US Army Corps of Engineers
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  • 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.
  • 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

    Youghiogheny Lake hosts Special Recreation Day

    Recently, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Pittsburgh District Youghiogheny Lake hosted its 44th annual Special Recreation Day at the lake’s outflow recreation area in Confluence, Pennsylvania.
  • Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage for 1,000 please

    In celebration of Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Month, members of the U.S. Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District played a game of trivia, May 24.
  • May

    Pittsburgh District Makes BIG Progress with Small Business

    Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District partnered with regional government agencies to facilitate the I-79 Development Councils Dynamic Networking for Small Business event in Fairmont, W.Va. April, 27.
  • April

    Invasive species targets Pennsylvania state tree

    Rangers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Shenango River Lake and Tionesta Lake attended a Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources workshop about the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid, March 3.
  • March

    Building stronger leaders

    Growing leaders from the inside-up is not a new concept. Channeling that concept, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District, hosted a senior leadership development workshop, Feb. 19.
  • Pittsburgh District celebrates Black History Month with an engineering twist

    As an observance during Black History Month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District hosted speakers from the National Society of Black Engineers Pittsburgh Professionals Chapter, and the Pittsburgh Urban League, Feb. 25.
  • February

    District teaches engineering concepts

    As part of National Engineers Week, members from the Pittsburgh District participated in the Carnegie Science Center’s Engineer the Future, two-day event, Feb. 19-20.
  • Beavers build dams at Shenango Lake

    Shenango Lake maintenance workers cleared a beaver dam from a road culvert at Golden Run Wildlife Area to prevent flooding, Feb. 3.
  • January

    Tionesta Lake Celebrates 75 years

    Tionesta Lake project staff hosted their 75th Anniversary Open house celebration, Jan. 9, at the Tionesta Lake Information Center.