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  • 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.
  • USACE awards $40.9 million construction contract for Pocket-area levee improvements

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $40.9 million construction contract on December 22, 2021, to Maloney Odin Joint Venture of Novato, for 2 miles of levee improvements along the Sacramento River East Levee in Sacramento’s Pocket neighborhood. Construction in 2022 will entail installation of a seepage cutoff wall from Surfside Way at the northern end of down to Sump 132 at the Pocket Canal on the southern end.
  • 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.