US Army Corps of Engineers
New York District

News Releases

  • Completion of Emergency Rehabilitation of Gilgo Feeder Beach

    NEW YORK – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District announces the completion of the emergency restoration of the Atlantic Ocean’s Gilgo Feeder Beach in the Town of Babylon, Long Island, to restore coastal storm risk reduction measures that reduce the risk of barrier island breaches and protect critical infrastructure.
  • President's Fiscal 2020 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program released

    President's Fiscal 2020 Budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program released. The FY 2020 Civil Works budget press book is available on the Web at: http://www.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/Budget.aspx under the heading Program Budget: Press Books.
  • New York City Mayor and US Army Corps of Engineers Announce Rockaway Beach Restoration

    Agreement with Army Corps means beach re-nourishment will take place between Beach 92nd Street and Beach 103rd Street; goal is to have work completed in time for summer beach season.
  • Army Corps Announces Release of Interim Report for New York and New Jersey Harbor & Tributaries Study

    NEW YORK – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is releasing an Interim Report for the NY & NJ Harbor and Tributaries Study on February 20, 2019. State and city partners that contributed input on the Interim Report include the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and the City of New York.
  • Army Corps Announces Public Meetings for New York and New Jersey Harbor & Tributaries Study

    Army Corps Announces Public Meetings for New York and New Jersey Harbor & Tributaries Study NEW YORK – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) New York District, and partner agencies requests public input regarding the NY & NJ Harbors and Tributaries Study. USACE New York District, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and the City of New York (NYC) will host seven (8) public meetings for the New York and New Jersey Harbor & Tributaries Study (NYNJHATS).
  • Army Corps Announces Release of Interim Report for New York and New Jersey Harbor & Tributaries Study

    NEW YORK – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is releasing an Interim Report for the NY & NJ Harbor and Tributaries Study on February 19, 2019. State and city partners that contributed input on the interim report include the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and the City of New York.
  • Army Corps Completes Emergency Dredging

    NEW YORK –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has completed contracted emergency dredging of an interim 200-foot-wide deep-water passage of ten feet through the highly dynamic Moriches Inlet. This out-of-cycle emergency work was done to remove the hazardous sand shoals that were closing the inlet and preventing U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue vessels from using the inlet to respond to lifesaving missions within Moriches Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, following a series of four unusual Nor’easter storms in March of 2018.
  • Army Corps approves waiver for New York & New Jersey HAT Study

    NEW YORK – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New York District, in cooperation with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection announces the approval of a waiver to increase the schedule and funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' New York and New Jersey Harbor and Tributaries Coastal Storm Risk Management Study (NY&NJHAT).
  • Army Corps to prepare GRR with EIS for NY/NJ Harbor Anchorages

    USACE to prepare GRR with integrated EIS for NY & NJ Harbor Anchorages Study
  • Army Corps begins emergency dredging of Moriches Inlet with sand beneficially reused at Smith Point County Park Pavilion

    NEW YORK -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has begun emergency dredging of Moriches Inlet navigation channel to remove hazardous shoals, a shallow formation of sand that is a navigation or grounding hazard to U.S. Coast Guard and recreational vessels, following a series of Nor’easters from March 2018. These conditions have created a safety issue, making it difficult for U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue boats to respond to lifesaving missions within Moriches Bay or the Atlantic Ocean in this portion of the region.