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  • UPDATE: SR 190 lane closure hours, days expanded at Lake Success

    Starting Feb. 6, construction work hours and the associated lane closure near State Route 190 post mile 23.39 will be expanded to 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday. The expanded hours and inclusion of Saturdays are necessary to meet the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District’s schedule for improving the rock slope protection of
  • USACE awards $27.5 million contract for 2023 levee improvement work along Sacramento River East Levee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $27.575 million construction contract on January 20, 2023, to Maloney Odin Joint Venture of Novato, for more than 2.6 miles of levee improvements at five locations along the Sacramento River East Levee between the I Street Bridge and just south of the town of Freeport.
  • SR 190 lane closure along Lake Success scheduled Jan 23 - March 31

    Starting Jan. 23, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and Southern California Edison (SCE) will begin work to improve the rock slope protection of bridge abutments along State Route 190 at Lake Success. Construction will take place in three phases through March 31, and will require the closure of one lane of the highway.During the
  • Inspection reveals no damage to Schafer Dam following 3.2 quake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District conducted a series of inspections of Richard L. Schafer Dam and the Tule River Spillway following a magnitude 3.2 earthquake January 10 at Lake Success.“After performing a post-earthquake inspection of the dam and its associated appurtenances, there were no findings of concern to report,” said
  • USACE completes real estate acquisition for new USFS visitor center in Lake Isabella

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has completed the acquisition of the former Bank of America property in Lake Isabella, California, for relocation of the U.S. Forest Service visitor center.
  • 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.