Corps cuts ribbon on Olmsted Locks and Dam
A group of distinguished guests gathers to push the ceremonial Corps button to perform the simultaneous ribbon-cutting and first lockage through the Olmsted Locks and Dam during a ceremony, Aug. 30, in Olmsted, IL. Over 1,000 people attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Louisville District. (Pictured clockwise from left to right) Great Lakes and Ohio River Division commander Maj. Gen. Mark Toy, Waterways Council President Michael Toohey, Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James, 54th Chief of Engineers and USACE Commander Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, Secretary of the Army Mark Esper, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Representative (KY-1) James Comer, AECOM Project Directory Kevin McLaughlin, Inland Waterways Users Board Chairman Marty Hettel and Louisville District commander Col. Antoinette Gant.