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Archive: February, 2018


18-020 Corps seeks concessionaires for Dent Acres Campground vendor opportunity

AHSAHKA, Idaho – The Walla Walla District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, invites interested parties to submit proposals for a mobile commercial concession at Dent Acres Campground, a Corps of Engineers-operated campground on Dworshak Dam and Reservoir, near Orofino, Idaho. The goals of this solicitation are for the Government to obtain quality services, at reasonable prices, to meet public demand, and at the same time, allowing entrepreneurs to make a fair profit. [Read More]
Published: Feb-27-18

18-019 District deploys engineer to assist California wildfire recovery mission

WALLA WALLA, Wash. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District deployed an engineer today in response to a request for assistance with wildfire disaster recovery efforts in Northern California, according to District emergency management officials. [Read More]
Published: Feb-26-18

18-018 Corps seeks public comments for St. Hilaire Columbia River Pump Station Expansion

UMATILLA, Ore. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District (Corps) invites your comments on the Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Environmental Assessment (EA) for the St. Hilaire Columbia River Pump Station Expansion and East Improvement District (EID) New Pump Station project. [Read More]
Published: Feb-23-18

18-017 Corps to celebrate E-Week with “Towering above the Imagination” contests in local Walla Walla, College Place and Pendleton area schools

WALLA WALLA, Washington – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) Walla Walla District will sponsor engineering design competitions at Walla Walla High School, DeSales High School, College Place High School, Pioneer Middle School, Garrison Middle School, Rodgers Middle School, and Pendleton High School to celebrate National Engineers Week (EWeek) February 20-23. [Read More]
Published: Feb-16-18

18-016 Dworshak increases flow discharge to 20,000 c.f.s.

AHSAHKA, Idaho – Discharge flows from Dworshak Dam and Reservoir will be increased today, Feb. 16, 2018, beginning at 11:59 p.m., from approximately 17,000 c.f.s. (cubic feet per second) to about 20,000 c.f.s. to make room in Dworshak Reservoir to meet seasonal flood-risk-management requirements. [Read More]
Published: Feb-16-18

Joint-District News Release: Navigation locks on Columbia, Snake rivers close for annual maintenance, repairs

COLUMBIA & SNAKE RIVERS, Ore. & Wash. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct routine annual inspections, preventative maintenance and repairs at all navigation locks on the Columbia and Snake rivers during March. [Read More]
Published: Feb-15-18

18-011 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 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 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, Wash., will be open for public vehicle crossings from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Monday, Feb. 19, holiday. However, Walla Walla District operations officials want to remind the public of the Washington’s Birthday holiday closure affecting two of three dams that normally allow public vehicle crossings – Little Goose, near Starbuck, Wash.; and Lower Monumental, near Kahlotus, Wash. Little Goose and Lower Monumental are normally open Monday through Thursday, but will be closed for the holiday. [Read More]
Published: Feb-14-18

18-010 President's Fiscal 2019 Budget for USACE Civil Works Program includes $47.2M O&M funding for Walla Walla District projects

REFERENCE HQ-USACE NEWS RELEASE #18-015 -- For Southeastern Washington, Eastern Oregon and Idaho (in areas administered by the Corps’ Walla Walla District), the new Fiscal Year 2019 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers includes $47.2 million in appropriated funds for the Operation and Maintenance (O&M) account. [Read More]
Published: Feb-12-18

18-009 Little Goose debris-removal work to temporarily close dam to vehicle crossings Feb. 12-15

STARBUCK, Wash. – Public vehicle traffic across Little Goose Lock and Dam will be temporarily suspended Monday through Thursday, Feb. 12-15, to accommodate river-debris collection and removal activities, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, operations officials at the dam. [Read More]
Published: Feb-09-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers publishes request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged materials

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today published in the Federal Register its request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, Beneficial Use of Dredged Material. [Read More]
Published: Feb-09-18
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