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Federal Funds Approved for $25 Million Deadmans Run Flood Reduction Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has approved the feasibility study to reduce the risk of flooding in Lincoln’s Deadmans Run Watershed, generally between North 33rd and 48th Streets, just north of the Uinversty of Nebraska - Lincoln's East Campus. The Deadmans Run Flood Risk Reduction Project would shrink the 100-year floodplain by 250 acres, reducing the risk of flood damage to the area and removing the floodplain designation from approximately 500 structures, mostly homes and businesses. Federal funding comes after a four-year Section 205 Study of the Deadmans Run Watershed that included public input at open houses and informational meetings. [Read More]
Published: Aug-27-18

Draft EA for Medina, North Dakota water and sewer infrastructure improvements available for comment

A draft environmental assessment for a proposal to improve the existing water and sewer infrastructure for the city of Medina, North Dakota, is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of replacing deteriorated water and sanitary sewer infrastructure on a city-wide basis. [Read More]
Published: Aug-27-18

Hunting reminders for public lands around Gavins Point Project.

With hunting season fast approaching, hunters are reminded of regulations for hunting on Gavins Point Project lands near Yankton, South Dakota. These rules are in place to help manage the public land and water resources, and for visitor safety. The areas included in these regulations are Corps of Engineers-managed lands around Lewis and Clark Lake, Lake Yankton (near Yankton, South Dakota), Audubon Bend Area (near Wynot, Nebraska), and North Alabama Bend Area (near Vermillion, Sout Dakota). Hunting is permitted outside developed recreation and operations areas unless otherwise posted. All visitors are reminded to check for current state regulations, hunting seasons, and to be aware and courteous of hunters while out in the field. [Read More]
Published: Aug-21-18

Timber stand improvements being made to Lake Yankton Island.

A timber stand improvement project has started on 82 acres of the Lake Yankton Island below Gavins Point Dam, near Yankton, South Dakota and is expected to be completed by November 30. Those dates may change due to weather and other factors. Visitors should not go beyond posted closures and hunters encouraged not to leave tree stands in area. [Read More]
Published: Aug-21-18

Road across Gavins Point Dam closed August 20-23

Crest Road, the road on Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, South Dakota, will be closed from 8 a.m. through 4 p.m. Monday, August 20 through Thursday, August 23 to perform maintenance on intake gates and embankment maintenance. The public is asked to plan on an alternate route of travel during this time. [Read More]
Published: Aug-17-18

Road across Gavins Point Dam closed August 13-16.

Crest Road, the road on Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, South Dakota, will be closed from 8 a.m. through 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, through Thursday, Aug. 16, to perform maintenance on intake gates. The public is asked to plan on an alternate route of travel during this time. [Read More]
Published: Aug-13-18

Spillway parking area to be closed

The parking area next to the Gavins Point Spillway, near Yankton, SD, will be closed from approximately 5 a.m. through noon on Tuesday, August 7, to allow contractors to conduct parking lot maintenance. [Read More]
Published: Aug-06-18

Public comments open for Burma Road expansion on Fort McCoy

The Environmental Division of the Directorate of Public Works at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin has prepared a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) to aid in the decision-making process and inform the public of likely environmental consequences associated with the Burma Road Rehabilitation Project located on Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. [Read More]
Published: Aug-06-18

NISP public comment period extended

The public comment period for the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the Northern Integrated Supply Project (NISP) is extended to October 4, 2018. [Read More]
Published: Aug-03-18

Road across Gavins Point Dam closed additional day

Crest Road, the road on Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, SD will now be closed from 8 a.m. through 4 p.m. Friday, July 27, 2018 to perform maintenance on the spillway. Originally the work was scheduled to be completed by the 26th, but an additional day will be needed. The public is asked to plan on an alternate route of travel during this time. [Read More]
Published: Jul-25-18
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