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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  • May

    Recap: Ohio River Basin Day on the Hill 2024

    On May 16 at the Russell Senate Building in Washington, DC, members from multiple local, state, and federal agencies and organizations, as well as members of congress, joined teammates and leadership from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Great Lakes and Ohio River Division for the annual Ohio River Basin Day on the Hill, hosted by Ohio River Basin Alliance (ORBA) and the Ohio River Valley Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO).
  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rep. Frank Mrvan (IN-01), and the City of Hammond mark the start of the Calumet Region Dowling Stormwater Improvements Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District (USACE Chicago) held a groundbreaking ceremony on May 20th, 2024, for the Calumet Region Dowling Stormwater Improvement project in Hammond, Ind. Speakers included Rep. Frank Mrvan (IN-01), USACE Chicago Deputy District Engineer, Steven Fischer, and Hammond City Engineer, Dean Button.
  • Pittsburgh District partners with Pittsburgh Pirates to promote water safety

    The Pittsburgh District partnered with the Pittsburgh Pirates to host an evening dedicated to water safety.
  • USACE contractor prioritizes people with Kentucky Lock safety milestone

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 16, 2024) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District in partnership with project contractor, Thalle Construction, surpassed one million man-hours without a lost time accident on the Kentucky Lock Addition project May 3, 2024.
  • Leaders are learners at the USACE Nashville District

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 10, 2024) – On your way to the Smyrna, Tennessee National Guard Base, you’ll pass the Capt. Jeff Kuss USMC Memorial. The instantly recognizable monument is an actual Blue Angels F/A-18C Hornet in full regalia, tail number six --- the same number Kuss was flying on June 2, 2016, when a tragic in-flight accident cost him his life while preparing for the Great Tennessee Airshow.
  • Admin professionals are ‘glue’ that lets organization stick to priorities

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 9, 2024) – Administrative professionals in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are highly respected and known as being the ‘glue’ that makes it possible for work centers and the organization to stick to priorities and stay focused on national and regional missions.
  • Empowering Women Through Recognition

    Katie Lewis, a civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, was recently recognized at the Lockport City School District’s “Women Who ROAR” event for her work as a civil engineer. The event celebrated women from the community who have achieved success in various fields such as STEM, healthcare, community engagement and the arts. Having been part of the district’s Construction Branch since 2009, Lewis ensures that many of the district's construction projects are safe and efficiently completed according to very specific specifications.
  • LRD teammate earns prestigious award

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division is pleased to honor Charles Sawyer, Ph.D., for his remarkable achievement in receiving the American Society of Civil Engineers Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • USACE Division CSM Visits Buffalo District, Recognizes Service

    The Buffalo District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was visited by Command Sgt. Maj. Clifton Morehouse, CSM for USACE and the Transatlantic Division, where along with touring facilities and project sites, he made a point to connect with the people delivering the mission. Taking time to meet with people from across the district, learning about what they do and the projects they work on, Morehouse said it was “very insightful.”
  • April

    Pittsburgh District to demolish dam in Monongahela River after more than 100 years of navigation

    After more than 100 years of operation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District will demolish the navigation dam near Elizabeth, Pennsylvania, to improve navigation on the Monongahela River.
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