Author: Public Affairs
  • 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.
  • New Opportunities to Bloom in New York City for Emerging Professionals in Diverse Fields through Summer Internships

    NEW YORK CITY – In the heart of the energetic and ever-evolving New York City, summer internships and other career opportunities are flourishing for the new wave of professionals across diverse fields such as engineering, biology, archaeology, and technology.
  • DCV HAYWARD Undergoes Significant Crane Refit at Bayonne Dry Dock

    BAYONNE - The DCV HAYWARD is currently experiencing a significant overhaul at Bayonne Dry Dock (BDD) as it prepares to meet the latest industry standards. This major refit aims to upgrade its crane infrastructure and align with the requirements of the Coast Guard Certificate of Inspection and the American Bureau of Shipping Classification.
  • New York District Contributes to New York State Hurricane Evacuation Study

    New York, NY - A comprehensive New York State (NYS) Hurricane Evacuation Study is being conducted by a partnership between the National Hurricane Program, the Army Corps, FEMA, NOAA's National Hurricane Center, and the State of New York. The study aims to provide data, resources, and technical assistance for hurricane evacuation planning and response for state, local, tribal, territorial, and federal government partners.
  • NY&NJHATS Study Enters New and Crucial Phase

    Newark, NJ— In a packed room at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials answered questions from the public about the Tentatively Selected Plan (TSP) for the New York and New Jersey Harbors and Tributaries Study. In the past coastal storms have pummeled the North Atlantic Coast of the United States.
  • 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.
  • USACE Alternate Care Facility Mission Continues at the Westchester County Center

    White Plains-- On any given weekend you’ll find the Westchester County Center buzzing with excitement. From basketball tournaments, to live shows, to public meetings, the convention center was a local melting pot of events, people, and cultures. Now the convention center has a new mission, to serve as an alternate care facility. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is making it just that. A little over three weeks ago a Mission Assignment Task Order (MATO) was assigned to the New York District by FEMA in order to build alternate care facilities in the wake of the worldwide COVID19 crisis. USACE was deployed under a National activation to provide initial planning and engineering support (Emergency Support Function 3 – Public Works & Engineering) Nationwide to address possible medical facility shortages in the U.S. One FEMA MA was issued to USACE Headquarters for a Fusion Cell for disaster response planning.
  • USNS COMFORT Arrives in New York in Support of the COVID-19 Response Efforts

    The USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in New York City March 30th in support of the COVID-19 response efforts. The Army Corps vessel GELBERMAN travelled alongside the ship as it traveled along the New York Harbor to its newly-dredged dock in Manhattan on the Hudson River.
  • Huntsville Center EOC streamlines COVID-19 response efforts

    Huntsville Center is supporting the Corps efforts in working with FEMA, the White House, DOD, and other federal, state and local partners by developing plans and specifications for the rapid conversion of hotels, barracks and arena-type facilities into ICU-capable hospitals for treating COVID-19 patients.
  • OMB provides relief in registration extensions

    This effort is intended as relief for those otherwise required to re-register during that time frame.