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  • 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.
  • USACE receives debris removal mission from FEMA following Kentucky tornadoes

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District has received a mission assignment from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to begin debris removal and disposal in Graves County, Kentucky, which includes the town of Mayfield. The $120 million mission assignment for direct federal assistance will include removal and disposal of approximately two million cubic yards of debris from Graves County where severe weather and tornadoes caused widespread devastation Dec. 10-11, 2021.
  • Louisville District announces updates to long-term camping policy

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District is continuing its two-year trial period of the long-term camping policy for select USACE managed campground sites in the Green River Area, where customers will be able to reserve a campsite for a maximum 90-day period.
  • Locking temporarily suspended at Markland Locks and Dam

    At approximately 3:00 p.m. today, October 21, 2021, navigation traffic was halted to facilitate a hydraulic cylinder repair on the main (1,200 foot) lock chamber at Markland Locks and Dam (Ohio River Mile 531.5). The closure will last until approximately 12:00 p.m. (EDT) on Saturday, October 23, 2021. Upon completion of the hydraulic cylinder repairs, traffic will resume in the main chamber.
  • Humphrey named Louisville District Operations Division Chief

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District announces that Mr. Waylon Humphrey has been selected to serve as the new Operations Division Chief for the district effective November 22, 2021.
  • Construction contract awarded for new Louisville VA Hospital

    The Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, will build a new 104 bed, full-service hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. An $840 million contract was awarded to Walsh-Turner Joint Venture II headquartered in Chicago, Illinois on Aug. 17, 2021 to construct the new hospital, which will replace the existing Robley Rex VA Medical Center.
  • Locking temporarily suspended at McAlpine Locks and Dam

    The south (landside) chamber at McAlpine Locks and Dam (Ohio River mile 606.8) in Louisville, Kentucky, is currently closed to traffic due to a navigation accident involving the bridge over the lock chamber approach.
  • Corps to host virtual public meeting for Former Camp Sherman Artillery Range

    The USACE invites the community to attend a virtual public meeting to learn more about the site and proposed cleanup plan on Wednesday, May 19, at 6:00 p.m. Meeting details, including login information, can be found online at:
  • Public meeting to be held to share Lock 53 demolition blasting plan

    A public meeting is being held in Olmsted, Illinois, Tuesday, May 11, to inform the community about the blasting plan for the upcoming demolition work at Lock and Dam 53 on the Ohio River.
  • Louisville District installs fee machines at Green River Area lakes

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District has installed automated fee machines at many of the recreation areas in the Green River Area, which includes Rough, Nolin, Barren, and Green River Lakes in Kentucky. Starting April 1, 2021, these areas will no longer accept cash as payment. The automated fee machines accept payments for day-use passes and/or annual passes by credit card only.
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