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Archive: January, 2018


18-004 Work around Little Goose’s navigation lock to temporarily increase lockage times

Starbuck, Wash. – Locking a vessel past Little Goose Lock and Dam may take a bit longer than usual from Jan. 29, 2018 to Feb. 28, 2018. According to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials at the dam, ongoing work is being performed in the vicinity of the lock approach when approaching the upstream side of the lock. [Read More]
Published: Jan-30-18

18-003 Walla Walla District employees’ volunteer spirit helps hurricane-struck Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

WALLA WALLA, Wash. -- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District employees continue volunteering to support hurricane-recovery efforts in response to Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) requests for support, according to District emergency management officials. Eight District volunteers are currently deployed in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, supporting FEMA missions that provide emergency temporary power, manage storm debris disposal, assess damaged critical infrastructure, provide temporary housing and roofing, restore power grid capability and logistics-management services for FEMA’s various planning and response teams (PRTs). About 90 FEMA-requested hurricane-related deployment positions, nicknamed “taskers,” have been filled by District volunteers, since late-August. [Read More]
Published: Jan-13-18

18-002 Little Goose navigation lock to temporarily close Jan. 17

STARBUCK, Wash. – Little Goose Dam’s navigation lock will be closed to all vessel traffic from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17. The temporary closure is necessary to provide safer conditions for divers working on the dam’s trash shear boom near the vicinity of the lock, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials at the dam. [Read More]
Published: Jan-12-18

18-001 Little Goose crane work temporarily closes dam to vehicle crossings; Lower Granite, Lower Monumental holiday crossing schedules announced

LOWER SNAKE RIVER, Wash. – Vehicle crossings at Little Goose Lock and Dam, located on the lower Snake River near Starbuck, Washington, will be temporarily closed Thursday, Jan. 11, through Tuesday, Jan. 16, to accommodate work on the fish ladder cooling water pump installation project. Other Corps dams on the lower Snake River that allow vehicle crossings have announced their schedules for the Monday, Jan. 15, Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday federal holiday: Lower Granite Lock and Dam, near Pomeroy, Washington, will be open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for public vehicle crossings; Lower Monumental Lock and Dam, near Kahlotus, Washington, will be closed. [Read More]
Published: Jan-10-18
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