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  • 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.
  • State Park trails near Folsom Lake to close for improvements

    On Thursday, November 4, 2021, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will begin improvements to the Pioneer Express Trail from the south side of the Beals Point entrance road south to the American River Bike Trail. Once improvements are complete, the district will make similar improvements to the nearby Beals Point to Granite Bay multi-use trail from the north side of the Beals Point entrance road to Granite Bay.
  • 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 breaks ground on $373 million Folsom Dam Raise project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District broke ground on the Folsom Dam Raise project today during a ceremony near Folsom Lake Dike 8.
  • 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.
  • Updated Folsom Water Control Manual signed by USACE, Reclamation

    Representatives of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation signed the 2018 revision of the Water Control Manual for Folsom Dam and Lake, during a signing event June 12 at the dam.
  • Sacramento District projects get $2.1 billion in supplemental appropriation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced supplemental funding July 5 for five Sacramento District projects, totaling an investment of more than $2.1 billion in flood risk management efforts.
  • Corps releases final environmental report for Folsom Dam Raise project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has published the final environmental impact statement/environmental impact report for the Folsom Dam Raise project.
  • Corps releases revised environmental report for Folsom Dam Raise project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and Central Valley Flood Protection Board are recirculating for review a draft environmental impact statement/environmental impact report for the Folsom Dam Raise Project. The report was initially released in July 2016; however, it is being be recirculated for a second public review and comment period due to significant changes made since then.
  • Folsom Dam Water Control Manual update out for public review

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District released a draft environmental document today addressing the proposed Folsom Dam Water Control Manual update. The Water Control Manual outlines specifications for flood storage space and reservoir releases when water encroaches into the flood storage space.