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Meet two of our best and brightest Chicago Lock operators: Richard Munoz Jr., and Richard Detert. Discover more about their careers, interesting facts about the Chicago Lock, and what USACE has done for them and their careers.
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,850 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in observance of Veterans Day, November 11.

News Stories

LRD Employee Spotlight: Barry Wright
Great Lakes and Ohio River Division LRD Employee Spotlight: Barry Wright, Safety and Occupational Health Manager...
Avid Crossfitter joins the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division
New Employee Spotlight: John Allis, Chief, Water Management Division...
ERDC University 2021 selectees announced
Engineers from four U.S. Army Corps of Engineer (USACE) districts have been selected for the 2021 session of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center University (ERDC-U). Now in its...
Employee Spotlight: 20 questions in 60 seconds with Suzanne Chubb
Suzanne Chubb, Regulatory Program Manager, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Great Lakes and Ohio River Division (LRD), was recently selected as the October Employee of the Month...
Employee Spotlight: 28 Questions in 60 Seconds with Gaurav Dhital
"I am very happy to be the part of this great institution(USACE) and I am thankful to all for appreciating my effort to accomplish the goal of USACE," said Gaurav Dhital, LRD November Employee of the...
Nashville District deputy district engineer culminates impactful career
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 11, 2020) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District honored its retiring deputy district engineer yesterday. Few people were physically present due to COVID-19...
USACE restores nature with nature
The Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently implemented multiple projects to restore aquatic habitat along 2,412 linear feet of the Buffalo River’s hardened shoreline. These projects...

Latest News Releases

Thirty-day public comment period for South Branch Pike River Ecosystem Restoration Project begins today
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District has released for public comment the draft Integrated Feasibility Report/Environmental Assessment on the potential impacts associated with ecosystem...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District is performing a five-year review of the selected remedies for the soils and groundwater operable units of the Luckey Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial...
NR 21-36: Corps streambank stabilization project to address erosion near Carthage Wastewater Treatment Plant
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 3, 2021) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District recently received an appropriation to initiate an emergency streambank stabilization project in Carthage,...
MacArthur Lock closing for seasonal repair, maintenance
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich., - The Soo Locks’ MacArthur Lock will close to marine traffic 7:00 a.m. Dec. 15, 2021 through 12:01 a.m. April 30, 2022 to perform critical maintenance.The Poe Lock will remain...
Measuring Great Lakes flows helps forecast water levels
DETROIT- Monitoring the amount of water moving through the Great Lakes system is important to help forecast Great Lakes water levels and support international monitoring efforts.U.S. Army Corps of...

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