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  • 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.
  • Corps breaks ground on Tule River Spillway Enlargement Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, along with local and federal partners, have broken ground on the Tule River Spillway Enlargement Project at Success Lake near Porterville, California. The project is a cooperative effort between USACE, the Central Valley Flood Protection Board, the California Department of Water Resources, and the Lower Tule River Irrigation District to raise the gross pool elevation of Success Lake, reducing the downstream risk of flooding while also increasing the water supply capability of the reservoir.
  • USACE awards first contract for new Alameda VA facility

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a services contract August 7 to Adanta Inc., of Napa, California to restore a self-sustaining tidal marsh at the site of the future VA clinic on Alameda Point, California. The VA Northern California Health Care System will administer the new clinic.
  • 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.
  • USACE to discuss American River erosion protection work at June 15 virtual public meeting

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and Central Valley Flood Protection Board will co-host a virtual public meeting June 15 to discuss the draft environmental documents related to proposed erosion work along the lower American River in Sacramento.
  • USACE awards construction contract for Tule River Basin Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $26 million construction contract May 29 to Central Environmental, Inc., of Anchorage, Alaska, to relocate Tule River Road and widen the existing spillway near the Schafer Dam in Porterville, California.
  • USACE to hold virtual public meeting to discuss Lake Isabella visitor center site selection process

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will host a virtual public meeting on Thursday, June 4, 2020, to discuss the site selection process for a permanent U.S. Forest Service visitor center in Lake Isabella.
  • Sacramento District expands access to recreation areas

    SACRAMENTO, California – All boat launch and most day use facilities at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District’s 10 water resource projects will be open for public recreation beginning Friday, May 22. Use of campgrounds, group shelters and playgrounds is still prohibited and all project offices remain closed to visitors.This expanded
  • Highway 155 lane closure in Lake Isabella to begin May 5th

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District announced a temporary lane closure on Highway 155 at Isabella Lake’s main dam in Kern County beginning Tuesday, May 5, 2020.
  • Construction on Marysville Ring Levee Phase 2B and 3 to begin. Phase C cutoff wall to be built

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $22.5 million construction contract March 27 to Great Lakes Environmental & Infrastructure, LLC, of Rocklin, California, for 2.8 miles of improvements to the levee that surrounds Marysville, California.Part of the bigger Marysville Ring Levee project, construction on Phases 2B and 3