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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 or FY2019 and no funds are included in the FY 2019 budget request.    

 

CONTACT:     Robert D. Berrian, Project Engineer

                        Phone: (518) 273-0870

                        Email: 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 and NY-20

 

Current as of February 2018