Archive: 2017
  • Draft EA for Big Goose Creek levee repairs in Sheridan, Wyoming available for public comment

    A draft environmental assessment for levee repairs along the right descending bank of Big Goose Creek in Sheridan, Wyoming is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damage to the levee caused by high flows in June 2017. Comments must be postmarked or received no later than November 6, 2017.
  • Public meeting scheduled on Miles City, Montana flood risk management feasibility study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the Custer County-Miles City Steering Committee and KLJ, will hold a public meeting from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at the Miles Community College (Rooms 106 & 107), 2715 Dickinson Street in Miles City, Montana. The purpose of the meeting is to gather input on the recently initiated feasibility study to address flood risk along the Yellowstone and Tongue Rivers within Miles City.
  • Omaha District works late to complete $1 billion program

    While many Omaha citizens were settling in after a relaxing weekend afternoon, on Saturday, Sept. 30, at 8:25 p.m., a dedicated group of people within the Omaha District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers worked to punch the final keys and made final certifications in order to commit the final contract action of the fiscal year 2017 district program.
  • Army Corps to survey boundaries at Zorinsky and Standing Bear lakes

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Missouri River Project has awarded a contract to Midlands Surveying, Inc., to survey the U.S. government property boundary at Zorinsky and Standing Bear lakes in Omaha. The on-site work is expected to begin the week of September 23rd and continue through the fall.
  • Lewis and Clark Visitor Center closed at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28

    The Lewis and Clark Visitor Center, near Yankton, SD, will be closed from 1 – 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. This closure will include the parking lot and roadway in front of the center.
  • Vegetation control to begin on Missouri River sandbars between Pickstown and Ponca

    During September, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct vegetation management activities on sandbars in the Missouri River between Pickstown, South Dakota, and Ponca, Nebraska.
  • Vegetation control set for invasive species located at Fort Peck Reservoir, Montana

    Beginning the week of September 18, 2017, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) will conduct vegetation management activities on the Seven Blackfoot, Billy, Wilson, McCarty, Sheep, Short, Cart Trail and Doney drainages located at the Fort Peck Reservoir in Garfield and Phillips Counties, Montana. These areas will be closed to the public during spraying activities and 72 hours after application.
  • Gas Powered Watercraft Prohibited on Lake Yankton

    Gas powered watercraft prohibition remains in effect on Lake Yankton.
  • Ralston Creek flood risk alternatives to be discussed at public meeting in Arvada

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the City of Arvada and the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District, will hold an open house on Tuesday, September 12, to gather public input on preliminary alternatives currently being evaluated to reduce flood risk and improve public safety along approximately 3.5 miles of Ralston Creek within the city limits of Arvada.
  • Chatfield Storage Reallocation Project holds another open house

    Chatfield Reservoir Mitigation Company holds another Open House and the Corps of Engineers shares this info with the public.