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

    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.
  • March

    Workshop equips park rangers with tools of the trade

    PADUCAH, Ky. (March 11, 2024) – Corps of Engineers officials equipped park rangers throughout the Cumberland River Basin with the tools of the trade during a workshop March 5-7 at the West Kentucky Community and Technical College Emerging Technology Center in Paducah, Kentucky.
  • October

    USACE lauds Kentucky Lock Addition Project contractor for safety milestone

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (Oct. 23, 2023) – Thalle Construction Company celebrated reaching 500,000 labor hours without a lost time accident in constructing a larger navigation lock on the Tennessee River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District recognized the remarkable milestone last week and thanked construction workers for their role in delivering a project of national significance.
  • June

    Warning signs on the horizon bring visibility to an invisible danger

    Inexperienced boaters face hidden dangers on the Allegheny River that could result in severe injury or death if they don’t pay attention.
  • May

    Headwaters Highlights: Dam Safety Team Conducts Regular ‘Doctor Visits’ to Prevent Flooding Disasters

    The Pittsburgh District dam safety team develops and maintains emergency action plans and works with emergency managers and first responders to ensure communities are safe from potential dam risks or failures.
  • March

    Lock operators work super safely near mega construction projects

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 8, 2023) – Operators at navigation locks could easily wear capes for the super work they do to ensure the safety of the public, not to mention employees that maintain these projects in the Cumberland and Tennessee River systems. At Kentucky Lock in Grand Rivers, Kentucky, and Chickamauga Lock in Chattanooga, Tennessee, ongoing mega construction projects to build larger new locks pose additional hazards for these vigilant protectors of people and resources.
  • October

    Cyber Security Awareness Month: Protecting your online identity

    October is Cyber Security Awareness month and has been since 2004 after it was created by the President of the United States and Congress. The month serves as a reminder for individuals to protect themselves in the virtual world, whether it is proper handling of electronic data or suspicious emails phishing for information. 
  • August

    Louisville District security office offers Antiterrorism Awareness Month messages

    August is Antiterrorism Awareness Month and is an excellent opportunity for soldiers, civilians and
  • June

    It takes all of us: National Safety Month spotlight

    Every June, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District recognizes National Safety Month and takes time to reinforce the importance of safety in the workplace and across each of our projects. The Louisville District strives to complete projects ahead of time, under budget, safely; and June provides the perfect opportunity to focus on safety as construction projects are in full swing.
  • May

    Louisville District Dam Safety team works hard to ensure dams are reliable

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is responsible for more than 700 dams across the United States that provide multiple benefits such as flood risk management, navigation, water supply, hydropower, environmental stewardship, fish and wildlife conservation, and recreation. Through the Dam Safety Program, USACE provides oversight for its dams and works to ensure they remain safe, reliable and able to provide their intended benefits.
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