Great Lakes and Ohio River Division Header Image
LRD Commander promoted to Major General
LRD Commander pins second star
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division Commander Brig. Gen. Mark R. Toy was promoted to the rank of major general by the USACE Commanding General and 54th Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite on July 11 in a ceremony held at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, California.
Soo Boat
Value and History of the Soo Locks Video
The Great Lakes Navigation System and its connectivity is vitally important to the Nation's economy. The Soo Locks remain the critical connection between raw materials and manufacturing for the nation. The Detroit District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proud to operate and maintain the Soo Locks in service to our nation.
Water Safety
Water Safety
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is the nation’s leading provider of outdoor recreation with over 400 lake and river projects in 43 states and more than 360 million visits per year. Please be careful in and around the water because even strong swimmers drown. Check out this website to find valuable tips and resources that could save your life or the life of someone you care about.

LRD Latest News

Nashville District celebrates its history, commits to future workforce readiness

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 18, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District celebrated its storied history and significant milestones of service to the region today at the 130th Anniversary Ball. Officials also committed to future workforce readiness, praising the past and present commitment of its employees, the organization’s greatest resource.
Published: 8/18/2018

Grand Haven pier construction complete, caution advised

DETROIT – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces that construction on the
Published: 8/17/2018

New employee sponsors take stress out of first day

Starting a new job can be exciting and nerve-racking. While first-day jitters may be unavoidable,
Published: 8/15/2018

Louisville District welcomes new deputy commander

Maj. Kevin Lewis, the Louisville District’s new deputy commander, brings with him years of
Published: 8/15/2018

Louisville District employees win national-level USACE awards

Two Louisville District employees have received national-level USACE recognition.The Program and
Published: 8/15/2018