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Army Corps, waterways partners focus on fixed-crest dam safety

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District announces two water safety events -- the Fixed Crest Dam Safety Summit and the Paddle Safety Lock Through. These events are designed to promote fixed-crest dam safety and safe navigation of the waterways by recreational users. [Read More]
Published: Jun-19-17

UPDATE: Army Corps announces open house and tour at East Branch Dam, provides project update

The Pittsburgh District is hosting an Open House and tour of the East Branch Dam Safety Initiative to include the seepage, cutoff-wall construction site. [Read More]
Published: May-31-17

Pittsburgh District Commander to address Dashields tragedy

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is holding a press conference to communicate the Army Corps’ actions in response to the tragic incident at Dashields Lock and Dam on the Ohio River, May 20, that claimed the life of one person and that left one woman missing. [Read More]
Published: May-26-17

President's Fiscal 2018 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program released

The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2018 (FY 2018) includes $5.002 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps). "The fiscal 2018 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the administration's priorities to support and improve the nation's economy and infrastructure, and to protect the American people," said Mr. Doug Lamont, senior official performing the duties of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works. "This Budget supports the core mission areas of coastal and inland navigation, reducing flood risks from riverine flooding and along our coasts, and restoring aquatic ecosystems.” [Read More]
Published: May-25-17

Corps invites recreational river users to meeting

Annual Corps of Engineers and River Recreational Users Summit Annual Meeting. CERRUS is a working group organized to review the operation of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Integrated Inland Navigation System within the Pittsburgh District and how that operation interfaces with the needs of recreational users and associated interests. [Read More]
Published: May-24-17

Pipeline contractor reports release of bentonite slurry at Corps’ Loyalhanna Lake

PITTSBURGH -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Pittsburgh is alerting Loyalhanna Lake visitors that a Sunoco pipeline contractor, drilling adjacent to Corps property, has reported three releases of bentonite slurry this week near Loyalhanna Lake. [Read More]
Published: May-19-17

Pittsburgh District Begins Water Safety Week by Helping to Break World Record

PITTSBURGH, Pa — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District will begin National Safe Boating Week here by participating in the Ready, Set, Wear It! Life Jacket World Record Day May 20. [Read More]
Published: May-18-17

Corps advises mariners of Charleroi single-lock chamber closure

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is alerting mariners that scheduled repairs at Monongahela River Lock and Dam 4 at Charleroi will close the river to navigation from 12 a.m., May 15 through 11:59 p.m., June 16. [Read More]
Published: May-10-17

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

Mahoning Creek Lake Seek Public Input on Master Plan Update

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Pittsburgh District, is revisiting the Master Plan (MP) for Mahoning Creek Lake and is seeking input on the public’s preferences for the future management of Mahoning Creek Lake. The MP update, which was last updated in 1976, will affect future use of natural resources and recreational activities at Mahoning Creek Lake for the next 25 years. [Read More]
Published: Apr-27-17
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