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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

Coast Guard, Army Corps of Engineers, community partner to find way forward for Neabsco Creek

The Coast Guard and Army Corps of Engineers met April 26 with staff from federal and state congressional offices, local marina owners and the Prince William County Board of Supervisors to discuss the future of Neabsco Creek, following navigational concerns. The meeting was part of an on-going effort amongst federal, state, and community partners to address the safety, commercial and recreational interests in Neabsco Creek. [Read More]
Published: Apr-27-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins Knapps Narrows maintenance dredging

Crews began dredging Knapps Narrows near Tilghman Island this past weekend as part of maintenance dredging being overseen by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District to ensure continued safe navigation along the federal channel. [Read More]
Published: Mar-20-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers publishes request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged materials

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today published in the Federal Register its request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, Beneficial Use of Dredged Material. [Read More]
Published: Feb-09-18

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

Army Corps of Engineers accepting comments on environmental assessment for navigation improvement project on Smith Island

Baltimore District released June 22 for a 15-day public comment period an environmental assessment for a navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point on Smith Island in collaboration with Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Somerset County. [Read More]
Published: Jun-21-17

Baltimore District provides funding outlook for projects

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has announced the list of projects that will receive funding this fiscal year, as outlined in the fiscal 2017 work plan for the Army Civil Works program released May 24. Baltimore District is also sharing the projects included in the fiscal 2018 President’s Budget for Civil Works released May 23. [Read More]
Published: May-31-17

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin removing roughly 1 million cubic yards of material from Baltimore Harbor channels

Crews under contract of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, are mobilizing to dredge an estimated roughly 1 million cubic yards of material from the Baltimore Harbor and Channels navigation project via a $14.1 million contract awarded this past fall. [Read More]
Published: Feb-01-17

Corps of Engineers to host Poplar Island update meeting on Sept. 19

BALTIMORE — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and the Maryland Port [Read More]
Published: Sep-07-16

Army Corps of Engineers to begin emergency dredging of Ocean City Inlet Friday, Assateague Island bypass work to begin later in March

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has coordinated for emergency dredging of the Ocean City Inlet and Harbor Federal Navigation Channel to begin Friday. [Read More]
Published: Feb-29-16
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