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Annual MRC upstream trip: Positions district leadership, commission members Critical discussions, relationship-building
4/12/2024
The Mississippi River Commission conducted its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River, April 8-12, 2024. The commission held four public meetings aboard the Motor Vessel...
Enabling the warfighter: Fort Riley barracks renovations help to improve quality of life for soldiers
4/11/2024
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 the infamous Gen. Custer, former home to two...
Los Angeles District leaders tour Painted Rock Dam
4/10/2024
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, toured the Painted Rock Dam, a flood...
Total solar eclipse draws visitors to multiple reservoirs across Pittsburgh District for historic sighting
4/9/2024 UPDATED
The sky turned to nightfall for several minutes as visitors stood beneath the shadow of the moon...
Two ERDC labs team up for one cool project
4/8/2024
Two ERDC laboratories, the Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (GSL) and Cold Regions Research Engineering Laboratory (CRREL), collaborated to conduct several full-scale placements of JetCon JC400...
Building Resilience and Respect: USACE’s Role in Sustaining Military Capacity at Camp Buehring During Ramadan
4/8/2024 UPDATED
Strategic Infrastructure is crucial for sustaining military capability, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plays a vital role in ensuring its effectiveness. As a part of monthly rotational site...
Contract Award | Seepage Multiple Award Task Order Contract
4/7/2024
This project is a Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) for seepage projects throughout the Memphis District. Typical construction task orders may include seepage berm construction, relief well...
USACE Strengthens Partnership for Global Infrastructure in Kuwait
4/7/2024 UPDATED
In a significant meeting held on March 17, at the U.S. Embassy in Kuwait, U.S. Army Col. Mohammed Z. Rahman, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Expeditionary District commander, and Viet...

News Releases

Col. Robert Newbauer: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin Fort Peck Flow Test
4/12/2024 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct a flow test at Fort Peck starting no sooner than April 26, 2024, with a scheduled completion date of no later than September 1, 2024...
Corps closes bridge at Eau Galle Recreation Area
4/12/2024
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has closed the bridge at the Northwest Day Use Area at the Eau Galle Recreation Area in Spring Valley, Wisconsin, to all vehicle,...
Corps hosts open house on McGregor Lake restoration project
4/12/2024
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting an open house to discuss the McGregor Lake habitat rehabilitation and enhancement project, April 22 at Prairie du...
Comite River Diversion flood management project alignment requires permanent closure of Barnett Road segment in East Baton Rouge Parish
4/12/2024
Beginning April 15, 2024, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District will permanently close the section of Barnett Road between U.S. Hwy 61 and Carney Road near Zachary, La. to begin...
USACE and Pulaski County to close Big Dam Bridge for inspection
4/11/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of engineers postponed the previous Big Dam Bridge closure and inspection because of mechanical issues. The equipment has been repaired and the closure rescheduled. The Big Dam...
Heavy Rainfall in Coldwater River Basin Expected to Raise Arkabutla Lake Levels Above 215’
4/11/2024
Vicksburg, Miss – Lake levels at Arkabutla Dam are expected to rise well above 215’ and remain high for close to three weeks as spring rains continue. A potential breach emergency WATCH status at...
Mobile District hosted a "topping out" ceremony
4/11/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District hosted a "topping out" ceremony at the construction site of its new headquarters building in downtown Mobile, Alabama, April 10, 2024...
FREE boating safety courses to be offered at Mississippi River Project Office
4/11/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, is offering free boating safety education classes at the Mississippi River Project Office near Locks and Dam 14 in Pleasant Valley, Iowa, during...

