U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Allocate $1.5 Million for Sand Replenishment at Presque Isle

Jan 19, 2021

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Mike Kelly today announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate $1.5 million for sand replenishment at Presque Isle State Park as part of its 2021 work plan. Kelly released this statement on the welcome news: 

“Presque Isle State Park is a natural treasure and I am thankful to the Army Corps of Engineers for once again granting our request to make its preservation a priority. This $1.5 million in federal assistance, combined with the state matching funds, will go a long way toward combating erosion of Erie's beaches. Thank you to Senator Toomey and the Army Corps for working with me to get this done."