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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

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 recreation sites host programs, volunteers for Earth Day

In celebration of Earth Day 2017, the Pittsburgh District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has several events happening throughout its multistate footprint. Please join us at one of our sites as we appreciate the Earth and work to clean up its environment. [Read More]
Published: Apr-20-17

DYNET 2017

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District will participate in the 8th Annual Dynamic Networking for Small Business or DYNET networking event on Thursday, April 13, at the Robert H. Mollohan Research Center in Fairmont, West Virginia. The free event is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. [Read More]
Published: Apr-04-17

Army Corps studying alternatives for upper Allegheny, Monongahela navigation facilities

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District has initiated a study to look at alternatives for the future of low commercial use navigation facilities on the upper Allegheny and Monongahela rivers near Pittsburgh, Pa. and Morgantown, W.Va., respectively. [Read More]
Published: Mar-01-17

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

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
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