USACE News from DVIDS

  1. Coastal Award Presentation

    Dr. Nicole Elko, executive director of the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) presents Eric Bush, director of planning and policy at Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) with the ASBPA's Corps of Engineers Coastal Summit Award. The Award recognizes a USACE employee who contributes to the efforts of beach management and preservation. (Courtesy photo by Amber Doskos)
    3/29/2024
  2. An IWR Women's History Month feature - Hamna Zaheer

    Institute for Water Resources Computer Scientist, Hamna Zaheer, shares her personal experience as a woman in STEM and what inspires her. (Courtesy photo: Hamna Zaheer)
    3/26/2024
  3. Inside the Castle - Construction Management Innovation Part 5 - Research and Development Construction Management

    In this episode, we are wrapping up our Construction Innovation Management series with Jason Gobin, Darrick Godfrey and Alexandra Henderson Connors. This final part of the series showcases the research and development aspects of Construction Management Innovation. Listen in as the Corps team talks about how they are using research and USACE lab resources to meet the everyday needs of the construction management workforce.
    3/21/2024
  4. Inside the Castle - Construction Management Innovation Part 4 - Construction Management Administration Application

    Listen in as Inside the Castle continues their 5-part series on Construction Management Innovation. In this episode, Inside the Castle hosts are joined by USACE Construction Managers Jacky Henderson, John Travis and Alexandra Henderson Connors to talk about the Construction Management Administration Application and how this new tool will help USACE construction personnel more efficiently manage policy, documentation, training, and share lessons learned across the enterprise.
    3/15/2024
  5. Inside the Castle - Construction Management Innovation Part 3 - The New Construction Management Platform

    In this episode, we are continuing our Construction Innovation Management series with Michael Krabacher, Darrick Godfrey, and Alexandra Henderson Connors. Part 3 of this 5 part series showcases the new Construction Management Platform (CMP). Listen in as the Corps team talks about why they are working to modernize the construction management tools and why it is critical to have a new construction management platform to help construction managers better manage their projects.
    3/8/2024
  6. Violet Albright

    Meet Violet Albright, the construction division chief for the Seattle District, and is a woman in construction.
    3/5/2024
  7. Debbie Mullennex

    Meet Debbie Mullennex. She is a project engineer with the Charleston District, and a women in construction.
    3/5/2024
  8. Helen Dougan

    Meet Helen Dougan a Project Engineer with the Charleston District and a woman in construction.
    3/5/2024
  9. Donna Mantione

    Meet Donna Mantione a Contracting Officer Representative with the Little Rock District and a Woman in Construction.
    3/5/2024
  10. Inside the Castle - Construction Management Innovation Part 2 - Resident Management System

    In this episode, we continue our series on Construction Management Innovation with Darrick Godfrey, Alexandra Henderson Connors, and Renee Mullinax. Listen in to learn more about the tools the Corps' Construction Managers currently use to track construction projects and what the Construction Management Innovation team is doing to improve the tools in the future.
    3/1/2024
  11. Publication - Power of R&D Newsletter

    Special Edition: FY23 R&D Annual Report
    2/23/2024
  12. Publication - The Corps Environment

    The Winter 2024 edition of The Corps Environment is now available! This edition features environmental projects and programs that are focused on shaping a sustainable future for present and upcoming generations.
    2/16/2024
  13. Publication - The Corps Environment

    The Winter 2024 edition of The Corps Environment is now available! This edition features environmental projects and programs that are focused on shaping a sustainable future for present and upcoming generations.
    2/15/2024
  14. Winners of the 2023 IWR honorary awards

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- (Feb. 14, 2024) Pictured are recipients of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Institute for Water Resources 2023 honorary awards. The awardees were announced during a town hall Feb. 14, 2024, where managers provided details on the recognition. Not pictured are winners from the team of the year award.
    2/14/2024
  15. Inside the Castle - Spotlight on Construction Management Innovation Part 1 - Overview

    In this episode we sit down with Darrick Godfrey and Alexandra Henderson Connors to learn more about Construction Management Innovation and the four lines of efforts that will be discussed in more detail in future episodes. Listen in to hear the current state of Construction Management within the Corps and what Darrick, Alexandra and the rest of the Construction Management Innovation team is doing to improve the way we do business. Any questions about the Construction Management Innovation can be sent to the team at CM_TMO@usace.army.mil If you are a Corps staff member, you can learn more about Construction Management Innovation by visiting the Construction Management Team site at https://usace.dps.mil/sites/TDL-CECW-EC-TestTeam1/SitePages/CMP.aspx
    2/14/2024
  16. Publication - The Corps Environment

