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  • 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.
  • President’s Budget delivers $141 million for the lower watershed of lakes Erie and Ontario

    The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2023 released today includes more than $6.6 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with just over $141 million set aside for Buffalo District projects. Of great significance for the region is an additional $600,000 for the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study, a new start project that includes the three Great Lakes districts: Buffalo, Chicago, and Detroit. The goal is to create a plan identifying vulnerable coastal areas and recommending actions to bolster the coastal resources’ ability to withstand, recover from and adapt to future hydrologic uncertainty with respect to built and natural coastal environments. Recent high-water events across the Great Lakes brought about the study’s need.
  • USACE Buffalo receives $23.936 million through Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District received a total of $23.936 million through the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (DRSAA) Work Plan to complete projects across the District’s area of responsibility. IIJA operations and maintenance funds are released one year at a time, and more funding for fiscal years 2023 and 2024 is likely to be identified at a later time.
  • USACE announces contract solicitation for Ogdensburg Harbor deepening project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has announced a contract solicitation to deepen the Ogdensburg Harbor, April 22 2021, to modify a 300 foot by 500 foot section of the federal channel to an authorized depth from 19 feet to 27 feet.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to resume Rochester Harbor east pier repairs

    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 April 2021.
  • Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District completes Lorain breakwater repairs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District completed repairs to the Lorain breakwater located in Lake Erie in the Port of Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio, on August 5, 2020.