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Chittenden Locks large chamber closed August 24

The large lock at the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Ballard is closed to all marine traffic today due to an unexpected hydraulics problem. Mechanics are working on the problem, but don’t yet have an estimated time when the large lock can be put back in service. The small lock will be available for vessels throughout the large lock closure. Mariners will be notified when the large lock returns to service. [Read More]
Published: Aug-24-17

Army Corps testing Moses Lake wells for contaminants

SEATTLE – As part of the Environmental Protection Agency’s long-term effort to clean contaminated groundwater and soil at the Moses Lake Wellfield Superfund site, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials are planning to test groundwater samples at private drinking water wells this August. [Read More]
Published: Aug-14-17

Corps officials hosting Fish Passage Facility Industry Day Aug 17

SEATTLE – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, officials are hosting an Industry Day August 17, 2017, to provide more information on an upcoming requirement for a large civil works project at Mud Mountain Dam to construct a new barrier structure, fish passage facility, associated site work and appurtenances. [Read More]
Published: Aug-09-17

Chittenden Locks hosting Centennial Art Show beginning Aug 17

SEATTLE – SPLASH! An Art Show is coming to the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Ballard beginning with an opening gala 6 to 8 p.m., August 17. [Read More]
Published: Aug-09-17

Col. Mark A. Geraldi assumes command of Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Colonel Mark A. Geraldi assumes command of the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, July 21, 2017. [Read More]
Published: Jul-21-17

Officials seek public comments on Westhaven Cove Small Boat Basin dredging project

The Army Corps of Engineers proposes routine dredging and disposal activities associated with maintenance of the Westhaven Cove Small Boat Basin in Westport, Washington. The proposed work would dredge up to 75,000 cubic yards (cy) of material per dredging event from the boat basin and dispose of it at two open water disposal sites over the ten-year period of FY 2018 - 2027. The tentatively preferred alternative calls for dredging to be conducted with a clamshell dredge during the designated work window of 16 July through 31 January. [Read More]
Published: Jul-18-17

Southwest Washington permitting office relocating June 28

The Southwest Washington permitting office for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins relocating to a new site June 28. People seeking permits or permitting information from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Clark, Cowlitz, Klickitat, Lewis, Skamania or Wahkiakium counties should contact Corps permitting representatives via phone or email from June 28-August 1. [Read More]
Published: Jun-27-17

Chittenden Locks kicks off Centennial Weekend Events Friday

SEATTLE – Join the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as we kick off the 4th of July weekend with several Centennial events, including the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks 100th Anniversary ceremony, 10 a.m., July 4. [Read More]
Published: Jun-27-17

Army Corps expects Lake Pend Oreille to reach summer level by June 26

Lake Pend Oreille is rising to its summer level, according to the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps operates Albeni Falls Dam, which regulates the level of Lake Pend Oreille. [Read More]
Published: Jun-21-17

Chittenden Locks hosting Fisheries Day June 17

SEATTLE – Join Corps Natural Resource Management staff for a Fisheries Day 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 17 at the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Twenty federal, tribal, state and local governments, and other organizations and groups are scheduled to offer information and activities about salmon and other environmental aspects. [Read More]
Published: Jun-09-17
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