Archive: June, 2017
  • Missouri River sandbars closed during nesting season

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reminds residents that many sandbars with active piping plover and interior least tern nests are closed for recreational use during the nesting season which runs from mid-May through August in order to protect chicks and increase populations.
  • Life Jackets Worn…Nobody Mourns

         OMAHA, Neb. – More public recreation fatalities occur in July than any other month, so the U.S.
  • Corps incorporating public comments on draft MRRMP EIS, preparing biological assessment

    OMAHA, Neb. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reviewing comments received regarding the draft
  • Crest road closed for spillway repair

    Crest road will be closed beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, June 26. Plan an alternate route.
  • Release Plans Announced for Pipestem Reservoir

    Pipestem Dam releases have begun in order to evacuate flood storage as outlined in the water control manual. Releases are currently set at 125 cubic feet per second (cfs). Jamestown Dam releases are set to match the inflow of the reservoir and are currently 75 cfs. The combined release will be 200 cfs.
  • Partial road closure will have limited impact on traffic.

    Maintenance on the street lights across Gavins Point Dam, near Yankton, SD, will cause part of the Crest Road to be closed, but will only have limited impact on traffic. The road will be closed from Monday, June 19 at 8 a.m. through Wednesday, June 21 at 4 p.m. This closure will include overnight hours.
  • Public meetings scheduled to discuss Snake Creek embankment dam safety issues

    Two public meetings to discuss interim measures to reduce dam safety risks at the Snake Creek embankment, which runs under Highway 83 and impounds Lake Audubon in North Dakota, are scheduled for Tuesday, June 27 in Garrison, ND and Wednesday, June 28 in Bismarck, ND.
  • Jamestown Reservoir Flood Storage Nearly Evacuated

    Jamestown Reservoir flood storage is nearly evacuated with the pool elevation approaching the summer target of 1,431 feet. Releases are being adjusted out of Jamestown and Pipestem Reservoirs accordingly.