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Archive: October, 2014

Corps of Engineers, City of Auburn award Mill Creek Ecosystem Restoration Project

Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, awarded a contract on the eve of the 2014 Fiscal New Year to partner with the City of Auburn on a joint ecosystem restoration project on the Green/Duwamish River at Mill Creek in Auburn, Wash. [Read More]
Published: Oct-24-14

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