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  • USACE Work Plan Boosts Lakes Erie and Ontario Navigation by $17.6 Million

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District received a total of $17.6 million in the Fiscal Year 2024 Work Plan for Army Civil Works to bolster navigation and structures across lakes Erie and Ontario. The total FY24 budget, to include the Conferenced Budget and Work Plan, exceeds $226.2 million, paving the way for significant environmental, navigation, and civil works improvements across the Buffalo District area of responsibility.
  • Empowering Women Through Recognition

    Katie Lewis, a civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, was recently recognized at the Lockport City School District’s “Women Who ROAR” event for her work as a civil engineer. The event celebrated women from the community who have achieved success in various fields such as STEM, healthcare, community engagement and the arts. Having been part of the district’s Construction Branch since 2009, Lewis ensures that many of the district's construction projects are safe and efficiently completed according to very specific specifications.
  • With Largest USACE Investment, Great Sodus Bay Breakwater Repair Out for Proposals

    A work package from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District for repairs to the Great Sodus Bay East Breakwater is officially out for proposals. $20 million dollars is already allocated towards the 100% federally funded project, marking the largest investment ever in Great Sodus Bay by the Corps of Engineers.
  • USACE Division CSM Visits Buffalo District, Recognizes Service

    The Buffalo District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was visited by Command Sgt. Maj. Clifton Morehouse, CSM for USACE and the Transatlantic Division, where along with touring facilities and project sites, he made a point to connect with the people delivering the mission. Taking time to meet with people from across the district, learning about what they do and the projects they work on, Morehouse said it was “very insightful.”
  • Dylan Karr: Army soldiers solve the nation’s toughest challenges with USACE

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approximately 37,000 dedicated civilians and soldiers delivering engineering services to customers in more than 130 countries worldwide. Soldiers like U.S. Army Lieutenant Dylan Karr join different districts throughout USACE on a rotational basis and receive hands on engineering experience from the civilian perspective that will help them in their military career. Dylan took a few moments to let us know a little more about him and what he’ll be doing as one of the few “Green Suit” teammates.
  • Small Business are the Backbone of USACE Mission Delivery

    To help deliver the mission the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leverages a unique expertise – small business professionals. Led by the Office of Small Business Programs, their job is to integrate small businesses capabilities into USACE projects. Small business professionals’ mission – to make outreach to small businesses bigger and better, bringing them in to add more value to the projects that the Corps of Engineers works on. To accomplish this task, outreach is being leveraged to lead the small business program into the future.
  • Mount Morris Dam & Recreation Area Welcomes Visitors for 2024 Season

    The William B. Hoyt II Visitor Center at the Mount Morris Dam and Recreation Area opens to the public Wednesday, May 1 for its 2024 visitor season. Located on the Genesee River next to Letchworth State Park, the dam provides flood protection to downstream communities, including the City of Rochester, as well as a place to enjoy nature and outdoor recreation for the 72nd year.
  • Corps of Engineers to start dredging Cleveland Harbor

    Dredging of the Cleveland Harbor federal navigation channel by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District and its contractor, Michigan-based Ryba Marine Construction Co., will begin in May. Dredging of harbors like Cleveland’s ensures accessible depths for large vessels, the continued flow of commodities across the Great Lakes, and the economic viability of United States waterways.
  • USACE Buffalo District Hosts Public Information Session for NFSS

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District will host a public information session to provide project updates for the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program, Niagara Falls Storage Site (NFSS) project, Lewiston, NY. This event will provide an opportunity to engage with the Corps of Engineers' Integrated Technical Office staff to gain a deeper understanding of the status of ongoing and future activities at the site. This meeting will be recorded, and a video will be posted to the project information website for anyone who cannot attend.
  • North Pier Repairs Kick Off More Than $7.5M in 2024 Army Corps Projects in Erie

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District and its contractor, Chicago-based Architectural Consulting Group, will begin construction on Erie Harbor’s north pier in mid-April, repairing approximately 1,800 feet of the damaged structure. The work is part of more than $7.5 million worth of activity in Erie by USACE in 2024, including dredging of the harbor’s federal navigation channel and continuation of the Presque Isle Beach Nourishment project.