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Corps to re-open Ohio River lock to navigation Saturday

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Pittsburgh is set to resume navigation operations tomorrow starting at 8 a.m. at the New Cumberland Locks and Dam on the Ohio River. [Read More]
Published: Dec-16-16

Hydraulic system failure at Ohio River lock halts river navigation

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Pittsburgh is alerting commercial navigation companies that operations at the New Cumberland Locks and Dam on the Ohio River, eight miles south of Wellsville, Ohio, halted after crews noticed a sheen inside the facility's main chamber. [Read More]
Published: Dec-13-16

Corps to host East Branch Dam Safety Project Public Meeting, Nov. 9

The Corps of Engineers is hosting a public meeting to discuss the progress and activities of its East Branch Dam Safety Project. The goal of the public meeting is to provide an update about the Dam Safety Project, progress of construction, local emergency planning activities, lake levels and the East Branch Lake facilities to give the community the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback. [Read More]
Published: Oct-20-16

Corps investigating fish kill downstream of Youghiogheny River Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is working to investigate the cause of a recent fish kill downstream of Youghiogheny River Lake. [Read More]
Published: Sep-28-16

Michael J Kirwan Dam commemorates 50 years with a special celebration

Come celebrate 50 years of the Michael J. Kirwan Dam and reservoir bringing value to the region. This event will include presentations, speeches from legislators and children of Rep. Kirwan, games, tours of the facility, a ceremonial 50th Anniversary tree planting, and more. [Read More]
Published: Sep-27-16

Army Corps seeks volunteers to restore America’s public lands

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host National Public Lands Day events at various lakes throughout the Pittsburgh District. [Read More]
Published: Sep-20-16

Berlin Lake Celebrates 150TH Anniversary of Pittsburgh District with “ENGINEERS ON THE MAHONING”

Come experience living history at Berlin Lake, where we are celebrating the Pittsburgh District’s Sesquicentennial. Berlin Lake will mark this anniversary with a Living History Event, Sept. 10 -11. As a part of the event, local stakeholders have been asked to come and speak about our local history and culture, as well as provide living reenactors demonstrating how the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has evolved. [Read More]
Published: Sep-07-16

East Branch Boaters: Launch Ramp Expected to Close

The East Branch Dam boat launch ramp will close August 15 due to falling lake levels. The ramp will be closed to trailered vessels, however the lake will remain open to hand-carried boats such as kayaks and canoes. [Read More]
Published: Aug-08-16

Public Notice - Mahoning County, OH, Flood Risk Management Informational Meeting

Given the chronic flooding, siltation and flood risks throughout Mahoning County, Ohio, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Pittsburgh District, with assistance from Huntington District, is holding an interagency-coordinated, public informational meeting regarding flood risk management at the public high school in the Village of Lowellville on Tuesday, August 16. [Read More]
Published: Aug-02-16

Pittsburgh Corps welcomes new commander

Colonel Bernard R. Lindstrom, Pittsburgh District Engineer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will transfer leadership of the Pittsburgh District to Colonel John P. Lloyd during a traditional military Change of Command ceremony Friday, July 29, at 11 a.m. at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum located at 4141 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Major General Donald E. (Ed) Jackson Jr., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations, will preside over the ceremony. [Read More]
Published: Jul-15-16
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