Archive: October, 2018
  • USACE to hold public meeting on U.S. 275 Environmental Impact Statement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Omaha District will hold a public scoping meeting for the U.S. Highway 275 (US-275) West Point to Scribner Expressway Project Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
  • Plans to draw down Cunningham Lake moving forward

    OMAHA, Neb.—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began drawing down Glenn Cunningham Lake Tuesday as part of a multiagency initiative to control the zebra mussels and common carp that have negatively impacted the lake’s ecosystem and to attempt to prevent from spreading to other lakes.
  • Timber stand improvement to take place on Lake Yankton Island.

    A timber stand improvement project will take place on 82 acres of the Lake Yankton Island below Gavins Point Dam, near Yankton, SD beginning November 1 and is expected to be completed by November 30. Those dates may change due to weather and other factors. Visitors should not go beyond posted closures and hunters encouraged not to leave tree stands in area.
  • Omaha District Fiscal Year 2018 year in review

    The Aurora VA Medical Center, USSTRATCOM and the Missouri River Recovery Program Environmental Impact Statement are among the many significant accomplishments for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District in 2018. The District closed out the fiscal year on September 30 with a $1.29 billion program, one of the largest the district has ever managed.
  • Vegetation control to begin on Lewis & Clark Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct vegetation management activities on sandbars in the upper portion of Lewis & Clark Lake during October 2018.
  • Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement waiting period extended

    OMAHA, Neb.--The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the waiting period for the final Missouri