• LRD Programs Director retires after almost 40 years with USACE

    On February 23, 2023, a retirement ceremony was held for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division Program Director, Mr. Stephen G. Durrett, at the Federal Building in downtown Cincinnati, OH.
  • USACE announces virtual LOSOM Project Delivery Team Meeting on March 15

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces a virtual Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 15, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. “The purpose of the March 15 PDT Meeting is to update the Project Delivery Team, partners, stakeholders and the public on a change to the LOSOM study schedule and to hold a listening session,” said LOSOM Project Manager Tim Gysan.
  • Lock operators work super safely near mega construction projects

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 8, 2023) – Operators at navigation locks could easily wear capes for the super work they do to ensure the safety of the public, not to mention employees that maintain these projects in the Cumberland and Tennessee River systems. At Kentucky Lock in Grand Rivers, Kentucky, and Chickamauga Lock in Chattanooga, Tennessee, ongoing mega construction projects to build larger new locks pose additional hazards for these vigilant protectors of people and resources.
  • Life Lessons & Learning: A celebration of women in the Kansas City District, Part 1

    When walking down the road to success, not every path looks the same. People choose different paths of that road to discover who they are and where they belong. For Women’s History Month 2023, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District is highlighting the unique stories of six women to celebrate their varied contributions from across the district and inspire the next generation of USACE women.   
  • Annual FUSRAP Report Available Online

    The Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program Update for Fiscal Year 2022 is now available online. This annual report provides information about progress the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is making in cleaning up sites with contamination resulting from the nation’s early atomic energy program.
  • Upgrades at Thomson Causeway Recreation Area to cause temporary closures

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, announces it will be upgrading the water infrastructure at the Thomson Causeway Recreation Area in Thomson, Illinois, starting March 9. During installation of new, individual water hookups at sites 1-78 and 99-131, the Potter’s North, Potter’s South, Hickory Point loops and the day use areas of the park will be closed to all vehicle, bike and pedestrian traffic.
  • USACE hosts Industry Day in San Juan Puerto Rico

    San Juan, Puerto Rico – March 1, 2023 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, Antilles Office hosted an Industry Day in San Juan Puerto Rio at Colegio de Ingenieros y Agrimensores de Puerto Rico. Local, national, and international construction companies from benefited from their participation.
  • USACE resumes releases to St. Lucie Estuary

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District resumed releases at the Port Mayaca Lock and Dam (S-308) and the St. Lucie Lock and Dam at (S-80) this morning following a temporary closure at the Port Mayaca Lock and Dam on Monday, Feb. 27.
  • USACE hosts charrette, public scoping meeting for St. Augustine Back Bay CSRM Feasibility Study

    St. Augustine, Fla. – Feb. 24, 2023 -- Jacksonville District’s St. Augustine Back Bay Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study took two big steps forward when the district and its non-federal sponsor, the City of St. Augustine, began a three-day charrette and held a public meeting to introduce residents to the study’s issues and aims.
  • ERDC-CHL researchers assess hazardous vessel wakes near Tybee Island

    Researchers from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL) partnered with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District and the city of Tybee Island to measure vessel wakes near the island’s north shore in hopes of better understanding which ships and operating conditions are associated with generating large wakes.