Sacramento District News Releases

  • State Park trails near Folsom Lake to close for improvements

    On Thursday, November 4, 2021, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will begin improvements to the Pioneer Express Trail from the south side of the Beals Point entrance road south to the American River Bike Trail. Once improvements are complete, the district will make similar improvements to the nearby Beals Point to Granite Bay multi-use trail from the north side of the Beals Point entrance road to Granite Bay.
  • Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Veterans Day

    SACRAMENTO – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,850 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on November 11 in observance of Veterans Day.The waiver covers fees for boat launch ramps and swimming beaches. The waiver does not apply to camping and camping-related services, or
  • Final environmental documents released for USFS visitor center relocation in Lake Isabella

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has released its final supplemental environmental assessment and finding of no significant impact for the relocation of the U.S. Forest Service visitor center at the Isabella Lake Dam Safety Modification Project in Kern County.
  • Chief’s Report signed for Lower Cache Creek flood risk management project

    A plan to improve levees near the City of Woodland and construct new levees north of the city to help prevent Lower Cache Creek from flooding into the developed portions of Woodland was signed June 21, 2021, by Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, commanding general for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • West Sacramento new construction start stands out in FY22 President’s Budget

    Funds to start constructing flood risk management improvements around West Sacramento’s perimeter headlines U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District projects included in the President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2022, which was announced on May 28.
  • USACE awards $10.8 million contract to complete Hamilton City levee improvements

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $10.8 million construction contract to James Fisher Jr. Excavating of Willows on May 14 to complete levee improvements in Hamilton City.
  • Avenue 146 still closed at Success Lake

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is continuing construction to realign Avenue 146 and widen the existing Tule River Spillway at Success Lake in Porterville, California.Avenue 146, including the Rocky Hill Recreation Area remains closed to all public foot traffic and vehicle access until further notice, due
  • USACE to host public meetings for proposed visitor center in Lake Isabella

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has released new environmental documents regarding the permanent relocation of the U.S. Forest Service visitor center in Lake Isabella and will host a virtual public meeting to discuss the documents on April 22, from 4-5:30 p.m.
  • USACE awards $29.5 million construction contract for Sacramento River levee improvements

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $29.5 million construction contract on January 15 to Nordic Industries Inc. of Olivehurst, for 1.8 miles of levee improvements at four sites along the Sacramento River East Levee. Construction in 2021 will entail installation of seepage cutoff walls on both sides of Business 80/Highway 50 just upstream of Miller Park, on the south side of the little pocket, and on the north side of the big pocket.
  • DOJ: Agricultural Developer Agrees to Pay Clean Water Act Fines, Mitigate Impacts to Sensitive Streams and Wetlands

    A California agricultural developer has agreed to pay a civil penalty, preserve streams and wetlands, effect mitigation, and be subject to a prohibitory injunction to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA) on property near the Sacramento River located in Tehama County, California, the Justice Department announced today.