• USACE Omaha District, Air Force, Wisconsin celebrate groundbreaking for new fuel facility at General Mitchell Airfield

    Ground has been broken and a significant milestone reached as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard, 128th Air Refueling Wing and the state of Wisconsin kicked off construction of a state-of-the-art Type III Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants facility recently at General Mitchell Airfield in Milwaukee. This endeavor is being spearheaded by the Omaha District’s Fueling Systems Mandatory Center for Expertise, and the ceremony signifies the culmination of years of planning, advocacy, and meticulous justification by the 128th ARW as well as federal and state leadership, who have emphasized the need for modernization and reinvestment in General Mitchell Airfield’s fueling infrastructure.
  • ERDC researcher using insects to help the Warfighter and the Nation

    ERDC's Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) is known to discover, develop, deliver and sustain trusted engineering and scientific solutions impacting built and natural infrastructure for the Warfighter and the Nation. Researcher Anne McCarthy takes that mission seriously, so she's called in Madagascar hissing cockroaches for her project "Insect antennae for odorant-driven real-time decision processing," which basically means their antennae will help identify and sense chemicals in an area.
  • Corps of Engineers’ drainage project nears completion at Fort Pulaski

    Situated on Cockspur Island at the mouth of the Savannah River, and designated a national monument in 1924, Fort Pulaski has suffered extensive flooding due to storms and heavy rain over the years, which prompted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, and the National Park Service to collaborate and find a way to manage drainage of the excess water.
  • MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 24-43 Lock 5 Sailing Instructions Lifted

    The sailing instructions for the downstream approach to Colonel Charles D. Maynard Lock (No. 5) NM 86.3, as noted in Nav Notice SWL 24-33, have been lifted.
  • Corps of Engineers announces updates to Center Hill Water Control Manual

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 24, 2024) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District completed an Environmental Assessment (EA), under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), to update the Center Hill Dam and Reservoir Water Control Manual. As a result of this update, the Nashville District is implementing operational changes at Center Hill.
  • Army Corps Making Major Renovations to Iconic Times Square Recruiting Station

    The Real Estate Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is overseeing significant upgrades to the Times Square Recruiting Station in New York City ─ an iconic structure visited by hundreds of thousands of people each year and serving as a symbol of U.S. Armed Forces’ recruiting.
  • USACE to host two events to gather public input on habitat rehabilitation projects on the Mississippi River

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, in partnership with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are planning two habitat rehabilitation and enhancement projects on the Mississippi River in Pools 12 and 13 and are looking for public input. Opportunities for the public to learn more and provide feedback will be held in two locations to highlight the different projects. April 30, Clinton, Iowa - Phase II of the Lower Pool 13 Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project will be featured during a public open house from 5-7 p.m. at Eagle Point Lodge located at 4101 N 3rd Street in Clinton, Iowa. Lands included in the Lower Pool 13 Phase II project are part of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge and consist of backwater lakes, sloughs, flowing channels, and impounded water residing over historically flooded islands and remnant islands. May 1, Dubuque, Iowa - The Pool 12 Forestry Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project will be featured during a public open house from 5-7 p.m. at the EB Lyons Interpretive Center located at 8991 Bellevue Heights Rd. in Dubuque, Iowa. The project area covers approximately 26 miles of Pool 12 in the Upper Mississippi River, from Lock and Dam 12 near Bellevue, Iowa, to Lock and Dam 11 in Dubuque, Iowa.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comment on Miami-Dade Coastal Storm Risk Management Draft Feasibility Report

    Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Norfolk District, in partnership with Miami-Dade County, released the Miami-Dade County Back Bay (MDBB) Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Feasibility Study Integrated Draft Report and Environmental Assessment for a 30-day public review and comment period.
  • SWG Honors Administrative Professionals of the Year

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Galveston District (SWG), named two “Administrative Professionals of the Year” for 2024, in a ceremony at the Jadwin Building, April 23, 2024. Six administrative professionals were nominated by their offices: Mellissa Delehanty, Office of Counsel (OC), Mostafa Elsaka, Contracting, Leilani Gonzalez, Southern Area Office, Kelvin Harrison, Houston Project Office, Susan Martin, Project Management (PM-J), and Shari McDonald, Port Arthur Resident Office.
  • USACE Savannah District Implements Modern Safety Helmets

    In a measure aimed at enhancing worker safety and mitigating the risk of workplace injuries, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has initiated the replacement of traditional hard hats worn by its personnel with more modern safety helmets. Mandated USACE-wide, this strategic update is designed to offer better protection for employees while working on construction sites.