• USACE seeks comments on proposed work by Town of Tisbury in Vineyard Sound at 190 Beach Road

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District received a permit application to conduct
  • Construction work to cause temporary Wilder Street access road closure October 26 at Edward MacDowell Lake

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District announced today that contractors will begin
  • Locking temporarily suspended at Markland Locks and Dam

    At approximately 3:00 p.m. today, October 21, 2021, navigation traffic was halted to facilitate a hydraulic cylinder repair on the main (1,200 foot) lock chamber at Markland Locks and Dam (Ohio River Mile 531.5). The closure will last until approximately 12:00 p.m. (EDT) on Saturday, October 23, 2021. Upon completion of the hydraulic cylinder repairs, traffic will resume in the main chamber.
  • Corps of Engineers share fall and winter water level outlook

    DETROIT- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials forecast Great Lakes water levels to continue seasonal water level decline in the coming months. Detroit District Watershed Hydrology Section Chief Keith Kompoltowicz and Watershed Hydrology Section Physical Scientist and lead water level forecaster Dee Apps discuss this fall and winter’s water levels outlook in the fourth ‘On the Level’ video, available on the district’s website at The outlook is based on the latest six-month water level forecast. “During the fall and early winter, water levels typically decline as a result of increased evaporation,” according to Kompoltowicz. “Evaporation is highest during this time of year as a result of the colder air that enters the region and moves over the relatively warm lake water surfaces.”
  • USACE seeks public comment on Environmental Assessment for Sweet Grass County restoration, protection project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District is seeking public comment on a draft environmental assessment for the Sweet Grass County flood damage restoration and surface water resource protection project in Montana. The proposed project includes replacing the Melville Road wood bridge with a new modular steel bridge, improving the Melville Road concrete bridge by removing an abandoned concrete abutment, and replacing the Big Timber Canyon Road bridge with a concrete box culvert.
  • Highway 13 bridge to be reduced to one lane through February

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Highway 13 / 33 Highway Bridge over the Minnesota River in Watson, Minnesota, will be reduced to one lane, Oct. 19, 2021, through Feb. 10, 2022, while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, begins renovating its Lac qui Parle Dam.
  • Minneapolis locks closing for the end of navigation season

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is closing its Lower St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam and Lock and Dam 1, both in Minneapolis, to commercial and recreational vessels for the end of the navigation season Monday, Nov. 1.
  • Corps of Engineers seeks public comments on Pool 10 habitat restoration

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking comments on its draft feasibility report and integrated environmental assessment for its proposed Lower Pool 10 habitat rehabilitation and enhancement project on the Upper Mississippi River near Guttenberg, Iowa.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District completes significant repair of Buffalo North Breakwater

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District and its contractor, Michigan-based Ryba Marine Construction Co., have completed repairs to the section of the Buffalo North Breakwater breached by a severe storm in October 2019. The storm caused extensive damage to the approximately 2,200-foot breakwater structure, including the 300-foot breach in the north end. Fixing its crest and slopes using a rubble mound armor stone overlay, the breach was repaired in less than two months.
  • USACE announces LOSOM Project Delivery Team Meeting on October 26

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces a Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, October 26, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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