• USACE needs more engineers for its Dam Safety Production Center

    Dams are often synonymous with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Responsible for more than 740 dams across the nation, USACE and its Dam Safety Program is responsible ensuring these structures provide many significant benefits to the nation while also reducing risks to people, property, and the environment. Central to this effort in the Southwestern Division are the engineers working for the Dam Safety Production Center.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection announces start of work on Union Beach Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project

    NEW YORK — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New York District, in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) announces the start of construction work for the Union Beach Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project. The first contract, which represents phase 1 of this coastal storm risk reduction project, was awarded to Weeks Marine, Cranford, N.J. in the amount of $50,035,435. The project will include construction of a beach berm with a planted dune, pedestrian, and vehicle crossovers, as well as two terminal groins. The project occupies approximately 1.8 square miles along the coast of Raritan Bay in the northern portion of Monmouth County, New Jersey.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partners with U.S. Army Central to bring innovative protection solutions into the U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility

    Col. William C. Hannan, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division commander, and Edward "Ted" Upson, P.E., PMP, Transatlantic Division engineering and construction chief, met with Col. Christina L. Burton, U.S. Army Central engineer director, and members of her team at Fort Polk, La., Mar. 10, to observe a live-fire experiment testing an innovative design improving bunker protection.
  • Leading the way: Kansas Citys Levees Program

    Unless you work or live near the Missouri and Kansas Rivers, the significance of the rivers may not be at the forefront of your mind. It is, however, at the forefront of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District’s mind. The Kansas City District supports flood risk reduction on the Missouri and Kansas Rivers by delivering sustainable solutions to meet the ever-growing water resource needs of the Heartland and the nation.
  • Women of NAD: Anela Arcari

    This Women's History Month feature focuses on North Atlantic Division chief of staff, Anela Arcari.
  • Life Lessons & Learning: A celebration of women in the Kansas City District, Part 2

    The path to present day looks drastically different for all five of these women. Although each of their paths took them in different directions, all were fortunate enough to have had mentors that guided them along the way. Mentorship, coupled with lifetimes of experiences, has helped propel these women to success.
  • Center's installation support directorate reorganizes

    The directorate provides execution of more than 30 programs encompassing the technical, engineering, contracting and program management requirements of a variety of mission areas.
  • Corps of Engineers team from St. Paul, Minnesota, receives water safety award

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley District, recently awarded the Corps’ St. Paul District Small Boat Instructor Team its 2023 Water Safety Award for the work they have done teaming up with local emergency management services to conduct water rescue near locks and dams.
  • Portion of Neal Smith Trail at Saylorville Lake to close for construction work

    Due to water and sewer construction work at the Cherry Glen Recreation Area, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, is closing a portion of the Neal Smith Trail at Saylorville Lake indefinitely starting March 20.
  • Maintenance Support Team, Lock engineers tackle tough jobs

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (March 10, 2023) – Nashville District Maintenance Support Team and Kentucky Lock engineers onboard the Motor Vessel Iroquois repaired a mooring cell and replaced broken and outdated parts this week just upstream of Kentucky Lock on the Tennessee River in Grand Rivers, Kentucky.