US Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District

US Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District Officially established in 1857, Buffalo District traces its roots to Corps of Engineers officer Captain Theodore Maurice, first assigned to the territory in 1824 to supervise federal engineer operations on Lake Erie.
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Our CHIEF of Engineers and THREE-STAR GENERAL has safety in his DNA. See how he does it below. #NationalSafetyMonth #saf...
06/08/2020
2020 CEOs Who 'Get It'

Our CHIEF of Engineers and THREE-STAR GENERAL has safety in his DNA. See how he does it below. #NationalSafetyMonth #safetymonth

Safety+Health presents the National Safety Council’s annual recognition of CEOs who demonstrate a personal commitment to worker safety and health.

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06/08/2020

Photos from US Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District's post

Hydrilla has earned the title "WORLD'S WORST invasive aquatic plant" and we're fighting to keep it out of the Great Lake...
06/05/2020
Eco Talk: How to help rid Cayuga Lake of hydrilla

Hydrilla has earned the title "WORLD'S WORST invasive aquatic plant" and we're fighting to keep it out of the Great Lakes this summer! #WorldEnvironmentDay

June 7-13 is the seventh annual New York State Invasive Species Awareness Week. In honor of this week, we are going to discuss hydrilla. Hydrilla is an invasive aquatic plant

Our repairs to the Lorain Harbor breakwater are going strong! A breakwater is the first line of defense for lake-front c...
06/04/2020

Our repairs to the Lorain Harbor breakwater are going strong! A breakwater is the first line of defense for lake-front communities against the powerful Great Lakes.

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06/04/2020

Photos from US Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District's post

#DidYouKnow animals that live in water help us know where there's a wetland? Guess what these are!
06/03/2020

#DidYouKnow animals that live in water help us know where there's a wetland? Guess what these are!

HAPPENING NOW: Major construction at the Canandaigua VA Medical Center helping our Veterans and the U.S. Department of V...
06/02/2020

HAPPENING NOW: Major construction at the Canandaigua VA Medical Center helping our Veterans and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

#lgbtq #pridemonth #equalityWant to work for a team that embraces diversity and rewards people who respect others? Join ...
06/01/2020

#lgbtq #pridemonth #equality
Want to work for a team that embraces diversity and rewards people who respect others? Join us today: https://bit.ly/BuffaloDistrictJobs

We finished the final grading and seeding of the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program work areas at the Tonaw...
05/29/2020

We finished the final grading and seeding of the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program work areas at the Tonawanda Landfill Vicinity Property!

05/28/2020
Emerald Shiner water velocity testing 2020

USACE, Buffalo District tested the velocity of the Niagara River at Broderick Park in Buffalo. Part of the project includes a future demonstration project of installing fish baffles along the breakwall in hopes of the slowing down the river’s velocity so the shiner will be able to swim back to Lake Erie after the spawning season.

#ThrowbackThursdayShore protection gabions* at Van Buren Point along Lake Erie, south of Dunkirk, in September 1979.* Ga...
05/28/2020

#ThrowbackThursday
Shore protection gabions* at Van Buren Point along Lake Erie, south of Dunkirk, in September 1979.

* Gabion = a cage, cylinder or box filled with rocks, concrete, sand or soil for use in civil engineering.

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05/28/2020

Photos from US Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District's post

USACE, Buffalo District tested the velocity of the Niagara River at Broderick Park in Buffalo. Part of the project inclu...
05/27/2020

USACE, Buffalo District tested the velocity of the Niagara River at Broderick Park in Buffalo. Part of the project includes a future demonstration project of installing fish baffles along the breakwall in hopes of the slowing down the river’s velocity so the shiner will be able to swim back to Lake Erie after the spawning season.

USACE, Buffalo District tested the velocity of the Niagara River at Broderick Park in Buffalo. Part of the project includes a future demonstration project of installing fish baffles along the breakwall in hopes of the slowing down the river’s velocity so the shiner will be able to swim back to Lake Erie after the spawning season.

