Olmsted Ribbon Cutting
Corps cuts ribbon on Olmsted Locks and Dam
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday for the Olmsted Locks and Dam, a project that will bring reliable navigation to the Ohio River offering millions of dollars of economic gains annually.
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.

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Environmental team recognized with Fudder Award of Excellence

The Headquarters Environmental Division recognized the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division with the
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Commander tours Green River Area, promotes workforce readiness

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