• USACE awards contract to dredge Cleveland Harbor in 2017

    Buffalo, NY—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Buffalo District has awarded a contract to Ryba Marine Construction to dredge sediment from Cleveland Harbor’s upper federal navigation channel during the Fall of 2017 with an option to dredge in the Spring of 2018. All dredged materials will be placed in a confined disposal facility.
  • Unity Island project team to host event to highlight multiple projects

    Buffalo, New York—The Unity Island project team will host both a ribbon cutting and a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) signing ceremony on Unity Island, Buffalo, NY (see map below) on Thursday, August 31 at 11am. The ribbon cutting will commemorate the completion of the ecosystem restoration work performed at the Island's North Pond. The PPA signing celebrates the onset of a second project to place dredged sediment into the pond for additional ecosystem enhancements.
  • Springville Dam project team to host signing ceremony to solidify project partnership agreement

    Buffalo, New York--The Springville Dam Ecosystem Restoration project team will host a media event and site walk to highlight the signing of the Project Partnership Agreement Monday, August 14 at 1pm, at the Springville Dam located at 11024 Scoby Rd, Springville, NY 14141.
  • Times Beach project team to host project ceremony and butterfly release

    Buffalo, New York--The Times Beach Aquatic Invasive Plant Control Project team will host a media event to highlight the team’s acceptance of an Engineering Excellence Award, followed by a Monarch butterfly and caterpillar release, Monday, August 7 at 2pm, at Times Beach located at 2 Fuhrmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY 14203.
  • 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.