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Army Corps to host public meeting on levee systems, flood risk management

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a public meeting July 18 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Smart Energy Building at Binghamton University (85 Murray Hill Road in Vestal) to present on and discuss levee systems in Broome, Chenango and Tioga counties along with other flood risk management-related topics like flood mapping, insurance and preparedness. [Read More]
Published: Jul-12-18

Corps of Engineers to conduct recreational carrying capacity study at Raystown Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District will conduct a recreational carrying capacity study at Raystown Lake from June 29 through September 3. [Read More]
Published: Jun-29-18

Officials mark completion of jetties on historic Smith Island during ceremony

Baltimore District in coordination with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources; Somerset County; Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development; U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; Smith Island United, and other partners, marked the completion of two major milestones as part of the Army Corps navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point during a ceremony at the Somers Cove Marina in Crisfield June 21. [Read More]
Published: Jun-21-18

Army Corps, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation release draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Plan for input

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore and Norfolk districts, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), released June 14 the draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Water Resources and Restoration Plan and Restoration Roadmap that identifies 3,840 candidate aquatic ecosystem restoration, enhancement and conservation projects for implementation throughout the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. [Read More]
Published: Jun-18-18

Corps of Engineers receives millions in additional funding for flood risk management, navigation, restoration missions in Chesapeake Bay

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has received additional funding to dredge the Ocean City Inlet, reduce flood risk in New York, expand Poplar Island and begin design work at Mid-Bay Island. This funding is through the 2018 Work Plan for the Army Civil Works Program, which is Congressionally-authorized funding specifically for the Corps in addition to funding outlined in the 2018 Administration’s Budget. [Read More]
Published: Jun-11-18

Army Corps, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation release draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Plan and Restoration Roadmap

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore and Norfolk districts, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced the release of the main report of the draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Water Resources and Restoration Plan, May 31, 2018. This plan provides a single, comprehensive and integrated restoration roadmap to inform and help guide decision makers at all levels of government and non-governmental agencies, of the problems, needs and opportunities within the 64,000-square-mile Chesapeake Bay Watershed. [Read More]
Published: Jun-01-18

Corps of Engineers discontinues study to modify operations at Foster J. Sayers Dam

Baltimore District has announced that it is discontinuing its study in collaboration with the Susquehanna River Basin Commission to make operational modifications at Foster J. Sayers Dam to sustain aquatic habitat during historical low-flow conditions. Current operations will be maintained. [Read More]
Published: May-15-18

Army Corps, Prince George’s County to host public meeting on county levee systems, flood risk management

BLADENSBURG, Maryland – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and Prince George’s [Read More]
Published: Apr-17-18

Army Corps begins jetty, dredging projects to benefit Smith Island residents

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, is starting work on two critical projects to benefit Smith Island residents — a navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point that includes the construction of two jetties, and dredging the Big Thorofare and Twitch Cove federal channels. [Read More]
Published: Dec-14-17

Corps of Engineers awards contract for navigation project at Rhodes Point on Smith Island

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, awarded a contract Sept. 29, 2017, to Coastal Design & Construction Inc., a small business out of Gloucester, Virginia, in the amount of approximately $6.88 million for construction of a navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point on Smith Island, in collaboration with Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Somerset County. [Read More]
Published: Oct-02-17
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