Archive: November, 2013
  • 13-075 Vehicle-crossings temporarily suspended to accommodate security exercise

    LOWER SNAKE RIVER, Wash. – Public vehicle crossings at three dams on the lower Snake River are temporarily suspended throughout today, Nov. 26, to accommodate a security exercise, according to officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District.
  • 13-074 - Corps invites public comments on permit applications for dredging Lewiston and Clarkston port berthing areas

    Regulatory officials of the Walla Walla and Seattle Districts of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invite public comments on two lower Snake River system ports’ applications to dredge port berthing areas and dispose of dredged material. Written comments are due to the Corps no later than Dec. 18, 2013, regarding Port of Lewiston, Idaho, and/or Port of Clarkston, Wash., applications to perform port dredging work in conjunction with the Corps’ proposed “Immediate Need Action” of dredging detailed in its Lower Snake River Programmatic Sediment Management Plan (PSMP) Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS).
  • 13-073 - Dworshak discharge flows to change

    AHSAHKA, Idaho – Water discharge from Dworshak Dam near Orofino, Idaho, will temporarily fluctuate on Thursday between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. while U.S. Army Corps of Engineers staff run tests on hydroelectric generator Number 1 which recently underwent periodic maintenance, operations officials at the dam announced today.
  • 13-072 - Lower Granite Dam open for vehicle crossings on Veterans Day

    If your upcoming Veterans Day 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.