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Archive: January, 2017


17-012 Bridge access to Little Goose Dam’s fishing wall, day-use area reopens to visitors

STARBUCK, Wash. – Access to Little Goose Lock and Dam’s tailrace fishing wall and day-use area reopened for visitors today, according to operations officials at the dam. [Read More]
Published: Jan-30-17

17-011 - Lower Columbia River boaters should be on lookout for extra ice below McNary Lock and Dam

UMATILLA, Oregon – Boaters on the lower Columbia River downstream of McNary Lock and Dam should be aware of dangers of extra ice chunks flowing downstream into the river from the north shore Washington fish ladder beginning today and lasting for the next 7-10 days, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials announced. The dam and fish ladder are on the Columbia River just upstream of the I-82 McNary Bridge near Umatilla, Oregon. [Read More]
Published: Jan-27-17

17-010 Corps invites public comments on Dworshak Long-Term Nutrient Supplementation Program draft FONSI and Environmental Assessment

AHSAHKA, Idaho – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District invites public comments on a Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Corps' proposed “Dworshak Long-Term Nutrient Supplementation Program.” Public comments are being accepted from Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, through Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. [Read More]
Published: Jan-27-17

17-009 Corps responds to Oregon, Idaho advance-measures requests; technical assistance team to assess ice jam risk mitigation

MIDDLE SNAKE RIVER, Oregon and Idaho – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District deployed a team of technical experts today to assess ice-jam conditions and associated flood risks on the Snake River in Oregon and Idaho. [Read More]
Published: Jan-20-17

17-008 Corps seeks public input on proposed Section 408 for ODOT bridge-replacement project

MILTON-FREEWATER, Oregon – The Walla Walla District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) seeks scoping comments from the public regarding the Corps’ proposal to grant permission pursuant to 33 United States Code Section 408 (Section 408) for potential alteration to a Corps-constructed river improvement (public work). The Corps plans to grant Section 408 permission to the Milton-Freewater Water Control District to allow the modification of the Walla Walla River Flood Control Project (levee system) by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) to replace the structurally deficient Birch Creek Road Bridge. [Read More]
Published: Jan-18-17

17-007 Bruces Eddy road temporarily closed for safety; chains recommended on View Point Road

AHSAHKA, Idaho – Vehicles access to Bruces Eddy recreation area, located on the shoreline of Dworshak Reservoir in Ahsahka, Idaho, is temporarily closed because of extremely hazardous road conditions, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) officials at the Dworshak Natural Resources Management Office announced, today. Overnight freezing rain creating slick road conditions, prompted park rangers to close ‘A’ Road. They also strongly recommend vehicles be equipped with chains on their tires when traveling on the steep-sloped View Point Road, leading to and from the Dworshak Visitor Center and Big Eddy marina, boat ramp and day-use area. [Read More]
Published: Jan-18-17

17-006 Chestnut Beach vehicle access temporarily closed for safety

CLARKSTON, Wash. – Vehicle access to Chestnut Beach recreation area is temporarily closed because of hazardous road conditions, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) officials at the Lower Granite Natural Resources Management Office announced, today. [Read More]
Published: Jan-13-17

17-005 Corps issues FONSI for Vale wastewater project

VALE, Ore. – The Walla Walla District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) issued a final Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) to grant Section 408 permission for a waterline project on the Malheur River in the City of Vale, Oregon. [Read More]
Published: Jan-12-17

17-004 Lower Granite open for vehicle crossings on Monday holiday; Travelers should plan alternate routes across river at ‘LoMo’ and Little Goose dams

LOWER SNAKE RIVER, Wash. – If your upcoming Martin Luther King, Jr. 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 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dams on the river in Washington are closed to cross-dam public vehicle traffic on federally recognized holidays, unless otherwise announced. Lower Granite Lock and Dam, near Pomeroy, Washington, will be open for public vehicle crossings from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Jan. 16 holiday. [Read More]
Published: Jan-10-17

17-003 Closure of bridge access to Little Goose Dam’s fishing wall, day-use area extended

STARBUCK, Wash. – Due to navigation lock construction, access to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Little Goose Lock and Dam’s tailrace fishing wall and day-use area will remain temporarily closed until further notice. The Corps previously announced a temporary closure through Jan. 7. The bascule bridge crossing the downstream navigation lock approach is expected to be inaccessible at least through Tuesday, Jan. 10, to accommodate critical lock gate work. [Read More]
Published: Jan-06-17
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