At approximately 1:50 p.m., a section of duct work caught fire at the U.S. Strategic Command construction site at Offutt Air Force Base. The fire was located in lower level two of the building near where welding was taking place. The building was evacuated and all personnel on site have been accounted for.
The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, Denver Regulatory Office will hold a Regulatory Program Workshop on Wednesday, May 24. Depending on demand, an additional workshop could be held on Thursday, May 25. Each workshop will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Denver Regulatory/Tri Lakes Office on Chatfield Reservoir, located at 9307 South Wadsworth Boulevard, Littleton, Colorado. [Read More]
Releases will be increased on Friday, April 21 for the Jamestown and Pipestem Reservoirs due to sustained high inflows into Jamestown Reservoir. [Read More]
The northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 83 at the Snake Creek embankment at the Lake Audubon pump station will close starting April 27, 2017, and reopen by the end of May 2017. [Read More]
As Basin conditions and inflows to the reservoir are continually being evaluated and adjustments to the releases made as necessary, the latest update is provided. [Read More]
BISMARCK, ND –
Several changes are coming to campsites operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Oahe in North Dakota.
Changes include how visitors will reserve and pay for campsites. “To keep up with available technology and to follow the lead of other USACE and State Campgrounds in the region, Hazelton and Beaver Creek Campgrounds are going to be 100% reservable with a 120 day booking window. This change in the collection process, will result in an easier process for visitors and staff.”
Non-resident boaters that launch vessels in Nebraska waters below Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, SD are reminded they will need a Nebraska Aquatic Invasive Species Stamp before entering the water. [Read More]
Duck blinds permitted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Lewis and Clark Lake near Yankton, SD must be removed by May 1, 2017 [Read More]
The Lewis and Clark Visitor Center near Yankton, SD will be closed on Thursday, March 30 from 8 a.m. through 11 a.m. [Read More]
Water releases from Fort Randall Dam at Pickstown, South Dakota and Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, South Dakota are being increased this week in support of the 2017 navigation season downstream. At Gavins Point, releases will be increased 3,000 cfs per day until they reach navigation support levels, which are estimated at 25,000 to 28,000 cfs this spring. Fort Randall’s releases will be used to back up the Gavins Point releases and are typically 2,000 to 3,000 cfs lower than Gavins Point. [Read More]