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  • Corps seeks public comment on draft environmental assessment for Missouri River pipeline replacement project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment on a draft environmental assessment for the proposed replacement of a section of liquid natural gas pipeline located beneath the Missouri River in Cass County, Nebraska, and a federal levee near Thurman, Iowa. This pipeline system is critical to supplying propane to Midwest markets during the winter, as well as to motor fuel production in the upper Midwest. Comments must be postmarked or received no later than July 26, 2020.
  • Pipestem Reservoir reaches expected summer release

    Reservoir releases are being increased from Pipestem Dam to its expected summer release. The current pool elevation at Pipestem Dam is 1478.5 feet, almost 51% into its flood pool. Lake levels peaked this year on June 3 at 1479.4 feet, almost 53% into its flood pool. Today, releases are being increased from 450 cubic feet per second to 550 cfs. This release is expected to stay constant for the remainder of the summer. The target date for flood control evacuation at Pipestem Dam is Sept. 1.
  • Big Bend campgrounds opening Thursday

    Campgrounds and boat ramps operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Big Bend Project, South Dakota, will open Thursday after being closed to protect against the further spread of COVID-19; this will include Left Tailrace Campground. 
  • No through traffic on Crest Road Wednesday

    The spillway and powerplant roadway at Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, South Dakota, will be closed Wedensday from 8 a.m. to noon for maintenance. This will prohibit through traffic on the road that crosses Gavins Point Dam, also known as the Crest Road.
  • Corps seeks input for Papio Lakes master plan revision

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, invites the public to provide input and make comments for the upcoming master plan revision of the Papillion Creek and Tributaries Lakes project - better known as the Papio Lakes. This project consists of: Glenn Cunningham Lake, Standing Bear Lake, Wehrspann Lake, and Zorinsky Lake, all located in the Omaha metropolitan area.
  • Release changes set for Jamestown, Pipestem reservoirs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, is increasing the reservoir releases today from Pipestem Dam, North Dakota, while reducing releases from Jamestown Dam.
  • Releases increased from Pipestem Reservoir

    Reservoir releases are being increased today from Pipestem Dam, North Dakota, to begin evacuating storage in the flood control pool. Releases are being reduced from nearby Jamestown Dam as it nears its target elevation of 1431.0 feet, the base of the exclusive flood control pool.
  • USACE operated campgrounds at Garrison project now open

    Campgrounds operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the Garrison Project are open as of today after being closed to protect against the further spread of the COVID-19.
  • Oahe campgrounds opening Monday

    Campgrounds operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the Oahe, South Dakota, project will open Monday. This will include the Beaver Creek and Hazelton Campgrounds in North Dakota.
  • Corps of Engineers expands reservations at Fort Peck Downstream and West End Campgrounds

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will open the Downstream Campground and West End Tent and Trailer Campground at the Fort Peck, Montana project for camping Monday. Both campgrounds are moving to a full reservation system to streamline site occupancy and payments for visitors and staff. The cash-less process will help reduce the spread of COVID-19.