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  • Officials set Sept. 25 as National Public Lands Day for Russell Lake

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Cleanup time returns to Russell Lake! Officials at Richard B. Russell Lake will celebrate National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 25, by holding a lake-wide cleanup event from 9 a.m. to noon.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and City of Independence to sign agreement for flood damage reduction project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Buffalo District, City of Independence Mayor Gregory P. Kurtz, and the Independence Continuing Authorities Program 205 project team will sign a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for a flood damage reduction project on Thursday, August 26, 2021, at 9:30 a.m. at 7900 Old Rockside Rd, Independence, OH 44131 (see map on following page). The $8 million project will reduce the risk of damage from continual overbank flooding along the Cuyahoga River and protect vulnerable residential and business properties in the City of Independence.
  • Corps continues to monitor its Red River of the North reservoirs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is closely monitoring water levels at its Red River of the North reservoirs. Below average precipitation and drought conditions continue to impact reservoir levels and discharges. All locations are releasing the minimum flow or near the minimum flow.
  • Corps continues to monitor its Lac qui Parle reservoir

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is closely monitoring water levels at its Lac qui Parle reservoir, near Watson, Minnesota. Below average precipitation and drought conditions continue to impact the reservoir level and discharge.
  • Corps continues to monitor its Mississippi River Headwaters reservoirs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues to monitor water levels at its Mississippi River Headwaters reservoirs. The water levels in the reservoirs, except for Pokegama Lake, are below the summer target level, which is the level maintained for water supply, environmental and recreational benefits. All reservoirs are releasing the minimum flow. The Corps urges boaters to go slow and use caution in lower-than-normal lakes levels.
  • Army Corps releases public comments to Brunswick harbor study

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, recently released the Brunswick Harbor Modification Study Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for a 30-day public comment period, which ended July 21, 2021. The report was updated to provide clarity regarding Corps’ proposed action for continued operation and maintenance of the entire Brunswick Harbor federal navigation channel.
  • Officials set 2021 dates for popular primitive hunting at Bussey Point

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, J. Strom Thurmond Project, Forest, Fish, and Wildlife section will hold primitive weapons deer hunts in Bussey Point Corps Management Unit (CMU), located in Lincoln County, Georgia, in October, November and December.
  • USACE closes East Brimfield Lake waters Aug. 24 for milfoil and fanwort treatment application

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District announced today that the waters at East
  • Construction contract awarded for new Louisville VA Hospital

    The Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, will build a new 104 bed, full-service hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. An $840 million contract was awarded to Walsh-Turner Joint Venture II headquartered in Chicago, Illinois on Aug. 17, 2021 to construct the new hospital, which will replace the existing Robley Rex VA Medical Center.
  • Mississippi River Visitor Center open to public for viewing of large-scale paddle event, Floatzilla

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, invites the public to the Mississippi River Visitor Center at Locks and Dam 15 in Rock Island, Illinois, to view hundreds of paddlers locking through during the annual Floatzilla paddle event, August 21. The Visitor Center will open at 9 a.m. and paddlers will be passing though the locks throughout the morning and early afternoon hours. Facemasks are required to be worn while inside the facility.

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  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Extends Closures Due to COVID-19

    ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – Due to the ongoing concerns related to the spread of COVID-19, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District has extended its recreation area closures through May 31.
  • Construction on Marysville Ring Levee Phase 2B and 3 to begin. Phase C cutoff wall to be built

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $22.5 million construction contract March 27 to Great Lakes Environmental & Infrastructure, LLC, of Rocklin, California, for 2.8 miles of improvements to the levee that surrounds Marysville, California.
  • Army Corps report recommends removal of Savannah River training wall

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, recommends removing the training wall in the Savannah River which runs roughly down the center of the river for more than a mile through Augusta, Georgia, and North Augusta, South Carolina. The underwater wall was built in the early 20th century to aid commercial navigation.
  • Agreement signed to help stop flooding in Detroit

    DETROIT – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has signed an agreement to assist the City of Detroit with direct assistance to fight against flood events expected during this upcoming spring and summer seasons. The cooperation agreement, signed electronically in light of COVID-19, will provide direct assistance to the City of Detroit in the Jefferson-Chalmers and Jefferson Village neighborhoods. “Even while the Detroit District and the Corps nation-wide is surging to help the nation respond to this pandemic, we're working diligently to help the City of Detroit and State of Michigan protect our communities from historically high water levels,” said Lt. Col. Greg Turner, district engineer, Detroit District.
  • Fort Worth District evaluates sites for use as alternate care facilities

    Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has assembled field assessment teams tasked with evaluating existing sites for the possible conversion into alternate-care-facilities in Texas. The Corps’ teams, at the request of FEMA and the State of Texas, are evaluating facilities across the state. They are working closely with FEMA, state and local partners to best facilitate a quick response should the need arise to have additional alternate-care-facilities constructed.
  • Detroit District to begin construction on alternate care facility

    DETROIT – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, (USACE,) Detroit District, announces it has received a verbal mission assignment from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to construct a large alternate care facility in downtown Detroit. USACE continues to make significant progress across the nation in its efforts to support the FEMA-led response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. The first conversion in Michigan will take place at the TCF Center in Detroit, Michigan. USACE is well underway in its coordination and planning efforts to adapt more than 250,000 square feet of the convention facility into medical care space.
  • Detroit District supporting national response to COVID-19 pandemic

    DETROIT – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has assembled and deployed field assessment teams tasked with evaluating existing facilities in Michigan for the possible conversion into alternate care facilities as part of the nationwide federal, state and local effort to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Under this planning mission assignment from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), personnel from FEMA, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and state and local emergency management and medical personnel are conducting initial and in-depth site assessments at multiple locations as determined by state leadership. The teams are providing assessments to the State of Michigan that deliver information on the possible conversion of existing buildings into alternate care facilities in southeast Michigan.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeking design-build capability statements for retrofit of pre-existing buildings and facilities

    With emerging space capacity for medical facilities in Hawaii and the Pacific region due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Honolulu District contracting branch is seeking capability statements from construction companies interested in providing design-build construction services for the retrofit of pre-existing buildings and facilities. USACE is requesting capability statements from interested firms located within the State of Hawaii, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (CNMI), American Samoa, and those capable of mobilizing to other areas within the Pacific. Capability statements will be accepted via email only through 10 p.m. (Hawaii Standard Time), Friday March 27, 2020.
  • Army Corps inspects facilities across DC, Maryland and Pennsylvania for potential care site conversion

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, is performing site inspections across Maryland, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia to support a nationwide FEMA mission assignment to convert existing large spaces into alternate care sites to augment COVID-19 response efforts.
  • NR 20-006: Dale Hollow Dam Road closing for repairs to Walker Ridge Road

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 26, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces Dale Hollow Dam Road at the dam in Celina, Tenn., is closing today through April 9, 2020, to repair Walker Ridge Road. The road is in need of stabilization due to a roadside slide related to excessive spring rains and soaked terrain.