News Releases

Archive: April, 2013
  • Army Corps to Conduct Public Information Session to Discuss Blasting in the Kill Van Kull off of Bayonne, NJ

    Underwater staggered detonations to fracture rock will be accomplished in a localized two acre area in the Kill Van Kull Channel for navigational safety.
  • Army Corps Offers Update on Final Major Harbor 50 Foot Deepening Contract

    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. The final major contract (S-AK-3) involves work in the Arthur Kill Channel between Elizabeth NJ and the New York Container Terminal; the Elizabeth Channel; the western 1,000 ft. of the Port Elizabeth Channel; and a small approximately two acre area in the Kill Van Kull Channel off of Bayonne NJ.