Contractors working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District install a 23-foot-tall concrete shaft enclosure weighing approximately 120,000 pounds as part of the guard wall at the Monongahela River Locks and Dam 4 in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, Nov. 16, 2023.

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USA Today Special Edition for 2022

Lakes and Rivers Division
Published June 13, 2022
USA Today's 2022 Special Edition publication covering the latest stories from across U.S. Army Corps of Engineers locations.

USA Today's 2022 Special Edition publication covering the latest stories from across U.S. Army Corps of Engineers locations.

Read USA Today's 2022 Special Edition covering stories across the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers locations.

Check out the following articles featuring our workforce! 
•    Waterworks (pg. 20) features Detroit District, and the $479 million in IIJA funding for the New Lock at the Soo, with supportive commentary from Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D. Mich.) and Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D. Ohio) on the critical role of the locks play in our nation’s economy. 
•    Corps Investment (pg. 23) mentions $858 million in IIJA investment on the upper Ohio River.
•    Fighting Flooding (pg. 28) highlights Nashville District’s Floodplain Management Services Study (FPMS) of Trace Creek as a response to the devastating flooding last year in Waverly, TN. 
•    Nashville District’s Kimberly Edwards received the Black Engineer of the Year Award (pg. 32)
•    LRD’s very own Katherine McCafferty won the Don Lawyer Regulator of the Year Award (pg. 34)
•    Members from Nashville, Louisville, and Pittsburgh won Innovation of the Year for their work in the Building Information Modeling Team working to design the New Lock at the Soo (pg. 36)
•    Remediation Nation (pg. 40-42) highlights the Luckey FUSRAP Site in Ohio and Howards Bay Area of Concern on the St. Louis River supported by Buffalo District. 
•    Patience Pays Off (pg. 58) showcases the work the Louisville District has completed thus far in the $840 million veterans’ affairs hospital, with a quote from LRD Commander Col. Peeples. 
•    Keeping the Power Flowing (pg. 64) highlights Nashville District’s hydropower facilities on the Cumberland River.
•    Shoring Up (pg. 78) examines the Chicago District’s efforts in fighting erosion through the shoreline erosion study.


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