US Army Corps of Engineers
New York District

News Releases

  • Army Corps and South Burlington sign Project Partnership Agreement for Bartlett Brook improvement work

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, and the city of South Burlington, Vt., have signed a Project Partnership Agreement to move forward with stormwater management projects that will help reduce the amount of pollutants that enter the Lake Champlain Watershed during a rainfall event while also improving local drainage.
  • Army Corps awards contracts for restoration of Yellow Bar Hassock Marsh Island in Jamaica Bay, N.Y.

    NEW YORK – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has awarded two separate contracts to conduct restoration of Yellow Bar Hassock Marsh Island in Jamaica Bay, N.Y. As part of the Ambrose Channel 3B Harbor Deepening Contract, a $9,937,500 option was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to place sand at Yellow Bar, while a $7,293,547.50 contract was recently awarded to Village Dock, Inc., a small business of Port Jefferson, N.Y. for the marsh construction at Yellow Bar Hassock Marsh Island.
  • Army Corps Restoration Project in Jamaica Bay Requires Additional Lifts of the Marine Parkway Bridge at Rocaway

    NEW YORK – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Yellow Bar Hassock Marsh Island Restoration Project in Jamaica Bay, N.Y. is underway. The project aims to address the vanishing marsh islands within the Bay. The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be intermittently raised commencing during the fourth week of January to facilitate transporting heavy loads of sand by waterborne vessels to reach Jamaica Bay through the waterway inlet.
  • Army Corps Offers Update on the Arthur Kill Deepening Contract

    New York ‐‐ The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are improving the main shipping channels in the Port by deepening them to a depth of 50 feet, allowing more efficient access to the world’s largest oceangoing ships.