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Chittenden Locks large chamber to close for maintenance

SEATTLE – The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks large chamber will close to vessel traffic from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 17, 18 and 19, for work on the emergency closure system, or ECS. The large chamber will also close the same times August 6-8 as part of the work. The small lock will continue operations during both closures. [Read More]
Published: Jul-10-18

Army Corps begin repair to the Shoalwater Bay Barrier Dune near Tokeland, WA

To restore flood protection for the Shoalwater Bay Tribal community and cultural lands, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, is reconstructing a sand dune in Willapa Bay near the Shoalwater Bay Indian Reservation. [Read More]
Published: Jul-10-18

Seattle Harbor deepening project receives Corps leadership approval

SEATTLE – The Seattle Harbor Navigation Improvement Project is eligible for congressional authorization following U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite signing the Chief of Engineers Report June 7. [Read More]
Published: Jun-12-18

Corps of Engineers FY 18 Civil Works Work Plan includes nearly $37.5 million for Seattle District projects

Washington (June 11, 2018) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 2018) work plan for the Army Civil Works program on Thursday, June 7. The work plan includes nearly $37.5 million additional funding for Seattle District projects. [Read More]
Published: Jun-11-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plan for Fiscal 2018 Civil Works Appropriations

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 2018) work plan for the Army Civil Works program on Thursday, June 7. [Read More]
Published: Jun-11-18

Army Corps’ Clark Fork River basin team completing work in Plains, Montana

The Clark Fork River basin flood team from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is providing scour protection at a levee in Plains, Montana, to protect the fairgrounds, businesses and infrastructure. Okanogan River basin flood team members completed work yesterday with Okanogan County at the Riverside levee and the Clark Fork team completed work on the Turah Levee in Missoula County, Montana. The Pend Oreille team is monitoring levees and providing technical assistance to local communities as the Pend Oreille River continues to rise. [Read More]
Published: May-28-18

Army Corps’ Okanogan River basin flood team begins levee work in Riverside, Washington

The Okanogan River basin flood team from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, began work May 25 to assist Okanogan County in closing a section on the left bank of the breached Riverside levee. The Clark Fork team is continuing work on the Turah Levee in Missoula County, Montana, and both teams and the Pend Oreille team are monitoring levees and providing technical assistance to local communities as rivers remain above flood stage. [Read More]
Published: May-25-18

Army Corps flood teams remain active in three river basins in Idaho, Montana and Washington

Flood teams from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, are continuing work on the Turah Levee in Missoula County, Montana, and monitoring levees and providing technical assistance to local communities as rivers remain above flood stage. [Read More]
Published: May-23-18

Army Corps flood teams remain, provide assistance for anticipated rise in flood waters

Flood teams from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, are continuing to monitor levees and providing technical assistance to local communities as receding floodwaters are expected to rise again in the coming days. [Read More]
Published: May-21-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers identifies additional short-term natural disaster recovery activities

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today additional work it will accomplish with funding provided in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018. The additional work includes 11 Seattle District levee repair projects totaling approximately $6 million. [Read More]
Published: May-21-18
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