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  • Mormon Island Auxiliary Dam closed to public until Spring 2025

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has begun modifications on Mormon Island Auxiliary Dam (MIAD) in association with the Folsom Dam Raise Project, and public access to the area is now closed until mid-2025.
  • USACE awards construction contract for Folsom Dam modifications

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $114.4 million construction contract for the Folsom Dam Raise project to Folsom Dam Constructors (FDC), a joint venture of California Engineering Contractors, Inc. and Shimmick Construction Company.
  • USACE completes real estate acquisition for new USFS visitor center in Lake Isabella

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has completed the acquisition of the former Bank of America property in Lake Isabella, California, for relocation of the U.S. Forest Service visitor center.
  • Critical flood risk reduction projects making progress across Sacramento region

    This week is California Flood Preparedness Week, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is making progress on several projects throughout the Sacramento region aimed at reducing the flood risk for one of the most at-risk regions in the nation.
  • 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.
  • USACE awards $40.9 million construction contract for Pocket-area levee improvements

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $40.9 million construction contract on December 22, 2021, to Maloney Odin Joint Venture of Novato, for 2 miles of levee improvements along the Sacramento River East Levee in Sacramento’s Pocket neighborhood. Construction in 2022 will entail installation of a seepage cutoff wall from Surfside Way at the northern end of down to Sump 132 at the Pocket Canal on the southern end.
  • Chief’s Report signed for Lower Cache Creek flood risk management project

    A plan to improve levees near the City of Woodland and construct new levees north of the city to help prevent Lower Cache Creek from flooding into the developed portions of Woodland was signed June 21, 2021, by Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, commanding general for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • 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.
  • USACE awards $10.8 million contract to complete Hamilton City levee improvements

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $10.8 million construction contract to James Fisher Jr. Excavating of Willows on May 14 to complete levee improvements in Hamilton City.
  • USACE awards $29.5 million construction contract for Sacramento River levee improvements

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $29.5 million construction contract on January 15 to Nordic Industries Inc. of Olivehurst, for 1.8 miles of levee improvements at four sites along the Sacramento River East Levee. Construction in 2021 will entail installation of seepage cutoff walls on both sides of Business 80/Highway 50 just upstream of Miller Park, on the south side of the little pocket, and on the north side of the big pocket.