J. Percy Priest Lake photo with dam in foreground

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  • Corps to host virtual public meeting for Shenango River Lake master plan revision

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is hosting a virtual public meeting and comment period to continue the Shenango River Lake Master Plan revision. The meeting will review proposed changes to the master plan draft based on community feedback collected after the previous master plan meeting in 2022.
  • Katelyn Laistner: connecting the right internship to a future career

    Finding a path to the right job can be challenging but ultimately lead to the role that will turn into a fulfilling career. Katelyn Laistner is following that path with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District as an intern while attending her junior year at the University at Buffalo.
  • Buffalo District’s New Jobs Support Growing Mission

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has expanded its workforce structure with the creation of a new Strategic Integration Office. The SIO is designed to meet the needs of the district as its mission evolves, project portfolio grows, and budget approaches $300 million in fiscal year 2024.
  • FY25 President's Budget designates $155 Million for Nashville District Projects

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 21, 2024) – The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2025 includes more than $7.2 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with just over $152 million set aside for Nashville District Operations and Maintenance projects.
  • Dodson Chapel Access Area closing at J. Percy Priest Dam

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 21, 2024) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that Dodson Chapel Access Area below J. Percy Priest Dam is closing 7 a.m. Monday, March 25 through Friday, April 5, 2024, while crews work to remove vegetation along the roadway to improve visibility and to enhance public safety.
  • USACE announces campground and day use fee increase in Green River Area

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District announces that recreation day use fees and camping fees will increase at select sites for the 2024 recreation season at the following lakes in the Green River Area, which includes Green River Lake in Campbellsville, Barren River Lake in Glasgow, Rough River Lake in Falls of Rough, and Nolin River Lake in Mammoth Cave, Kentucky.
  • Updated Lake Cumberland Shoreline Management Plan released

    SOMERSET, Ky. (March 20, 2024) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces the release of the 2024 Lake Cumberland Shoreline Management Plan. This plan is a critical element to how the Corps manages more than 1,000 miles of shoreline created when Wolf Creek Dam impounded the waters of the Cumberland River, creating Lake Cumberland.
  • Recap: Great Lakes Day on the Hill

    Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, leadership and staff attended the Great Lakes Commission semiannual meeting and Great Lakes Day on the Hill in Washington, D.C., from March 5-7, 2024.
  • USACE, Chicago District hosts Open House networking event

    Registration is open! Open House: Thursday, April 4, 2024 Central Standard Building, 231 S. LaSalle St. Chicago, IL 60604
  • Soo Locks Engineers Day 2024

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in conjunction with the City of Sault Ste. Marie, the Sault Ste. Marie Convention & Visitors Bureau, the United States Coast Guard, the Lake Superior State University Center for Freshwater Research and Education, Hospice of the Eastern Upper Peninsula, and Superior Health Systems are hosting open house events for the 2024 Soo Locks Engineers Day on June 28. “One significant change this year is the requirement for all bags coming into the Soo Locks to be clear,” Jason Wojnaroski Soo Project Office Assistant Operations Manager said. “For our visitors bringing bags, clear bags no larger than 12 inches long, 6 inches deep and 12 inches wide will be required for entry to the event.” All persons entering the Soo Locks are subject to a security search. Firearms, weapons, drugs, pets (except service animals) and bicycles are not permitted. Clear bags will allow park security to quickly inspect bags and assist with making this a fun and safe event for everyone.
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