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  • Army Corps, Rehoboth Beach to host Town Hall regarding Lakes Management Plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Rehoboth Beach will host a public Town Hall meeting Wednesday, June 28, to discuss a draft Lakes Management Plan for Silver Lake and Lake Comegys in Sussex County, Delaware
  • Army Corps updates water release schedule for Francis E. Walter Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced an update to the 2023 Francis E. Walter Dam recreation plan. With long-term forecasts showing little significant rainfall, USACE anticipates the four scheduled whitewater releases in June will be reduced and evenly allocated based on available water storage. The projected weekend flow during the reduced whitewater events in June will be announced the Wednesday prior to each event.
  • Army Corps awards contract for Brigantine beach nourishment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Norfolk Dredging Company for $14 million to conduct periodic nourishment of the Brigantine dune and berm Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The project is a joint effort between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and the City of Brigantine.
  • Blue Marsh Lake Seguridad en el Agua y Otros Recordatorios para el Inicio de la Temporada de Verano

    El Cuerpo de Ingenieros del Ejército de los EE. UU., Blue Marsh Lake Park Rangers desea recordar a los visitantes la importancia de practicar actividades seguras, sensatas y reflexivas en, sobre y alrededor de aguas abiertas.
  • Blue Marsh Lake - Water Safety and Other Reminders for Summer Season Kickoff

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Blue Marsh Lake Park Rangers would like to remind visitors of the importance of practicing safe, sensible, and thoughtful activities in, on, and around open water. Park Rangers are preparing for another busy summer season kicking off Memorial Day weekend.
  • Army Corps shares update on Beltzville Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District shared an update on the water quality selective withdrawal system at Beltzville Dam in Carbon County, PA. The selective withdrawal system requires maintenance and will be unavailable until repairs are completed. This means USACE will be unable to manipulate downstream temperatures within Pohopoco Creek.
  • Army Corps shares update on schedule for beach nourishment along Delaware Coast

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District shared an update on the construction schedule for ongoing dune and beach nourishment work along the Delaware coast. USACE’s contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc., is mobilizing a third hopper dredge to the site, which will significantly impact the schedule with construction beginning earlier than anticipated in several communities.
  • Army Corps shares update on Chesapeake City Bridge repairs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District shared an update on repair work on the Chesapeake City Bridge in Cecil County, Maryland. Work includes repairs of the bridge expansion joints and will require periodic single-lane closures.
  • Army Corps to conduct repairs on St. Georges Bridge; bridge to remain closed to traffic for 18 months

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District is reminding motorists, bicyclists, and nearby residents that a major repair project will commence in April at the St. Georges Bridge along the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal in New Castle County, Delaware. During construction, the bridge will remain closed to all traffic for approximately 18 months. St. Georges Bridge will close to all traffic starting on April 4, 2023. 
  • USACE organizará jornada una casa abierta para la revisión del Plan Maestro de Blue Marsh Lake

    El Cuerpo de Ingenieros del Ejército de los EE. UU. (USACE) organizar á una casa abierta el 23 de marzo de 2023 para iniciar un proceso de revisión del Plan Maestro del Lago Blue Marsh de 1975. La casa abierta se llevará a cabo de 5-7 p.m. en el Centro Agrícola del Condado de Berks, 1238 County Welfare Road, Leesport, PA 19533.