    The Winter 2024 edition of The Corps Environment is now available! This edition features environmental projects and programs that are focused on shaping a sustainable future for present and upcoming generations.
    2/13/2024
  17. Annual FUSRAP report available online

    Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Progam Update - Fiscal Year 2023
    2/7/2024
  18. Inside the Castle - Spotlight on Huntsville Engineering and Support Center and Welcome2lt digital in-processing tool

    In this episode, we showcase another 2022 USACE Innovation Award Winner! Listen to learn how the Huntsville Engineering and Support Center deployed the Welcome2lt digital in-processing tool and dashboard to reduce the time an employee spends on-boarding by more than 60%.
    2/2/2024
  19. Publication - Power of R&D Newsletter

    USACE R&D Newsletter VOL. 3 NO. 1 In this Issue: • Frigid Expertise: USACE develops techniques for concrete construction in cold environments • Attacking Challenges at High Speed: Computing power gives researchers capability to quickly scale mountains of data • Peering Into the Future: Innovative tools help forecast risk of infrastructure failure • From the Ground Up: ERDC guides DOD advances in sustainable materials for military construction
    1/26/2024
  20. Inside the Castle - Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project Receives National Academy of Construction Award

    In this episode, we sit down with Terry Williams, the Program Manager for the Fargo-Moorhead Metro Program, and Kevin Denn, the project manager for the Fargo-Moorhead Metro Program, to talk about the National Academy of Construction recognition, what it took to receive this recognition and what is currently going on with the Fargo-Moorhead Metro Program.
    1/25/2024
  21. Inside the Castle - Highlights the award winning USACE Enterprise DPMAP Status Dashboard

    In this episode, we continue to highlight our Business Process Improvement Award winners with Ozzy Orwick, USACE Headquarters Human Resources Data Director. Mr. Orwick expanded on the success of the Mississippi Valley Division's improvements to the DoD Performance Management and Appraisal Program (DPMAP) dashboard. His efforts resulted in an enterprise-wide solution that is 100% automated and provides supervisors as well as senior leaders with a more expedited way to view status of required DPMAP tasks. Congratulations Ozzy! We appreciate your commitment to improving the way USACE does business!
    1/3/2024
  22. Inside Castle Celebrates the Process Improvement Excellence Award with Mississippi Valley Division

    In this episode, we continue our series showcasing our process improvement winners. Joining us is Andrew Huffman, the Quality Knowledge and Business Process Improvement Manager for the Mississippi Valley Division (MVD) of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Andrew shares with us how MVD is best in class with certified Lean Six Sigma Belts in all six of their districts. Additionally, the Division has nearly $2.5 million of estimated financial benefits from the process improvement activities that occurred in fiscal year 2021-2022. Listen in to learn more about the award and how MVD is improving the way they do business.
    12/15/2023
  23. Inside the Castle Highlights the 2020-2021 Process Improvement Team Excellence Award Winner - DoD Performance Management and Appraisal Program

    In this episode, we celebrate the 2020-2021 Process Improvement Team Excellence Award Winner for their efforts to improve how the agency works through the DoD Performance Management and Appraisal Program commonly known by DoD workforce as DPMAP. Sabine Faltenbacher, New Orleans District Quality Management Representative, joins us to talk about the innovative improvements the way the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers executes the DPMAP and the lessons they learned along the way.
    12/8/2023
  24. Publication - Power of R&D Newsletter

