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  • USACE awards construction contract for the Sacramento Weir Widening Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $172.9 million construction contract for the Sacramento Weir Widening Project to Granite Construction Company of Watsonville, California.The Sacramento Weir Widening Project will add a new 1,500-foot-wide weir adjacent to the existing 1,950-foot-wide structure that has been in place for
  • USACE prepares for large-volume snowmelt at Isabella Lake

    Due to record-high snowpack over the winter, the USACE Sacramento District is preparing for above-average inflows to and outflows from USACE-managed reservoirs throughout California’s Central Valley, including Isabella Lake.
  • USACE awards construction contract for Folsom Dam modifications

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $114.4 million construction contract for the Folsom Dam Raise project to Folsom Dam Constructors (FDC), a joint venture of California Engineering Contractors, Inc. and Shimmick Construction Company.
  • USACE monitoring Isabella Dam and Lake during heavy rains

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is closely monitoring Isabella Dam and Lake in connection with the ongoing severe weather event.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • USACE awards $10.8 million contract to complete Hamilton City levee improvements

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $10.8 million construction contract to James Fisher Jr. Excavating of Willows on May 14 to complete levee improvements in Hamilton City.
  • Environmental report for Marysville Ring Levee utility relocations out for public review

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has released a draft supplemental environmental assessment for utility relocations as part of its Marysville Ring Levee Phases 2B and 3 work in Marysville, and will host a virtual public meeting December 15 to discuss the document.