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  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Awards Contract to Dredge Erie Harbor

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District awarded a $682,000 contract to Michigan-based Ryba Marine Construction Co. on Dec. 6 to conduct dredging of the federal navigation channel in Erie Harbor. Dredging of harbors like Erie’s ensures accessible depths for large vessels, the continued flow of commodities across the Great Lakes, and the economic viability of United States waterways.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host Public Meeting for munitions response proposed plan at the Former Lockbourne Air Force Base, Ohio

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Public Meeting Munitions Response Proposed Plan Former Lockbourne Air Force Base, Ohio
  • NR 23-42: Rockland Recreation Area closed due to damage from tornado

    HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 11, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District
  • NR 23-42: Rockland Recreation Area closed due to damage from tornado

    HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 11, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District
  • Corps of Engineers Completes Nearly $20 Million in Cleveland Harbor Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District completed $19.5 in maintenance and repairs to Cleveland Harbor in 2023. This year’s work included annual maintenance dredging in the Cuyahoga River and significant repairs to the harbor’s more-than century old breakwater, ensuring safe access for vessels, the flow of commodities across the Great Lakes, and the economic viability of the nation’s waterways.
  • High winds, storms, wave action increase hazards

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, urges caution around Great Lakes harbor piers and breakwaters, particularly during high wind and wave events. Accidents can occur near harbor structures during turbulent weather late in the year. The lakeshore attracts residents and visitors who may not be aware of the powerful impacts strong winds and storms can bring to shorelines and harbor structures. “Although breakwater structures are built for navigation, they are often used for recreation,” said Chief of Operations and Maintenance Branch, Cindy Jarema. “Walking along breakwater structures can be hazardous – surfaces may be slippery and uneven, and wave action increases the risk of injury or falling into the water.”
  • NR 23-41: Recreation website taking reservations for Eagle Watch tours

    CELINA, Tenn. (Nov. 15, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that reservations for the upcoming Eagle Watch Tours at Dale Hollow Lake are being accepted at https://www.recreation.gov/ticket/facility/10101848.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers & Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation Celebrate First Phase of Construction on Buffalo Outer Harbor Wetland

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District and Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (ECHDC) celebrated completion of the 2023 construction season’s work on a new wetland ecosystem being built in Buffalo’s Outer Harbor. USACE and its contractor, Michigan-based Ryba Marine Construction Co., placed bedding stone across the mouth of the abandoned Shipping Slip 3, forming the first layer of a submerged breakwater to contain material dredged from the Buffalo River and placed in the slip to create the base of the new ecosystem.
  • NR 23-40: Corps reminds public of brief drawdown of Old Hickory Lake

    HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 25, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District reminds the public of a previously announced brief drawdown of Old Hickory Lake from late October through late November to assess the condition of the shoreline adjacent to Corps operated recreation areas, as well as perform maintenance in recreation areas.
  • NR 23-39: Cordell Hull Dam Right Bank Tailwater Recreation Area closing

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 11, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces the area below Cordell Hull Dam known as the Right Bank Tailwater Recreation Area is closing today for 90 days while construction work is underway to stabilize the rock bluff below the dam.
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