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  • Corps of Engineers awards contract for Monongahela River Locks and Dam 3 removal

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District awards a nearly $30 million contract to remove the Monongahela River Locks and Dam 3 in Elizabeth, Pennsylvania.
  • Corps increases operational activity, public information session at Shallow Land Disposal Area

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District announces an increase in operational activity and a public information session for the Shallow Land Disposal Area in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, in preparation for site remediation.
  • Corps announces Notice of Availability for leasing/developing land at Woodcock Lake Park

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District announced a Notice of Availability (NOA) for Woodcock Lake Park, the leasing is available for viewing on Woodcock Creek Lake’s website at https://www.lrp.usace.army.mil/Missions/Recreation/Lakes/Woodcock-Creek-Lake/Woodcock-Creek-Lake-Leasing-Development-Opportunity/.
  • Youghiogheny River Lake to Host 75th Anniversary Celebration

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District will host a 75th-anniversary celebration commemorating the completion of construction of Youghiogheny River Dam, Aug. 19.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosts groundbreaking to kick off construction at Montgomery Locks and Dam on upper Ohio River

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District will host a groundbreaking ceremony at Montgomery Locks and Dam to kick off construction to update the Ohio River’s oldest and smallest navigation facilities.
  • Pittsburgh District welcomes new commander

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District will transfer leadership during a Change of Command ceremony Friday, Aug. 4, at 10:30 a.m. at the Senator John Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh. Colonel Adam Czekanski, commander of the Pittsburgh District since July 2021, will transfer command to Colonel Nicholas Melin during a traditional military ceremony. Major General William Graham, Deputy Commanding General for Civil Works and Emergency Operations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters, will preside over the ceremony.
  • Woodcock Creek Lake to Host 50th Anniversary Celebration

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District will host a semicentennial celebration commemorating the completed construction of Woodcock Creek Dam, July 14.
  • Corps Announces Public Meeting, Comment Period for Tionesta Lake Master Plan Update

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is hosting a public meeting and public comment period to kick off the Tionesta Lake Master Plan revision. The corps seeks public input about environmental and recreational topics for consideration during the master plan revision process.
  • Pittsburgh District Awards Contract for Fish Reefs on Monongahela River

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District announces the contract award for more than $2.4 million to build 73 stone fish reefs on the Monongahela River. The fish reefs construction is a part of the Lower Monongahela River project, which includes the construction of the larger lock chamber at Charleroi Locks and Dam, and the removal of Lock and Dam 3 at Elizabeth, Pennsylvania. Corps of Engineers contractors have completed Pool 3 channel dredging, and the gated dam at Braddock Locks and Dam.
  • Corps, Pirates to host PNC Park Water Safety Night 2023

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District, in partnership with the Pittsburgh Pirates, will host Water Safety Night at PNC Park, June 2. The corps and its partners are joining together to promote safe practices on our waterways as the summer recreation season begins.