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August, 2015

Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration project clears major milestone

The Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project is one step closer to construction after receiving approval to release the study’s proposed Chief’s Report from a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers board in Washington, D.C. [Read More]
Published: Aug-27-15

Lakes Washington, Union lowest in 28 years

SEATTLE – Washington State’s historic drought is pushing Lakes Washington and Union below the normal annual 20-foot mark for the first time in 28 years, and officials anticipate another foot drop. [Read More]
Published: Aug-27-15

Corps announces temporary closure of Dunn Creek Campground and Boat Ramp

Dunn Creek Campground and Boat Ramp will be temporarily closed in September for bank stabilization work and the construction of a in-stream fish habitat project. [Read More]
Published: Aug-26-15

Army Corps begins repairs on Bertrand Levees

Repairs to the Bertrand Creek levees kickoff in earnest today as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials commence construction on six separate sites, totaling 1,500 feet, located on the left and right banks of Bertrand Creek near Lynden, Washington. [Read More]
Published: Aug-24-15

Army Corps set to repair damaged levees along Carbon River

Construction to restore flood protection to the Carbon River levee system near the City of Orting is set to commence Saturday when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begin repairs to 1,520 feet of damaged levees at five individual sites for about $1.7 million. [Read More]
Published: Aug-14-15

Army Corps repairing Desimone Levee in Tukwila

Work to restore the Desimone-Briscoe School Levee continues this week as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials repair a 775-foot-long damaged segment on the right bank of the Green River in Tukwila. [Read More]
Published: Aug-12-15

Pile installation beginning at Chittenden Locks August 17

SEATTLE – A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor will begin replacing piles at the nearly 100-year-old Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Ballard August 17. [Read More]
Published: Aug-10-15

Chittenden Locks to close 4 hours August 14

SEATTLE – The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Ballard will close to all marine traffic 12:30 to 4:30 a.m., August 14 for electrical upgrades. [Read More]
Published: Aug-10-15

Corps of Engineers re-aligns Regulatory Branch to improve service

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, Regulatory Branch has restructured its organization to better serve the public. Seattle District is re-aligning individual regulators with specific regions and counties to better serve the public and placing all technical staff together in one unit to allow for easier collaboration among them and therefore consistency for the regulated public. [Read More]
Published: Aug-10-15

Hood Canal Homeowner Pleads Guilty to Making False Statement to Federal Authorities

A Hood Canal waterfront property owner pleaded guilty in July in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to the federal felony offense of making a false statement to a federal official in connection with his unlawful construction of a beachfront bulkhead. JON KOLOSKI, 74, of Potlach in Mason County, constructed the bulkhead in September 2011, without the appropriate permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. [Read More]
Published: Aug-04-15