Tag: levees
  • Army Corps installs danger signs along check dams, reminds public of safety risks

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, in coordination with local partners, is installing danger signs along several check dams associated with its southern New York flood risk management projects. These dams can pose serious safety risks to the public when they are used recreationally.
  • Army Corps of Engineers awards contract to replace floodwall near Penn Street

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, awarded a contract March 5, 2021, to Mohawk Valley Materials, Inc., a woman-owned small business (WOSB) based out of Rome, New York, for approximately $3.23 million to replace the floodwall adjacent to Penn Street. This floodwall is part of USACE's Codorus Creek flood risk management project.
  • Baltimore Distict prepares for heavy rain, winds

    The Baltimore District is preparing for potential flooding and emergency support to the Susquehanna River and Potomac River watersheds in anticipation of heavy rains and the effects of Hurricane Joaquin. With costal flood risk management projects in Ocean City, Maryland, along with 16 reservoirs and nearly 150 miles of levees throughout Maryland, the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, New York, and West Virginia, Corps officials are taking measures to reduce the risk of flooding to communities throughout the region.
  • Public comment on eligibility criteria for projects in Rehabilitation and Inspection Program

    The Corps is continuing in the process of revising its policies relating to eligibility criteria for levee and coastal projects within its P.L. 84-99 RIP, and we are requesting stakeholder input. The Corps has published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) in the Federal Register, entitled "Emergency Employment of Army and Other Resources, Natural Disaster Procedures," to help obtain public input on the policy concepts being considered. Comments must be received on or before April 14, 2015.