US Army Corps of Engineers
Omaha District

Safety Notice:

The. U.S. Coast Guard has opened the Missouri River for navigation from the mouth at St. Louis to Sioux City, Iowa. We urge caution to both commercial and recreational boaters. The Coast Guard recommends against boating in these conditions with the river still in moderate to major flood stages.
Elevated risk remains until the federal levee system is fully repaired.  Please continue to exercise extreme caution. Stay in close contact with your local emergency management agency for more information.

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News Releases

Getting to Know the Omaha District: Chuck McWilliams
6/17/2019 UPDATED
With more 700,000 square miles within its area of responsibility, the Omaha District’s 1,200+ employees bring very unique skillsets and experiences to the District’s broad mission set. Positions...
Corps completes breach closure on levee L594-B southwest of Bartlett, Iowa
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District completed an initial breach closure on levee L594-B, an inlet breach near Bartlett, Iowa Thursday. Completion of final construction activities, i.e....
Corps provides Jamestown and Pipestem reservoirs update
Pipestem Reservoir has initiated summer releases to evacuate flood control storage by a target date of Sept. 1, 2019. Releases were increased to 200 cfs Thursday, and will be stepped up to the...
Omaha Outlook 2018 Year in Review Magazine
After nearly six years of construction and many challenges, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, is more than 98% complete with the U.S. Strategic Command command-and-control facilities at Offutt Air Base, Omaha, Nebraska.
The new 1.2 million-square-foot Aurora, Colo., Veterans Affairs Medical Center replaces an older, dated VA hospital built in Denver in the 1950s and offers Colorado’s veterans state-of-the-art facilities.
The Assault hangar is the newest upgrade to the 4th Combat Aviation Brigade and Butts Airfield. When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District completes the hangar, an Apache unit will move in and begin training for future operations. (Photo by Capt. Ryan Hignight, USACE Public Affairs Officer)
In this issue: Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, the Army’s chief of engineers and commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, took office in May 2016, accepting responsibility for much of America’s aging infrastructure in the midst of government cuts.

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News from around USACE

Virginia Beach oceanfront storm-damage reduction program slated to kick off
The Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project, a joint effort by the city of Virginia Beach and Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is slated to begin Thursday. Beginning...
Government stakeholders learn more about Corps of Engineers during workshop
Approximately 10 representatives from various military and other government agencies attended the first Military/Interagency and International Services Stakeholder Workshop sponsored by the U.S. Army...
Norfolk District awards $20.3 million contract for Sandbridge Beach storm protection
Although not even officially summer, the city of Virginia Beach and Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are already preparing for winter. The district has awarded the Sandbridge Hurricane...
International team visits Tennessee for water development initiative
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 17, 2019) – An international team from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam visited the Tennessee and Cumberland River Systems last week at the invitation of the United...