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The Pittsburgh District Public Affairs Office interacts with representatives of the media as a resource providing information regarding what the Corps of Engineers does for the region, expert commentary in an array of engineering fields for local issues, and general knowledge.

Top Stories

“They lost everything”: What it's like to deploy to disaster-stricken communities
7/7/2021
Picture a city the size of Manhattan. Now picture 10 Manhattans ablaze. Nearly everything is gone...
Pittsburgh District provides freedom of movement on Independence Day and every day
7/6/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District’s locks and dams operate year-round, including...
Park rangers endure SPEARs and pepper spray to earn badge
6/24/2021
District park rangers who complete the Visitor Assistance course earn their park ranger badge and...

Latest News Releases

Pittsburgh District welcomes new commander
7/21/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District will transfer leadership during a Change of Command ceremony Thursday, July 29, at 10 a.m. at the Senator John Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh. Click here to read the full release.
Pittsburgh District Awards First Contract for the Upper Ohio Navigation Project
6/24/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District announces the award of the first construction contract for the $1.8 billion Upper Ohio Navigation project. Click here to read the full release.
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. Click here to read the full release.

District Videos

Video by Michel Sauret
PSA: Pittsburgh District Water Safety
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District
July 13, 2021 | 1:15
MiKayla Newman, lead river ranger for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District, talks about water safety within the region with tips on how to enjoy the waterways safely. Among things to remember, all boaters should follow the Know Take Wear slogan, which stands for knowing the waterways before going out, take a water safety course and always wear a lifejacket. Newman also talks about the dangers of fixed-crest dams and watching out for barges on the river. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District video by Michel Sauret)
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