouraged to attend and provide recommendations and feedback.
  • Army Corps awards contract for maintenance dredging of Chesapeake City Basin and portion of C&D Canal

    PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 6, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded