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  • Progress on Buffalo District FUSRAP projects highlighted in annual report

    Updates on progress being made by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District on the eight Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program projects in the region are highlighted in USACE’s recently released annual report. View the annual FUSRAP report: https://usace.contentdm.oclc.org/utils/getfile/collection/p16021coll11/id/6759
  • Civil engineer recognized as employee of the month for outreach efforts

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 8, 2024) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has named Civil Engineer Sarah Rhoton its employee of the month for November 2023 for her public outreach efforts to showcase ongoing geotechnical ground remediation at Mountain Home National Cemetery with students in the Department of Geoscience at East Tennessee State University.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Awards Contract to Repair Vermilion Harbor West Pier

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District awarded a $6.3 million contract to Chicago-based Architectural Consulting Group, Ltd. on Jan. 30 for repairs to the Vermilion Harbor West Pier. Repairs to the pier are scheduled to take place this summer, and ensure the ongoing economic viability of the harbor, which generates an estimated $6.9 million in revenue for the local economy.
  • Small Business Industry Day set March 6 in Music City

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2024) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and community partners are presenting the annual Procurement Opportunities Conference/Small Business Industry Day 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at the Avon Williams Campus of Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • USACE and Thalle Construction Company hold partnership meeting in Paducah

    On January 31, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and Thalle Construction Company met for their third full Kentucky Lock partnering session in Paducah, Kentucky. The purpose was to
  • Unlocking progress: Pittsburgh’s mega project takes shape with key contractors visiting Ohio River locking facility

    The Pittsburgh region is unlocking progress on the Ohio River by constructing a new navigation chamber to replace a smaller, aging lock that has been operating since 1936.
  • Army promotes Nashville District deputy commander to lieutenant colonel

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 5, 2024) – The U.S. Army promoted Nashville District’s deputy commander, Maj. Todd A. Mainwaring, to the rank of lieutenant colonel Feb. 2, 2024, with Corps of Engineers officials, distinguished visitors, family, friends, and the district’s workforce present to celebrate a career milestone.
  • Corps holds Damen Silos Section 106 Public Meeting

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers facilitated a meeting on Thursday February 1st, 2024 to gather public comments for consideration as they move through the Section 106 permitting process regarding the proposed demolition of structures at 2900 S. Damen Ave. often referred to as the Damen Silos.
  • NYS general permit now available: Expedited response after major storm events

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have issued the first State Programmatic General Permit (NYSPGP-1), which authorizes activities to facilitate the recovery and restoration of damaged properties, projects, aquatic resources, and infrastructure following major storm events. NYSPGP-1 ensures important environmental safeguards and encourages best management practices while agencies work to bring infrastructure back online and retore quality of life for communities quickly, and without unnecessary reviews. This permit will also help project sponsors and the public obtain any Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reimbursements they may be eligible for following specific storm events that are declared federal disasters.
  • Headwaters Highlights: Contract specialist jobs rise in demand throughout government agencies

    No other career in government has more job opportunities than contracting offices right now.
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