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Special Projects Branch hits 10-year milestone
1/8/2020
In many organizations, there are some tasks and projects that just don’t seem to fit into an easily defined category. This was also the case for the Corps of Engineers Omaha District in 2009. The...
Winter doesn't put freeze on flood repairs
1/2/2020
When the unprecedented and historical flooding started in the Missouri and Platte River basins in March 2019, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Omaha District responded immediately. Within...
Invasive species mussel in on Gavins Point Dam
12/13/2019
When you’re talking about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ six mainstem dams on the Missouri River, the word small is a relative term. While the dams and their powerhouses vary in size, they are all...
Omaha District 2019 Fiscal Year in Review
12/11/2019
It’s been another busy year across the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District, with many significant accomplishments taking place during 2019. The District closed out the fiscal year Sept. 30...
Omaha District partners with NRD in ground breaking levee restoration efforts
10/16/2019
The Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District broke ground on levee improvements for the R-613 and R-616 levee systems at Haworth Park, in Belleville, Oct. 15. ...
  • September

    Omaha District supports Missouri River Relief cleanup event

    For the fourth time, volunteers from around the Omaha and Council Bluffs area came together to support the organization, Missouri River Relief and help clean up the banks of the Missouri River. On Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, more than 200 volunteers collected massive amounts of junk that had been washed down the river after last year's flooding.
  • August

    Oahe celebrates 50 years of community

    On a crisp August morning, several hundred visitors met at the Oahe Dam to remember a ceremony held 50 years earlier. They gathered at the same location as many had back then to commemorate one of the dam’s unauthorized purposes: serving as a pivot point.
  • July

    Beneath the layers of dirt

    Crews are deploying a multiple electrode resistivity unit – MER, for short – to create a map of changes in the soil beneath as part of the geotechnical investigations process developed for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to improve knowledge of the conditions for levee foundations as well as the construction of the levees themselves.
  • June

    75th Anniversary Fort Peck Dam: tested and true

    "The sheer magnitude of this dam …and this day… are in perfect symmetry. And the spirit of human accomplishment – which resulted in the construction of Fort Peck Dam – is a story that should be known by all Americans," said Omaha District Commander, Colonel Robert Ruch to a crowd of 330 people gathered to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Fort Peck Dam.
  • A short course in a big dam's history

    A brief history of Fort Peck Dam which celebrated its 75th Anniversary in June 2012.
  • Fort Carson achieves 1st platinum building certification

    A milestone in building construction was reached at Fort Carson in April when the 4th Infantry Division’s 4th Brigade and Battalion Headquarters on Wilderness Road received the first U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design platinum certification for the installation.
  • May

    New deputy commander reports to Omaha District

    Lt. Col. Mark Martinez assumed the role of Deputy District Commander of the US Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District on May 1.
  • January

    New B Street pedestrian bridge provides safer passage for students

    The B Street pedestrian bridge at Fort Carson, Colo., a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project part and parcel of the Fort Carson railyard expansion, opened for students of Stratmoor Hills Elementary School Jan. 20, 2012. The $12.5 million expansion project began in October 2010.