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: Ashley Daugherty
  • April

    Pittsburgh District lakes and dams prepare for recreation season

    Park rangers across the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District have been preparing for the upcoming recreation season throughout the winter months. "Recreation season provides us a platform to get out and do what we signed up to do. Park rangers love being outdoors and working with the public. This is the time when we can allow our imaginations to run wild by coming up with different interpretive programs and events to connect with the visiting public," Alex Stevenson, northern area park ranger.
  • March

    Local Boy Scout troops help assemble fish habitats at Youghiogheny River Lake

    They may look like large, spiky wheels for medieval torture machinery, but mossback habitats provide life to fisheries and offer broad benefits to lake ecosystems.
  • December

    Larry the Lock

    "Larry the Lock" is an illustrated children's book produced by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District to educate the public about the locks and dams on the rivers and the important mission they serve to support navigation around the Pittsburgh Region and beyond. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers illustration by Ashley Daugherty)
  • July

    Pittsburgh District project management chief retires after almost four decades of positive impact

    Known best for her positive and respectful demeanor, Sue Majewski, Pittsburgh District’s deputy chief of planning, programs and project management, will retire after almost 40 years of federal service.
  • Balancing our region’s reservoir waters

    After a three-year-long evaluation, Col. Kimberly A. Peeples, commander of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, signed a congressionally approved and updated water control manual for the Mahoning River Basin.
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