Tag: Corps of Engineers
  • Corps proposes water supply rule, seeks public comment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has published a proposed rule to update and clarify its policies governing water supply uses of Corps reservoirs and seeks public comment.
  • Veterans get free entry at Corps parks November 11

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is continuing its tradition of waiving day use fees for military Veterans, active duty and reserve personnel and their families at all Corps parks on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2016. The fee-waiver is part of a Corps-wide program and features not only Sacramento District’s 10
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host career fair Oct. 28 to fill more than 200 jobs.

    With more than 200 job vacancies, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will host a job fair in downtown Sacramento October 28 to share and discuss career opportunities and help prospective applicants navigate the application process.
  • Contract awards come fast and furious as fiscal year 2016 wraps up

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District moved into high gear, awarding 179 contracts worth more than $122 million in September to close out the fiscal year. Overall in FY 2016, the Sacramento District awarded 849 actions worth more than $404 million, including $258.5 million for military construction projects.
  • First phase of Hamilton City ecosystem restoration work awarded

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded an $8.6 million contract on Sept. 14 to River Partners of Chico, California, to begin the first phase of revegetation for the Hamilton City Flood Damage Reduction and Ecosystem Restoration project.
  • Looking for a National Public Lands Day event?

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District parks will celebrate National Public Lands Day on Sept. 24, waiving fees for its day-use recreation areas and hosting volunteers for a number of park improvement projects. Recreation areas at Black Butte Lake, Martis Creek, New Hogan Lake, Stanislaus River Parks, Hensley Lake, Pine Flat Lake, Lake Kaweah and Success Lake will all be hosting volunteer events.
  • Corps to conduct traffic control operations at Folsom Point recreation area

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and its contractor Kiewit Infrastructure will conduct traffic control operations September 5-23 as part of the Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway construction project, forcing a detour and temporary delays inside the Folsom Point recreation area.
  • Corps awards $5.6 million contract for Hill Air Force Base flight simulator

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $5.6 million construction contract on August 24 to small business Provo Wasatch JV, LLC of Orem, Utah, for the second phase of construction of an F-35 Flight Simulator at Hill Air Force Base.
  • $824,764 contract fuels progress on Marysville Ring Levee

    An $824,764 contract for the next phase of improvements to the Marysville Ring Levee was awarded Aug. 26 to Patterson Taber General Engineering, Inc. of Marysville, California. Construction on 500 feet of stability berm is expected to begin later this year.
  • Natomas Basin project agreement signals transition to levee improvement construction

    Construction to implement flood risk management improvements to Natomas Basin levees is one step closer to reality after leaders from the Department of the Army, State of California and the Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency signed a project partnership agreement August 18.