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USACE Releases Report on Initial Research into the Effects of Woody Vegetation on Levees

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today released the results of an advanced, quantitative research effort on the impacts of trees on levees. The research, conducted by the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), focused primarily on the gathering of root characterization and site conditions through fieldwork, and modeling of single, living trees for both slope stability analyses and seepage analyses. [Read More]
Published: Sep-08-11

Army Corps awards $34 million for Camp Roberts satellite facility

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District Aug. 30 awarded a $34.8 million contract to Watts/Webcor A JV of Honolulu, Hawaii, to build satellite communication facilities at Camp Roberts, near Paso Robles. [Read More]
Published: Aug-30-11

Corps demolishes, rebuilds railroad bridge in San Jose

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District demolished a wooden railroad bridge Aug. 15 that routinely gathers debris during high waters and causes the Guadalupe River to flood the downtown area of San Jose, Calif., 45 miles south of San Francisco. [Read More]
Published: Aug-15-11

Corps to host public meeting, discuss cleanup efforts at D-Q University

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will host a public meeting at the public library in Winters July 28 to discuss ongoing environmental cleanup work at D-Q University, located between the cities of Davis and Winters. [Read More]
Published: Jul-26-11

Entrance road to Corps’ Eastman Lake opens July 1

Road access to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District’s Eastman Lake park headquarters and campgrounds in the Codorniz and Wildcat recreation areas is expected to reopen July 1. [Read More]
Published: Jun-30-11

Holiday water safety a great concern for Corps park rangers

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District park rangers are stepping up water safety outreach efforts in advance of the holiday weekend, as the Central Valley continues to see more hazardous water conditions than usual. [Read More]
Published: Jun-29-11

Corps of Engineers awards $5 million contract for work at Sierra Army Depot

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District today awarded a $5 million contract for renovation work at Sierra Army Depot in Herlong to Eclipse Business Group of Barstow. [Read More]
Published: Jun-17-11

Army Corps will build $29 million general instruction building at Presidio of Monterey

The Sacramento District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $29 million contract yesterday to RQ Construction, Inc., of Carlsbad, Calif. to build a general instruction building at the Presidio of Monterey. [Read More]
Published: May-19-11

Corps publishes Mormon Island Relocation Cemetery files

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has published its files related to its relocation in 1954 of 13 cemeteries and private burial plots to the Mormon Island Relocation Cemetery during the construction of Folsom Dam. [Read More]
Published: May-03-11

Corps to hold public meetings about Isabella Dam safety fixes

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and U.S. Forest Service Sequoia National Forest will host three public scoping meetings May 17-19 to seek input for the Isabella Lake Dam Safety Modification Study’s draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). [Read More]
Published: Apr-29-11
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