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Corps of Engineers begins Lake Washington annual summer refill

SEATTLE – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials will begin Lake Washington’s annual summer refill operations Feb. 16. Vessel owners should closely monitor lake elevations and adjust mooring lines as necessary. [Read More]
Published: Feb-14-17

Chittenden Locks in Ballard kicks off Centennial commemoration President’s Day weekend

SEATTLE – Songwriting finalist performances and historical societies and other group’s displays will kick off the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hiram M. Chittenden Locks Centennial commemoration 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., February 18 through 20. [Read More]
Published: Feb-10-17

White River flows lowered for barrier dam repairs

SEATTLE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lowered White River flows from Mud Mountain Dam this week to make repairs on the White River Diversion Dam near Buckley, Washington. [Read More]
Published: Feb-02-17

Chittenden Locks small chamber to close about 10 hours Jan. 30

The small lock at the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Ballard will close to all marine traffic from about 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Jan. 30 for test drilling. [Read More]
Published: Jan-27-17

Army Corps of Engineers repairing Lightning Creek Levee in Clark Fork, Idaho

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be conducting repairs on a section of the Lightning Creek Levee in Clark Fork, Idaho, beginning January 17, 2017. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials will restore two sections of the levee that were damaged during flood events in December, 2015. The damaged sites are adjacent to the repairs constructed in 2008. [Read More]
Published: Jan-11-17

Hiram M. Chittenden Locks large chamber to close January 17 from 8 a.m. to noon

The large lock will close to all marine traffic for pump plant-related work from 8 a.m. to noon January 17. The small lock will still be available for vessels less than 120 feet in length and 26 feet in width during this period. [Read More]
Published: Dec-29-16

Corps team rescues white sturgeon at Chittenden Locks

SEATTLE – A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers team rescued a 6-foot white sturgeon during the annual maintenance pump out at the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks November 10. [Read More]
Published: Nov-21-16

Chittenden Locks grounds to close early November 15 due to anticipated large crowd

SEATTLE -- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials will close the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks park grounds in Ballard at 4 p.m. today and reopen at 7 a.m., the normal operating time, November 16. [Read More]
Published: Nov-15-16

Chittenden Locks vessel traffic closed due to small lock electrical issue, large lock maintenance

UPDATE: The small locks are now operational (1:25 p.m. Nov. 8, 2016) SEATTLE -- The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks are out of service for vessels due to an electrical issue in the small locks. [Read More]
Published: Nov-08-16

Army Corps of Engineers dredging Everett Harbor

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with local sponsor Port of Everett, began maintenance dredging of the lower channel of the Everett Harbor and Snohomish River on October 31. [Read More]
Published: Oct-31-16
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