Tag: Repairs
  • 22-032 Lower Monumental Dam reopens public dam crossing

    Kahlotus, Wash. – Officials at Lower Monumental Lock and Dam have reopened dam crossings to the public after completing spillway gate repairs.
  • 21-009 Mill Creek levees repaired after damage from 2020 Flood

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District completed repairs to sections of the Mill Creek Levee System that were damaged during the February 2020 flooding.
  • 20-052 Floating Guidewall Cable replaced at Lower Monumental, restrictions still in place

    Kahlotus, Wash. – On June 13, an operator at Lower Monumental Lock and Dam noticed that the floating guidewall had drifted out of alignment. A service cable inspection and repair dive were conducted and discovered, on July 28, that the anchor cable had broken, allowing the guidewall to swing towards the dam until broken cables snagged in the mud. To prevent further movement, and to allow grain to continue moving down river, Corps officials brought in a tugboat to hold the guidewall in place. The tugboat held the guidewall in place from Aug. 1 until Sep. 22.
  • 19-112 Repair work to intermittently close Mill Creek bridges

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – Work to repair the bridges in the area around the Mill Creek dam project will require intermittent bridge closures Dec. 18 through the beginning of January, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operations officials.
  • 19-087 Texas Rapids recreational area to be closed temporarily Aug 5-11 for parking lot repairs

    The Texas Rapids recreational area, located four miles from Little Goose Lock and Dam on the lower Snake River near Starbuck, Washington, will be closed August 5-11 to accommodate asphalt maintenance work to the parking lot and access road, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials announced today.