Tag: Sacramento
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to hold job fair June 9 to fill 200 vacancies

    With more than 200 job vacancies to fill, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will host a job fair in Sacramento June 9 to share hiring opportunities and help prospective applicants navigate the application process.
  • 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.
  • President’s Budget and Work Plan announcements tab $188 million for Sacramento District projects

    More than $188 million in flood risk management work for Northern California were outlined in two separate budget releases on February 10, adding to an already robust Sacramento District workload.
  • USACE Awards Construction Contract for Folsom Dam Raise Dike 8

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District awarded a $4.2 million construction contract August 8 to Odin Construction Solutions, Inc., of Rocklin, California, to raise Dike 8 at Folsom Lake by 3.5 feet.
  • Levee Improvement Work Begins in Lower Natomas Basin

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that major levee improvement construction in the Lower Natomas Basin will require extended road closures on Garden Highway beginning July 8.
  • Kids Fishing Day at H.V. Eastman Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District’s H.V. Eastman Lake near Madera will host a free day of fishing April 23 for kids 15 and under.
  • Stanislaus River Parks to charge day use fees for the first time

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is set to begin charging a $5 day use fee for park access beginning May 1 at Stanislaus River Parks near Oakdale.
  • Corps reinstates Sacramento levee rehabilitation eligibility

    Sacramento levees are eligible for federal rehabilitation assistance again after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved a letter of intent to deal with remaining encroachment issues over time. A letter of intent is the first step of developing a system-wide improvement framework, or SWIF – a Corps policy that allows levee maintaining agencies to be eligible for federal levee rehabilitation assistance while they work to fix difficult maintenance items according to an approved plan and timeline.
  • Two more giant spillway gates set to arrive at Folsom Dam

    Two more giant gates for the new auxiliary spillway at Folsom Dam are scheduled to complete the 600-mile journey from Vancouver, Wash., to Folsom this month with the first one scheduled to arrive early in the morning Saturday, May 10. A second delivery this month is scheduled to arrive early in the morning on May 17.
  • Corps awards $6.6 million contract for deep-water channel dredging

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $6.6 million contract July 31, 2013 to Vortex Marine Construction Inc. of Oakland for maintenance dredging along the Sacramento and Stockton deep-water ship channels.