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Posted 2/12/2018

Release no. 18-001

Dr. Michael Izard-Carroll
716-368-2060 (cell)
716-879-4434 (fax)
1776 Niagara St. Buffalo, NY 14202

BUFFALO, NY– The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2019 released Monday includes more than $4.785 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with $54,955,200 set aside for Buffalo District projects.

The Civil Works budget funds the Operation and Maintenance Program, which includes the maintenance of federal shipping channels and navigation structures within the Buffalo District’s area of responsibility, and operation and maintenance of the Black Rock Lock and Mount Morris Dam. Also included in the President’s Budget is funding for the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP).

The FY19 Operation and Maintenance funding ($33,355,200) will be distributed among the projects as follows:   

Project                                                                      Funding

New York

Black Rock Channel                                                 $6,234,500

Buffalo Harbor                                                          $2,754,500

Mount Morris Dam                                                    $3,785,000

Inspection of Completed Works                                  $209,000

Project Conditions Surveys                                         $410,000

Rochester Harbor                                                     $1,200,000

Surveillance of Northern Boundary Waters                 $610,000



Ashtabula Harbor, OH                                              $2,359,000

Cleveland Harbor                                                      $6,789,100

Conneaut Harbor                                                       $1,130,000

Fairport Harbor                                                         $1,158,000

Sandusky Harbor                                                      $1,313,000

Toledo Harbor                                                           $4,427,100

Inspection of Completed Works                                   $235,000

Project Conditions Surveys                                          $306,000

Surveillance of Northern Boundary Waters                  $255,000


Inspection of Completed Works                                       $5,000

Project Conditions Surveys                                            $70,000

Surveillance of Northern Boundary Waters                  $105,000


The General Investigations FY19 funding ($650,000) will be distributed among the projects as follows, and will be used for dredged material management planning: 


Project                                                                        Funding


New York

Buffalo Harbor                                                            $300,000



Cleveland Harbor                                                        $350,000


The FUSRAP FY19 funding ($20,950,000) will be distributed among the projects as follows:


Project                                                                      Funding


New York

Guterl Specialty Steel                                                   $500,000

Niagara Falls Storage Site                                         $2,600,000

Seaway Industrial Park                                                 $300,000

Tonawanda Landfill                                                      $250,000



Harshaw Chemical Company                                        $500,000

Luckey Site                                                               $16,000,000



Superior Steel Site                                                        $800,000


The Fiscal Year 2019 Civil Works Budget of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Press

Book is available at http://www.usace.army.mil/Missions/Civil-Works/Budget/


For more information on the President’s Budget for FY19, visit:

Corps of Engineers, HQ Website – http://www.usace.army.mil  

White House Website – http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget   



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