Beach Replenishment Project to Begin Tomorrow in Bethany Beach


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin a project tomorrow that will replenish the beach and dune in Bethany Beach between Third Street and Wellington Parkway. It is estimated, depending on weather, replenishment will take between 15 to 25 days to complete and will place an additional 320,000 cubic yards of sand on the…

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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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