U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials are extending the public comment period to Jan. 8, 2015, for comments on the Puget Sound Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration Project Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement.
The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks large chamber is closed to all marine traffic for annual maintenance from 9 a.m., Nov. 13 to 4 p.m., Nov. 30, 2014.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Port of Seattle will host a meeting and open house to share information with the public regarding a study on deepening the East and West Duwamish waterways for the purpose of improving navigation. The meeting will be held at the Georgetown Campus of South Seattle Community College, Room C 110, Gene Colin Education Building, 6737 Corson Ave. South, Seattle. The open house begins at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 19.
Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, awarded a contract on the eve of the 2014 Fiscal New Year to partner with the City of Auburn on a joint ecosystem restoration project on the Green/Duwamish River at Mill Creek in Auburn, Wash.