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  • USACE completes substantial repair of confined disposal facility in Lorain Harbor

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Buffalo District and its contractor, Akron-based SAF, Inc., completed substantial repair of a confined disposal facility in the eastern end of Lorain Harbor on October 13, 2021. Construction on the approximately $300,000 project began in August and returned the CDF’s earthen berm to its initial design height and added seed cover for added stability and prevention of future erosion. These repairs will maintain the facility’s remaining capacity of nearly 300,000 CY for the placement of dredged sediment, allowing it to be used for the next two to three years of maintenance dredging in the harbor in support of the local industries and economy.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and City of Independence to sign agreement for flood damage reduction project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Buffalo District, City of Independence Mayor Gregory P. Kurtz, and the Independence Continuing Authorities Program 205 project team will sign a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for a flood damage reduction project on Thursday, August 26, 2021, at 9:30 a.m. at 7900 Old Rockside Rd, Independence, OH 44131 (see map on following page). The $8 million project will reduce the risk of damage from continual overbank flooding along the Cuyahoga River and protect vulnerable residential and business properties in the City of Independence.
  • LTC Eli Adams: Ohio Harbor Dredging 2021 Update

    The Buffalo District is proud of its role in supporting commercial navigation for Ohio’s harbors. Operation and maintenance and dredging of Ohio harbors by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is critical to the economy of Ohio, the Great Lakes region, and the United States
  • 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.
  • The Corps of Engineers begins Lorain Breakwater repairs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District began repairs to the Lorain breakwater located in Lake Erie in the Port of Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio, on May 12.
  • Primary Construction Work Completed at Harpersfield Dam

    All major work within the Grand River has been completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District of the Harpersfield Dam Sea Lamprey Barrier project located on the Grand River, in the town of Geneva, Ohio, with funding through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and the non-federal partners.
  • USACE Buffalo District to put up danger signs in 5 Ohio harbors

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, will be placing various warning signs on Corps’ owned breakwaters and piers in Ashtabula, Conneaut, Fairport, Huron and Lorain Harbor in order to alert the communities about the dangers of traversing on these structures.
  • Work continues to protect Lake County Raw Water Pump Station

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District continues to deliver construction solutions to prevent erosion to 600 feet of Lake Erie shoreline that is threatening the Lake County Raw Water Pumping Station in Painesville, OH.
  • USACE partners with Lake County to study Arcola Creek Watershed

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District has entered into a Feasibility Cost Share
  • Corps of Engineers to host public meeting regarding Harpersfield Dam Ecosystem Restoration project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District will host a public information meeting