Archive: August, 2018
  • Army Corps to close St. Georges Bridge for repair work

    PHILADELPHIA, PA. (August 10, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced the St. Georges Bridge will be closed to all traffic from Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 through January of 2019. The Army Corps and its contractor will be completing repair work of steel beams necessitating the closure.
  • Army Corps, NJDEP to host public meetings for flood risk study

    PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 3, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection are hosting public meetings regarding the New Jersey Back Bays Flood Risk Management study on Sept. 12, 2018 in Ventnor City, N.J. and on Sept 13 in Toms River Township, N.J.
  • Army Corps updates water release schedule for Francis E. Walter Dam

    PHILADELPHIA (Aug 3, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District updated the 2018 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 has enabled the Army Corps to schedule the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th increments of the plan, which include increased whitewater releases on Aug. 25, Aug. 26, Sept. 1, and Sept 2 and fisheries enhancement releases through Oct. 5.