Operations and Maintenance


The Corps of Engineers Buffalo District provides full-scale Operations and Maintenance services to partners across the United States and abroad. With an experienced staff of certified professionals, the group is qualified to perform services in-house as well as expeditiously award contracts to support your agency’s mission.

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  • Operate and Maintain Great Lakes Navigation System

  • Operate and Maintain Mount Morris Dam and Recreation Center

  • Manage Inspection of Completed Works Program for Flood Risk Management Projects

  • Execute work in accordance with USACE Safety and Health Requirements, Project Management Business Process and Environmental Operating Principles

  • 70 Engineers, Scientists, Technicians, Skilled Trade and Administrative Professionals

  • 2 Project Offices (Mount Morris Dam and Black Rock Lock)

  • 2 Field Offices ( Cleveland and Toledo, Ohio)

  • Topographic Survey Capability

  • The LRB fleet consists of: The Derrickboat McCauley (barge with permanently mounted crane), the Tug Cheraw (seagoing tugboat), the Motor Vessel Mike Donlon (shallow draft tugboat), four deck barges for transport of construction materials, and the Launch Palmetto (carried aboard the McCauley)

  • 3 fully equipped survey crews, and 5 survey vessels that includes two multi beam survey vessels, and three single beam survey vessels

  • Manage Great Lakes navigation infrastructure as a system

  • Implement asset management principles for maintaining navigation infrastructure

  • Develop innovative approaches to solve the dredged material management issues at Great Lakes Harbors

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Contact the IIS Program

Phone: 716-879-4446

Fax: 716-879-4194

Email: buffalo-iis@usace.army.mil 


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