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  • Army Corps awards contract for Southern Ocean City, Strathmere and Sea Isle beachfill

    PHILADELPHIA (November 10, 2014) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $57.6-million contract to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for a coastal and storm damage reduction project extending from the southern end of Ocean City to Strathmere and Sea Isle. The project, which entails the construction of a dune and a berm, or beach, in front of each community, is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
  • Traffic on Reedy Point Bridge to be reduced to one lane

    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (October 1, 2014) –- Traffic on the Reedy Point Bridge will be reduced to one lane
  • Army Corps partners with state, local, non-profits on dredging and marsh restoration demo project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has partnered with state, local, and
  • Army Corps updates water release schedule at Francis E. Walter Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District has updated the recreation plan for the Francis E. Walter Dam. The 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 spring and summer has allowed the Corps to add the first five increments of the plan, which includes 4 additional whitewater releases and fisheries enhancement water releases from July 26-Sept 12
  • Army Corps, Philly Water Department to celebrate ecosystem restoration

    PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District and the Philadelphia Water Department partnered to complete a transformative restoration of the West Branch of Indian Creek as part of the Cobbs Creek Habitat Restoration project. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour will be held on Friday, April 25 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Charles Papa Playground, at 6839 Lansdowne Avenue in Philadelphia
  • Media Advisory: Agencies, organizations to discuss Delaware River watershed

    PHILADELPHIA -- On Friday April 4, representatives from more than 100 groups --- public and private, environmental and economic, regulatory and academic -- will gather at the Academy of Natural Sciences here to discuss the Delaware River and its surrounding watershed, so vital to the region.
  • Philadelphia District to participate in Stripes & Stars Festival

    Philadelphia, PA -- From star-spangled banners to five-star generals, Philadelphia celebrates the
  • Army Corps announces F.E. Walter Dam water release schedule

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District released the 2014 Flow Management Plan for the Francis E. Walter Dam in White Haven, Penn. 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 the 2014 recreation season.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases Hurricane Sandy Coastal Projects Performance Evaluation Study

    PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has completed and released the findings of the Hurricane Sandy Coastal Projects Performance Evaluation Study that was conducted in accordance with the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 (Public Law 113-2, or often referred to as the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill). USACE was directed by Chapter 4 of Public Law 113-2 to evaluate the performance of existing USACE coastal projects impacted by Hurricane Sandy, with the purpose of determining their effectiveness and recommending improvements thereto.
  • Army Corps to hold public comment meeting for F.E. Walter Dam recreation plan

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District will host a meeting to review the 2013 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. 7 at the Holiday Inn Express in White Haven, Pa. (intersection of Rt 940 and Northeast Extension of the Pa Turnpike).