Tag: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Low water levels close Black Butte Lake’s Buckhorn boat ramp

    Due to low water conditions, Buckhorn boat ramp at Black Butte Lake, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers park near Orland, has been closed. Boats may still be launched from the ramp in Eagle Pass Recreation Area and Buckhorn Campground remains open on a first-come basis throughout the winter.
  • Corps parks invite current military, veterans and their families for a day at the park

    Current and former U.S. armed forces members and their families are offered a free day in any Corps park on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. USACE began offering this recognition in 2006.
  • Area Army Corps parks re-opening in time for weekend

    Recreation areas, including many popular waterside campgrounds, are re-opening at the 10 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District parks as the federal government resumes normal operations today – in plenty of time for the upcoming weekend.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces closure of all regulatory offices due to federal government shutdown

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District today announced it has closed its seven regulatory offices in California, Utah, Nevada and Colorado due to the absence of available federal funding. Regulatory offices will be unable to evaluate individual permit applications, pre-construction notifications for nationwide permit or regional general permit authorizations, or requests for jurisdictional determinations until after current year funding is received and the offices reopen.
  • Folsom Lake Crossing to periodically close for blasting activities

    Folsom Lake Crossing will be closed for up to one hour weekdays beginning Oct. 24 for blasting work to excavate portions of the new Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway.
  • Area Army Corps projects will temporarily continue if government shuts down

    If Congress does not pass a funding bill to continue federal government operations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District projects and recreation parks will temporarily continue to operate using remaining prior year funding.
  • Corps awards $5.78 million contract for Camp Parks solar energy project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $5.78 million contract Sept. 28 to Earthworks/Mortenson Joint Venture of Redlake, Minn., for a two-megawatt photovoltaic system at Camp Parks near Dublin.
  • Corps awards $6.8 million contract for New Hogan Dam improvements

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a three-year, $6.8 million construction contract to upgrade tainter gates at New Hogan Dam, the Corps facility near Valley Springs.
  • Corps approves Orestimba Creek flood study

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Commanding General Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick approved the Orestima Creek Feasibility Study, which recommends building a levee along the city of Newman’s northwest perimeter to reduce flood risk for the city and surrounding agricultural areas.
  • West Davis Corridor and Corps permit

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has not taken a position on the proposed West Davis Corridor project near Salt Lake City, Utah. “We’re actively engaged in discussions about various project alternatives, but a permit decision on the West Davis Corridor will only come after the Utah Department of Transportation submits a permit application,” said Jason Gipson, Corps Utah-Nevada regulatory branch chief.