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  • USACE, Buffalo District Hosted Public Information Session about the Proposed Plan to Clean up Contaminated Sediment in the Lower Maumee River

    More than 20 people attended the Lower Maumee River Great Lakes Legacy Act public information session on the proposed sediment clean-up plan. The information session allowed for dialog to learn more about contaminated sediments located in the Lower Maumee River of the Maumee Area of Concern (AOC). Attendees asked questions and provided feedback about the project before a remedial design phase begins. The proposed feasibility study is posted online at: https://www.epa.gov/great-lakes-aocs/information-session-proposed-contaminated-sediment-clean-lower-maumee-river. The deadline to provide comments about this study is September 4, 2023. Please email comments to: lowermaumeeriver@usace.army.mil.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Completes Stabilization of Grand River West Bank in Painesville

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District and its contractor, Warrensville Heights-based Nerone and Sons, Inc., have completed repairs to stabilize the west bank of the Grand River. Repairs to the bank provide long-lasting protection from erosion which threatened public utilities, residents’ access to their historic homes along Bank Street, and the environmental health of the river below.
  • USACE Buffalo District Awards Contract for Balance of Plant & Groundwater Operable Units at Niagara Falls Storage Site

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District is pleased to announce that it has awarded a $40 million contract to Enviro-Fix Solutions LLC for Niagara Falls Storage Site (NFSS) Remedial and Site Services. The first task order was awarded on Aug. 4, 2023 for $11,984,341.90, which includes remediating contaminated media in accordance with the Record of Decision for the Balance of Plan (BOP) and Groundwater Operable Units (OU). This work is being carried out under the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP).
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Takes Next Step to Create New Wetland Ecosystem in Buffalo’s Outer Harbor

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District awarded a $5.3 million contract to Michigan-based Ryba Marine Construction Co. on July 27 to construct a stone breakwater in the abandoned Shipping Slip 3 in Buffalo’s Outer Harbor. Construction of the breakwater marks the first major physical step in creating another new wetland ecosystem on Buffalo’s waterfront using material dredged from the Buffalo River.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District Headquarters Moves to Downtown Buffalo

    The headquarters of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has re-located to the historic Hens & Kelly Building at 478 Main Street in the heart of the City Buffalo. Moving to the new headquarters at the corner of Main and Mohawk Streets – now known as the Mohawk Building – marks the district’s return to the city’s central business district after 75 years.
  • REMEDIAL INVESTIGATION REPORT AND PROPOSED PLAN AVAILABLE PUBLIC MEETING TO BE CONDUCTED FOR THE SUPERIOR STEEL SITE

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Buffalo District is pleased to announce the release of the remedial investigation report and the proposed plan for the Superior Steel Site for public comment. The 37-acre industrial property is located at 500 Superior Street, in Scott Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, approximately five miles southwest of downtown Pittsburgh.
  • Mount Morris Dam and Recreation Area Welcomes Visitors for 2023 Season

    The William B. Hoyt II Visitor Center at the Mount Morris Dam and Recreation Area opens to the public on Monday, May 1 for its 2023 visitor season. This year inside-the-dam tours will be offered daily with online advanced tour reservations.
  • USACE Buffalo District Constructs Emerald Shiner Passage Structure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has completed construction of a novel fish passage structure along the Niagara River at Broderick Park in Buffalo, New York, and early monitoring results indicate preliminary project success in helping emerald shiner move upstream. The project, known as the Emerald Shiner Demonstration project, was built between November 2021 and February 2022 to overcome an obstacle to the passage of emerald shiner, a very small but critically important preyfish.
  • Buffalo Native Assumes Command of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District

    Lt. Col. Colby K. Krug, a Buffalo, NY native and a veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District from Lt. Col. Eli S. Adams on June 17.
  • Great Lakes Infrastructure grows $101 million stronger from FY22 Work Plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District received a total of $101.9 million in the Fiscal Year 2022 Work Plan to complete projects across the District’s area of responsibility. The FY22 Work Plan funding is in addition to the $99.96 million of FY22 President’s Budget and $24 million of FY22 funding from the Infrastructure Investments and Jobs Act.