Our first visitors return to the Mount Morris Dam! Enjoy scenic overlooks, hiking and picnicking. The Visitor Center and...
05/27/2020

Our first visitors return to the Mount Morris Dam! Enjoy scenic overlooks, hiking and picnicking. The Visitor Center and playgrounds remain closed.

As of today, 73 vessels passed through the re-opened Black Rock Lock weighing a total of 6,479 metric tons!
05/26/2020

As of today, 73 vessels passed through the re-opened Black Rock Lock weighing a total of 6,479 metric tons!

Click these photos of Kevin Lesika, surveyor and Aviation Team Lead, to learn more about our drone program!
05/26/2020

Click these photos of Kevin Lesika, surveyor and Aviation Team Lead, to learn more about our drone program!

What can we do to better serve your needs? #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay
05/21/2020

What can we do to better serve your needs? #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay

Construction begins! The Buffalo District began repairs to the Lorain breakwater located in Lake Erie in the Port of Lor...
05/21/2020
The Corps of Engineers begins Lorain Breakwater repairs

Construction begins!

The Buffalo District began repairs to the Lorain breakwater located in Lake Erie in the Port of Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio, on May 12.

https://www.lrb.usace.army.mil/Media/News-Releases/Article/2194764/the-corps-of-engineers-begins-lorain-breakwater-repairs/

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District began repairs to the Lorain breakwater located in Lake Erie in the Port of Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio, on May 12.

#ThrowbackThursdayShoreline erosion along Lake Erie is a big issue and we're ready to help you and your community. These...
05/21/2020

#ThrowbackThursday
Shoreline erosion along Lake Erie is a big issue and we're ready to help you and your community. These photos show erosion in Eastlake, Ohio over the past 50 years.

#ThrowbackThursdayBuffalo District strengthens a flood protection dike in Eastlake, Ohio in 1974. This project was part ...
05/21/2020

#ThrowbackThursday
Buffalo District strengthens a flood protection dike in Eastlake, Ohio in 1974. This project was part of Operation Foresight, a flood prevention program which saved communities over $100 million dollars.

HAPPENING NOW: Our field team was out today to inspect and help find solutions to fight high Lake Erie water levels alon...
05/20/2020

HAPPENING NOW: Our field team was out today to inspect and help find solutions to fight high Lake Erie water levels along the Eastlake, Ohio shoreline.

05/20/2020

We're taking FLIGHT with our new DRONE program! This preview shows off our Athol Springs shoreline protection project in Hamburg, NY.

We're engineering from the sky! Our shoreline protection project in Hamburg, NY looks great from a drone's-eye view.
05/19/2020

We're engineering from the sky! Our shoreline protection project in Hamburg, NY looks great from a drone's-eye view.

We're LOCKED ON for another navigation season at the Black Rock Lock!Brian Higgins
05/18/2020
Black Rock Lock opens following winter maintenance

We're LOCKED ON for another navigation season at the Black Rock Lock!
Brian Higgins

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District completed repairs to the upper east and west miter gates and lock anchorages of the Black Rock Lock, after it closed in late November for repairs.

We started final grading and seeding of the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program - Tonawanda Landfill project...
05/18/2020

We started final grading and seeding of the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program - Tonawanda Landfill project!

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US Army COE, Buffalo District Baseball Team. Cira 1975? Not sure of the date. Pic is from one of the Buffalo Chargers that I had. All the names of the players are at the bottom of the photo. John J. Rynkiewicz ([email protected])
Article - Upstream method related to downstream flooding:
Can someone reply with a link explaining why Lake Erie is present so high? Observations seem to show it was high even prior to the extremely wet spring. Thank you.
Who's vetting people? This guy's no engineer....... Opsec people. Opsec
I know you have alot to cover, but, there hasn't been any coverage on the repairs at Black Rock Lock in awhile.......? The repair crew is working extremely hard, thru extreme weather elements, to ensure an opening on time.....
Very Proud of your work.