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  • Luckey FUSRAP Site hits Milestone Trifecta

    The Luckey FUSRAP site hit three major milestones with the site clean-up Feb. 23. The milestones were the trucking subcontractor completed safely travelling over 1 million miles disposing 116,667 tons of contaminated material at US Ecology in Belleville, Michigan; the remediation contractor finished loading contaminated soils excavated under their current contract into roll-off containers; and the first roll-off container was filled with building debris from the deconstruction of the maintenance office building.
  • USACE Buffalo District releases FY20 Flood Damage Reduction Report

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District flood damage reduction projects prevented $137.9 million of flood damage in New York and Ohio during Fiscal Year 2020 and prevented approximately $4.25 billion in cumulative damages over the life span of the projects.
  • USACE Buffalo District receives $140.5 million in FY21 Work Plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District received a total of $140,542,000 in the Fiscal Year 2021 Work Plan to complete projects across the District’s area of responsibility. This includes the $34,405,000 the District had already received in the Fiscal Year 2021 President’s Budget.
  • USACE Buffalo District to occupy the Hens & Kelly Building in downtown Buffalo

    The General Service Administration has awarded a contract to lease space in the historic Hens & Kelly Building – currently the Mohawk Building, allowing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District offices to relocate the main district office.
  • Northwestern Water & Sewer District Receives Section 594 Assistance from USACE for the Sugar Ridge/Mercer Road Sanitary Sewer Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, entered into an agreement in December 2020 with the Northwestern Water & Sewer District to provide almost $1 Million assistance toward the total costs of sanitary sewer upgrades in the Sugar Ridge/Mercer Road area of Wood County in northwest Ohio.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to resume Rochester Harbor east pier repairs Spring 2021

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, and its contractor, Dean Marine & Excavating, Inc., are scheduled to resume repairs of the Rochester Harbor east pier, located in Rochester, New York, in Spring 2021. The remaining repairs, the concrete cap and pier lighting, are expected to be completed within a month of resuming construction.
  • Williams County Receives Section 594 Assistance from USACE for the Alvordton Sanitary Sewer Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers , Buffalo District, has entered into an agreement with Williams County, Ohio, to provide almost $1 million toward the total costs of sanitary sewer upgrades. The Section 594 reimbursements to Williams County will be supplemented by other sources of financing as necessary to cover the entire cost of the project.
  • USACE Buffalo District to host ribbon cutting for Athol Springs’ revetment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District will host a ceremonial ribbon cutting event and media site tour, 1:00 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9 at the Athol Springs project site, adjacent the Hoak’s Restaurant located at 4100 Lake Shore Rd, Hamburg, NY 14075.    The ceremony celebrates completion of the $8.2 million, 1,325-foot armor stone revetment of the Lake Erie seawall that will protect Route 5 from Lake Erie wave action and spray.
  • USACE, Buffalo District to host ribbon cutting ceremony for Unity Island Wetland restoration completion

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District will host a ceremonial ribbon cutting event, and media site tour at 1 pm, Monday, October 26, 2020 at the north end of Unity Island Park in Buffalo, NY, in front of the park’s largest pond. The ceremony celebrates the completion The Unity Island Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project that restored 10 acres of coastal wetland habitat.
  • PROPOSED PLAN AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT FOR THE BALANCE OF PLANT AND GROUNDWATER OPERABLE UNITS OF THE NIAGARA FALLS STORAGE SITE

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District is pleased to announce the availability of the Proposed Plan, Balance of Plant and Groundwater Operable Units, Niagara Falls Storage Site (NFSS). The proposed plan and a fact sheet are available on the web at: https://www.lrb.usace.army.mil/Missions/HTRW/FUSRAP/Niagara-Falls-Storage-Site/ in their respective sections.