Tag: Army Corps of Engineers
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Retirees still finding ways to serve the nation

    Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic, retirees across the nation have been finding ways to help their neighbors and fellow citizens. For Ed Mills, Ed Otto, and Beth Utecht, the national crisis also represented an opportunity to serve their country. Since March, all three have worked at FEMA’s Community Vaccination Center (CVC) in Newark, N.J. They serve in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Reemployed Annuitant Cadre, a group of 800 retirees who stand ready to support emergency response efforts across the country.
  • Army Corps constructs beach access with innovative flood barrier in Seaside Heights

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor completed construction of a vehicular access in Seaside Heights, NJ where the beach meets the boardwalk at Grant Avenue. The access includes a removable coastal flood barrier, which can be quickly installed prior to a storm. The vehicular access and removable barrier are part of the 14-mile dune and beachfill project along the Barnegat Peninsula in Ocean County, NJ.
  • Army Corps announces road closure at Francis E. Walter Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced sections of Walter Dam Road (and through traffic between Bear Creek Road and Route 940) will be closed from April 26 through June 30 for repairs and road reconstruction.
  • Army Corps announces traffic and recreational changes at Blue Marsh Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be implementing changes to traffic, parking, and recreational operations at the boat launches operated by USACE Blue Marsh Lake. The modifications to parking and recreational activities will help resolve ongoing congestion issues and ultimately improve visitor safety and experiences. 
  • Army Corps shares details on final recreational water release of season at Francis E. Walter Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced the schedule for the final water release of the recreation season for the Francis E. Walter Dam in White Haven, PA.
  • Army Corps awards contract for periodic nourishment of Bethany, South Bethany beaches

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 21, 2020) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a contract to Weeks Marine, Inc. for $11.1 million to conduct the periodic nourishment of the Bethany & South Bethany Coastal Storm Risk Management project in Delaware. Work is the result of a partnership between the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.