U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

The final phase of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Kansas City Levees Project is under way at various stages of design and construction to start in the Fall with the investment of $453 million to cover levee and floodwall raises; replacements and repairs to existing pump stations; improvements to aging infrastructure; and seepage and stability improvements.

Gov. John Bel Edwards and other top Louisiana officials signed a formal agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on July 31 to begin construction on the deepening of the Lower Mississippi River from 45 to 50 ft. The project will provide deep draft access to the ports at Baton Rouge, New Orleans, South Louisiana, St.

Sometimes the beach needs a boost. The first of two phases of beach renourishment, approved by the Manatee County (FL) board of commissioners in October 2019, got under way July 2 to restore sand lost through erosion. A contractor for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is restocking a 5.5-mi.

Sealevel Construction of Thibodaux, La., the company that has been awarded two major contracts for the state's Bayou Chene Flood Control Project, has now earned a National Excellence in Construction (EIC) award for its Falgout Canal Flood Control Structure in Dularge.

The state of Alabama and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have entered into a Project Partnership Agreement to deepen and widen the Port of Mobile to 50 feet by late 2024 or early 2025. Army Col. Sebastien P. Joly, Commander of the USACE's Mobile District, and John C.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved a $618 million plan to expand the Port of Nome. Congressional approval is now the final hurdle for a long-sought plan for a deep-water port in Western Alaska, The Alaska Journal of Commerce reported Wednesday.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Detroit District, announced that the New Lock at the Soo project is on schedule as construction for phase one of the project is under way. Trade West Construction Inc. began to move equipment to the site on May 4 and will begin deepening the upstream approach to the locks in the north canal.

The Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project (MREFPP) is a continuing project in North Dakota that is designed to reduce the risk of future flooding throughout the entire Mouse River Basin. The Mouse River, or the Souris River in Canada, originates in southeast Saskatchewan and travels 357 mi.

In times of national emergencies, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has historically taken the point among federal agencies in providing engineering skill to important public works projects stateside, as well as to American military sites abroad. With an existential crisis now upon the nation unlike anything since World War II, the USACE is again on the front lines, this time fighting an enemy impervious to traditional weapons.

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) With flood concerns already high in the Midwest, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is warning that many levees on the Missouri and Kansas rivers that were damaged during devastating floods last spring remain vulnerable to high water.

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) When the Peterson family was told 20 years ago the federal government would need its land to build a new, wider Deep Creek Bridge in Chesapeake, it abandoned any ambitious plans to develop it. Why invest in building something to attract long-term tenants on a property that would only be bought up and torn down anyway? But that was 20 years ago.