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  • Buckhorn, Carr Creek dams continue operating as designed, providing flood damage reduction

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District continues to monitor the dams at Buckhorn Lake, Buckhorn, Kentucky, and Carr Creek Lake, Sassafras, Kentucky, following severe flooding which occurred in eastern Kentucky. The Buckhorn and Carr Creek Dams on the Middle Fork and the North Fork, respectively, of the Kentucky River are currently storing water and providing a reduction to the flooding occurring downstream. The dams are structurally sound and operating as intended.
  • 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.
  • Green River Dam No. 5 removal work temporarily halted while crews perform additional surveys

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District has temporarily halted work on the removal of the Green River Lock and Dam No. 5 on the Green River in Kentucky, while additional surveys are performed. Due to concerns from the Edmonson County Water District, USACE stopped further removal of the dam until the impacts can be evaluated and addressed. USACE is coordinating with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, The Nature Conservancy, and the Edmonson County Water District to perform additional surveys and develop recommendations on any necessary steps to address changes to Edmonson County Water District operations and facilitate the eventual full removal of Lock and Dam #5.
  • Final structural component of the Canandaigua VA Medical Center Phase 2 Project placed

    The construction of the Canandaigua VA Medical Center Phase 2 project reached another major milestone today when the final structural beam was placed atop the Community Center Building (Bldg. #62) by the project team. Phase 2 of the project was awarded for $176.2 million to Pike Co. and Hueber-Breuer Construction Joint Venture and includes demolition of Buildings #33 and #34 to support construction of a 96 bed Community Living Center complex, Community Center Building and Building N Loading Dock, in addition to renovations to Building #3 and #9 to support the Phase 1 Outpatient Clinic.
  • USACE announces last pass for right-of-way debris pickup in Graves County

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District, in coordination with FEMA, is announcing the last pass for debris pickup along the right of way in Graves County, Kentucky. Contracted personnel will begin making the last pass tomorrow, March 1. The last day to place storm-related debris on the curb for pick up is Sunday, March 13.
  • 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.
  • USACE requests residents to move debris to the right of way in Graves County

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District has now completed the first pass of debris pick up in all zones in Graves County and the City of Mayfield, Kentucky. To expedite debris removal efforts, residents are being asked to move debris to the right of way for all subsequent passes. The contractor, DRC, started second pass operations today, Jan. 26.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin incineration of vegetative debris at West Kentucky Landfill in Graves County

    Vegetative debris has been hauled to an adjacent site at the West Kentucky Landfill where it will be reduced by means of incineration starting Wednesday, January 19.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin incineration of vegetative debris at West Kentucky Landfill in Graves County

    Vegetative debris has been hauled to an adjacent site at the West Kentucky Landfill where it will be reduced by means of incineration starting Wednesday, January 19.
  • USACE provides details on debris removal process in Graves County

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working under the direction of FEMA in support of the state and local government to assist with debris removal and cleanup operations in Graves County, Kentucky in response to severe weather and tornadoes which caused widespread devastation Dec. 10-11, 2021.
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