Archive: December, 2012
  • $4.1 million contract to improve Hunter Liggett solar energy efficiency

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $4.1 million contract Dec. 27 to Tri-Technic Inc. of Sonora, for installation of a one megawatt grid energy storage unit at Fort Hunter Liggett, located in Monterey County.
  • Corps begins design phase for Isabella Dam Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed the Record of Decision (ROD) and Dam Safety Modification Report for the Isabella Dam Safety Modification project, which allows for the official start of the next phase of the project.
  • Corps releases final environmental report for new Folsom Dam spillway approach channel

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and the Central Valley Flood Protection Board today released the final supplemental environmental impact statement/environmental impact report for the Folsom Dam Modification Project Approach Channel for review and public comment.
  • Hunting restricted at Eastman Lake to protect nesting eagles

    The area bordering and including Lakeview Trail at Eastman Lake (near Madera) is now in its seasonal hunting closure through July 15, 2013 to protect nesting bald eagles.
  • Black Butte Lake closes Observation Point Road

    Officials at Black Butte Lake park have closed Observation Point Road to vehicle traffic during repairs to erosion damage caused by recent rain storms. Black Butte Lake Park, near Orland, is operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District.
  • Marysville Ring Levee phase one wrapping up

    After two full years of construction, phase one of the Marysville Ring Levee Project has drawn to a close with 4,600 linear feet of deep-soil-mixed cutoff wall installed – the first milestone in a four-phase project to reduce Marysville’s flood risk. “All major structural improvements for this stretch of levee are complete,” said Mark Ellis, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District project manager.