Army Corps of Engineers to Complete Two Projects Worth $281.5 Million to Reduce Impacts of Storm Damage in the Third District

January 13, 2020
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Greg Murphy, M.D. (NC-03) released the following statement after the Army Corps of Engineers announced it will complete two projects in the Third District to help mitigate the impact of storm damage. A project estimated at $237 million will be completed in Surf City and North Topsail Beach and a project estimated at $44.5 million will be completed on Bogue Banks.

“I am pleased that the Army Corps of Engineers has received $281.5 million to undertake two flood and storm damage reduction projects in the Third District. The beautiful beach towns of eastern North Carolina are certainly worth the investment. These projects will make us more resilient for future hurricanes.  I am so very grateful for the incredible work the Army Corps of Engineers does year-round in the Third District.

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