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Archive: 2015


Gavins Point Dam Road Closed August 20-21, 2015

Crest Road, the road that crosses the Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, S.D., will be closed Thursday, August 20 through 5 p.m. Friday, August 21, 2015. This closure will include nighttime hours. The public is asked to plan on an alternate route of travel during this time. [Read More]
Published: Aug-19-15

New commander takes charge of USACE Omaha District

Col. John W. Henderson accepted the flag for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District as the new District Commander. Brig. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, Northwestern Division Commander conducted a change of command ceremony at the Double Tree Hotel Grand Ballroom in downtown Omaha, recognizing the arrival of the new commander. Henderson says he is committed to continuing the role of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to accomplish its authorized missions with “world class quality, transparency, and stewardship to our Nation.” [Read More]
Published: Jul-31-15

Public meeting scheduled for Copeland Bend and Langdon Bend shallow water habitat sites

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public scoping meeting from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 20, at the Lewis and Clark Missouri River Visitors Center, located on 100 Valmont Drive, in Nebraska City, Neb. The purpose of the meeting is to seek public input on the development of shallow water habitat at two Missouri River Recovery Program sites: Copeland Bend located east of Nebraska City in Fremont County, Iowa, and Langdon Bend located two miles east of Nemaha, Neb. [Read More]
Published: Jul-31-15

Draft Supplemental EA for repairs to Ponca backwater site available for comment

A draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to the Ponca State Park backwater site in Dixon County, Neb. is currently available for public review. The EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damages that occurred to the chute during the 2011 Missouri River flood. These repairs are needed to restore the intended habitat function of the Ponca site and prevent it from degrading further. Comments are due August 26, 2015. [Read More]
Published: Jul-28-15

Gavins Point Dam Road Closed July 27-30, 2015

Crest Road, the road that crosses the Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, S.D., will be closed Monday, July 27, 2015 through Thursday, July 30, 2015. This closure will include nighttime hours. The public is asked to plan on an alternate route of travel during this time. [Read More]
Published: Jul-24-15

Comments sought on Draft Supplemental EA for adaptive management to Sandy Point Bend chute complex

A draft supplemental environmental assessment for adaptive management to the Sandy Point Bend chute complex in Harrison County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The EA evaluates the environmental impacts of adaptive management measures to maintain shallow water habitat quality within the chute complex and prevent impacts to the adjacent navigation channel. Comments are due August 21, 2015. [Read More]
Published: Jul-23-15

Gavins Point duck blind permit application period begins Aug. 1

Gavins Point Dam will accept applications for duck blind permits from August 1 through September 1. The application form, application guidelines and duck blind unit map are now available online for download. [Read More]
Published: Jul-22-15

Gavins Point Dam road closed July 22-24

Crest Road, the road that crosses the Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, S.D., will be closed Wednesday, July 22, 2015 through Thursday, July 23, 2015. This closure will include nighttime hours. The public is asked to plan on an alternate route of travel during this time. [Read More]
Published: Jul-21-15

Captured flood runoff at Tri-Lakes to be gone by end of July

Releases began ramping down at the three Tri-Lakes dams at the beginning of July to slow the rate of elevation drop in the reservoirs. After releases were reduced, rainfall runoff increased inflows to Chatfield and Bear Creek causing the reservoirs to experience slight pool rises. Both reservoirs have begun falling again. [Read More]
Published: Jul-14-15

Comments sought on Draft Supplemental EA for repairs to Fawn Island chute

A draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to the Fawn Island chute in Harrison County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damages that occurred to the chute during the 2011 Missouri River flood. These repairs are needed to restore the intended habitat function of Fawn Island and prevent it from degrading further. Comments are due August 10, 2015. [Read More]
Published: Jul-14-15
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