US Army Corps of Engineers
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  • Environmental review starts for Chehalis River proposal

    Public comments sought in first step of environmental assessment process To reduce flood risks in the state’s second-largest river system, the Chehalis River Basin Flood Control Zone District is proposing to construct a new floodwater retention structure on the Chehalis River near the town of Pe Ell in Lewis County.
  • Army Corps of Engineers repairing Union Slough Levee

    The Union Slough Levee near Everett, Washington, is getting repairs starting the week of September 24 when U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials will begin restoring approximately 1,245 feet of damage in four sections in Everett along the Snohomish River. The project will cost approximately $1,100,000.
  • Army Corps repairing levee along Skagit River

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, will begin repairs the levee totaling 1,200 feet of damage, within Diking District 22, at a cost of about $960,000.
  • Chittenden Locks to close 10 hours September 18, 19

    SEATTLE – The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks will close to all marine traffic 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., September 18 and 19, 2018 for dive operations. These require the Locks be closed to all but emergency vessels on emergency calls.
  • Corps awards $10.5 million contract for Chittenden Locks filling gates, expect extended large chamber closures

    SEATTLE – A contract to replace the original large lock chamber’s 100-year-old filling culvert gates at the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Ballard was awarded by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials September 10, 2018. Ferndale, Washington, headquartered IMCO received the contract award for their $10.5 million bid. The project will replace the original valves, called Stoney Gate Valves, designed and originally used during the Panama Canal construction.