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Archive: 2024
  • March

    Army Corps Completes Coastal Project Ahead of Schedule; Engages Community

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently completed placing 500,000 cubic yards of sand along 4,100 feet of coastline in Downtown Montauk on the eastern tip of Long Island in New York’s Suffolk County. With favorable weather conditions allowing for completion ahead of schedule, the $11.7 million project also refurbished dunes eroded by a series of storms.
  • Survey & Mapping Employees Earn Army Corps’ Innovation Award for Unmanned Survey Vessel

    Army Corps of Engineers’ employees in the New York District’s Survey and Mapping Branch, Operations Division, have been recognized with the 2023 Innovation of the Year Award from Army Corps Headquarters in Washington, D.C., a national honor recognizing outstanding accomplishments in engineering forwarding the mission and serving the Nation.
  • Engineer Week and Celebrations at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently hosted an enriching Engineer Week, showcasing the diverse talents and innovative spirit of its engineers. The week was packed with events that not only celebrated engineering achievements but also honored cultural heritage, reflecting the Corps' commitment to diversity and inclusion. The Engineer Week Roundtable was a cornerstone event, serving as a platform for professionals to share insights and experiences in engineering. This roundtable, available for viewing, allowed participants to delve into various engineering topics, discussing challenges and advancements in the field. The dialogue was both enlightening and inspiring, drawing attention to the evolving landscape of engineering.
  • January

    15th Anniversary of the "Miracle on the Hudson": A Tribute to Heroism and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Critical Role

    New York City, NY- On January 15, 2024, we marked the 15th anniversary of an event that has become emblematic of extraordinary heroism and survival - the "Miracle on the Hudson." This day in 2009 witnessed U.S. Airways Flight 1549's dramatic descent into the Hudson River, moments after its takeoff from LaGuardia Airport bound for Charlotte, North Carolina. The flight encountered a dire emergency when it struck a flock of Canadian geese, causing a complete loss of power in both engines.
  • To the rescue: NJ community receives coastal restoration project

    In the fall of 2012, Superstorm Sandy devastated the East Coast of the United States, including the
  • Five Years Later: Long Beach's Remarkable Recovery

    Nearly half a decade ago, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers embarked on a monumental mission to transform the vulnerable shores of Long Beach, New York, into a bastion of coastal resilience and recreational splendor. Today, as we look back, Long Beach emerges not just as a recovered town but as a shining example of what proactive, collaborative efforts can achieve in the face of nature's unpredictability.