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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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • August

    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.
  • April

    Lower Mon recovers from icy, muddy aftermath

    “I was really shocked by how fast the river came up,” said Lockmaster Paul Meininger, as he stood
  • Teamwork averts disaster after barges break away

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

    Morgantown lock dewatering reveals severe damage

    The $2.8-million maintenance dewatering of Morgantown Lock and Dam on the Monongahela River, Oct. 17 - Nov. 19, revealed unexpected deterioration that lengthened the repair schedule and complicated the work needed to fix critical components. But, skilled technicians and craftsmen from the Pittsburgh Repair Fleet and Pittsburgh Engineers Warehouse and Repair Station were up to the task.
  • October

    Division commander visits Pittsburgh District

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Great Lakes and Ohio River Division Commander, Brig. Gen. Richard Kaiser visited the Pittsburgh District Oct. 15 - 16 for an orientation tour.
  • 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
  • July

    Concrete does not last forever

    Standing in the backdrop of the aging locks and dam at Elizabeth, Pa., the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District gathered with 50 guests representing navigation industry, congressional, and partnering agencies gathered to tour and talk about importance of sustaining the nation’s inland waterways.