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  • Fort Peck campgrounds, Interpretive Center now open

    Fort Peck, Mont. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District announces that all Fort Peck area campgrounds and the Interpretive Center are open for the 2021 season.
  • Unscheduled release from Cherry Creek Dam

    An unscheduled, inadvertent release from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District’s Cherry Creek Dam southeast of Denver occurred 9:30 MDT Friday morning.
  • Draft EA available for comment on Ramberg to Mandan, Berthold pipeline system maintenance project on Little Missouri River near Lake Sakakawea, North Dakota

    OMAHA, Neb. – A draft environmental assessment (EA) for a proposal to perform maintenance activities to prevent scour on two existing Tesoro High Plains Pipeline Company, LLC crude oil pipelines located along the Little Missouri River, on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-administered land near Lake Sakakawea in North Dakota, is currently available for public review.
  • Gavins Point spillway flow forecast during archery paddlefish season

    Completion of work being done on a generator at Gavins Point Dam, near Yankton, SD, will allow spillway gates to be closed near the start of archery paddlefish season. The work, which included repairs on the turbines, will be completed ahead of schedule on May 31. As soon as the generator has been checked, and is cleared to return the service, the spillway gates will be closed. Pending any unforeseen problems, the unit is expected to be returned to service on Thursday, June 3rd.
  • Crest Road Closed Monday, May 24 for maintenance

    The road that crosses Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, South Dakota, also known as Crest Road, will be closed Monday, May 24 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. for maintenance. People are asked to take alternate routes during the closure.
  • Annual sediment flushing exercise scheduled at Cherry Creek Reservoir

    OMAHA, Neb. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, will conduct its annual sediment flushing exercise at Cherry Creek Reservoir, Colorado, Wednesday, May 26.
  • Annual sediment flushing exercise scheduled at Cherry Creek Reservoir

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, will conduct its annual sediment flushing exercise at Cherry Creek Reservoir, Colorado, Wednesday, May 26.
  • Crest Road at Gavins Point Dam closed May 11 for maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District announced that the road that crosses Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, SD, also known as Crest Road, will be closed Tuesday, May 11 from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. for maintenance. People are asked to take alternate routes during the closure.
  • Gavins Point Dam powerplant generators will be shut down for inspection

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District announces that all three generators at the Gavins Point Dam powerplant near Yankton, South Dakota, will be shut down to allow for the underwater inspection of the draft tube gate slots on the downstream side of the powerplant. During this outage, all 14 spillway gates will be open to meet the authorized purposes downstream.
  • USACE, Hamburg breaking ground to raise Ditch 6 levee

    Omaha, Neb.—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, in conjunction with the city of Hamburg, Iowa, will conduct a groundbreaking ceremony May 5 at 11 a.m. to kickoff construction to rehabilitate the Hamburg Ditch 6 levee. The ceremony will take place at Highway 333 (North Street) on the east side of the levee.