• Army Corps updates water release schedule at Francis E. Walter Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District updated the 2021 Francis E. Walter Dam recreation plan. The Army Corps updated the plan, which states whitewater and fisheries releases will be scheduled if enough water storage is accumulated in the reservoir.
  • Army Corps updates water release schedule at Francis E. Walter Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District updated the 2021 Francis E. Walter Dam recreation plan. The Army Corps updated the plan, which states whitewater and fisheries releases will be scheduled if enough water storage is accumulated in the reservoir. Precipitation throughout the early part of the summer has enabled the Army Corps to schedule the first four increments of the plan
  • USACE Philadelphia District holds Change of Command Ceremony

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District ushered in new leadership as Lt. Col. Ramon Brigantti assumed command of the organization from Lt. Col. David Park during a July 9th ceremony in the Wanamaker Building's Crystal Tea Room. Brigantti became the 61st commander in the District's 155 year history.
  • Army Corps, partners conducting monitoring in New Jersey estuaries and back bay marshes

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and partners are conducting monitoring in multiple locations along the marshes and in the waterways behind Seven Mile Island in Cape May County, N.J.
  • USACE senior leaders visit Philadelphia District

    Mr. Jaime Pinkham, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, and Maj. Gen. Butch Graham, USACE Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations, visited Philadelphia District projects and met with partners in Delaware and Maryland on June 15-16, 2021.
  • Army Corps to conduct repairs on St. Georges Bridge

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor Freyssinet, Inc. will be completing joint seal repairs on the St. Georges Bridge in Delaware. Work will begin Monday June 14 and last for about two weeks. Both lanes of the bridge will remain open during the project; however, a lane shift through the bike lane may be enacted.
  • Army Corps to dredge Barnegat Inlet and place sand off Harvey Cedars, NJ

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced details for an upcoming project that will involve dredging the Barnegat Inlet navigation channel and placing the sand in the nearshore area off Harvey Cedars, N.J.
  • Army Corps updates road closure status at Francis E. Walter Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced an update for the ongoing repairs of Walter Dam Road. Road repairs and paving work is being conducted in phases.
  • Blue Marsh Lake Open for Memorial Day Weekend with New Traffic Pattern

    The Dry Brooks Day Use Area at Blue Marsh Lake will reopen on Saturday, May 29, 2021 in time for Memorial Day weekend. Visitors should be aware that a new traffic pattern will be in place.
  • Notice of Five-Year Review: Chemours Chambers Works FUSRAP Site Deepwater, NJ

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Philadelphia District, is addressing radiological contamination in specific areas of the Chemours Chambers Works site in Deepwater, New Jersey. In the 1940s, manufacturing operations for the federal government resulted in limited areas of soil and groundwater contamination. USACE is addressing site cleanup under the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP). USACE is currently conducting a five-year review. The purpose of the review is to evaluate the implementation and performance of the site remedy to determine if the remedy is and will continue to protect human health and the environment.