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Pittsburgh District announces the closure of the Allegheny River

The Pittsburgh District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is alerting river users of the complete closures of the Allegheny River from Nov. 6 at 12:01 a.m.to Dec. 22 at 11 p.m. [Read More]
Published: Nov-02-17

Notice to Mariners: Corps to remove seasonal buoys at Navigation Facilities

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is alerting mariners that beginning Oct. 23, small boat warning signs and pillar buoys at the district’s 23 navigations facilities will be removed from the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio rivers in advance of winter weather. [Read More]
Published: Oct-13-17

Waterway groups gather for first LockFest!

The Pittsburgh District and its waterways partners are hosting the first ever water safety LockFest 2017. At the event, attendees will learn how to lock through navigation facilities and watch live locking demonstrations, discover water safety tips, talk to tow operators, brush up on boating regulations, and gain knowledge on how to navigate our rivers safely. Bobber, the Water Safety Dog will attend and exhibits from our partners will be available. [Read More]
Published: May-09-17

Crooked Creek Lake Pavilion Reservation Change

Effective for the 2017 recreation season at Crooked Creek, the park office will no longer process pavilion reservation. Reservations can only be made through the National Recreation Reservation System in two ways, online at recreation.gov or by calling (877)444-6777. [Read More]
Published: Feb-06-17

Pittsburgh District commemorates 150 years in the region

Two thousand sixteen marks the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District’s service to this region. The district will commemorate this milestone throughout the year. [Read More]
Published: Feb-17-16

Upper Allegheny Locks to open on weekends and holidays

The Pittsburgh District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is notifying recreational boaters that the Upper Allegheny locks will be open this summer. Through a partnership with the Allegheny River Development Corporation, the Corps will be able to open Allegheny Locks 6-9 beginning this weekend and continuing each weekend through June 28. [Read More]
Published: May-21-15

Corps notifying boaters that warning buoys are not in place due to high water

 The buoys delineate the restricted areas up- and downstream of the Corps’ lock and dam facilities. [Read More]
Published: Apr-15-15

President’s 2016 Budget: $225.5 Million for regional Corps projects

PITTSBURGH –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District, reports that the President’s [Read More]
Published: Feb-04-15

Corps to open upper Allegheny River locks for special events

The US Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District will open the upper four locks on the Allegheny [Read More]
Published: Jul-31-14