    USACE R&D Newsletter VOL. 2 NO. 4 In this Issue: • Time & Space: Dwindling capacity at Tuttle Creek Reservoir calls for an urgent and innovative solution • Innovation at Work • Guiding Resilience: Playbook will expand NNBFs along Great Lakes • Understanding Global Hydrology: Global Hydro Intelligence analysis ensures secure water resources across the global environment • More the Merrier: Crowdsourcing bathymetry could provide near-time picture of nation’s inland waterways • Connect With: Dr. Zachary Tyler • USACE R&D Strategy: Top 10 R&D Priorities
    11/27/2023
  25. USACE Brings Back the Halfback Pass For Army Navy Game

    Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon, USMA '86 and current commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, talks with Command Sergeant Major Douglas Galick, about bringing back a play he ran in the 1985 Peach Bowl for this year's Army Navy game, the Halfback Pass. Go Army Beat Navy! *Peach Bowl footage used with permission from Peach Bowl, Inc.
    11/6/2023
  26. Publication - The Corps Environment

    The November 2023 issue of The Corps Environment is now available! This edition features initiatives from across the Army environmental community that are providing sustainable solutions that support our environment and the global communities we serve.
    11/6/2023
  27. Corps Connection Season 3 Episode 12 September 2023

    In this episode we tag along with engineers from the Philadelphia Los Angeles districts as they inspect a high-span bridge in Maryland. The Savannah District discovered some revolutionary war era artifacts in the Savannah River, they show us how they are preserving these relics. The Engineering Research and Development Center is working on simulation programs to assist our combat fighters in how they navigate for Amphibious landings, and the ERDC team is researching different materials and their strengths for applications in combat environments. We also give you a behind the scenes look at the USACE unmanned aerial systems program as we fly with the Sacramento District.
    9/11/2023
  28. Chesapeake City Bridge B-roll

    B-roll of engineers with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District performing a bridge inspection on the Chesapeake City Bridge near Elkton Maryland. The routine inspection allows engineers to keep track on the health of the bridge and see if maintenance will need to be scheduled to keep the bridge operational and safe for the traveling public.
    9/1/2023
  29. Institute for Water Resources honors two alumni with highest recognition

    ALEXANDRIA, VA -- (Sept. 1, 2023) The Institute for Water Resources (IWR), a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Field Operating Activity, has bestowed its highest honor to two alumni by inducting them into the IWR Class of 2023 Distinguished Gallery of Employees.
    9/1/2023
  30. Gary Brunner inducted into IWR Distinguished Gallery of Employees [Image 2 of 2]

    ALEXANDRIA, VA -- (Sept. 1, 2023) The Institute for Water Resources (IWR), a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Field Operating Activity, inducted Gary Brunner, a former employee and alumni its highest honor by inducting him into the IWR Class of 2023 Distinguished Gallery of Employees.
    9/1/2023
  31. Lynn Martin inducted into IWR Distinguished Gallery of Employees [Image 1 of 2]

    ALEXANDRIA, VA -- (Sept. 1, 2023) The Institute for Water Resources (IWR), a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Field Operating Activity, inducted Lynn Martin, a former employee and alumni its highest honor by inducting her into the IWR Class of 2023 Distinguished Gallery of Employees.
    9/1/2023
  32. Publication - The Corps Environment

    The August 2023 of The Corps Environment issue now available. This edition highlights how collaboration and partnerships across the Army environmental community are shaping a sustainable future for current and future generations.
    8/29/2023
  33. St Georges Bridge Repair B-Roll

    B-Roll of Construction Crews work on repairing the St. Georges Bridge in St. Georges Delaware on Aug 8, 2023. Repairs include demolishing and replacing the bridge decking, median barrier, drainage features; replacing bridge approaches and roadways; and repairing other bridge structural features.
    8/23/2023
  34. Bridge Deck Replacement [Image 17 of 17]

    (St. Georges, Del.) Contractors working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District work on replacing the deck of the St. Georges Bridge in New Castle County, Delaware. The approximately 18-month project includes demolishing and replacing the bridge decking, median barrier, as well as replaces the bridge approaches and roadways. (U.S. Army photo by Patrick Bloodgood)
    8/14/2023
  35. Bridge Deck Replacement [Image 14 of 17]

