President Releases Proposed Civil Works Budget

The President’s Fiscal Year 2019 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is $4.785 billion with $3.769 billion coming from the General Fund of the Treasury, $965.13 million from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund, approximately $45 million from Special Recreation User Fees and $5.25 million from the Inland Waterways Trust Fund. Funding will be divided among the appropriations accounts as follows:

$2.077 million for Operation and Maintenance
$965 million for Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund
$872 million for Construction
$245 million for Mississippi River and Tributaries
$200 million for the Regulatory Program
$187 million for Expenses
$120 million for the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP)
$82 million for Investigations
$27 million for Flood Control and Coastal Emergencies
$5 million for Inland Waterways Trust Fund
$5 million for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works.