Public Involvement Notices

  • Draft supplemental EA for Deroin Bend chute repairs available for review

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to Deroin Bend chute in Holt County, Missouri between Missouri River miles 519 to 517 is currently available for public review. The draft supplemental EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damage to the chute that occurred during the 2011 Missouri River flood. Comments must be postmarked or received no later than August 3, 2015.
  • Draft environmental assessment for Upper Hamburg ditch repairs available for public review

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to a ditch at the Upper Hamburg Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Otoe County, Nebraska along Missouri River miles 556 to 552 is currently available for public review. The draft supplemental EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing ditch damage that occurred during the 2011 Missouri River flood. Comments must be submitted by July 31, 2015.
  • Comments sought on Draft Supplemental EA for repairs to Nishnabotna Bend chute

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to the Nishnabotna Bend chute in Nemaha County, Neb. is currently available for public review. The EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damages that occurred to the chute during the 2011 Missouri River flood. These repairs are needed to restore the intended habitat function of Nishnabotna Bend. Comments must be received by July 24, 2015.
  • Public meeting scheduled on Deadman's Run flood risk management feasibility study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (NRD) and the city of Lincoln, will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at the 4th Presbyterian Church, 5200 Francis Street, Lincoln, Neb. from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. with a brief presentation at 5:30 p.m. describing the study followed by an open house. The purpose of the meeting is to gather input on the recently initiated Deadmans Run flood risk management feasibility study. Deadman’s Run is located primarily in northeast Lincoln.
  • Cherry Creek Dam Crest Road to close for dam safety instrumentation and maintenance project

    The Crest Road at Cherry Creek Dam will be closed from June 22 through July 12 to accommodate work that will be taking place adjacent to the crest road. The bike path at the downstream toe of the dam will remain open through construction. Crews will install two new groundwater observation wells, known as piezometers and remove 14 existing piezometers that are more than 60 years old from service and are no longer functional or needed. Crews will also be performing maintenance work on relief wells along the toe of the dam.
  • Shell Creek levee construction project ribbon cutting event scheduled

    In partnership with the city of Schuyler, Neb. and the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed construction of a 2.2-mile levee along Shell Creek, north and east of Schuyler. This milestone will be celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 10 a.m. at the site of the new levee along Old Highway 30 (now Road E) near East 22nd Street by the old drive-in movie theatre.
  • Public meetings scheduled for Denver Urban Waterways Restoration Study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the city and county of Denver, will hold three public meetings to gather input on the recently initiated Denver Waterways Restoration Study. The purpose of the study is to identify ecosystem restoration and flood risk reduction opportunities along critical areas of the South Platte River from 6th Avenue to 58th Avenue and flood-prone areas of Harvard Gulch and Weir Gulch.