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ERDC takes award-winning robotics teams to the FIRST World Championships
Apr. 12, 2024 | 
VICKSBURG, Miss. – Over two decades ago, the U.S. Army Engineering Research and Development Center (ERDC) created a robotics team that was formed with a...
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The Mississippi River Commission conducted its annual high-water inspection trip April 8-12, 2024. Four public meetings aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi also took place in selected towns along the river. The Commission and the Corps value the opportunity to hear issues and concerns firsthand through the public hearing process. Interaction with congressional, federal, and state interests, local boards, non-government organizations, and the public is crucial to the decision-making process for the nation's water resources. The Mississippi River Commission brings critical engineering representation to the drainage basin, which impacts 41% of the United States and includes 1.25 million square miles, over 250 tributaries, 31 states, and two Canadian provinces.
Annual MRC upstream trip: Positions district leadership, commission members Critical discussions, relationship-building
Apr. 12, 2024 | 
The Mississippi River Commission conducted its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River, April 8-12, 2024. The commission held four...
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A two-story limestone building with two trees and grass in the foreground and a blue sky in the background.
Enabling the warfighter: Fort Riley barracks renovations help to improve quality of life for soldiers
Apr. 11, 2024 | 
Fort Riley, a U.S. Army installation located in north central Kansas, is known for many things: storied home of “The Big Red One,” early duty station of...
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A photo taken from the northwest of the Painted Rock Dam March 25 near Gila Bend, Arizona. Painted Rock Dam is a major flood control project in the Gila River Drainage Basin, constructed and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District.
Los Angeles District leaders tour Painted Rock Dam
Apr. 10, 2024 | 
Col. Andrew Baker, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, and Justin Gay, deputy district engineer for the LA District,...
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A total solar eclipse shines in the sky viewed from the Michael J. Kirwan Dam in Ravenna, Ohio, April 8, 2024.
Total solar eclipse draws visitors to multiple reservoirs across Pittsburgh District for historic sighting
Apr. 09, 2024 | 
The sky turned to nightfall for several minutes as visitors stood beneath the shadow of the moon.
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Researchers spread concrete during a full-scale placement conducted at ERDC’s Cold Regions Research Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) Frost Effects Research Facility. Team members from CRREL and ERDC’s Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory collaborated to conduct several full-scale placements of JetCon JC400 rapid-setting concrete as a part of the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering’s Foreign Comparative Testing program.
Two ERDC labs team up for one cool project
Apr. 08, 2024 | 
Two ERDC laboratories, the Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (GSL) and Cold Regions Research Engineering Laboratory (CRREL), collaborated to conduct...
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HQ USACE News Releases

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers develops tentative timeline to reopen Fort McHenry Channel following Key Bridge collapse
BALTIMORE – As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District continues working with local, state and federal partners to clear the wreckage along the Fort McHenry Channel following the...
USACE releases draft National Levee Safety Guidelines for public comment
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that the first-ever comprehensive guidelines for the nation’s levees are available for public comment. The National Levee Safety...
Transformational Investments for the Army Civil Works Program
The Biden-Harris Administration today released the President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2025. Following historic progress made under the President’s leadership—with over 14 million jobs added since the...
Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,850 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in observance of Martin Luther...

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