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December, 2015


Chittenden Locks large chamber closing to marine traffic one additional morning for dive work

The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks large chamber will close to marine traffic one additional morning from 7:00 to 11:00 a.m. Friday, Dec. 18, to complete dive work related to pump plant construction. The small chamber lock is not affected and will be operating normally. Pedestrian traffic is not affected. [Read More]
Published: Dec-17-15

Chief of Engineers signs Skokomish River Ecosystem Restoration Project report

SEATTLE – The Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed a key ecosystem restoration report allowing Congress to consider the project for future authorization. [Read More]
Published: Dec-17-15

Chittenden Locks large chamber closing to marine traffic

The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks large chamber will close to marine traffic from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, to complete dive work related to pump plant construction. The small chamber lock is not affected and will be operating normally. Pedestrian traffic is not affected. [Read More]
Published: Dec-16-15

Corps of Engineers assisting with Northwest flood fights and coastal storm

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, flood teams remain out in several basins around the Northwest to respond to flooding and a predicted coastal storm. [Read More]
Published: Dec-10-15

Corps of Engineers assisting with Northwest flood fights and coastal storm

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has flood teams out in several basins around the Northwest to respond to flooding and a predicted coastal storm. Skagit, Snohomish, Olympic Peninsula, and Chehalis flood teams and White River levee walkers remain out with local communities. Work is wrapping up today in Lyman along the Skagit River and at the Hoh Reservation on the Olympic Peninsula. The Olympic Peninsula team will stay out until the threat from the predicted combined coastal storm and high tide passes. [Read More]
Published: Dec-09-15

Chittenden Locks large chamber closure for dive work rescheduled

The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks large chamber will close to marine traffic from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, for dive work related to pump plant construction. Work is rescheduled from the original time and date of 8:00 to 11:00 Wednesday, Dec. 9. The small chamber lock is not affected and will be operating normally. Pedestrian traffic is not affected. [Read More]
Published: Dec-09-15

Corps of Engineers assisting with Northwest flood fights

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, is running its Reservoir Control Center 24 hours per day and has sent flood teams out to basins around the Northwest to respond to heavy rains and forecast high coastal waves. The Corps has sent out its Skagit, Snohomish, Olympic, and Chehalis flood teams and White River levee walkers and continues to coordinate with counties and emergency managers. [Read More]
Published: Dec-09-15

Corps of Engineers preparing for potential 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 Dec. 7 to respond to heavy rains and high coastal waves. [Read More]
Published: Dec-08-15

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