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Archive: August, 2016

Army Corps of Engineers repairing Lord Hill Levee

Permanent repairs to the Lord Hill Levee on the Snohomish River upstream of the town of Snohomish, Washington, will begin on approximately August 15, 2016. [Read More]
Published: Aug-12-16

Army Corps of Engineers repairing Startup Training Levee

The Startup Federal Levee near the Town of Startup, Snohomish County, Washington, will be repaired beginning August, 15, 2016. [Read More]
Published: Aug-12-16

Officials seek public comments on Seattle Harbor Draft Feasibility Report, Environmental Assessment

SEATTLE - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials are seeking public comments on the Seattle Harbor Navigation Improvement Project Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment. [Read More]
Published: Aug-02-16

Chittenden Locks nearing 100 years of service

SEATTLE – A hundred years ago today, Aug. 3, 1916, the first vessel officially locked through the Government Locks in Seattle. The U.S. Engineering Department workboat Orcas made trial lockages in the large lock in February 1916 and small lock in July 1916. An informal opening celebration was held August 3 and the official dedication for the Lake Washington Ship Canal and now called Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Ballard was held July 4, 1917. [Read More]
Published: Aug-01-16