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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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Corps of Engineers hosts ribbon cutting for Ridgway flood protection project

The Army Corps of Engineers and the Borough of Ridgway are hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the rehabilitation of the local flood-protection project on Elk Creek in Ridgway, Pennsylvania.
Published: 10/15/2018

Removal of flashboards to affect Allegheny River levels above Lock and Dam 9

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is alerting mariners of pool fluctuations above Allegheny River Lock and Dam 9 at Rimer, Pennsylvania, Oct. 1 – 31, due to removal of flashboards from the dam.
Published: 10/15/2018

Temporary river closure at Newburgh Locks and Dam Oct. 17

LOUISVILLE, KY. – Due to ongoing repairs, the auxiliary (600 ft.) lock chamber at Newburgh Locksand
Published: 10/15/2018

Louisville hosts Officers Professional Development event

The Louisville District welcomed officers from within the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division as
Published: 10/12/2018

New technology vaporizes soil contamination

At the request of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Louisville District environmental team
Published: 10/12/2018