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Army Corps flood fight teams continue levee work along Okanogan and Clark Fork rivers

Flood teams from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, continue levee strengthening work in Okanogan County Washington and Sanders County Montana and have distributed 65,000 sandbags. [Read More]
Published: May-08-18

Pend Oreille River flooding, high levels on Lake Pend Oreille expected

Warm temperatures combined with above normal snow levels have created a situation where Pend Oreille River flows downstream of Albeni Falls Dam are likely to exceed flood stage this week. [Read More]
Published: May-08-18

Army Corps flood fight teams assist Okanogan and Sanders counties with levee work

Flood teams from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, are assisting communities in Okanogan County Washington and Sanders County Montana to strengthen local levees. [Read More]
Published: May-07-18

Army Corps flood fight teams mobilized as several rivers exceed flood stage

The Emergency Operations Center at the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is activated until further notice as flood teams have been mobilized for the Okanogan and Colville river basins in Washington and Clark Fork River basin in Montana. [Read More]
Published: May-06-18

Army Corps awards contract to repair the Shoalwater Bay Barrier Dune near Tokeland

In an effort to help protect the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, awarded a contract to repair a sand barrier dune in Willapa Bay near the Shoalwater Bay Indian Reservation. The contract was awarded to Manson Construction Corp of Seattle, Washington. [Read More]
Published: May-02-18

Corps awards $112 million contract for nation’s largest fish passage facility

SEATTLE – A contract to build the largest trap-and-haul fish passage facility in the nation was awarded by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials here March 14, 2018. The project will transport Endangered Species Act-listed and other fish around Mud Mountain Dam near Buckley, Washington. Kiewit Infrastructure West Company’s $112 million bid and construction plan for project completion by December 2020 earned it the contract award. [Read More]
Published: Mar-15-18

Chittenden Locks small chamber closing 2 weeks for annual maintenance

SEATTLE – The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks small chamber will close to marine traffic noon, March 5 through 5 p.m., March 16. Crews will conduct maintenance and safety inspections during the small chamber closure. Foot traffic will not be affected and the large lock will continue around-the-clock operations for vessels. Lock wall staff will get commercial traffic through as quickly as possible. [Read More]
Published: Mar-01-18

Corps authorizes Lyman floodplain study

SEATTLE – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials approved a Flood Plain Management Study for the town of Lyman, Washington, and provided the Seattle District $40,000 to complete it. Three Lyman homes were deemed unsafe by local officials in November following erosion along the Skagit River during a flood November 23-25. Town and Skagit County officials requested Corps of Engineers’ assistance during the flood but public infrastructure was not threatened, a requirement for USACE aid. [Read More]
Published: Mar-01-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers publishes request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged materials

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published February 9 in the Federal Register its request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, Beneficial Use of Dredged Material. [Read More]
Published: Feb-15-18

President's Fiscal 2019 Budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program includes Seattle District projects

The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY 2019) includes $4.785 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, including more than $76 million for Seattle District programs and projects. [Read More]
Published: Feb-12-18
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