Archive: September, 2020
  • Virtual public meetings scheduled for Dakota Access Pipeline Environmental Impact Statement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District will host a virtual public meeting on Thursday, Oct. 15 and another on Friday Oct. 16 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. (Central Standard Time), to gather input on developing a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate granting an easement to Dakota Access, LLC to cross Corps-administered federal land at the Oahe Dam and Reservoir Project on the Missouri River.
  • Corps of Engineers awards contract to restore levee at Camp Ashland, Nebraska

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded a $6.9 million construction contract to Western Contracting Corporation of Sioux City, Iowa, Monday to repair a section of flood wall and levee that was damaged during the 2019 flooding at Camp Ashland, Nebraska.
  • Corps of Engineers begins construction at Holmes Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is modifying a portion of the dam embankment at Salt Creek Dam Site 17, commonly referred to as Holmes Lake in Lincoln, Nebraska.
  • East Tailrace boat ramp closed Tuesday for repairs

    RIVERDALE, N.D. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that East Tailrace boat ramp at Garrison Dam on the Missouri River will be temporarily closed Tuesday from 11:00am to 3:00pm to conduct repairs to the boat ramp. No releases are scheduled during this time frame. The ramp will reopen to the public at 3:00pm. 
  • Temporary facility closures at Government Bay, Lake Sakakawea

    RIVERDALE, N.D.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District announced Monday the temporary closure of the access road and fish cleaning station at the Government Bay Recreation Area on Lake Sakakawea because of a water line break in Riverdale, North Dakota.
  • Crest Road closed Monday and Tuesday

    YANKTON, S.D. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Friday that Crest Road will be closed Monday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for bridge inspections; motorists should plan on taking alternate routes during the closure.
  • Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comments on proposal to renew and revise nationwide permits

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today it is seeking comments on its proposal to renew and revise 52 nationwide permits for work in wetlands and other waters that are regulated by Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and/or Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. In addition, USACE is proposing to issue five new nationwide permits that pertain to authorizing seaweed mariculture activities, finfish mariculture activities, electric utility line and telecommunications activities, utility line activities for water and other substances, and water reclamation and reuse facilities.
  • Corps of Engineers upgrades Fort Peck Marina boat ramp

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Tuesday plans to upgrade the Fort Peck Marina boat ramp.