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  • 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.
  • Corps Certifies 10 Confined Space Instructors

    When Willie Maynard, Lockmaster at New Cumberland Locks and Dam, is asked to describe the most difficult confined space he ever encountered, he often refers to the crossover located at U.S. Army Corps’ of Engineers Pittsburgh District’s Emsworth Locks and Dams on the Ohio River.
  • 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.
  • October

    Eroded Streambank Wall Gets an Extreme Makeover

    Approximately 20 people gathered near what appeared to be an insignificant wall to celebrate the completion of a project that has an enormous impact on six communities.
  • May

    An Invisible Gem of the Earth: How Bees Engage with Pollinators across the Corps

    Bees, birds, beetles and butterflies: what do they have in common? All of them – including an assortment of other species – play a vital role as the invisible engine powering the world’s food economy, pollinating plants and keeping nature in check. You do not notice them now, but you would notice if they were gone. And their numbers are declining. The Corps of Engineers is working to change that.
  • April

    Corps Encourages Responsible Recreation for Earth Day

    Although the 50th anniversary of Earth Day is taking place during a worldwide pandemic, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District recreation sites still provide visitors an opportunity to enjoy nature responsibly.
  • Home Offices, Antique Cars and Cork Boards

    From the comfort of their own homes, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District staff are finding innovative ways to adapt and embrace the challenges of coronavirus. 
  • Corps Teams Conduct Crucial Assessments

    In the face of an ongoing national health crisis, assessment teams from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District have been evaluating possible sites for Alternative Care Facilities (ACF) across western Pennsylvania and northeastern Ohio.
  • March

    Pittsburgh District Works to Increase Treatment Facilities’ Capacity

    During the past week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District, in collaboration with federal, local and state partners, deployed assessment teams to evaluate the viability of three possible alternate care facilities (ACF) in western Pennsylvania.