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The latest edition of the Baltimore District's Chesapeake Engineer Magazine. Learn more about protection of aquatic resources, restoring Mid-Bay Island, the recovery of the Ever Forward, and a look at 175 years of Baltimore District.
As we recognize the 50th anniversary of the significant storm and enter Atlantic hurricane season, we are encouraging everyone to learn more about their flood risk and take actions now to be prepared.
The PPA outlines the roles, responsibilities, and financial obligations for the restoration of both James and Barren islands in Dorchester County, beneficially re-using material dredged from the Port of Baltimore approach channels and the Honga River, respectively.
The President’s proposed budget for fiscal 2023 released March 28, 2022, includes more than $100 million in Civil Works funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, to construct aquatic ecosystem restoration projects that benefit the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed; dredge the Baltimore Harbor and several channels on Maryland’s Eastern Shore; and operate and maintain flood risk management projects throughout the mid-Atlantic region.
The Baltimore District's 175th anniversary, which runs throughout 2022, is an opportunity to proactively tell our story -- past, present and future. We welcome you in joining the celebration of 175 years of committed service to Baltimore and our Nation.
Construction began earlier this year on an $85 million academic building to replace Root Hall on the U.S. Army War College campus of Carlisle Barracks.

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Raystown Lake announces Mountain Bike Skills Park, Allegrippis Trails seasonal closure
11/22/2022 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, will close Raystown Lake's Mountain Bike Skills Park for the winter season on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. The Skills Park is scheduled to reopen in...
Raystown Lake Drawdown
10/7/2022 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has begun a controlled lake drawdown from summer pool elevation 786’ NGVD to a target of 8 feet below at 778’ NGVD, which will occur incrementally...
Boating Restrictions Lifted at Raystown Lake Dam, Following Inspections for Upcoming Rehabilitation Work
10/6/2022 UPDATED
The area of Raystown Lake downstream of Mile Marker 1 has reopened to all boat traffic following critical inspections as part of major infrastructure rehabilitation project and the completion of the...
Corps of Engineers awards contract to dredge Lower Wicomico River
9/29/2022 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, has awarded a $13.5 million contract to Cottrell Contracting Corp., a Small Business out of Chesapeake, Virginia, for maintenance dredging...

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