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Archive: February, 2012


Hard Rock Dolphin 4 to be removed Saturday; vessels advised to avoid area

BURBANK, Wash. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract to remove Hard Rock Mooring Dolphin 4 which was declared extremely hazardous following a comprehensive routine inspection conducted Tuesday, Feb. 28, by Walla Walla District structural engineers. [Read More]
Published: Feb-29-12

Oil leak reported at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam

Approximately 44 gallons of new transformer oil leaked into the Snake River during an oil transfer operation at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam Monday morning, Feb. 27, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District officials. [Read More]
Published: Feb-28-12

Corps invites public comments on Dworshak Nutrient Supplementation Environmental Assessment

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District invites the public to comment no later than Thursday, Feb. 16, on an Environmental Assessment (EA) and draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the “Dworshak Reservoir Nutrient Supplementation Pilot Study.” [Read More]
Published: Feb-18-12

Navigation locks on Columbia, Snake rivers to close for annual maintenance

WALLA WALLA, Wash. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close navigation locks at dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers in March to conduct annual inspections, repairs and maintenance. [Read More]
Published: Feb-17-12

Lower Granite open for vehicle crossings on Monday holiday; Lower Granite open for vehicle crossings on Monday holiday;

If your upcoming Washington’s Birthday weekend plans include a road trip to visit family and friends on the opposite side of the lower Snake River, you may want to keep in mind that most U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dams are closed to cross-dam public vehicle traffic on federal holidays, unless otherwise announced. [Read More]
Published: Feb-15-12

Corps suspends Little Goose Dam public vehicle crossings Jan. 17-19; temporary closure to accommodate construction activities

Little Goose Lock and Dam will close to public vehicle traffic across the top of the dam Jan. 17-19, operations officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District, announced today. [Read More]
Published: Feb-13-12

Corps to build new Mill Creek Dam office; visitor services to be improved

WALLA WALLA, Wash. – Construction will soon begin on a new office building for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District (Corps), Mill Creek Flood Control Project, located along side Mill Creek off Reservoir Road just east of Walla Walla’s city limits. [Read More]
Published: Feb-08-12

Corps repairing Ice Harbor cooling units

The Walla Walla District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently identified metal tubing failures as the likely source of several inadvertent oil leaks from power transformer heat exchangers or “cooling units” at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam on the Snake River. [Read More]
Published: Feb-03-12
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