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USACE Buffalo District receives additional $91.3 million in FY20 Work Plan

Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District
Published Feb. 12, 2020

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has received $91,256,500 in the Fiscal Year 2020 Work Plan, to complete projects across the District’s area of responsibility.  This is in addition to the $24,562,000 the District has already received in the Fiscal Year 2020 President’s Budget. 

“This is a critical time for investments in our nation’s infrastructure,” said Lt. Col Jason Toth, USACE Buffalo District Commander. “I am encouraged that such a large investment is being made across the lower watershed of lakes Erie and Ontario, directly contributing to economic growth, quality of life, environmental health and national security for the American people.”

Additional information regarding the entire Corps of Engineers’ Fiscal Year 2020 Work Plan can be found here: https://www.lrb.usace.army.mil/Media/News-Releases/Article/1783761/usace-buffalo-district-receives-22023-million-in-fy20-presidents-budget/

Projects to be completed by the Buffalo District include:

Formally Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program - Total $68,850,000

  • Project
  • Purpose
  • Funding

Joslyn Manufacturing & Supply, IN

Conduct remedial investigation

$800,000

Guterl Specialty Steel, NY

Complete the feasibility study and proposed plan. Perform annual groundwater sampling and analysis to detect potential contaminant migration.

$500,00

Niagara Falls Storage Site, NY

Complete feasibility study for the Balance of Plant (BOP) operable unit (OU), and start proposed plan, and the Vicinity Property H-Prime RI report.Contract acquisition planning for the IWCS remedial design.

$2,900,000

Seaway Industrial Park, NY

Begin preparation of scope of work for contract acquisition in FY 21. Provide project management, stakeholder coordination and outreach services.

$500,000

Tonawanda Landfill, NY

Complete excavation and disposal of material, and site backfill and restoration. Prepare construction completion report.

$1,250,000

Harshaw Chemical Company, OH

Begin preparation of the record of decision (ROD), for final selected remedy.

$500,000

Luckey Site, OH

Conduct soils remediation activities, conduct fieldwork oversight, and perform annual groundwater sampling, testing and reporting activities. Award task orders to remediate approximately 20,600 cubic yards of contaminated soil.

$61,900,000

Shallow Land Disposal Area, PA

Maintain physical site security, operations, and maintenance; and prepare remediation work plans. Start infrastructure improvements and phased mobilization of the contractor.

$15,000,000

Superior Steel, PA

Evaluate and incorporate the pit sampling data into the RI report.

$500,000

 

Construction General ($1,250,000) and Operations & Maintenance ($21,156,500):

  • Project
  • Purpose
  • Funding

Presque Isle, PA

  • Sand Nourishment

 $1,250,000

Black Rock and Tonawanda Channel, NY

Funds will be used for navigation maintenance to replace the gate diagonal and pintle.

$2,000,000

Buffalo Harbor, NY

Funds will be used for navigation maintenance to repair the confined disposal facility #4 exterior dike, prepare a Times Beach confined disposal facility report; and evaluate the South and Old Breakwaters.

$3,700,000

Great Sodus Bay Harbor, NY

Funds will be used for navigation maintenance to repair the East Breakwater.

$4,500,000

Mount Morris Dam, NY

Funds will be used for pest and invasive species management and maintenance of Visitor Center.

$48,000

Ashtabula Harbor, OH

Funds will be used for navigation maintenance dredge material management plan.

$150,000

Cleveland Harbor, OH

Funds will be used for additional dredging activities and to construct the East Breakwater west end section.

$4,000,000

Conneaut Harbor, OH

Funds will be used for navigation maintenance dredge material management plan.

$127,000

Fairport Harbor, OH

Funds will be used for navigation maintenance dredge material management plan.

$150,000

Huron Harbor, OH

Funds will be used for navigation maintenance dredge material management plan.

$38,500

Lorain Harbor, OH

Funds will be used for navigation maintenance dredge material management plan and sediment sampling and analysis.

$240,000

Sandusky Harbor, OH

Funds will be used for navigation maintenance dredge material management plan.

$150,000

Toledo Harbor, OH

Funds will be used for additional navigation dredging activities; pre- design assessment of Island 18; and dredge material management plan.

$2,983,000

Vermilion Harbor, OH

Funds will be used for navigation dredging activities; engineering and design/construction of East Pier repairs; and sediment sampling and analysis.

$3,070,000


Contact
Susan Blair
716-879-4410
716-799-2618 (cell)
susan.a.blair@usace.army.mil
1776 Niagara Street

Release no. 20-003