J. Percy Priest Lake photo with dam in foreground

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  • Mount Morris Dam Visitor Center Open for Total Solar Eclipse Weekend

    The Mount Morris Dam and Recreation Area Visitor Center will open early for visitors to watch the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse and enjoy eclipse weekend in Western New York. The Mount Morris Dam is in the “path of totality,” offering visitors an incredible location to view this historic event on Monday, April 8, and enjoy eclipse-themed tours inside the dam on the Saturday and Sunday before.
  • Park ranger awarded for outstanding work promoting water safety

    PADUCAH, Ky. (March 13, 2024) – Park Ranger Gabby Fontaine received the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division’s Water Safety Award during a workshop here March 5, 2024, for her outstanding work promoting water and boating safety at Old Hickory Lake during the 2023 recreation season.
  • Cordell Hull Lake staff garners Water Safety Team Award

    PADUCAH, Ky. (March 13, 2024) – The staff at Cordell Hull Lake received the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division’s Water Safety Team Award during a workshop here March 5, 2024, for outstanding work in educating the public about being safe recreating in the water and boating on the lake.
  • 2025 PRESIDENTS BUDGET DESIGNATES $54.88 MILLION FOR CHICAGO DISTRICT PROJECTS

    The Chicago District is celebrating continued support in the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2025 which includes more than $7.2 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, including $3 billion for commercial navigation, $1.6 billion for flood and storm damage reduction, and $1.2 billion for aquatic ecosystem restoration. The Chicago District will see around $ million marked for projects within its area of responsibility.
  • U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS CHICAGO DISTRICT RECIEIVES $132.4M THROUGH PASSAGE OF ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT FISCAL YEAR 2024 APPROPRIATIONS ACT

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Chicago District received a total of $132.4M through the Energy and Water Development Fiscal Year 2024 Appropriations Act, which provides critical funding for a variety of projects aimed at infrastructure resiliency, environmental sustainability, and economic prosperity across the region.
  • 11th Annual Huntington Small Business Conference

    REGISTRATION IS OPEN!11th Annual Huntington Small Business ConferenceIcebreaker/Networking Event: Wednesday, May 1, 2024Heritage Station Patio, 210 11th Street, Huntington, WVConference: Thursday, May
  • Chauncey Section 594 Ground Breaking Ceremony

    Lisa Morgan represented the Huntington District at the ground breaking ceremony of the Chauncey Sewer Replacement Project.
  • Lake Cumberland park ranger receives Star of Life Award

    PADUCAH, Ky. (March 12, 2024) – Park Ranger Tanner Rich received the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division’s Star of Life Award during a workshop here March 5, 2024, for his actions to assist and provide first aid to a severely injured woman at Lake Cumberland during the 2023 recreation season.
  • FY25 President's Budget designates $155 Million for Buffalo District Projects

    The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2025 released yesterday 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 $155 million set aside for Buffalo District projects.
  • President’s proposed Fiscal Year 2025 budget includes $280 million for Rough River Dam Safety Modification Project

    The President’s proposed budget for the Army’s Civil Works program for fiscal year 2025 was released today, March 11, 2024, and provides $280 million in federal funding to advance the Rough River Dam Safety Modification Project in Falls of Rough, Kentucky.
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