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Corps of Engineers to host JRL master plan scoping meeting

JENNINGS RANDOLPH LAKE, W.Va. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the surrounding communities to participate in a scoping meeting on Oct. 29 to share ideas, comments and feedback on the Jennings Randolph Lake Master Plan revision and process. [Read More]
Published: Oct-23-18

First DOD mitigation banking instrument for Maryland unveiled

The U.S. Air Force at Joint Base Andrews, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Maryland Department of the Environment, GreenTrust Alliance and GreenVest LLC announced the completion of the first Umbrella Mitigation Banking Instrument for the Department of Defense in Maryland during an event held at The Courses at Andrews, Sept. 6, 2018. The first site to be restored under the UMBI is Mattawoman Creek in Pomfret, which is in Charles County. The entire project yields nearly 38 wetland credits and almost 1,600 stream credits to provide potential mitigation for planned construction efforts on JBA, such as runway construction or expansion. [Read More]
Published: Sep-06-18

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, 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

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

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

Army Corps, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments to start study on ways to protect vulnerable assets from coastal flooding

Baltimore District signed an agreement July 18 with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments to begin an approximately $3-million, three-year study on possible ways to address coastal flooding and storm damage across more than 57 square miles in the District of Columbia and surrounding areas of suburban Maryland and northern Virginia. As part of this study, the team will investigate flood risk and identify ways to help protect vulnerable assets upon which the region relies, like local governments, businesses, institutions and water, energy and communication utilities; transportation hubs; federal buildings and military installations; national security facilities; and significant national monuments and cultural treasures. [Read More]
Published: Jul-18-17

Poplar Island Cautionary Buoys

POPLAR ISLAND, Maryland – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and the Coast Guard are urging boaters to steer clear of a construction area that will be marked by cautionary buoys near Poplar Island in the Chesapeake Bay. [Read More]
Published: Jul-10-17

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
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