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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reveals findings of Back Bays study

United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released a draft report for the Nassau County Coastal Storm Risk Management Study, which outlines a tentatively selected plan that includes East Rockaway and Lynbrook. It would include elevating more than 14,000 homes and flood-proofing more than 2,500 industrial and commercial properties across the South Shore to mitigate… Read More

Division Commander highlights partnership, engineering excellence at USACE Far East District

United States

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Pacific Ocean Division (POD) Commander, Brig. Gen. Kirk Gibbs conducted an official visit to the Far East District, engaging with employees, U.S and international partners and touring critical projects while in the Republic of Korea Aug. 19 – 27. During the COVID compliant visit, Gibbs, who is the senior U.S…. Read More

Army Corps to host virtual public meetings Sept 20, 21 on New Jersey Back Bays Study

PA, United States

PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting virtual public meetings next week on the New Jersey Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management Study. Meeting details are as follows: September 20 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. ​Click here for meeting link Meeting number: 199 656 2189 Meeting password: gyFgyis@243 Join by phone: +1-844-800-2712 Phone access code: 199… Read More

Army Corps. approves Galeton lake dredging permit

PA, United States

Galeton Borough is one step closer to dredging Berger Lake after receiving permit approval from the Army Corps. of Engineers. It was announced at borough council’s Sept. 8 meeting that the dredging has been pushed back to the summer of 2022 due to permitting issues, which were not specified. Also at the meeting, borough secretary… Read More

Nothing good happens after midnight; US Coast Guard rescues 6 after collision

NJ, United States

Beach Haven, NJ (September 19, 2021) – Six boaters were rescued after their 30-foot powerboat struck a fixed aid to navigation. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Command Center received a call from a good Samaritan at 12:18 am stating he overheard a large crash and several calls for help in the vicinity… Read More

Corps announces temporary closure at Big Sandy Lake boat ramp

MN, United States

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will temporarily close the south boat landing at Big Sandy Lake, near McGregor, Minnesota, to reconstruct the ramp, beginning Sept. 20. The ramp will be closed for about two weeks. “This routine maintenance is to improve the conditions at this heavily utilized… Read More

AFCEC, USACE partnership essential to delivering Installation of the Future

FL, United States

By Sarah McNair, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Public Affairs / Published September 18, 2021 TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFNS) — The Air Force Civil Engineer Center and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have partnered before, but never on such a herculean effort. Prior to Hurricane Michael’s direct hit to Tyndall Air… Read More

Corps of Engineers hosts open house at Lock and Dam 10

MN, United States

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting an open house at Lock and Dam 10, in Guttenberg, Iowa, Saturday, Sept. 25, in conjunction with GermanFest. The lock, located at 5 Lock and Dam Lane, in Guttenberg, will be open to the public from 11 a.m. – 3… Read More

US Army Corps of Engineers continues Hurricane Ida’s recovery mission

United States

(KLFY) Commander of the US Army Corps of Engineers for Hurricane Ida’s recovery mission, Colonel Zachary Miller says they are diligently working with the local, state, and federal response missions. “We are here as long as FEMA wants us here and as long as the state needs us here,” Miller says. Ahead of the Category… Read More

Holden Beach, Corps begin $3M storm risk planning study

NC, United States

A three-year study is underway in Holden Beach that could set the tone for how future beach projects may be funded. The town has signed an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to launch a coastal storm risk management feasibility study, one that will determine whether it’s in the federal government’s interest to… Read More

RSC the first stop in USACE’s Hurricane Ida response

AK, United States

MOBILE, Ala. – In response to Hurricane Ida relief, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Readiness Support Center (RSC) located in Mobile, Ala. Has begun to conduct Reception, Staging, Onward Movement and Integration (RSOI) and Roofing Quality Assurance (QA) training of the personnel deploying to support the region. The RSC has been receiving and training… Read More

Navigation Notice: St. Louis District Channel Maintenance Dredging Dredge “Potter” UPDATE 14 Sep 21

IL, United States

CHANNEL MAINTENANCE DREDGING – UPDATE 14 SEPTEMBER 2021 USACE Dredge Potter Upper Mississippi River mile 0 – 300 Illinois Waterway mile 0 – 80 1. Commencing on 9 July 2021 and continuing until further notice, the US Army Corps of Engineers Dredge Potter will perform channel maintenance dredging at various locations within the St. Louis… Read More

Poplar Island Project by the Corps

MD, United States

Poplar Island Overview Poplar Island, recently on the verge of disappearing, is today a national model for habitat restoration and the beneficial use of dredged material. Just off the Chesapeake Bay coastline, about 34 miles south of Baltimore in Talbot County, Md., Poplar Island is being returned to its former size and important ecological function… Read More

USACE wants to ‘avoid’ dredging Masonboro Inlet for Wrightsville Beach nourishment projects

United States

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – For coastal communities in the Cape Fear region, beach nourishment projects help keep new sand on shorelines which are often a victim of erosion. Earlier this year, the Department of Interior reversed a Trump-era decision that would have allowed dredging of sand from protected areas like Masonboro Inlet. Despite a decades-old… Read More

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