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  • Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,850 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 15. The waiver covers fees for boat launch ramps and swimming beaches. The waiver does not apply to camping and camping-related services, or fees for specialized facilities (group picnic shelters) and events. Other agencies that manage recreation areas on USACE lands are encouraged, but not required, to offer the waiver in the areas that they manage.
  • Madeleine Dewey: USACE is the Place if you’re a Civil Engineer

    For Civil Engineer Madeleine Dewey, it was a cold call from a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Coastal Engineer that set her career on a path filled with challenges, excitement, growth, and satisfaction.
  • NR 23-43: Bluff Scaling Continues at Right Bank Tailwater of Cordell Hull Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces the area below Cordell Hull Dam known as the Right Bank Tailwater Recreation Area will continue to be closed beyond the original 90-day
  • Army Corps to collect Christmas trees at Woodcock Creek Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District will begin accepting live evergreen Christmas trees at Woodcock Creek Lake, which will be used for aquatic habitat improvement projects, beginning Dec. 27.
  • Chamber Wall Monoliths Option 1B Awarded for New Lock at the Soo

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District’s New Lock at the Soo project in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, awards $213.8 million contract Option 1B (Chamber Wall Monoliths) to Kokosing Alberici Traylor, LLC (KAT) of Westerville, Ohio. Contract Option 1B includes construction of the lock wall monoliths, very large concrete wall portions that make up the sides of the chamber along the north and south side of the lock chamber. The chamber monoliths span between the Upstream wide wall monoliths and Downstream wide wall monoliths.
  • Remediation Contract for Former Harshaw Chemical Company Awarded

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District awarded a $13.4 million contract on December 20 to Enviro-Fix Solutions, LLC for the remedial action of Operable Units (OU) 1 and 2 of the Former Harshaw Chemical Company Site, as part of the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP). The contract includes complete removal of contaminated FUSRAP-related soil and debris to be disposed at an approved off-site facility and leaves the site protective of human health and the environment.
  • Army Corps to collect Christmas trees at Tionesta Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District will begin accepting live evergreen Christmas trees at Tionesta Lake, which will be used for aquatic habitat-improvement projects, beginning Dec. 26.
  • Celebrating 30 Years of Friends of Dale Hollow Lake

    Thirty years ago, Dale Hollow Lake was celebrating 50th anniversary, along with the founding of Friends of Dale Hollow Lake. In the past 30 years, the Friends of Dale Hollow Lake has provided countless hours of service to raise funds, assist in clean-ups and events, and participate in enhancement projects in partnership with the Corps of Engineers.
  • USACE Buffalo District updates Ohio harbor community with dredging newsletter

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District has published the Ohio Dredging Newsletter to inform stakeholders and the public about the nine Lake Erie Harbors it supports across the state.
  • Supervisors gain skills to succeed

    From left to right: Michael Christianson – Lockmaster, Cheatham Lock Justin Gray - Lockmaster, Pickwick Lock Jody Robinson – Chief Quality Assurance, IPO Faron Bean – Chief, Electrical Design Section Paul Weaver – Lockmaster, Nickajack Lock Adam Walker – Chief, Design Branch Karli Pabian – Supervisory Engineer (Civil) Zach Langel – Chief, Civil Site and Survey Section Tennese Henderson – Supervisory Electrical Engineer Trey Church – Chief, Operations Section Cody Flatt - Chief, Programs John Brewington – Lockmaster, Old Hickory Lock William Worrall – Chief, Technical Services Branch
Chick Lock

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