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  • 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 $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.
  • 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.
  • USACE awards $29.5 million construction contract for Sacramento River levee improvements

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $29.5 million construction contract on January 15 to Nordic Industries Inc. of Olivehurst, for 1.8 miles of levee improvements at four sites along the Sacramento River East Levee. Construction in 2021 will entail installation of seepage cutoff walls on both sides of Business 80/Highway 50 just upstream of Miller Park, on the south side of the little pocket, and on the north side of the big pocket.
  • Tule River Spillway construction set to begin Aug. 2

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will begin construction operations to realign Avenue 146 and widen the existing Tule River Spillway at Success Lake in Porterville, California, starting August 2.
  • Corps to resume Natomas levee work, close Garden Highway on April 23

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will resume major levee improvement construction in the Lower Natomas Basin beginning April 23, 2020, closing a portion of Garden Highway to all traffic.
  • USACE awards construction contract for additional hospital space in Porterville, California

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a construction contract Sunday to Herman Construction Group, Inc. of Escondido, California, to retrofit the Porterville Developmental Center in Tulare County for an alternate care site in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Sacramento River levee improvements next step in $1.5 billion plan to modernize Sacramento-area flood infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $64 million construction contract on February 14 to Maloney Odin Joint Venture of Novato, California, for nearly three miles of levee improvements along the Sacramento River East Levee. This project will kick off major construction in the region to complete approximately $1.5 billion of work to upgrade levees along the American and Sacramento Rivers as well as widening the Sacramento Weir and Bypass.
  • President’s Budget and Work Plan announcements tab $188 million for Sacramento District projects

    More than $188 million in flood risk management work for Northern California were outlined in two separate budget releases on February 10, adding to an already robust Sacramento District workload.
  • Levee Improvement Work Begins in Lower Natomas Basin

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that major levee improvement construction in the Lower Natomas Basin will require extended road closures on Garden Highway beginning July 8.