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Maintenance Dredging

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DESCRIPTION:   The project provides for a 0.8-mile-long navigation channel, 12 feet deep, 200 feet wide, in Esopus Creek from deep water in the Hudson River to the Steamboat wharf at the Village of Saugerties.   

AUTHORIZATION:   Adopted 1884 and 1902. 

STATUS:   During FY2016, maintenance dredging was performed in the navigation channel from the Hudson River to the U.S. Coast Guard Station at River Mile 0.4 to restore full access for U.S. Coast Guard vessels performing critical ice-breaking and Search and Rescue (SAR) missions for the high-use commercial deep-draft Hudson River Federal Navigation project.   

FUNDING:  No work is scheduled on the project during FY 2018 and no funds are included in the FY 2018 budget request.    

 

CONTACT:   

Robert D. Berrian
Project Engineer
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, Albany Field Office

Phone: (518) 273-0870

E-mail: robert.d.berrian@usace.army.mil

 

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, Albany Field Office

1 Bond Street

Troy, NY 12180 

 

CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS: NY-19, NY-20             

 

Current as of February 2017