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  • September

    A journey across the rivers that bond America

    Neal Moore chose a canoe to travel across America, opting for a two-mile-an-hour, paddle-powered vessel on the riverways, instead of the comforts of a cozy RV.
  • August

    Fleet executes major surgery at Montgomery

    Crewmembers and maintenance operators for the Medium Capacity Fleet begin major work at the Montgomery Locks and Dam, operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District, on the Ohio River in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, Aug. 2, 2021. The medium fleet crew began work at Montgomery L/D in late July, and they will spend approximately a month to replace and repair components of the gate system and valves.
  • June

    Deep Down: Thick skin under water

    The Pittsburgh District Dive Team is responsible for inspecting locks and dams on the Monongahela, Allegheny and Ohio rivers. The team also inspect reservoirs and respond to emergencies, such as debris impeding locking operations. The diver team is made up of 15 members who volunteer as collateral duty.
  • March

    High water means high stakes for Pittsburgh locks, dams

    Rivers rise and rivers flow, but when a flood happens, somebody has to deal with the debris left behind. This is especially true at the U.S. Army corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District locks and dams, which are vital to the region.
  • October

    EAB visits Pittsburgh District

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

    USACE Commanding General visits Pittsburgh District

    Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE commanding general, and Command Sgt. Maj. Antonio Jones toured two Pittsburgh District inland navigation facilities, the Montgomery Locks and Dam on the Ohio River, and Charleroi Locks and Dam on the Monongahela River.
  • June

    The district provides a political view

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District leadership hosted several political figures and
  • Bid opening for Braddock security fence upgrades

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Pittsburgh District started accepting bids for a security fence
  • April

    A new partnership starts at Tub Run Campground

    Under a clear blue sky, dignitaries cut a new blue ribbon to mark the start of a new partnership at
  • Teamwork averts disaster after barges break away

      When 17 barges broke free of their moorings on the raging, ice-filled Monongahela River, March 4,
  • March

    Fightin’ Ice

    For the past few months, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District lock workers on the Allegheny River have been fighting the elements to keep the locks operational as the region endured severe freezing temperatures.
  • February

    Local news team focuses on emergency exercise

    A Pittsburgh TV news team visited Montgomery Locks and Dam on the Ohio River Feb. 3 as part of a
  • October

    District conducts lock and dam inspections

    As a part of the Dam Safety Program, members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District