US Army Corps of Engineers
Buffalo District

  • Owasco Flats Wetland Restoration Initiative permit update

    Buffalo, NY – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District’s Regulatory section is working diligently to finalize the permit decision for the Owasco Flats Wetland Restoration Initiative, with an anticipated completion date the week of August 7.
  • Corps of Engineers to host Black Rock Lock commemorative open house event

    Buffalo, NY – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District will host an open house at the Black Rock Lock on August 5, 2017 from noon to 3:00 p.m. to commemorate 200 years since groundbreaking for the Erie Canal on July 4, 1817.
  • Corps of Engineers completes two-year dredging project in Rochester Harbor

    Buffalo, NY – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District completed a two-year, $1.7 million dredging project in Rochester Harbor Wednesday, having removed a total of 390,000 cubic yards of sediment material to allow for safer passage for commercial and recreational traffic.
  • Corps of Engineers to reduce invasive Hydrilla plants in Cayuga Lake area

    Buffalo, NY – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District will be helping to reduce the invasive Hydrilla plant (Hydrilla verticillata) in Cayuga Lake near Aurora, and in nearby Paines and Little creeks.
  • USACE Buffalo District receives $49.658 million in FY18 President’s Budget

    The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2018 (FY18) includes more than $5.002 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USACE, (see release at: Corps of Engineers, Headquarters Website – www.usace.army.mil) with more than $49.658 million for Buffalo District projects.
  • USACE technical field team locations update

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District has coordinated with the New York State Office of Emergency Management and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to identify the next round of critical areas along the Lake Ontario shoreline requiring Corps of Engineers assistance.
  • USACE Technical Field Team Updated Report

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, dispatched field teams May 12th to conduct technical assessments of the most critical areas along the Lake Ontario shoreline, as identified by the New York State Office of Emergency Management and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
  • Black Rock Lock repairs complete, normal operations resume

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District has completed repairs, ahead of schedule and on budget, to strengthen the connection between the hydraulic ram and the lower west operating gate at the Black Rock Lock, Buffalo, NY.
  • USACE field teams on the ground along Lake Ontario shoreline

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District has coordinated with the New York State Office of Emergency Management and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to identify the most critical areas along the Lake Ontario shoreline requiring Corps of Engineers assistance.
  • Lake Ontario Storm Recovery Permit Guidance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, in cooperation with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) have issued guidance regarding storm recovery permits available for the purpose of shore protection to safeguard existing functional erosion control structures, roads, bridges, infrastructure, and property along Lake Ontario shoreline and the Saint Lawrence River including affected portions of navigable bays and tributaries.