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  • July

    Balancing our region’s reservoir waters

    After a three-year-long evaluation, Col. Kimberly A. Peeples, commander of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, signed a congressionally approved and updated water control manual for the Mahoning River Basin.
  • September

    The Ragnar Relay: “We can accomplish anything, if we do it together”

    Just weeks before racing for a day and a half together in a grueling relay, two competitors on the same team didn’t even know each other, despite that they both had a lot in common and worked for the same organization. Chris Stoughton and Josh Kaufmann both knew it takes a team to succeed as they prepared to compete in a Ragnar Relay.
  • May

    Pittsburgh District cuts the ribbon on major reservoir completion project

    With the snip of three large scissors, 14 years of waiting finally ended for the residents of Elk County, Pennsylvania.
  • December

    That’s a Wrap: Corps Concludes East Branch Dam Repair Project

    A big dam problem required a big dam solution. After seven years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is wrapping up the East Branch Dam Cutoff Wall Rehabilitation project in Elk County, Pennsylvania.
  • November

    Work Begins at Hannibal Lock and Dam

    There is little rest for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers repair fleet as the team moves from Emsworth Locks and Dams to the next inland navigation project at Hannibal Locks and Dam.
  • August

    Teamwork and Innovation

    Every day, Pittsburgh District is faced with the task of using limited resources to remain good stewards of our region’s infrastructure. Tuesday, Aug. 4, was no different.
  • 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.
  • November

    Geotech visits East Branch

    Tom Brown and Joe Premozic from the Geotechnical Engineering Section traveled to the U.S. Army Corps
  • August

    District provides flows for annual paddling event

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District’s Water Management Branch and Mahoning Creek Lake coordinated and provided additional water flow downstream of the dam, July 26.