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  • U.S. Highway 275 West Point to Scribner Expressway Project Final Environmental Impact Statement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Omaha District, Nebraska Regulatory Office is announcing the availability of the U.S. Highway 275 (US-275) West Point to Scribner Expressway Project Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
  • Corps restores L-536 to full height

    As part of the ongoing repairs to Missouri River Levee System L-536 in northwest Missouri, contractors for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Omaha District have returned the levee system to its pre-flood height.
  • Motorized access open to ice on Fort Peck Reservoir

    With ice finally covering the Fort Peck Reservoir and the Dredge Cuts, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers would like to remind recreationists that motorized vehicles are only permitted on developed ice access routes, such as: public or numbered roads, boat ramps or other designated routes within USACE Recreation Areas. All other off-road vehicle operations are prohibited on USACE lands. This prohibition includes driving along the shoreline between the frozen lake and the high-water mark except for the purpose of navigating around an ice pressure ridge or open water by the shortest route, not to exceed 1/8 mile. Motorized vehicles operated on USACE roads and designated access routes must be properly licensed or registered, including snowmobiles and ATV/UTVs or side-by-sides.
  • Draft EA available for comment on the Ramberg to Mandan Pipeline system maintenance project at Lake Sakakawea, ND

    OMAHA, Neb. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District is seeking public comments as part of a draft environmental assessment for a proposal to perform maintenance activities to prevent scour on the existing Tesoro High Plains Pipeline Company, LLC, 12-inch Ramberg to Mandan pipeline system. This system runs underneath and on Federal lands including Lake Sakakawea in McKenzie and Williams counties in North Dakota.
  • Army Corps of Engineers requires face masks at all recreation projects

    As we work to slow the spread of COVID-19, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reminds all visitors, volunteers and employees that a face mask is required in all USACE buildings and facilities. Masks must also be worn outdoors on USACE-managed lands and recreation areas if physical distancing cannot be met, such as when hiking on trails or visiting sites that may be popular or crowded.
  • USACE, Hamburg sign first ever Section 1176 agreement allowing raise of Ditch 6 levee system

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, and the City of Hamburg, Iowa, signed the Section 1176 project agreement Tuesday that will allow for raising the Hamburg Ditch 6 levee eight feet, significantly increasing the flood risk management benefits the levee provides to the city.
  • Virtual public meeting scheduled to discuss recently released Papillion Creek Basin draft final feasibility report

    OMAHA, Neb. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District, will hold a virtual public meeting Feb. 10 to present the results of the draft final feasibility report for the Papillion Creek general reevaluation study. The purpose of the study is to develop alternatives to reduce flood risks and improve public safety within the Papillion Creek Basin in Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties.
  • Corps announces fiscal year 2021 civil works' work plan; including $54M for repairs of Missouri River navigation channel

    OMAHA, Neb. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced its 2021 civil works' work plan, which provides funding for the Corps to address water resource issues across the nation. These work plans include approximately $54 million for the repair of several navigation structures along the Missouri River that were damaged from high water and flooding over the past three years.
  • Corps seeks public comment on draft environmental assessment for emergency replacement of critical farm-to-market bridge in Sweet Grass County, Montana

    A draft environmental assessment for the replacement of a flood-damaged, critical farm-to-market bridge in Sweet Grass County, Montana, is available for public review through Feb. 11, 2021.
  • Virtual public meeting scheduled for flood risk management study in Fremont.

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in cooperation with the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District and the city of Fremont, will hold a virtual public meeting Jan. 13, from 7-9 p.m. via Zoom meeting ID 95037694771 to discuss results of the flood risk management study outlined in the recently released draft feasibility report.