US Army Corps of Engineers
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  • Army Corps flood fight teams reinforcing local levees, delivering sandbags

    Flood fighters from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, are providing materials and assistance in the Skagit, Nooksack and Snohomish river basins in western Washington.
  • Chittenden Locks large chamber closes February 12- April 4, small lock available

    The large lock chamber at the Chittenden Locks in Ballard will close to all vessel traffic 5:30 a.m. February 12 to replace the chamber’s filling culvert valves. It will remain closed for up to 53 days, with a scheduled reopening April 4. The small chamber will remain open during this time and vessels up to 28-feet wide by 123-feet long are able to use it.
  • Army Corps flood fight teams mobilized as several rivers predicted to exceed flood stage

    The Emergency Operations Center at the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is activated until further notice as flood teams have been mobilized for the Skagit and Nooksack river basins in western Washington.
  • Corps of Engineers wrapping up work near Tokeland

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, completed work responding to a request for assistance from the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe to help with the tribe’s efforts to repair a flood risk reduction berm near Tokeland, Washington. This assistance was part of an extension to the emergency declaration made last month.
  • Corps team again assisting with coastal repair request

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials extended an emergency declaration January 8 supporting a December Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe request for assistance to stabilize a flood risk reduction berm near Tokeland, Washington.