US Army Corps of Engineers
Pittsburgh District

  • July

    Corps Collaboration Revitalizes Urban Green Space

    After days of heavy rain and storms in the area, the sun shined brightly on the ribbon cutting, or more correctly stated, valve-turning ceremony for the completion of the Sheraden Park Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project, June 1.
  • East Branch Dam Hosts Final Scheduled Tour

    The threat of rain did not stop approximately 300 visitors from coming out to the East Branch Dam seepage cutoff wall construction site tour, June 1.
  • November

    Pittsburgh District holds start up meeting at Montgomery Lock and Dam

    A start-up meeting for the Upper Ohio Navigation Project was held at Montgomery Locks and Dam, Nov. 9.
  • October

    East Branch extracts a piece of history

    Pittsburgh District’s East Branch Lake team extracted a fossil from the lakes shoreline, Oct. 5.
  • September

    Mission Complete: USACE Task Force Temporary Emergency Power team powers down in Texas

    68 facilities requested power assistance from Corpus Christi all the way to Beaumont. “45 facilities received generators to power buildings, lift stations, pump stations and other similar facilities,” said Action Officer Matthew R. Slezak. Overall 66 facilities were assessed with 21 not being required and closed, and two canceled with power being restored prior to USACE assessment.
  • July

    Hannibal Locks and Dam Visitor Center reopens

    With the snip of a ribbon and a rotation of a turnstile, the Hannibal Locks and Dam Visitor Center
  • June

    East Branch Cutoff Wall Construction Underway

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractors recently began construction of the East Branch Dam Safety Initiative cutoff wall.
  • April

    Hybrid-chestnut trees planted at Mosquito Creek Lake

    Members of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources with cooperation of the American Chestnut Foundation, and employees from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District partnered to plant more than 100 chestnut tree seedlings at Mosquito Creek Lake, March 31.
  • Shenango Conducts Prescribed Burn and Fire Management

    Fifteen Pennsylvania Game Commission Wildland Firefighters from Crawford, Venango and Mercer counties conducted a prescribed and controlled burn on U.S. Army Corps of Engineer land leased to them at Shenango Lake March 29.
  • March

    Massive Cross Culverts Installed at Charleroi Lock and Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District successfully installed the two massive precast concrete cross culverts in the new middle wall at Monongahela River Lock and Dam 4 at Charleroi near Pittsburgh, Pa., Jan. 31.
  • Corps protects town’s sanitary system

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is partnering with the Town of Worthington to reclaim an eroded bank along a 1,400-foot stretch of the West Fork River. The more than $880,000 project is designed to protect a sanitary sewer line that runs along the riverbank. The project is being funding in a 35-65 percent split between the City of Worthington and the district.
  • February

    Army Corps, Pitt Study Aging Infrastructure’s Contribution to Nutrient Pollution

    Crumbling concrete, equipment repairs and restrictions on the movement of goods and services are all too familiar for U.S. Army Corps of Engineer employees who deal with the challenges of aging infrastructure on a daily basis.
  • December

    Locked Up! Army Corps Lock Operators Battle Bone-Chilling Temps to Quickly Re-open Ohio River Navigation

    Bone-chilling winds cut through the crisp December air as operators and mechanics at a downed Ohio River lock scrambled on the early morning of Dec. 12 to isolate a hydraulic line break that shutdown navigation.
  • October

    EAB visits Pittsburgh District

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District hosted a board of national environmental
  • September

    Dead Sea Savior

    Once known as the Dead Sea of Elk County, East Branch Lake is having a resurgence of life.
  • August

    Stonewall Jackson Lake brings Water Safety to JAKES Day

    Two rangers from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District’s Stonewall Jackson Dam attended the JAKES Day with the Stonewall Jackson Woodland Tracks Chapter of the National Wildlife Turkey Federation in Buckhannon, West Virginia, Aug. 20.
  • Pittsburgh District welcomes new commander

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District held its change of command ceremony at the Soldiers and Sailors Museum in Pittsburgh, Pa., July 29.
  • Shenango Rocks Summer Fest

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District Shenango River Lake partnered with local organizations to hold the 13th Annual Leslie Sparano Memorial Summer Fest July 22.
  • Public Notice - Mahoning County, OH, Flood Risk Management Informational Meeting

    Given the chronic flooding, siltation and flood risks throughout Mahoning County, Ohio, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Pittsburgh District, with assistance from Huntington District, is holding an interagency-coordinated, public informational meeting regarding flood risk management at the public high school in the Village of Lowellville on Tuesday, August 16.
  • July

    Mahoning Creek celebrates 75th

    Mahoning Creek Lake staff commemorated the 75th anniversary of the completion of the construction of Mahoning Dam, June 18.