Tag: Kentucky
  • Marina@Rowena celebrates Clean Marina Award

    ALBANY, Ky. (May 19, 2022)— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has awarded Marina@Rowena the Clean Marina Award for 2022. During an award ceremony held at the Marina@Rowena, May 17, 2022, Nashville District Operations Manager Michael Lapina presented the Clean Marina flag to Marina@Rowena General Manager David Dyson, which was hoisted at the main peer during the ceremony.
  • Division Commander visits Section 408 project in Newport, KY

    On Monday, May 2, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division Commander Col. Kimberly Peeples joined Louisville District staff to visit the site of a Section 408 project in Newport, KY.
  • Resource manager recognized for promoting water safety

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 2, 2022) – The resource manager at Lake Cumberland and Laurel River Lake in Kentucky is recognized for promoting water safety, spearheading public outreach activities and several marketing campaigns that reached more than two million people in eastern Kentucky.
  • USACE announces last pass for right-of-way debris pickup in Graves County

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District, in coordination with FEMA, is announcing the last pass for debris pickup along the right of way in Graves County, Kentucky. Contracted personnel will begin making the last pass tomorrow, March 1. The last day to place storm-related debris on the curb for pick up is Sunday, March 13.
  • USACE performing debris assessments in Warren County beginning Feb. 10

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District, under the direction of FEMA, at the request of the state and local government, will be performing assessments of remaining debris on commercial and private properties in Warren County, Kentucky, beginning today, Feb. 10, 2022.
  • Blasting to begin on new Louisville VA Medical Center construction site Feb. 4

    Blasting work will tentatively begin on the construction site of the new Louisville VA Medical Center Friday, Feb. 4. It’s expected to occur daily between 2 and 2:30 p.m. daily and continue through April 2022.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin incineration of vegetative debris at West Kentucky Landfill in Graves County

    Vegetative debris has been hauled to an adjacent site at the West Kentucky Landfill where it will be reduced by means of incineration starting Wednesday, January 19.
  • Green River Lake partners with emergency responders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is one of the nation’s leading providers of outdoor recreation. The Louisville District alone had over 15 million visitors to their 17 lakes last year. While the lakes provide many great recreational opportunities, they are also often used in partnership with federal, state and local agencies to provide educational resources or to serve as training grounds for emergency responders. Each year the Campbellsville Fire Department works closely with district personnel to conduct lifesaving, swiftwater training in the tailwater area at Green River Lake in Campbellsville, Kentucky. 
  • Tornado recovery efforts continue in western Kentucky

    On Dec. 10-11, 2021, history-making long-track tornadoes hit western Kentucky and caused widespread devastation to the area, especially to the City of Mayfield. Since then, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District has been on the ground supporting the disaster response.  USACE works under the direction of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to support state and local governments in responding to major disasters. Under the direction of FEMA, the district has been working in partnership with state and local agencies to help Mayfield and Graves County get back on their feet. 
  • USACE provides details on debris removal process in Graves County

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working under the direction of FEMA in support of the state and local government to assist with debris removal and cleanup operations in Graves County, Kentucky in response to severe weather and tornadoes which caused widespread devastation Dec. 10-11, 2021.