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Upcoming levee improvement work will force Garden Highway closure at Interstate 5 overpass

Beginning as soon as late December, a section of Garden Highway will be closed to traffic for up to three weeks in order to improve a section of levee as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ flood risk reduction project in the Natomas Basin. [Read More]
Published: Nov-16-18

Corps to conduct test-blasting operations at Isabella Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and its contractor Flatiron/Dragados/Sukut Joint Venture will conduct test-blasting operations as part of the Isabella Dam Safety Modification Project on Thursday, November 15, starting at 12 p.m., forcing a short-term closure of Highway 155 near the main dam. [Read More]
Published: Nov-14-18

Sacramento District projects get $2.1 billion in supplemental appropriation

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced supplemental funding July 5 for five Sacramento District projects, totaling an investment of more than $2.1 billion in flood risk management efforts. [Read More]
Published: Jul-09-18

President’s FY19 budget allocates more than $200 million for Sacramento District projects

Continued construction of safety improvements at Isabella Dam near Bakersfield leads U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District projects listed in the President’s budget unveiled Feb. 12 for Fiscal Year 2019 funding. [Read More]
Published: Feb-13-18

Corps releases final environmental report for Folsom Dam Raise project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has published the final environmental impact statement/environmental impact report for the Folsom Dam Raise project. [Read More]
Published: Oct-11-17

Corps awards $204 million contract to begin construction on Isabella Dam modifications

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $204 million contract on Sept. 18 to Flatiron/Dragados/Sukut Joint Venture of Benicia to construct modifications to the Isabella Lake Dam in Lake Isabella. [Read More]
Published: Sep-21-17

Proposed north Natomas flood risk reduction project out for public review

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District released its draft supplemental environmental assessment for Reach D of its Natomas Basin project for public review. [Read More]
Published: Aug-31-17

Federal, state and local leaders celebrate completion of South Sacramento flood protection project

Federal, state and local leaders celebrated the completion of the South Sacramento County Streams project during a media event at Florin Creek Park on August 9. [Read More]
Published: Aug-09-17

Corps awards $19.5 million contract for Natomas levee construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $19.5 million contract on July 24 to Great Lakes Environmental & Infrastructure/Inquip Joint Venture of Rocklin to construct levee improvements for the Natomas Basin. [Read More]
Published: Jul-31-17

Construction continues on Marysville Ring Levee

Construction of a small but necessary section of the Marysville Ring Levee is underway and should be completed by mid-August 2017, maintaining momentum on the project to lessen flood risk in the northern California town of Marysville. The current construction was funded at approximately $825,000 and the site is located in the center of a railway intersection known as Binney Junction, adjacent to the Catholic Cemetery of Marysville. [Read More]
Published: Jul-13-17
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