2018-07-05 / Community

Detroit Corps receives more than $79 million in recently approved work plan

DETROIT - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District announces additions to its fiscal year 2018 program based on the recently approved Work Plan, which includes dredging in Caseville.

This additional $79 million will be used in 2018 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors and complete various projects and studies throughout the Great Lakes.

Detroit District projects that will be executed as a result of the fiscal year 2018 work plan includes $325,000 for dredging Caseville Harbor.

The Detroit District’s work plan increase of $79 million includes 21 dredging projects and four repair, replacement, or construction projects. The work plan came about when Congress appropriated additional funding for ongoing work in the fiscal year 2018 Energy & Water Development Appropriations Act as contained in the 2018 Consolidated Appropriations Act. The Corps developed an allocation plan for high priority work packages based on the criteria established by Congress.

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