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Joint Base Road and Overpass Construction Project entered third phase Tuesday with installation of 12 183-foot Girders

Construction of the new Joint Base Lewis-McChord connector road and overpass project that links both segments of the joint base entered the third phase of construction with the installation of twelve, 183-foot girders Tuesday evening. [Read More]
Published: Oct-15-14

Officials seek public comments on draft feasibility report, environmental impact statement

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) officials are seeking public comments on the Puget Sound Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration Project (PSNERP) Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. [Read More]
Published: Oct-08-14

Corps, NOAA Fisheries Agree on Fish Passage at Mud Mountain Dam

NOAA Fisheries today issued a Biological Opinion (BiOp) with a series of major improvements in fish passage at Mud Mountain Dam and related structures on the White River near Enumclaw, Wash., to protect Endangered Species Act listed fish species and their designated critical habitat. [Read More]
Published: Oct-07-14

Chittenden Locks large chamber closes to vessel traffic October 7-9

The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks large chamber will close to vessel traffic from 7 a.m., Oct. 7 to 7 p.m., Oct. 9. [Read More]
Published: Oct-03-14

1,000s of comments received in EIS process for BP Cherry Point dock North Wing

Army Corps of Engineers staff members are now reviewing and analyzing comments received during the public comment period for the draft Environmental Impact Statement related to operation of the previously authorized and constructed addition of the North Wing to the BP Cherry Point dock, near Ferndale, Wash. The Army Corps received over 2,000 comments during the comment period for the draft EIS, which began June 6 and closed Aug. 6, 2014. [Read More]
Published: Oct-02-14

Corps of Engineers, Port of Seattle sign harbor deepening cost-sharing agreement

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Port of Seattle signed an agreement Sept. 29 moving forward with a $3 million cost-shared feasibility study to investigate potential Port deepening alternatives. [Read More]
Published: Sep-30-14

Army Corps processing BNSF Intalco Yard permit application separately from Custer Spur proposal

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun processing a permit application from BNSF Railway to conduct work in wetlands at its Intalco Yard near Cherry Point, in Whatcom County, Wash. [Read More]
Published: Sep-11-14

Pedestrian walkway will close at Chittenden Locks two hours Sept. 2

Intermittent closures of the pedestrian walkway at the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Ballard will resume Sept. 2 along with work to replace the six spillway gates. [Read More]
Published: Aug-29-14

Army Corps to host public information meeting in Priest River Aug. 27

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a public meeting Aug. 27 in Priest River, Idaho, to inform the public on Albeni Falls Dam operations. Representatives from the Corps will discuss upcoming fall and winter operations, lake level coordination and review this year’s spring and summer operations. [Read More]
Published: Aug-22-14

Redmond pays fine for failing to comply with Army Corps permit conditions

The City of Redmond has paid an Administrative Penalty for failure to comply with the terms and conditions of a Department of the Army permit issued pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. The Corps recently issued a penalty in the amount of $32,500 after the permit holder failed to comply with the terms and conditions of Nationwide Permit No. 27 for a Bear Creek restoration project. [Read More]
Published: Jul-28-14
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