Sacramento District News Releases

  • Public meetings scheduled for Lower San Joaquin River Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and the San Joaquin Area Flood Control Agency have released a draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA) and a draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (SEIR), respectively, for the Lower San Joaquin River Project, Reach 30L of Tenmile Slough (TS30L).
  • USACE opens larger, safer parking lot at Martis Valley Trail

    In coordination with Placer County and the Northstar Community Services District, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened a new parking lot at Martis Creek Dam and Lake on May 19.Located directly across HWY 267 from Martis Dam Road, the new 39-space lot provides safer entry and exit for Martis Valley Trail visitors.Minor construction activities are
  • USACE awards construction contract for the Sacramento Weir Widening Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $172.9 million construction contract for the Sacramento Weir Widening Project to Granite Construction Company of Watsonville, California.The Sacramento Weir Widening Project will add a new 1,500-foot-wide weir adjacent to the existing 1,950-foot-wide structure that has been in place for
  • USACE prepares for large-volume snowmelt at Isabella Lake

    Due to record-high snowpack over the winter, the USACE Sacramento District is preparing for above-average inflows to and outflows from USACE-managed reservoirs throughout California’s Central Valley, including Isabella Lake.
  • USACE to host information meeting May 31 discussing Titan 1-A FUDS Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is hosting an informational public meeting May 31 to discuss its remedial investigation of the former Beale Air Force Base Titan 1-A Missile facility in Lincoln, California.
  • Two Lake Kaweah recreation areas temporarily closed for public safety

    At the request of the Tulare County Sherriff’s Office, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District today closed visitor access to the Cobble Knoll and Slick Rock Recreation Areas at Lake Kaweah. The closure is a public safety measure made necessary by current riverbank instability caused by increased Kaweah River flows following historic
  • USACE set to take full control of Isabella Dam water releases

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will begin the process early Thursday morning to take full control of water releases from Isabella Lake as temperatures heat up.Beginning at approximately 12 a.m. Thursday, operators will begin a phased process to briefly stop the release of water from Isabella Lake into Isabella Partners’
  • USACE awards construction contract for Folsom Dam modifications

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $114.4 million construction contract for the Folsom Dam Raise project to Folsom Dam Constructors (FDC), a joint venture of California Engineering Contractors, Inc. and Shimmick Construction Company.
  • USACE unveils Isabella Dam modifications in ribbon cutting ceremony

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District held a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday, April 4, at Isabella Dam in Lake Isabella to mark the end of Phase 2 construction on the Isabella Dam Safety Modification Project.
  • UPDATE: SR 190 lane closure at Success Lake extended through April

    The recurrent lane closure near State Route 190 post mile 23.39 will continue through April while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District continues improvements of rock slope protection of bridge abutments along Success Lake. Aside from the timeline extension, no changes to the current traffic plan are planned. The extension is