Sacramento District News Releases

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  • Government shutdown will close area Army Corps parks Oct. 6

    As of Sunday, Oct. 6, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will close public access to its 10 parks in California as a result of the federal government shutdown.
  • Army Corps awards $18.5 million for work at Presidio of Monterey

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded an $18.5 million contract Sept. 30 to Halbert Construction Company Inc. of El Cajon for construction of a new dining facility and supporting facilities at the Presidio of Monterey.
  • Corps awards $5.3 million for Tracy defense depot construction

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded four construction contracts Sept. 30 totaling $5,330,181 for general upkeep, maintenance and an energy efficiency upgrade at Defense Distribution Depot San Joaquin in Tracy.
  • Area Army Corps projects will temporarily continue if government shuts down

    If Congress does not pass a funding bill to continue federal government operations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District projects and recreation parks will temporarily continue to operate using remaining prior year funding.
  • Corps awards $5.78 million contract for Camp Parks solar energy project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $5.78 million contract Sept. 28 to Earthworks/Mortenson Joint Venture of Redlake, Minn., for a two-megawatt photovoltaic system at Camp Parks near Dublin.
  • Corps awards $6.8 million contract for New Hogan Dam improvements

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a three-year, $6.8 million construction contract to upgrade tainter gates at New Hogan Dam, the Corps facility near Valley Springs.
  • Corps approves Orestimba Creek flood study

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Commanding General Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick approved the Orestima Creek Feasibility Study, which recommends building a levee along the city of Newman’s northwest perimeter to reduce flood risk for the city and surrounding agricultural areas.
  • West Davis Corridor and Corps permit

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has not taken a position on the proposed West Davis Corridor project near Salt Lake City, Utah. “We’re actively engaged in discussions about various project alternatives, but a permit decision on the West Davis Corridor will only come after the Utah Department of Transportation submits a permit application,” said Jason Gipson, Corps Utah-Nevada regulatory branch chief.
  • Corps awards $3.47 million contract for MOTCO fire station renovation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $3.47 million contract Sept. 23 to J. I. Garcia Construction Inc. of Fresno to renovate a fire station at the Military Ocean Terminal Concord, better known as MOTCO.
  • Corps mobile command center heads for Colorado flooding

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District deployed a mobile command center –the deployable tactical operations system, or DTOS – to Aurora, Colo., Sept. 14 to assist in the federal government’s response to severe flooding throughout the state.