Restoration of Two Chesapeake Bay Islands Moves Forward

USACE, Baltimore District, Commander Col. Estee S. Pinchasin signs a Project Partnership Agreement with Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary James F. Ports Jr. for the $4 billion Mid-Chesapeake Bay ecosystem restoration project at MDOT headquarters, Aug. 23, 2022.

A Mid-Chesapeake Bay ecosystem restoration project will move forward, with the signing of a project partnership agreement. The US Army Corps of Engineers and the Maryland Department of Transportation have outlined their roles, responsibilities and financial obligations regarding restoration of James Island and Barren Island in Dorchester County. Material dredged from the Port of Baltimore…

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