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  • April

    Army Corps Maintenance Dredge Newark Bay the Main Artery of the NY&NJ Harbor

    Since the early 1960s, the Newark Bay has been vital to the economic engine which is the New York and New Jersey Harbor, the third largest harbor in the United States. It is home to the Port Newark-Elizabeth Marine Terminal, the largest container shipping facility in the New York and New Jersey Harbor.
  • Army Corps Spring Creek Projects Aim to Restore Ecosystems, Manage Flood Risks

    In 2012, thousands of homes in New York City were flooded by Hurricane Sandy. One of many neighborhoods affected by the storm was Howard Beach, in Queens, where the nearby Spring Creek Park and adjacent basins acted as a conduit for ocean waters, flooding residential streets and homes. In the storm’s aftermath, local officials pressed federal and state governments for a solution to prevent future flooding.
  • Inside Caven Point: The People Who Get The Job Done

    Tucked away, yet surrounded by residential apartments sits a facility overlooking New York and New Jersey Harbor. The state-of-the-art building plays a key role in ensuring the safe navigation of everything from toys and hair products to vital fossil fuels used to power homes and businesses. Caven Point Marine Terminal, a key part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is truly an impressive facility—particularly after being rebuilt from the ground up following Hurricane Sandy—however the true beauty of the place comes from the people working there day in and day out that makes it special.
  • Commanding General Inspects Army Corps Projects at USMA West Point

    Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Milhorn, Army Corps of Engineers’ Deputy Commanding General for Military and International Operations in Washington D.C., traveled to New York for a full day of site inspections at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY, where the New York District has a variety of construction projects in progress.
  • February

    $26 million beach renourishment project works around challenges

    Every few years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredges sand from the Atlantic Ocean and pumps it to a 21-mile stretch of beach from the Borough of Sea Bright to Manasquan, New Jersey. This coastal storm risk management and erosion control project aims to reduce hurricane and storm damage to New Jersey’s beaches. Work is currently underway on the latest $26 million cycle of beach renourishment.
  • Coastal storm splits island and brings communities together

    In 1992, Joseph Vietri, then a coastal engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York
  • January

    Successful flood project benefits small village and New York City miles away

    Matthew Krzyston grew up in the Village of Delhi, a rural community located in Delaware County, New
  • Year in Review – USMA, West Point, NY

    In the beginning of 2021, Dr. Christine Altendorf, the Director of Military Programs for the U.S.
  • Army Corps Railhead Improvements to Facilitate Deployments at Fort Drum

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, will soon begin work on a $27 million project to modernize and expand railway-loading facilities for the U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum in northern New York. Last fall, a contract was awarded to Structural Associates, Inc., of East Syracuse, New York.
  • December

    Army Corps, Partners Celebrate Beginning of Construction for Major Long Island Coastal Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, Army Corps leadership and federal, state and local officials and partners, celebrated the commencement of construction on the Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) Coastal Storm Risk Management Project during a formal ceremony at Fire Island Lighthouse on the Atlantic Ocean on Long Island’s south shore 50 miles east of New York City.
  • October

    Giving teachers the tools to prepare students for 21st Century

    Recently, COL. Matthew Posner, MD spoke at the ribbon cutting ceremony for a new state of the art
  • September

    20 Years After 9/11: Revisiting an Army Corps Disaster Response Like No Other

    In 1882, Congress authorized the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide disaster relief to flood victims. Since then the Corps has responded to hundreds of hurricanes, floods and tornadoes. Every bit of that experience would be tested in 2001.
  • August

    New York Army Corps Planners Nationally Recognized for Project Study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District Fire Island Inlet to Montauk Point (FIMP) Project Delivery Team (PDT) has received the Army Corps’ National Outstanding Planning Achievement Team Award (Enterprise) for fiscal year 2020 ─ recognizing exceptional team efforts on specifically-authorized feasibility studies and executing the Army Corps’ civil works mission. The team was one of only two recognized throughout the U.S.
  • July

    Corps Mission helps Marines Take Care of Business at Stewart Air National Guard Base

    The Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 452 (VMGR-452) is a reserve United States Marine Corps KC-130T/KC130J squadron. They are based at Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh, New York and fall under the command of Marine Aircraft Group 49 (MAG-49) and the 4th Marine Aircraft Wing (4th MAW).
  • June

    Army Corps Partners with Academia to Collect Data for Coastal Programs

    The US Army Corps of Engineers’ Coastal Inlets Research Program (a team of scientists and engineers studying waves, current, sediment transport and sea-floor change at or near inlets) and James Madison University are collaborating on the new Sand Snap initiative to collect beach sediment data (sand grains) by engaging citizen scientists in data collection. The U.S. Geological Service, Marda Science, LLC, and Sea Grant are also contributing to the program.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Minish Park Project is revitalizing the Lower Passaic River in Newark, N.J.

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is helping to revitalize a former industrial area along the Lower Passaic River in the downtown area of Newark, N.J.
  • Fit to Fly: New Air Force Fitness Center

    This year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District is completing a new fitness center for the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.
  • May

    Army Corps Completes Major Engineering Feat in New Jersey; Reduces Flood Risk for Communities

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, working closely with New Jersey Transit and contractors, placed an 850-ton concrete culvert underneath the Raritan Valley Line railroad embankment in central New Jersey this weekend as part of a major flood-risk management project.
  • January

    USACE fulfills a tall order

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District uses the latest demolition technology to remove an old stack at the Brookhaven National Laboratory to make the area safe for the community.
  • As Groins Take Shape, the Rockaway Project Keeps Moving

    Rockaway, NY- Crews are hard at work executing the first contract tied to the East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet, and Jamaica Bay Project in New York. This project has been in the works for more than a decade and was accelerated following the impacts from Hurricane Sandy and a series of Nor’easters that have left the community vulnerable to risk from coastal flooding.