News Releases

  • Fire Island cleanup begins 24-hour operations

    YAPHANK, N.Y. – Removal of Hurricane Sandy debris on Fire Island began March 2 and is scheduled to be complete by the end of March. In an effort to meet the March 31 completion goal, the debris removal contractors will begin work around the clock March 15. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is overseeing the debris removal project as part of the federal government's Sandy recovery efforts.
  • Army Corps awards $8.9 million design build contract for Soldier Family Care Clinic at Fort Drum

    NEW YORK – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded an $8.9 million contract
  • Corps awards debris contract - Fire Island contract brings $8.3 million to local businesses

    YAPHANK, N.Y. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $10.1 million task order contract to Environmental Chemical Company of Burlingame, Calif., Feb. 27 to remove debris on Fire Island created by Hurricane Sandy.
  • Army Corps Awards Contract to Deepen the Arthur Kill Channel

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded a contract for deepening the Arthur Kill Channel. The Arthur Kill Channel deepening effort is part of a more extensive harbor-dredging project to create safe and efficient channels for a larger class of vessels that will be calling at the Port of New York and New Jersey.
  • Corps awards new Fire Island debris removal contract

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $10.5 million debris removal contract to Custom Earth Recycling, LLC of Bay Shore, N.Y. as part of the cleanup mission from Hurricane Sandy.
  • Fire Island Debris Removal Contract Protest Fact Sheet

     Background The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded an $8.8 million contract on Jan. 25 to DS3
  • Army Corps awards $2 million contract for Phase II of Plumb Beach coastal storm risk reduction work in Brooklyn

    NEW YORK – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has awarded a $2 million contract to Village Dock, Inc., of Port Jefferson, N.Y., to complete the second and final phase of construction at the coastal storm risk reduction project at Plumb Beach in Brooklyn along the Belt Parkway.
  • Fire Island debris management fact sheet

    Fact sheet on the Hurricane Sandy debris removal, reduction and disposal support mission to the Government of Suffolk County, New York, on Fire Island
  • Corps awards Fire Island debris removal contract

    The Corps awarded a Hurricane Sandy debris removal contract worth $8.8 million to DS3 Enterprises Inc. of Central Islip, N.Y. DS3 Enterprises Inc. will be tasked to remove debris from right-of-way and from eligible private property, transport it off the island, and dispose of it in a safe and environmentally sound manner. An estimated 2,200 homes sustained some form of damage from Hurricane Sandy, which impacted the area in October.
  • USACE receives three debris removal missions from FEMA

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued three mission assignments for debris removal in New York and New Jersey to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in response to damage caused by Hurricane Sandy. USACE crews were deployed Nov. 5 to begin clearing storm-damaged areas.