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  • Knights Ferry Bridge Closed for Structural Repairs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Sacramento District will temporarily close Knights Ferry Bridge starting Dec. 30, following a structural analysis that determined significant wood deterioration has compromised the stability of the historic covered bridge located in Knights Ferry.For the safety of the public, the bridge will be closed to
  • Corps awards $18.54M contract for Travis AFB dorm renovation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $18.54 million construction contract October 31 to Cox Construction of Vista to renovate a dormitory at Travis Air Force Base, California. The contract includes an approximately 8-month design stage, with renovations anticipated to begin in the second half of 2023 and be complete by
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District changes recreation area fees at 10 locations in California on Jan. 1, 2023

    SACRAMENTO, California – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is changing their fees at all of their recreation areas in California. The fee change, which keeps pace with other recreation facilities in the surrounding area, is the result of the increased cost of maintaining recreation facilities due to the continued rise in
  • Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Veterans Day

    SACRAMENTO, California -- 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 in observance of Veterans Day, November 11.USACE began the Veterans Day fee waiver in 2006 to honor the men and women who have served our nation and the armed forces.The
  • Critical flood risk reduction projects making progress across Sacramento region

    This week is California Flood Preparedness Week, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is making progress on several projects throughout the Sacramento region aimed at reducing the flood risk for one of the most at-risk regions in the nation.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins Tule River Spillway Enlargement Phase 2

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District held a groundbreaking ceremony Aug. 26 at the Shafer Dam spillway, on the banks of Success Lake near Porterville, California, to mark the beginning of Phase 2 construction on the Tule River Spillway Enlargement project.
  • Col. Chad Caldwell assumes command of Sacramento District

    Col. Chad W. Caldwell assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District during a Change of Command ceremony at Capitol Park in downtown Sacramento on June 23, 2022.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to hold job fair June 9 to fill 200 vacancies

    With more than 200 job vacancies to fill, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will host a job fair in Sacramento June 9 to share hiring opportunities and help prospective applicants navigate the application process.
  • Sacramento District projects receive ASCE awards

    Two Sacramento area projects were recognized for their excellence during an awards dinner as part of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Region 9 and San Francisco Section’s annual infrastructure symposium April 22 in San Francisco. The Sacramento District took home two prizes amongst 21 categories of California projects including 2021 ASCE Region 9 Project of the Year and Flood Management Project of the Year.
  • USACE Awards Wetland Mitigation Contract for New Alameda VA Facility

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $3.6 million construction contract March 2 to the Inverness, California, firm Dixon Marine Services, to conduct wetland mitigation on Alameda Point, California.