Tag: Army Corps of Engineers
  • Army Corps begins assessing Hurricane Sandy damages

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District began inspecting its projects for damages and carrying out post-storm missions following historic Hurricane Sandy. Inspections are scheduled for a number of Army Corps of Engineers projects in the region, including coastal projects in New Jersey and Delaware, dams in eastern Pennsylvania and navigational channels in rivers and inlets. District Commander Lt. Col. Chris Becking inspected the Absecon Island beach nourishment project in Atlantic City and Ventnor on Oct. 30.
  • Army Corps to temporarily close road at Francis E. Walter Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District will temporarily close the Francis E. Walter Dam road (between Bear Creek Road and Route 940) from Oct. 15 at 7:00 a.m. to Oct. 19 at 5:00 p.m. for repair work.
  • Army Corps to hold public comment meeting for F.E. Walter recreation plan

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District will host a meeting to review the 2012 Francis E. Walter Dam recreation plan and solicit feedback for next year’s plan. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Holiday Inn Express in White Haven, Pa.
  • Army Corps cancels final whitewater release of 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers Philadelphia District announced it does not have enough water storage to hold a whitewater release Sept. 14 from the Francis E. Walter Dam.