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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.