US Army Corps of Engineers
Pittsburgh District Website

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Public safety is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' top priority. Due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, this page is for information regarding the virus, how the Corps is supporting the nation, and answers to commonly-asked questions.

This page will be updated regularly.

Helpful Links

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) https://coronavirus.gov

What the US Army Corps of Engineers is Doing  https://www.usace.army.mil/Coronavirus/

 

24-hour U.S. Army Medical Command hotline: 1-800-984-8523

U.S. Army COVID-19 guidance: https://www.army.mil/covid-19/?dmd 

USACE Contracting Customer Guide Flyer

Pittsburgh District's Response

As of March 21, 2020, Pittsburgh District has limited access to its offices in the William S. Moorhead federal building and closed select facilities at the following recreation sites across Maryland, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia:  

 

Northern Area

Berlin Lake

East Branch Clarion River Lake

Kinzua Dam & Allegheny Reservoir

Michael J. Kirwan Dam & Reservoir

Mosquito Creek Lake

Shenango River Lake

Tionesta Lake

Union City Dam

Woodcock Creek Lake

Southern Area

Crooked Creek Lake

Conemaugh River Lake

Loyalhanna Lake

Mahoning Creek Lake

Stonewall Jackson Lake

Tygart Lake

Youghiogheny River Lake

 

Facilities Affected

Resource Managers’ offices

Visitors’ centers

Ranger offices

Maintenance offices

Campground facilities

Picnic areas

Shelters

Pavilions

Disc golf

Playgrounds

Fishing areas/piers

Restrooms

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These closures will remain in effect until further notice. 

Pittsburgh District News Releases Relating to COVID-19

  • Corps Reduces Staff, Hours at Allegheny River Locks 2, 3

    To minimize COVID-19 exposure to the Corps’ workforce and the public, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District has reduced staffing and operating hours at two Allegheny River locks until further notice.
  • Corps is Still Serving the Public

    Although the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District has limited access to the William S. Moorhead Federal Building for employee safety, all 600-plus employees continue to provide vital services to the region.
  • Corps Limits Access to Offices in Federal Building

    As the nation continues to confront the challenges of COVID-19, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District has limited access to our offices in the William S. Moorhead Federal Building in downtown Pittsburgh until further notice.
  • Corps to Receive All Regulatory Submissions Electronically

    In the interest of public health and safety, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District will receive all new regulatory permit applications and incoming correspondence submissions electronically. Electronic submissions will ensure continued timely processing of permit applications.
  • Corps to Close Select Public Facilities at Recreational Sites

    In the interest of public safety and the well-being of our staff, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District has closed select public facilities at all district-managed sites until further notice.

All Corps of Engineers News Relating to COVID-19

  • June

    Brady named Nashville District Employee of the Month for May 2020

    Shane Brady, a Natural Resource Specialist and Park Ranger at the Lake Barkley Resource Manager's Office is the Nashville District Employee of the Month for May 2020.
  • Nashville District reopening beaches, picnic shelters in Kentucky June 29

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 23, 2020) – As part of a phased approach for reopening recreation facilities following COVID-19 closures, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is opening additional Corps-managed day use recreation areas and amenities within the Cumberland River Basin in Kentucky June 29, 2020.
  • Nashville District beaches, picnic shelters in Tennessee reopening June 12

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 10, 2020) – As part of a phased approach for reopening recreation facilities following COVID-19 closures, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is opening additional Corps-managed day use recreation areas and amenities on June 12, 2020.
  • Following in dad's footsteps: A tour of MVM

    Cpt. Alex Burruss was supposed to move to Ft. Hood, Texas, but due to the Coronavirus situation, Army priorities quickly shifted and the captain found himself moving to Tennessee instead. “I was excited, but also a little frustrated,” he explained. “However, I saw Lt. Gen. Semonite discussing the Alternate Care Site mission on the news and knew that we were -are- living in a unique time in history and that it would take a national-level effort to beat COVID-19.”
  • Despite COVID19, students’ thirst for learning continues

    For the very first time in a complete digital e-learning platform, students from kindergarten through 4th grades of Humphreys Central Elementary School (HCES) posted and shared videos of their experiments and exchanged live questions and answers with members of the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Far East District (FED) and 11th Engineer Battalion on their various Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) activities, May 29.