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.

LRD Latest News

NR 19-005: Wolf Creek Dam increasing releases to drawdown Lake Cumberland

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 15, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District plans to increase releases at Wolf Creek Dam in Jamestown, Ky., as soon as conditions allow in an effort to drawdown the water level at Lake Cumberland.
Published: 2/15/2019

NR 19-004: Lake Cumberland closes Waitsboro Recreation Area

SOMERSET, Ky. (Feb. 13, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is temporarily closing Lake Cumberland’s Waitsboro Recreation Area for public safety.
Published: 2/13/2019

Buffalo District’s Mount Morris Dam offers flood of benefits to the public

The massive Mount Morris Dam, situated deep in the Genesee River gorge near the northern end of Letchworth State Park in Livingston County, NY, has been a shield from the destructive power of Mother Nature since its completion in 1952. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District contributes to its success through operation and maintenance of three missions areas: flood risk management, environmental stewardship, and recreation.
Published: 2/13/2019

Salvage efforts to retrieve sunken barges continue at McAlpine Dam

Salvage operations to retrieve three remaining barges are ongoing at the McAlpine Dam on the Ohio
Published: 2/13/2019

Consistency is key in delivering world-class Reserve program

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District manages a $280 million dollar per year Reserve
Published: 2/12/2019