US Army Corps of Engineers
Transatlantic Division

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  • December

    Dredging to start in Norfolk Harbor inner channels

    NORFOLK, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Cottrell Contracting are set to begin dredging the Norfolk Harbor Inner Channel and channel to Newport News on Saturday.
  • TAD’s senior civilian earns Presidential Rank Award

    When President Donald Trump recognized 141 members of the Federal Government’s Senior Executive Service by presenting them with the annual Presidential Rank Award on Dec. 17, 2019, Alvin “Al” Lee, the Transatlantic Division’s Director of Programs and Business, was among the list of 30 recipients earning the “Distinguished Executives” award – one of only four Department of the Army members receiving the recognition. The Presidential Rank Award is the top award a civilian Federal employee can receive.
  • Corps, Orange County partner to complete flood channel before storm season

    The reconstruction of the channel qualified for repair under the Corps’ Public Law 84-99 Rehabilitation Program, which gives the Corps the authority to repair flood control structures that are damaged due to flood and other natural events.
  • Army Corps Connects with Small Business at National Conference

    The New York District participated in the 2019 Federal Small Business Conference in Dallas in November, joining 46 Army Corps of Engineers’ Districts across the United States and Army Corps Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite.
  • Innovative thinking at Mount Morris Dam saves taxpayers’ time and money

    The Mount Morris Dam, situated deep in the Genesee River gorge near the northern end of Letchworth State Park in Livingston County, NY, has been very effective at reducing the risk of flooding for downstream communities since it was built in 1952. In fact, to date, the dam has prevented over $3 billion worth of flood damages. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District is responsible for maintaining the dam so that it continues to perform this valuable flood risk reduction mission.