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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Corps to resume Natomas levee work, close Garden Highway on April 23

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will resume major levee improvement construction in the Lower Natomas Basin beginning April 23, 2020, closing a portion of Garden Highway to all traffic.
  • Corps releases Final Post Authorization Change and Environmental Reports for Sacramento River Bank Protection Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District published the final post authorization change report as well as the final environmental impact statement/environmental impact report for the Sacramento River Bank Protection Project on April 10, 2020.