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A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor is set to commence construction on the FishPass Project in Traverse City, Michigan the week of January 18. The contractor will begin by installing fencing, removing trees and preparing the site.
Model of Soo lock showing workmen from March 31,1893. Soo Locks visitors will see more than $100,000 in improved lock model displays in the coming years thanks to local partner support and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Handshake Partnership Program. #Soolocks #USACE #DetroitDistrict #greatlakesandohioriverdivision #USACELocks #LRD #BuildingStrong For more info go to https://go.usa.gov/xAwWr
Pittsburgh District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers property at Sutton Lake is government owned land that was purchased by the Federal Government for lands needed for flood control, recreation, water quality, fish and wildlife supply, and water supply. Clearly identified property lines are crucial in the protection of our public lands and a clearly marked boundary also reduces the risk of having a trespass and/or encroachment.
More than 35 years before pioneering the middle school STEM program called STEM EDA between USACE and the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), Pittsburgh District Park Rangers paved the way, introducing engineering concepts to students by teaching Ecology lessons at Woodcock Creek Lake in Meadville, Pa., using hands-on projects to help connect them to real-world careers in STEM.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District released its Fiscal Year 2021 Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program, Jan. 19. The work plan will allow the Pittsburgh District to initiate construction activities on the Upper Ohio Navigation project. The project will receive Construction appropriations of $22 million in Fiscal Year 2021.
Ryan Cleary, project engineer at the Chickamauga Lock Replacement Project Resident Engineer Office, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for November 2020. Cleary is recognized primarily for his construction management, contract administration, and quality assurance activities as the contracting officer’s representative for the National Park Service’s Big Creek Road Stabilization and Repair Design-Build Project near Whitley, Kentucky, in Big South National Park.
The LaSalle Park/Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Park seawall repair project will fix approximately 1,300 feet of seawall of the northern section of LaSalle Park, Buffalo, NY, seawall fronting the Colonel F.G. Ward Pumping Station that has deteriorated over time due to Lake Erie ice and wave action. Protecting the pump station is essential because it is the primary source of drinking water for the City of Buffalo residents.

News Stories

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

$57.4 million in additional FY 21 appropriations for area’s water resource infrastructure projects
1/22/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District, announces its Fiscal Year 2021 Work Plan includes an additional $57.4 million for the civil works program...
Corps of Engineers cleaning debris inadvertently placed on Minnesota Point
1/22/2021
DETROIT - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is coordinating cleanup of aluminum cans and can fragments inadvertently deposited on Minnesota Point during dredge material placement in the fall of...
USACE Buffalo District receives $140.5 million in FY21 Work Plan
1/22/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District received a total of $140,542,000 in the Fiscal Year 2021 Work Plan to complete projects across the District’s area of responsibility. This includes...
USACE Buffalo District to occupy the Hens & Kelly Building in downtown Buffalo
1/22/2021
The General Service Administration has awarded a contract to lease space in the historic Hens & Kelly Building – currently the Mohawk Building, allowing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo...
New Lock at the Soo to co-host virtual town hall
1/21/2021
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich.- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and city officials here will co-host a virtual town hall noon, January 25, 2021, to provide additional information and address community’s...

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