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  • NR 23-36: Cordell Hull Lake uses partnership grant to improve Bear Waller Gap Trail

    CARTHAGE, Tenn. (Sept. 25, 2023) – Cordell Hull Lake recently received a Handshake Partnership Grant in partnership with Smith County Rescue Squad to make improvements to Bear Waller Gap Trail in Defeated, Tennessee.
  • Corps, Pirates to host PNC Park Water Safety Night 2023

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District, in partnership with the Pittsburgh Pirates, will host Water Safety Night at PNC Park, June 2. The corps and its partners are joining together to promote safe practices on our waterways as the summer recreation season begins.
  • NR 23-09: Corps drives new traffic plan for Anderson Road Day Use Area

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 20, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is implementing a new traffic plan beginning this Memorial Day for the Anderson Road Day Use Area at J. Percy Priest Lake. The park staff plans to use an electric gate and roundabout to manage traffic flow at the intersection of Anderson Road and Couchville Pike.
  • Investigations into October blasting incident complete

    Investigations into the blasting incident that took place on the Louisville VA Medical Center construction site on Oct. 4, 2022, are complete. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Kentucky Division of Mine Reclamation and Enforcement, and DynoConsult, a third-party consultant retained by the prime contractor Walsh-Turner Joint Venture, each conducted independent investigations to determine the cause of the incident and identify remediation measures for future blasts.
  • NOTICE TO BOATERS: Sandusky Harbor Dredging Sediment Pipeline Location Change

    Michigan-based Luedtke Engineering began dredging Sandusky Harbor on September 18. Due to shallow water levels, they have had to extend the sediment pump-out pipeline. Boaters should go out to the navigation channel before heading out into the lake to avoid dredge operations. Please see attached map of new area.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Celebrates Completion of Rochester East Pier Repairs

    Today the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of repairs to the 1,025 foot, 114 year-old Rochester East Pier. In attendance were Lt. Col. Colby Krug, Commander USACE Buffalo District, John Pellito representing Congressman Joe Morelle, Chief Matthew Riesberg, Officer in Charge U.S. Coast Guard Station Rochester.
  • Blasting at Louisville VA Medical Center construction site remains halted

    In response to Tuesday’s blasting incident that took place on the site of the Louisville VA Medical Center, three independent investigations have begun to ascertain the cause or causes that led to the fragments of rock and sediment being dispersed along I-264, “Watterson Expressway,” and onto adjacent properties causing damage. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the prime contractor, Walsh-Turner Joint Venture, and the Kentucky Department of Mines and Minerals are conducting these investigations.
  • Barren River Lock and Dam No. 1 Removal Commences to Eliminate Safety Hazard

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with The Nature Conservancy as a supporting partner, will begin removing Barren River Lock and Dam 1 on the Barren River in Warren County, Kentucky this week.
  • Corps to host Lock Fest 2022 at Allegheny River Lock 4

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is hosting the annual water-safety Lock Fest event at Allegheny River Lock 4 in Natrona, Pennsylvania. Lock Fest is an opportunity for members of the public of all ages to learn about water safety, aquatic wildlife, how to lock through a navigation chamber, and more.
  • Blasting to begin on new Louisville VA Medical Center construction site Feb. 4

    Blasting work will tentatively begin on the construction site of the new Louisville VA Medical Center Friday, Feb. 4. It’s expected to occur daily between 2 and 2:30 p.m. daily and continue through April 2022.
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