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Corps to celebrate Berlin Dam’s 75th

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District invites the public Oct. 13 to an anniversary celebration commemorating the completion of Berlin Dam’s construction in 1943. [Read More]
Published: Oct-01-18

Pittsburgh District power team deploys to East Coast in support of anticipated hurricane landfall

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District’s emergency power team deployed to Fort Bragg, North Carolina, today, in anticipation of Hurricane Florence’s landfall. [Read More]
Published: Sep-12-18

Pittsburgh District to host Berlin Lake Master Plan public meeting

The Pittsburgh District is revisiting the Berlin Lake Master Plan and is seeking feedback on the proposed changes to the management of the lake, resulting from public input. The master plan will affect use of natural resources and recreational activities at Berlin Lake for the next 25 years [Read More]
Published: Sep-06-18

Army Corps contract buys time at deteriorating Ohio River lock

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District awarded a $1.09-million contract recently to C. J. Mahan Construction Company, LLC of Columbus, Ohio to install a temporary repair to the severely cracked and unstable middle-lock wall at the Ohio River’s Montgomery Lock and Dam near Monaca, Pennsylvania. [Read More]
Published: Aug-02-18

Berlin Lake re-opens campground after sewer system upgrades

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is informing campers, fishermen and boaters that the Mill Creek Recreational Area campground and boat ramp will re-open Friday, June 29, at 8 a.m. [Read More]
Published: Jul-04-18

Army Corps, Venture Outdoor to raise water safety awareness with media paddle event

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District, Venture Outdoors and other waterways partners will lead a paddle through event at one of it locks and dams to increase knowledge and spread that knowledge to the media in the hopes of saving lives by promoting water safety. [Read More]
Published: Jun-28-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces public tour at East Branch Dam

The Pittsburgh District is hosting a public tour of the East Branch Dam Safety Initiative to include the seepage cutoff wall construction site. The purpose is to provide the public an update on the construction progress and the opportunity to meet the project and lake staff and to see the integral features of work such as grouting, cutoff wall construction, and monitoring devices. [Read More]
Published: May-21-18

Update: Corps advises public of Berlin Lake’s Mill Creek Campground reopens with limitations

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is alerting campers that the Mill Creek Campground at Berlin Lake will partially re-open effective July 20 at 12 p.m., and will remain open through September 6. [Read More]
Published: Jul-17-17

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

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