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  • December

    North Murfreesboro Greenway Project completes recreation improvements

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (Dec. 14, 2016) – With ribbon cutting and fanfare, officials opened the North Murfreesboro Greenway today, delivering new hiking, jogging, cycling and horseback riding opportunities to the public.
  • August

    Congressman gets close look at dewatered Chickamauga Lock

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 8, 2016) – The congressman serving Tennessee District 3 who serves on the House Committee on Appropriations and the Energy and Water Subcommittee donned a pair of rubber boots Aug. 3 to get a close look at the dewatered Chickamauga Lock on the Tennessee River in Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • May

    Lucky 13 tour new Diamond Elementary School site

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Excavators, bulldozers and dump trucks garnished the construction site of the new Diamond Elementary School where 13 wide-eyed students discovered diamonds aren’t forever but they can be your best friend.
  • July

    Fort Benning project team shines with delivery of industry-leading hospital

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Fort Benning’s newly unveiled Martin Army Community Hospital brims with exceptionalism, earning the hospital’s area team the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 2015 Project Delivery Team of the Year for Excellence Award.
  • May

    Work paused for safety stand-down, highlighting fall prevention

    Falls are the leading cause of death in the construction industry so each year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration asks employers in the construction industry to participate in the voluntary National Fall Prevention Stand-Down. This year’s National Safety Stand-Down, which raises awareness of preventing fall hazards, is May 4-15. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District asked contractors on each project to set aside some time to pause their work and conduct a focused safety talk on ladder safety, scaffold safety or other fall protection topics.
  • March

    A Good Relationship to Keep

    Recently the District and the Bureau of Reclamation teamed up to fix some flood damage at the District's Two Rivers project in Southeastern New Mexico. This isn't the first time the two agenices have cooperated.
  • November

    New Fort Benning hospital set to open for business

    FORT BENNING, Ga. – Hundreds gathered for the ribbon-cutting ceremony held Nov. 7 in the atrium of the newly-constructed Martin Army Community Hospital at Fort Benning, Georgia.
  • September

    US upgrades Senegalese army training center

    DODJI, Senegal -- The sound of construction progress will soon be replaced by the voices of Senegalese soldiers at Dodji Peacekeeping Operations Training Center. Representatives from the Senegalese army, U.S. Embassy Senegal and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District visited the Dodji PKO project site Aug. 20 to inspect construction work by contractor, CNaf-SET.
  • June

    3 Afghan National Police headquarters facilities now complete in Western Afghanistan

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed construction of three Afghan Uniform Police headquarters facilities in Western Afghanistan, well ahead of schedule. The facilities, built by Afghan-owned and operated construction firms with oversight by the Afghanistan Engineer District-South, will serve as bases of operations for 100 personnel at Qala I Naw, 120 personnel at Torghondi, and 60 personnel at Lash Jaween.
  • April

    Army Corps helps support the Army Family through school construction

    In 1821 the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in New York established the first school on a military installation to serve the children of service members. Almost two centuries later, the West Point community and Department of Defense continue to be committed to providing these children an education to take them into the 21st century, even in the current tough fiscal times.
  • USACE concrete plant ensures quality, speed

    Did you know the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has a state-of-the-art concrete batch plant in Charleroi, Pa., which is within the Pittsburgh District's oversight? Well, they do. The Corps places most of its concrete under water at locks, dams and river related structures; therefore, the concrete has to be designed to last.
  • January

    Taking SHAPE: USACE projects key to organization's future

    MONS, Belgium -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is managing a major push into upgrading decades-old buildings on the NATO base here as part of an endeavor that will have a lasting impact on the culture and mission of Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, military and education leaders say.
  • Building Afghanistan: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at work

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- How does the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers oversee construction in Afghanistan? Who decides the scope, design, location or budget of the projects? The answers to those questions are not simple, neither are the steps involved in bringing projects to completion.
  • December

    In-house design helps transform California military post

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - An abandoned airplane hangar with just four instructors, 60 students and only one language was how the school began in San Francisco. Around the same time the school was starting its life, a small, 170-year-old military post about 100 miles south was going through yet another renovation: serving as a reception area for the U.S. Army's III Corps.
  • USACE delivers NATO Special Operations Headquarters in Belgium

    MONS, Belgium -- U.S. and international military officials have cut the ribbon on a state-of-the-art facility constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District that will enable the NATO special operations forces community to plan, coordinate and conduct vital missions around the globe.
  • Building Strong means building safe

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Throughout the Afghanistan Engineer District-South area of operations, where dozens of Afghan National Security Forces installations are under construction, safety and occupational health specialists visit job sites daily to make sure laborers are protected from unnecessary risks.
  • Corps joins dignitaries for DLA headquarters groundbreaking event

    New Cumberland, Pa. -- Col. Kent Savre, commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division, joined other dignitaries at the Nov. 28 groundbreaking event for the new $95 million Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) headquarters here.
  • August

    Barkley hydropower rehabilitation gets a 270-ton lift

    Work crews at Barkley Power Plant removed a 270-ton rotor assembly, Aug. 16, 2012 from a crippled hydropower unit damaged 18 months ago by an electrical fire. The heavy lift enables the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District to move forward with the generator's rehabilitation.
  • Army Corps of Engineers helps renovate world's second largest building

    Through a partnership with the U.S. European Command, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District will oversee renovation of the basement of the world's second largest office building.
  • Work crews reach million-hour safety milestone at Wolf Creek Dam

    Construction crews at the Wolf Creek Dam Foundation Remediation Project reached a lofty safety milestone today when the men and women installing a concrete barrier wall deep into the dam's embankment reached 550 days and one million work-hours on the job without a lost-time accident.
  • Nashville mayor goes up river to see dam safety project

    Nashville Mayor Karl Dean visited Wolf Creek Dam Aug. 7, 2012 to see the ongoing foundation remediation construction, which is a dam safety project of vital importance to the citizens he represents 270 miles downstream.
  • Sacramento District wraps up vital Napa River ARRA construction contract

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District would like to change that history, as it will wrap up construction Aug. 3, 2012 on a significant effort in downtown Napa to raise 3,300 feet of railroad tracks as much as six feet and construct two new bridges to help reduce the city's flood risk.
  • July

    USACE achieves major construction milestone at Tamiami Trail

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District reached a major milestone for the Tamiami Trail Modifications project was reached shortly after midnight July 13, 2012 as the first concrete pour on the bridge deck was completed.
  • Construction begins with 'first bite' on foundation barrier wall at Center Hill Dam

    The "first bite" of a $106 million drilling project to stabilize the earthen portion of the Center Hill Dam with a barrier wall was taken July 11, 2012 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and its contractor, Bauer Foundation Corporation, as the auger of a giant drill rig turned up the first dirt to the cheers of spectators.
  • Balancing Economic Revitalization & the Environment in one of the World's Most Urbanized Estuaries

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District and its regional partners are actively committed to achieving the vision of a "World Class Harbor Estuary."