Public Affairs Mission

The Public Affairs Office is the initial contact for the public and the media for information about the Wilmington District and its programs, policies, operations and activities. The Public Affairs Office manages the district's public information, command information, and community relations programs. Public Affairs specialists serve in direct support of the district's outreach programs, each responsible for specific geographic and functional areas. Public Affairs staff members prepare information products for both internal and external audiences. The Public Affairs Office supports the district in a wide variety of other activities including the management of the district's web and digital media presence.


Contact Information and Address

For information about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District please call or email the Public Affairs Office;


Our address;

69 Darlington Avenue (just off Market Street)

Wilmington, NC 28403

News Releases

  • USACE Wilmington to hold a public open house for the Wilmington Harbor 403 Letter Report and Environmental Impact Statement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District is conducting a public comment period through 30 June 2023 and will host a public open house on Tuesday, June 13, 2023, 4:00 PM at Cape Fear Community College, Union Station Building, 502 N Front St. Wilmington, NC 28401.
  • Philpott Dam Industry Day

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District is hosting an Industry Engagement Day, on Tuesday, 18 APR 2023, from 0900 to 1200 EDT at the Philpott Lake Visitor Center. Attendees will meet at the Philpott Lake Visitor Center no later than 0845. A presentation will be provided which will include general timeline of the solicitation, how to contract with the US Army Corps of Engineers, and a general overview of the project. The Industry Day will provide a venue for CESAW to discuss the upcoming Philpott Dam Landslide Remediation contracting opportunity.
  • Wilmington Harbor Navigation Improvement Evaluation Continues

    The US Army Corps of Engineers is withdrawing a previous Notice of Intent (NOI) which was published in the Federal Register in September 2019 for the preparation of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS), for the Wilmington Harbor Navigation Improvement Project Feasibility Study.
  • William O’Huske/Lock and Dam Three construction closure

    The William O’Huske/Lock and Dam Three, located at 1248 Bill Hall Rd, Fayetteville, NC, will be closed 20 March 2023 through 31 May 2023 while rehabilitation work takes place to restore functionality to the Cape Fear River Lock and Dam, so that both vessels and fish may be locked through once again.

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District (USACE), has conducted an environmental analysis in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for the Rollinson Channel Navigation Project. The analysis determined a new route to be a more efficient path, in regards to improved navigational safety and reliability, for the channel. Therefore, the channel is officially relocation to the new location. The original location will no longer be maintained.