Sacramento District News Releases

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Archive: September, 2013
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  • 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.
  • Celebrate public lands with the Sacramento District

    Put on your work shoes and make tracks during National Public Lands Day! Celebrate our public lands, meet others who love the outdoors and take the opportunity to help out this Sept. 28, 2013 – National Public Lands Day – the 20th annual observance of the event in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District.
  • Corps, Forest Service to host two public meetings for Isabella recreation plan

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and the U.S. Forest Service will host two public information gathering meetings Sept. 25-26 to help inform development of the Isabella Lake Dam Safety Modification Project’s recreation plan.
  • Corps Central Valley-wide flood study resumes under new cost-share agreement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, California’s Central Valley Flood Protection Board and the California Department of Water Resources signed a feasibility cost-share agreement amendment Aug. 30 for the Corps’ Central Valley Integrated Flood Management Study.