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Great Lakes and Ohio River Division

Great Lakes and Ohio River Division News

  • July

    Whittle takes command of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division

    Maj. Gen. Robert F. Whittle, Jr. took command of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, today, during a ceremony presided over by Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, 54th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,  in Cincinnati.
  • November

    NR18-306: Corps ready for flood-control operations on Ohio and Mississippi rivers

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division is prepared to implement flood-control operations for the Ohio and Mississippi rivers in anticipation of forecasted heavy rain.
  • October

    NR 18-029: Shutes Branch Mountain Bike Trail partially closed for repairs

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 30, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces Shutes Branch Mountain Bike Trail at Old Hickory Lake in Old Hickory, Tenn., is partially closing Oct. 30, 2018 while crews install a septic system for the National Weather Office located in the area. The work is expected to be completed by early January 2019.
  • NR 18-029: Shutes Branch Mountain Bike Trail partially closed for repairs

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 30, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces Shutes Branch Mountain Bike Trail at Old Hickory Lake in Old Hickory, Tenn., is partially closing Oct. 30, 2018 while crews install a septic system for the National Weather Office located in the area. The work is expected to be completed by early January 2019.
  • Stay off piers, breakwaters during high winds, storms, wave action

    DETROIT – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, strongly urges people to use caution around breakwaters, piers or jetties in the Great Lakes and to adhere to posted warning signs. Do not swim near or jump off any structure, the life you save may be your own. Most accidents and incidents near harbor structures occur during the
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awards contract for the Port Clinton Ecosystem Restoration Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District awarded a contract to Tidewater Inc. of Elkridge, MD, September 28, 2018, to restore and create coastal wetland habitat along the Lake Erie shoreline in the City of Port Clinton, Ohio.
  • Lower Fox River flow reduced beginning today

    DETROIT – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces the outflow from Lake Winnebago into Lower Fox River, near Neenah and Menasha, Wisconsin, will be reduced beginning Thursday, October 25, by closing two gates at the Menasha Dam. This action will lower the flow in the river to approximately 9,300 cubic feet per second and
  • Poe Lock back in service after repairs

    DETROIT – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces that the Poe Lock, located at the Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, is back in service after repairs to critical gate components.The Poe Lock was taken out of service Tuesday, October 23, for approximately nine hours to repair worn parts on one of the gates. The Corps
  • USACE receives supplemental funds to construct LaSalle Park Shoreline Protection project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District received $3.7 million from the 2018 Continuing Authority Supplemental Appropriations to construct and repair approximately 1,300 feet of seawall of the northern section of LaSalle Park, Buffalo, NY.
  • New Soo Lock project reaches milestone

    DETROIT – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces that the New Soo Lock project in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan reached a new milestone, Tuesday, when President Donald J. Trump signed America's Water Infrastructure Act into law.Since this act includes authorization for the construction of the new lock, the project can now

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