Archive: May, 2015
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to hold job fair May 27 to fill more than 200 vacancies

    With more than 200 job vacancies to fill in the coming months, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will host a job fair in downtown Sacramento May 27 to share the opportunities and help prospective applicants navigate the application process.
  • Nighttime lane closures for H Street Bridge set for May 19-20

    Traffic on Sacramento's H Street Bridge will be reduced to one lane in each direction May 19 and 20, from around 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is finalizing levee work at the bridge's western end, where crews will be conducting minor excavation and concrete work during the lighter traffic hours.
  • Exchange your old life jacket at Corps parks

    Visit any U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District recreation park May 16 to exchange your old or damaged life jacket for a new Coast Guard-approved one.
  • Corps to stabilize American River bank from new flows

    During future storm releases from Folsom Dam's auxiliary spillway flows will enter the American River at forces and angles like never before. Even after passing a series of engineered water-slowing features, the combined flows could destabilize part of the river's bank making it vulnerable to erosion.
  • Corps issues emergency permit for DWR California Delta drought barrier

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District issued a permit through emergency procedures May 4 allowing the California Department of Water Resources to begin construction of a drought barrier at West False River in the California Delta.