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Chittenden Locks large chamber closing to marine traffic for dive work

Chittenden Locks large chamber will close to marine traffic from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, for dive work related to pump plant construction. If all work is not completed during this period, the lock chamber may also be closed 8:00 to 11:00 the following day, Thursday, Dec. 10. [Read More]
Published: Dec-02-15

Chittenden Locks large chamber opens early to vessel traffic

Chittenden Locks large chamber is now scheduled to open 5 days early at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov 27. [Read More]
Published: Nov-25-15

Corps of Engineers assisting with levee work in Snohomish County

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, Reservoir Control Center is operating local dams around the clock for flood risk reduction and the Emergency Operations Center is responding to a request for flood fight assistance in Snohomish County. The Snohomish flood team deployed to assist the French Slough Diking District to shore up the vulnerable back slope of a levee along the Snohomish River near the town of Snohomish. The Corps also issued 50,000 sandbags to Snohomish County. [Read More]
Published: Nov-18-15

Corps of Engineers continuing flood fight support in western Washington

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, Reservoir Control Center continues operating local dams around the clock for flood risk reduction and the Emergency Operations Center is responding to local requests for flood fight assistance. [Read More]
Published: Nov-14-15

Corps of Engineers responding to Northwest flooding

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, is running its Reservoir Control Center 24 hours per day and put its Emergency Operations Center into operation Nov. 12 to respond to heavy rains and high coastal waves. [Read More]
Published: Nov-13-15

Corps of Engineers preparing for potential Northwest flooding

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, put its Emergency Operations center into operation and is preparing to initiate 24-hour operation of its Reservoir Control center in anticipation of predicted heavy rains and high coastal waves. [Read More]
Published: Nov-12-15

Corps of Engineers flood teams assisting with erosion protection and assessments

Seattle District put its Emergency Operations center into operation Oct. 30 and has sent teams out to the Olympic Peninsula and Snohomish River basin. [Read More]
Published: Oct-31-15

Large lock closure at noon for about 2 hours Oct. 29

The Hiram M. Chiitenden Locks in Ballard will shut down the large lock at about noon today for divers to dislodge something from Service Gate 3. Currently an unknown item is stuck in the sill of Gate 3 causing leakage. Divers will locate the item and attempt to remove it. Shutdown is expected to last two hours or less, but with an unknown item it could be longer. [Read More]
Published: Oct-29-15

Chittenden Locks large chamber closes to vessel traffic Nov. 10 to Dec. 2

The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks large chamber will close to marine traffic from 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2. Crews will conduct maintenance and safety inspections during the large chamber pump out and closure. Foot traffic may occasionally be diverted or delayed for crane operations, but pedestrians will always be able to cross. The small lock will continue round-the-clock operations, accommodating vessels less than 115 feet in length and 26 feet in width. Current information on locking through is available at http://bit.ly/BoaterInfo. Mariners may experience delays, depending on passage demand. [Read More]
Published: Oct-26-15

Army Corps of Engineers, Port of Everett to begin Snohomish River dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with local sponsor Port of Everett, is to begin maintenance dredging of the lower channel of the Snohomish River, starting at the Port of Everett Marina downstream to Everett’s Seaport in Port Gardner Bay. [Read More]
Published: Oct-13-15
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