Tag: Operations
  • Walla Walla District reopens navigation locks after extended outage; completes work on multiple BIL-funded projects

    COLUMBIA & SNAKE RIVERS, Ore. & Wash. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District reopened navigation locks on the Columbia and Snake rivers on March 29 after an eleven-week outage. This extended outage allowed the district to perform routine maintenance and to replace aged equipment to reduce the risk of asset failure.
  • Dodson Chapel Access Area closing at J. Percy Priest Dam

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 21, 2024) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that Dodson Chapel Access Area below J. Percy Priest Dam is closing 7 a.m. Monday, March 25 through Friday, April 5, 2024, while crews work to remove vegetation along the roadway to improve visibility and to enhance public safety.
  • Corps of Engineers to reopen four locks and dams after winter maintenance

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will reopen several locks and dams in March that were closed for winter maintenance.
  • Headwaters Highlights: Elizabeth Locks and Dam crews keep navigation afloat through one of the oldest locks in the Nation

    The quiet waters of the Monongahela River may experience some explosive rumblings next summer. One of the oldest navigation dams in the nation is planned to go out with a blast in Elizabeth, Pennsylvania, after more than a century of service to the region.
  • Wilson Lake park ranger provides extraordinary skillset

    Park rangers are valuable teammates of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, as they are at the front lines working at our lake projects to ensure the public can utilize and enjoy the projects year-round. One park ranger who has spent the last 22 years of dedicated service with the Kansas City District is Matt Beckman.
  • Sustainable rivers program (SRP)

    The Sustainable Rivers Program improves the health and life of rivers by changing dam operations to restore and protect ecosystems, while maintaining or enhancing other project benefits. The SRP was first considered in 1998 when the Nature Conservancy approached the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about improved operations of the Green River Dam in Kentucky. SRP began in fiscal year 2002 with funding of $50,000 for environmental flows on the Green River.
  • Lake Washington annual summer refill underway

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials continue the remainder of the annual refill of Lake Washington to elevation 22 ft the week of May 22.
  • Small, large businesses network, gain knowledge about working with the Corps during open house

    About 280 people attended the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District’s Business Opportunities Open House March 8 in Rosemead. The open house is a signature event for the Corps’ LA District, for both small and large businesses. It allows direct dialogue with senior leaders, project managers and those looking to do business with the Corps of Engineers and the federal government.
  • Army Corps releases final Curwensville Lake Master Plan

    -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, has released the new Curwensville Lake Master Plan (“2022 Master Plan”) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) that will serve as the guiding document for decision making at the lake for next 15 to 25 years.
  • USACE Elm Brook Park in Hopkinton to open for recreation season May 28

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District announced today that Elm Brook Park in