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Restoration to the Chesapeake’s ecosystem, environmental justice, flood risk management, dredging and navigation improvement, and water supply to Washington, D.C. and Virginia residents continue at the top of the list as USACE, Baltimore District priorities in fiscal year 2024.
In coordination with the Maryland Department of Transportation, Port Administration, the project consists of dredging approximately 1.6 million cubic yards of material from two channels in Maryland associated with the Baltimore Harbor, ensuring continued safe navigation for vessels going in and out of the Port of Baltimore.
The Baltimore District Deputy Commander, Lt. Col. David Myers, participated in the groundbreaking ceremony of the Freedom Center IV Enlisted Personnel Housing Barracks, at Fort George G. Meade Nov. 9, 2023. The enlisted personnel barracks will accommodate 380 personnel in two, 4-story buildings with 190 rooms each.
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 latest edition of the Baltimore District's Chesapeake Engineer Magazine. Learn more about the New Root Hall at the U.S. Army War College, our support for the Tidal Basin in D.C., Environmental Justice initiatives, and the various Chesapeake Engineers who have been recognized for excellence.
The Baltimore District received more than $8.9 million in funding for numerous projects benefiting the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed, including $6.5 million for the Baltimore Harbor and Assateague Island.

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