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UPDATE: Folsom spillway blasting to periodically close roadway weekdays 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Through the end of the year, Folsom Lake Crossing will be closed for up to one hour weekdays from 1:30-2:30 p.m. for blasting work to excavate portions of the new Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway approach channel. [Read More]
Published: Sep-26-14

Corps begins real estate actions for Isabella Lake Dam project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has begun to acquire land and relocate residents at two of 12 properties that will be impacted by construction of the Isabella Lake Dam Safety Modification Project. As part of the analysis of the project’s potential effects on the properties, the Corps released a finding of no significant impact and supplemental environmental assessment for public review. [Read More]
Published: Aug-18-14

Corps of Engineers set to top off new Folsom auxiliary dam Friday

The last mass concrete for the Folsom auxiliary dam is set to be placed July 11, completing the structure of the new dam. Work will then shift to completing installation of its remaining electrical and mechanical components, including its 12 giant gates. [Read More]
Published: Jul-09-14

Blasting to periodically close Folsom Lake Crossing beginning July 10

Folsom Lake Crossing will be closed weekdays during one of three one-hour windows beginning at 10 a.m., 1:30 p.m. or 7 p.m. beginning July 10 for blasting work to excavate portions of the new Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway approach channel. [Read More]
Published: Jun-30-14

Corps to fill borehole test sites at Success Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is scheduled to begin work in late April to fill and close borehole testing sites at Success Dam that were drilled to evaluate the integrity of the earthen structure and stability of soil and rock underneath the dam during the Success Dam Safety Modification Study. [Read More]
Published: Apr-17-14

Corps approves full water storage capacity at Success Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District approved April 11 raising the operating restriction of the reservoir behind Success Dam to the maximum authorized storage capacity of 82,291 acre-feet, or a storage elevation of 652.5 feet. Ultimately, this could mean more water for local users during high-water months. [Read More]
Published: Apr-14-14

Corps’ chief of engineers signs off on plan to reduce Truckee River flood risk

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Truckee River Flood Management Authority are closer to moving forward with a $280.8 million plan to reduce flood risk along the Truckee River after Corps Commanding General Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick signed off on the project April 11 at Corps headquarters in Washington, D.C. [Read More]
Published: Apr-11-14

Corps to host public meetings for Isabella Lake Dam project real estate actions

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will host two public information meetings March 26-27 to help inform local property owners and interested members of the public about the Isabella Lake Dam Safety Modification Project’s real estate acquisition and relocation assistance benefits process. [Read More]
Published: Mar-10-14

Corps releases draft recreation report for Isabella Lake Dam project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, in coordination with the U.S. Forest Service Sequoia National Forest, released the draft recreation report for the Isabella Lake Dam Safety Modification Project today and is welcoming public input as part of the initial scoping process. [Read More]
Published: Feb-28-14

Corps to discuss changes to Folsom Dam facilities at public meetings

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will host public scoping meetings Feb. 19 and Feb. 24 to discuss and solicit comments for the Folsom Dam Raise Project. [Read More]
Published: Feb-06-14
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