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Bouys on the horizon: Pittsburgh District installs more buoys to increase warning visibility
The Pittsburgh District added horizontal safety buoys to two locks and dams locations, one on the Ohio and one on the Allegheny River, to increase visibility and warn boaters away from the dams...
Building a robust safety program through customer service, not finger pointing
In recent years, the Safety Office for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District and grown in size and scope...
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The Pittsburgh District Dive Team is responsible for inspecting locks and dams on the Monongahela, Allegheny and Ohio rivers. The team also inspect reservoirs and respond to emergencies, such as...

Latest News Releases

Army Corps of Engineers Announces Reopening Dates of Recreation Sites
5/20/2021 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is announcing the reopening of select facilities at district-managed sites in anticipation of the 2021 recreation season...
Army Corps to reopen East Branch Dam with ribbon-cutting ceremony, open-house for public
The Pittsburgh District will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony and an open house at the East Branch Clarion River Lake May 27 to mark the completion of the cutoff wall construction and dam repairs that...
Corps signs partnership agreement for stormwater system upgrades
5/4/2021 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District has entered into a partnership agreement with the city of McMechen, West Virginia, to complete more than $550,000 in upgrades to the city’s...


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