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. During FY2019, a condition survey of the harbor and creek was conducted.
FUNDING: No work is scheduled on the project during FY 2021 or FY2022 and no funds are included in the FY 2021 budget request.
P: (518) 273-0870
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