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September, 2018

Army Corps repairing levee along Skagit River

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, will begin repairs the levee totaling 1,200 feet of damage, within Diking District 22, at a cost of about $960,000. [Read More]
Published: Sep-18-18

Chittenden Locks to close 10 hours September 18, 19

SEATTLE – The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks will close to all marine traffic 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., September 18 and 19, 2018 for dive operations. These require the Locks be closed to all but emergency vessels on emergency calls. [Read More]
Published: Sep-17-18

Corps awards $10.5 million contract for Chittenden Locks filling gates, expect extended large chamber closures

SEATTLE – A contract to replace the original large lock chamber’s 100-year-old filling culvert gates at the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Ballard was awarded by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials September 10, 2018. Ferndale, Washington, headquartered IMCO received the contract award for their $10.5 million bid. The project will replace the original valves, called Stoney Gate Valves, designed and originally used during the Panama Canal construction. [Read More]
Published: Sep-12-18