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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District prepares to open the Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, on March 15, 2021. To prepare the Lock for the opening of the shipping season, workers began watering the lock by opening valves in stop logs placed to hold back the St. Marys River.
Tychsen Yager, Civil Engineer, Ohio Area Office, and Marc Graham Health Physicist, Environmental Health Team, with truck travelling the 1 millionth mile with contaminated material from the Luckey FUSRAP Site.
Students from Upperman High School toured Nashville District's Cordell Hull Lock March 10, 2021 on Cumberland River in Carthage #Tennessee. The class is studying logistics and learned the role locks play in shipping and commerce!
The “Rocketship” out of Cape Canaveral just navigated through Kentucky Lock on the Tennessee River in Grand Rivers Kentucky - Nashville District operates and maintains the lock at the Tennessee Valley Authority project.
John Allis Chief, Water Management Division New Employee Spotlight

News Stories

Avid Crossfitter joins the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division
3/25/2021
New Employee Spotlight: John Allis, Chief, Water Management Division...
ERDC University 2021 selectees announced
3/24/2021
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
12/30/2020
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
12/28/2020
"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
12/11/2020
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
12/9/2020
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...
LRD is proud supporter of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM).
10/1/2020
US Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division is proud to support National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). Held each October, NDEAM aims to educate about disability...

Latest News Releases

NR 21-19: Cheatham Lock undergoing series of navigation closures
4/16/2021
ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (April 16, 2021) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that Cheatham Lock at Cumberland River mile 148.6 is undergoing a series of closures from April 22...
Chicago Harbor lock reopens after five-month north chamber wall reconstruction
4/15/2021
The Chicago Harbor Lock reopened today after a five-month closure to reconstruct the north chamber wall, and normal lock operations are now in place.“Exploratory demolition was conducted and interim...
Army Corps hosts fishing contest at Tionesta Lake
4/15/2021 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is hosting a Fishing contest beginning April 3 at Tionesta Lake in Tionesta Township, Pennsylvania...
New Campground Schedule at Corps of Engineers Lakes
4/14/2021
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Campgrounds managed by the Huntington District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in portions of West Virginia, Kentucky and Virginia will begin opening for the 2021 season in...
Corps of Engineers to Offer Buchanan County Public Meetings in Grundy, VA
4/13/2021
Two meetings, including an in-person open house and a virtual town hall teleconference, will be offered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, in conjunction with the Buchanan...

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