J. Percy Priest Lake photo with dam in foreground

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  • A blast from the past: Pittsburgh District completes first demolition on historic Monongahela River dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District successfully breached the fixed-crest dam at the Monongahela River Locks and Dam 3 using controlled explosives near Elizabeth, Pennsylvania, July 10, 2024.
  • USACE announces the update of the Cecil M. Harden Lake Shoreline Management Plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District has updated the Shoreline Management Plan for Cecil M. Harden Lake located in Rockville, Indiana. The Cecil M. Harden Shoreline Management Plan has been updated due to USACE assuming sole responsibility of the program, which was previously managed in coordination with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
  • Chickamauga Lock to temporarily close for underwater repairs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has announced intermittent temporary closures of Chickamauga Lock between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. from July 15-19, 2024.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District encourages public to celebrate Independence Day safely

    As the Independence Day holiday approaches, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is urging the public to prioritize safety.
  • First controlled demolition date set for dam on Monongahela River near Elizabeth

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District has scheduled July 10 as the first controlled demolition date to remove the fixed-crest dam on the Monongahela River near Elizabeth, Pennsylvania.
  • Green River Dam No. 5 removal to resume in July

    As previously announced, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Louisville District and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), with support from The Nature Conservancy, will resume work to complete removal of Green River Lock and Dam No. 5 in Kentucky this month. Demolition efforts are scheduled to resume as early as the second week of July depending on appropriate river levels and weather conditions.
  • Lower Mud River Flood Risk Management Project Office Hours Announced

    The Huntington District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will conduct a public outreach opportunity, also known as open office hours, regarding the Lower Mud River, Milton, West Virginia Flood Risk Management Project Engineering Documentation Report and Supplemental Environmental Assessment (EDR/SEA), Wednesday July 10, 2024, 1 – 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Milton City Hall, 1139 Smith St, Milton, WV 25541.
  • Equal employment opportunity manager to retire after over 37 years of service

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 28, 2024) -- Stephanie Coleman, the manager of the Equal Employment Opportunity office, will be retiring on June 28 after over 37 years of service for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District.
  • Buffalo and Louisville District to build USDA grape research facility

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, attended a groundbreaking ceremony of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Grape Improvement Center (NGIC) at Cornell University’s AgriTech campus on June 26, 2024. The USDA-led project is slated to be a 70,000 square foot facility to house the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Grape Genetics Research Unit and ARS Plant Genetic Resources Unit. In addition, four Cornell grapevine research projects will move into the research facility.
  • USACE begins Manistee Harbor Channel dredging

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will begin dredging the Manistee Harbor federal navigational channel June 27 to remove shoaling preventing deep-drafting commercial traffic. About 33,000 cubic years of sediment will be removed from the harbor under a $581,000 contract with King Company of Holland. Funding for the project will come from the Fiscal Year 2022 President’s Budget (PBUD).
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