Sacramento District News Releases

Archive: March, 2020
  • Sacramento District closes recreation parks and lakes

    Sacramento, California - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has closed all recreation facilities, including campgrounds, visitor centers, boat launches, and day-use areas to protect against the spread of COVID-19.The health and safety of the public, park volunteers, and Corps personnel is the main priority and all 10 parks and
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District partially closes recreation facilities

    Sacramento, California – In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has closed visitor centers and project offices to the public, while day use areas and boat ramps remain open and available.Currently open USACE campgrounds will honor reservations made on, or before, Friday, March 20, and campers
  • Civil War Days at Knights Ferry Recreation Area Postponed

    SACRAMENTO, California – Civil War Days at the Knights Ferry Recreation Area is postponed as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.The annual event performed by the American Civil War Association was scheduled to for the weekend of March 21-22, but recent recommendations from the local, state, and federal officials to
  • Corps postpones public meetings in Lake Isabella and Kernville

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District has postponed two public scoping meetings originally scheduled for March 18 and 19, 2020, in Lake Isabella and Kernville.
  • Sacramento River levee improvements next step in $1.5 billion plan to modernize Sacramento-area flood infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $64 million construction contract on February 14 to Maloney Odin Joint Venture of Novato, California, for nearly three miles of levee improvements along the Sacramento River East Levee. This project will kick off major construction in the region to complete approximately $1.5 billion of work to upgrade levees along the American and Sacramento Rivers as well as widening the Sacramento Weir and Bypass.