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  • USACE Louisville District supports recovery efforts in eastern Kentucky following severe flooding

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District is working in partnership with local, state and federal agencies in response to severe flooding, which impacted eastern Kentucky, July 26-30, 2022. USACE works under the direction of FEMA to support state and local governments in responding to major disasters serving as the lead agency to respond with public works and engineering support.
  • CONTRACT AWARDED, CONSTRUCTION STARTED IN GALLINAS WATERSHED

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District, awarded a $7 million contract June 10, 2022, to implement engineering solutions to protect key water infrastructure in the Gallinas Watershed, near Las Vegas, New Mexico, in response to the recent damage caused by the local wildfires.
  • USACE receives debris removal mission from FEMA following Kentucky tornadoes

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District has received a mission assignment from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to begin debris removal and disposal in Graves County, Kentucky, which includes the town of Mayfield. The $120 million mission assignment for direct federal assistance will include removal and disposal of approximately two million cubic yards of debris from Graves County where severe weather and tornadoes caused widespread devastation Dec. 10-11, 2021.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers initiates Blue Roof Program

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reviving its free Operation Blue Roof program to get as many houses into livable condition as possible during Hurricane Ida recovery. Operation Blue Roof is a priority mission managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for FEMA.
  • USACE Assessing Hurricane Ida Damages

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) subject matter experts (SME) are assessing damaged roofs in areas that were in the path of Hurricane Ida. These assessments are on behalf of the State of Louisiana and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in Louisiana to inform decision makers prior to approving an Operation Blue Roof Temporary Roof mission.
  • USACE prepares for Elsa; issues guidance to boaters & campers

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District is preparing for Hurricane Elsa and is providing information to boaters and campers on operational adjustments that will take place at navigation locks and recreation facilities.
  • Mississippi Valley Division Announces DTOS Media Day

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mississippi Valley Division (MVD) hosted their Deployable Tactical Operations System (DTOS) Media Day at MVD headquarters in Vicksburg, MS, June 15.
  • Corps prepares for Hurricane Isaias

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District is prepared to respond to Hurricane Isaias and will continue to inform the public about any changes to operations on Lake Okeechobee, the Herbert Hoover Dike, Corps water control structures, navigation locks, recreation facilities, and post storm damage to federally authorized beaches.
  • Little Rock District teams to evaluate sites for use as alternate-care-facilities

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Little Rock District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has assembled field assessment teams tasked with evaluating existing sites for the possible conversion into alternate-care-sites in Arkansas.
  • Local Corps of Engineers staff deployed to help in hurricane response

    BUFFALO, New York—Four members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District have been deployed to assist in the hurricane response effort following Hurricane Harvey and in anticipation of Hurricane Irma’s aftermath.

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  • Operation Blue Roof sign-up for Hurricane Laura extended

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is extending the deadline to apply for Operation Blue Roof to Sept. 30, 2020. The original application deadline was set to expire Sept. 21. Residents can sign up for the program online at www.usace.army.mil/BlueRoof or call toll free 1-888-ROOF-BLU (1-888-766-3258).
  • Corps prepares for Hurricane Isaias

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District is prepared to respond to Hurricane Isaias and will continue to inform the public about any changes to operations on Lake Okeechobee, the Herbert Hoover Dike, Corps water control structures, navigation locks, recreation facilities, and post storm damage to federally authorized beaches.
  • Little Rock District teams to evaluate sites for use as alternate-care-facilities

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Little Rock District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has assembled field assessment teams tasked with evaluating existing sites for the possible conversion into alternate-care-sites in Arkansas.