Archive: February, 2016
  • Levee sponsors, USACE, meet for annual flood fight training

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District Emergency Management Office held its annual Flood Fight training on February 23. More than 100 people attended the training which focused on flood risk reduction for project sponsors in the PL 84-99 program, USACE flood fight teams, and State and County Emergency Managers near Omaha, Nebraska.
  • Bear Creek reservoir in CO to be lowered for valve replacement

    Bear Creek reservoir near Lakewood, Colorado, will be lowered twice from the current lake level of 5,558.7 feet to about 5,557.5 feet to allow for valve replacement work at Bear Creek Dam.
  • Senior leaders meet, discuss VA hospital construction progress

    A senior level progress review for the Replacement Medical Center for the Veterans Affairs Eastern Colorado Health Care System in Aurora, Colorado, was held February 11. The Senior Executive Review Group consists of senior leaders from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Kiewit-Turner joint venture, who meet regularly to collaboratively resolve overarching issues and maintain a focus on the project’s budget and schedule.
  • Regulatory 101 workshop offered in Bismarck

    A Regulatory 101 Workshop providing information on how to navigate through Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act will be offered from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on March 16, 2016 at the Bismarck Veterans Memorial Public Library.