    (St. Georges, Del.) Bill Nash, a project engineer working on the St. Georges Bridge repair project stands in front of contractors who are working to replace the bridge decking on the structure. The approximately 18-month project includes demolishing and replacing the bridge decking, median barrier, as well as replaces the bridge approaches and roadways. (U.S. Army photo by Patrick Bloodgood)
    8/14/2023
  36. Publication - Power of R&D Newsletter

    USACE R&D Newsletter VOL. 2 NO. 3 In this Issue: • A Solution Grounded in Science: Minerals can help mitigate PFAS in groundwater • Innovation at Work • Building Naturally: Wrackcycling research can lead to more resilient dune systems and coastlines • Smarter & Safer: Innovative technology could expand inland navigation communications network • Enabling Resilient Designs: Toolkit allows planners to predict NNBF impacts • Connect With: Leigh Provost • USACE R&D Strategy: Top 10 R&D Priorities
    7/19/2023
  37. National dam safety practices reviewed in tri-agency report

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. – (June 7, 2023) The results of a yearlong study by an independent external peer review panel to assess the use of risk-informed dam safety practices is now available to the public. The verdict – the way the nation operates its dams across three federal agencies is appropriate and sound but can benefit from some areas of improvement.
    6/7/2023
  38. Publication - The Corps Environment

    The May 2023 issue of The Corps Environment is now available. This edition features initiatives from across the Army environmental community that are protecting and preserving our environment.
    5/25/2023
  39. Software wins innovation award for predictive flooding capabilities following fires

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (May 18, 2023) –The Institute for Water Resources’(IWR) Hydrologic Engineering Center (HEC), located in Davis, CA, takes home the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Innovation of the Year Award for adding Post-Wildfire Modeling capabilities to its software. These software capabilities provide prediction tools that engineers can use to anticipate a unique type of flooding that can follow a combination of fire and floods.
    5/18/2023
  40. Engineering in the cloud

    Hilo, HI (May 3, 2023) - In the past, when someone at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) mentioned clouds, they most often were referring to the weather. However, in today’s modern context, “the cloud” can mean many things. At USACE’s Institute for Water Resources (IWR), it most often describes the Civil Works Business Intelligence (CWBI) program. CWBI has been a USACE leader in cloud implementation over the past 10 years and continues to refactor Civil Works data and system assets to gain efficiencies, integrate resources, and reduce Information Technology (IT) maintenance and cost.
    5/15/2023
  41. IWR joins international conversation alongside six European nations on mainstreaming nature-based solutions

    Alexandria, VA (May 10, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Institute for Water Resources (IWR) participated in the kick-off of the project MANABAS COAST (MAinstreaming NAture BAsed Solutions through COASTal systems). The meeting took place March 11-17 in Hague, Netherlands. USACE is an official observer of MANABAS, which is a European Union project aimed at mainstreaming nature-based engineering solutions in the North Sea Region.
    5/10/2023
  42. Investing in Our Planet: Earth Day 2023

    On April 22, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) joins our global community in the celebration of Earth Day. Protecting and preserving our environment is an enduring mission for USACE.
    4/21/2023
  43. U.S. climate risk tool gets French, Arabic translations

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (March 15, 2023) – The Climate Risk Informed Decision Analysis (CRIDA) methodology has been translated into French and Arabic, increasing global acceptance of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Institute for Water Resources climate change adaptation tool.
    3/15/2023
  44. VidiU Streaming - CELRN Equipment Test

    VidiU Streaming - CELRN Equipment Test.
    11/7/2018
  45. SAJ End of Fiscal Year 18 Celebration and Feasibility and Cost Sharing Agreement

    Starting at 1200EST on 09 Oct 2018 the Jacksonville District - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be hosting an End of Fiscal Year 18 Celebration and Feasibility and Cost Sharing Agreement.
    10/9/2018
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