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Carolina and Kure Beach coastal storm risk management construction start
2/24/2022
Work is set to begin on the coastal storm risk management (CSRM) project at Carolina Beach this week. Here is the information you will need to know when navigating which parts of the beach will be...
Carolina Beach and Kure Beach coastal storm risk management contract awarded
1/27/2022
WILMINGTON, N.C. – On 18 January 2022, a contract for Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) at Carolina Beach and Kure Beach was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company LLC for...
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works studies, projects, and programs to be accomplished with Bipartisan Infrastructure law funding
1/24/2022
WILMINGTON, N.C. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced on 19 January 2022, the Civil Works studies, projects, and programs that would be initiated in Fiscal Year 2022 with the $22.81 billion in...
USACE reprogrammed funds to Carolina and Kure Beach
10/19/2021 UPDATED
WILMINGTON, N.C. – The US Army Corps of Engineers has reprogrammed construction funds to the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management Projects in New Hanover County, NC.The Corps...
Ocean Isle Beach coastal storm risk management contract awarded
10/7/2021
WILMINGTON, N.C. - On 27 September 2021, a contract for Costal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) at Ocean Isle Beach, Brunswick County NC was awarded to Norfolk Dredging Company for $6,675,000.00...
Contract awarded for maintenance dredging of Atlantic Intercoastal Waterway
9/23/2021
On 15 September 2021, a contract for the maintenance dredging of the Atlantic Intercoastal Waterway was awarded to Southwind Construction Corporation for $3,808,485. The contract covers several North...
Holden Beach FCSA signing
8/24/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District and the Town of Holden Beach will host a Feasibility Cost Sharing Agreement signing ceremony, Friday August 27, 2021 at 1:30pm at the picnic...
Temporary flow adjustments for maintenance work being done at Philpott
8/20/2021
Maintenance work is being performed at Philpott Dam to replace and upgrade the doors which access the generating units...
Contract for various environmental services awarded
8/13/2021 UPDATED
The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) awarded an environmental services contract on 30 July 2021 to DDC Construction Services LLC (DBA DDC 4C)...
Reopening of Visitor Centers
6/28/2021
The visitor centers will be reopening at W. Kerr Scott Lake, Philpott Lake, Falls Lake, B. Everett Jordan Lake, and John H. Kerr Dam and Lake...
Corps to host virtual public meetings for Tar Pamlico River Basin feasibility study
3/12/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is conducting a feasibility study on the Tar Pamlico River Basin and will host a series of virtual public involvement meetings to gather community input on the...
Deep Draft Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact
2/26/2021
On Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Wilmington District, published a final Deep Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) describing the...
Omnibus Bill brings Authorizations and Appropriations to US Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District
1/14/2021
The federal Omnibus bill that passed into law on December 27, 2020 not only provided COVID relief but rolled many other bills into the last legislative effort of the now ended 116th Congress.  This...
Folly Beach feasibility study public information meeting
11/23/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will hold a Facebook live-stream public information meeting on December 1, 2020 at 6 p.m. to discuss the Folly Beach, SC Coastal Storm Risk...
Wrightsville Beach feasibility study public information meeting
11/12/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will hold a Facebook live-stream public information meeting on November 19, 2020 at 6 p.m. to discuss the Wrightsville Beach, NC Coastal Storm...
Carolina Beach feasibility study public information meeting
11/10/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will hold a Facebook live-stream public information meeting on November 17, 2020 at 6 p.m. to discuss the Carolina Beach, NC Coastal Storm Risk...
On Friday, in a ceremony held on board the USS North Carolina, Col. Robert Clark, relinquished command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, to Col. Ben Bennett.
7/10/2020 UPDATED
WILMINGTON, N.C. – On Friday, in a ceremony held on board the USS North Carolina, Col. Robert Clark, relinquished command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, to Col. Ben...
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Extends Campground Closures
5/26/2020
Due to heavy amounts of rain, and the incoming storm, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District will be extending the period of closure for the campgrounds until June 8, 2020...
Mudslide at Philpott Dam
5/26/2020
Heavy rains on Sunday triggered a significant landslide adjacent to, and downstream of Philpott Dam. This landslide damaged the switch house, the transformers area, and the backup generator...
Philpott Dam Spillway Event
5/22/2020
WILMINGTON, N.C. – Early this morning, due to the heavy rainfall over Philpott Lake watershed, the pool of the lake has filled past the crest elevation of the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)...
Statement Regarding Reopening Of Wilmington District Facilities
5/12/2020
During the COVID19 pandemic several of The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District recreational areas at W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir, Falls Lake, B. Everett Jordan Dam and Lake, John H...
Additional Closures at W Kerr Scott
3/26/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District will close remaining recreation areas at W. Kerr Scott effective 0800 on March 27, 2020...
Army Corps to restrict public access to facilities
3/18/2020
In the interest of public safety due to the COVID-19 concerns, beginning March 18, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will be restricting public access at the district’s...
Cape Fear River Locks and Dams Disposition Study Draft Comment Period Extended
2/14/2020 UPDATED
The Corps of Engineers Wilmington District is extending the comment period on the Cape Fear River Locks and Dams Disposition Study Draft...
Wilmington District FY 2021 President’s Budget and FY 2020 Work Plan Released
2/11/2020 UPDATED
The President released the budget proposal for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 and the Fiscal Year 2020 Work Plan, which includes funding for ongoing projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington...

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