Home / Announcements / USACE Submits Army Civil Works Project Plan to Congress

USACE Submits Army Civil Works Project Plan to Congress

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has submitted its proposed appropriations for the 2018 Army Civil Works initiative to Congress, as part of an act that President Trump signed in March.

R.D. James, assistant secretary of the Army for Civil Works, said in a statement published Monday that the work plan includes funding for studies and construction projects to modernize infrastructure and improve the economy and environment.

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 allocates $6.8 billion for the Army Civil Works program, of which $6.4 billion will be used for: investigations; construction, operations and maintenance; Mississippi River and tributaries; and the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program.

USACE reported in its work plan that $4.6 billion for the five accounts will be allocated to specific programs, projects and activities, while $1.8 billion will be subdivided into different categories and subcategories such as navigation, flood risk management, other authorized project purposes and FUSRAP.

USACE aims to complete 39 feasibility studies, four projects in the program’s pre-construction engineering and design phase and 13 construction efforts.

Check Also

Soraya Correa: DHS Aims to Streamline Procurement Process Through Innovation Lab Boot Camp

Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer at the Department of Homeland Security, told Federal News Radio in an interview published Tuesday how DHS' procurement innovation lab helps personnel and other agencies streamline the acquisition process through the boot camp. “People walk out of the course not only understanding what our innovative techniques are, but encouraged and motivated to go out and innovative and be innovative in the constructs of the Federal Acquisition Regulations,” Correa said of PIL’s boot camp.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *