SEATTLE - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials are seeking public comments on the Seattle Harbor Navigation Improvement Project Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment.
SEATTLE – A hundred years ago today, Aug. 3, 1916, the first vessel officially locked through the Government Locks in Seattle.
The U.S. Engineering Department workboat Orcas made trial lockages in the large lock in February 1916 and small lock in July 1916. An informal opening celebration was held August 3 and the official dedication for the Lake Washington Ship Canal and now called Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Ballard was held July 4, 1917.
An unusually high level of an unsafe naturally occurring toxin was detected in algae blooms at Rufus Woods Lake, prompting U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials to post Washington State Department of Health warnings against swimming, water skiing and other in-water activities at the lake near Bridgeport, Washington.
The Dykstra Levee System in King County, Washington, is getting a makeover starting July, 25, 2016 when U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials begin repairing three sections totaling approximately 850 feet of damage along the Green River during the months of August 2016 thru January 2017.