Tag: Philadelphia
  • Army Corps releases draft report for Eastwick Flood Risk Management Study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced the release of a draft report for the Eastwick Flood Risk Management Study. The draft report outlines a ‘Tentatively Selected Plan,’ which includes an approximately 1400-foot levee along the left bank of Cobbs Creek within the Eastwick Regional Park and Clearview Landfill. The levee plan is designed to reduce the risk of flood damages to homes, property, and public infrastructure.
  • Army Corps awards contract for Delaware River maintenance dredging

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Seaward Marine of Norfolk, Va. for $12.9 million to conduct maintenance dredging of portions of the federal channel of the Delaware River between Philadelphia and Trenton.
  • Army Corps’ Philly District to depart Wanamaker Building offices

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District will soon fully depart its headquarters offices at the Wanamaker Building in Philadelphia. The General Services Administration Mid-Atlantic Region awarded a contract to lease new office space for the USACE Philadelphia District at 1650 Arch Street in Center City Philadelphia.
  • Army Corps seeks public comment on modified permit process for activities in Pennsylvania

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh districts, jointly released for public comment their proposal to issue Pennsylvania State Programmatic General Permit – 6 (PASPGP-6) Sept. 4, 2020.
  • USACE Philadelphia District provides update on status during COVID-19 public health emergency

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District is taking precautionary measures to protect its workforce, while also remaining committed to executing its key missions during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
  • Army Corps, Pennsylvania officials meet for first-ever collaboration workshop

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held its first-ever regional collaboration meeting with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Tuesday at the Rachel Carson Building, aimed at increasing awareness of interagency capabilities and strengthening partnerships.
  • Army Corps updates water release schedule at Francis E. Walter Dam

    PHILADELPHIA (Oct 5, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District updated the 2016 Francis E. Walter Dam recreation plan. The Corps updated the plan, which states whitewater and fisheries releases will be scheduled if enough water storage is accumulated in the reservoir. There is currently not enough water storage to hold the tenth and final increment of the plan (release excess water storage between Friday, Oct. 7 and Monday Oct. 10).