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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Author: Charles Delano
  • January

    Louisville District constructing one-of-a-kind multi-use helicopter training facility at Fort Campbell, Kentucky

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is building a $5 million Multi-use Helicopter Training facility to replace the current Special Helicopter Operations Complex training facility at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. This one-of-a-kind facility consists of a deck landing trainer designed to replicate a Destroyer Designated Guided DDG-103 class ship, nicknamed the “U.S.S. Truxton” and will include an attached six-story structure. The landing pad will incorporate the same lighting with a similar aircraft storage configuration as on board the DDG ship.
  • December

    USACE military program director tours Louisville District projects

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Director of Military Programs Dr. Christine Altendorf conducted a two-day site visit of reserve and military construction projects at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio, Dec. 2-3, 2021. The first part of the visit began at the USACE Great Lakes and Ohio River Division headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, to discuss the benefits of a centrally managed military construction program and how the Energy Resilience and Conservation Investment Program will affect future USACE projects.
  • November

    Louisville District meets 2021 goal of 280 Jacobsville properties remediated

    Commercial and industrial manufacturing during the late 1800’s produced airborne dust, soot and smoke containing lead and arsenic, which contaminated about 4,000 residential properties in 12 neighborhoods in Evansville, Indiana. The Environmental Protection Agency began cleanup of the contaminated soil in 2007. In 2019, after remediating contaminated soil for about half of the properties, the EPA asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to remediate the remaining 2,000 properties.
  • October

    A History of FUDS - Formerly Used Defense Sites

    Have you ever wondered about the history of the Formerly Used Defense Sites and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers involvement? To get a better understanding of the FUDS program, let’s begin with a look at our country’s history.
  • New facility for next-generation radiation testing breaks ground at NSWC Crane

    Leaders with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division and Krempp Construction participated in the ceremonial breaking of ground, Oct. 4, 2021, which marked the start of construction for a Strategic Radiation Testing Modernization Facility at NSWC Crane. The facility, which will include Short-Pulse Gamma testing, is the first of several planned capabilities to be housed at NSWC Crane.
  • August

    Cecil M. Harden Lake replaces hydraulic power unit

    The hydraulic power unit which provides pressure to open the Mansfield Dam main gates at Cecil M.
  • July

    New Joint Operations and Mission Planning Center construction at Scott AFB

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Air Force Civil Engineer Center, and 375th Civil Engineer Squadron
  • New wind turbine to reduce energy consumption for Marseilles Training Area

    The Marseilles Training Area (MTA) in LaSalle County, Illinois will be the site of a new 900 kW wind
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