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  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, is evaluating a Department of the Army (DA) permit application from the City of Grafton for the proposed Grafton Flood Risk Reduction Project. The application is being evaluated under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act which regulates the discharge of dredged or fill material in waters of the […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Omaha District of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract for a second initial breach repair to Levee L575 last week, aimed to protect critical infrastructure along the Missouri River near Hamburg, Iowa. The purpose of the breach repair is to provide temporary flood protection at the specified breached area of the levee, […]

  • 26 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, in partnership with the city of Schuyler and the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District, has begun construction of a 2.5-mile levee along Shell Creek north and east of Schuyler and is marking the occasion with a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, March 27th starting at 10:15 a.m. […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, D.C., recently selected Vadnais Heights, Minn., resident and St. Paul District employee Kent Hokens as the recipient of the inaugural U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Structural Engineer of the Year Award. The award recognizes an exemplary structural engineer’s contributions to the Corps’ mission to deliver vital […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    As of Monday, repairs on the Missouri River Levee System L-550 returned the entirety of the levee system to its pre-flood height, informs the Army Corps’ Omaha District. USACE also added that repair efforts remain ongoing on this levee system, such as relief well testing and replacement. Although the system has been returned to its […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District, in cooperation with the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, will hold an open house on April 3, from 5 to 7p.m. at the Oacoma Community Center, to seek comments on potential opportunities to address erosion that is threatening the town of Lower Brule. There will be a brief, […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District continues to complete repairs after record flooding earlier this year caused dozens of breaches along the Missouri River. Two inlet initial breach repairs have recently been completed on L-550 providing an interim level of flood risk management benefits to the area behind the levee until final repairs […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A draft feasibility report with environmental assessment to address shoreline erosion and restore degraded wetland and riparian habitats along Lake Sharpe near the town of Lower Brule, SD is currently available for public review. The draft report and EA evaluates the impacts of constructing a one-mile long stone breakwater along the shoreline to reduce erosion which is imminently […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting to share details about the South Platte River Section 1135 ecosystem restoration study, being conducted in partnership with the City and County of Denver and USACE’s Omaha District, will be held on Tuesday, February 28, at the Fleming Mansion in Denver, Colorado. The proposed project area includes approximately 1.8 miles of the South […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will hold its 41st meeting from May 22-24, 2018, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, said in their latest release.  The meeting will take place at the Sioux Falls Convention Center, Sioux Falls, SD, beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, and concluding at 12:30 p.m. […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District completed a breach closure on levee L550 near Watson, Missouri Saturday. This initial closure of breach L-550-A-I near river mile 542.8 stops the inflows of water, thereby allowing for the start of follow-on construction activities aimed at increasing the level of flood risk management to approximately the […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    A $3.56 million contract has been awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District to Newt Marine Service of Dubuque, Iowa, for the construction of a backwater at Glovers Point Bend in Thurston County, Neb. The proposed project will be constructed on land owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska and will result […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, completed an initial breach closure on levee L550 south of Watson, Missouri, Thursday. “Closing the L-550_B inlet breach has been an important milestone for USACE since our team arrived on site in late June. The government and contractor team worked collaboratively to identify and mitigate risks to […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, completed initial repairs a day earlier than scheduled on the Union Dike levee near Valley, Nebraska. The repairs are temporary, but will address a 500-foot section of breach caused by recent flooding in the area, and will serve to prevent future flood waters from entering the affected […]

  • 29 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

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  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A draft feasibility report and environmental assessment (EA) for stream bank restoration near Monroe, Nebraska, is currently available for public review, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District. The report identifies alternatives to provide stream bank protection and prohibit further rapid erosion on the right-descending bank of the Loup River in Platte County, Nebraska. […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently evaluating sediment flushing at Gavins Point Dam in Phase II of its Lewis and Clark Lake Sediment Management Study (LCLSMS) in support of the Missouri River Recovery Program (MRRP). The Corps initiated the Phase II study in late 2012 and has completed the initial numerical modeling analysis of […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will hold its 39th meeting in Kansas City, Missouri, October 31 – November 2, 2017, USACE’s Omaha district said in its latest release.  The committee established three new adaptive management work groups in August that will help implement the Corps new adaptive management (AM) strategy. MRRIC tentatively approved seven recommendations to the Corps and the Fish and […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    An $895,000 contract has been awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, to Western Contracting of Sioux City, Iowa for the restoration of a backwater at Middle Decatur Bend in Burt County, Neb. The proposed project will restore the connection between Middle Decatur’s backwater lake and the Missouri River. The backwater serves […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, has completed the initial breach repair along the right bank of the Platte River, just upstream of the confluence of the Platte River with the Missouri River, on Tuesday. This approximately 300-foot long breach formed during the March 2019 flooding and allowed water to flow out of […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the the Adams and Denver County Chief’s Report recommending to implement flood risk management solutions along Weir Gulch and Harvard Gulch in Adams and Denver County, CO, and restore aquatic, wetland, and riparian habitat along the South Platte […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District closed the final breach along the Platte River Ames Diking District Levee System, approximately four miles southeast of North Bend, Nebraska Wednesday. The closed breach was the last remaining on a PL 84-99 levee system along the Platte River from last year’s high water event. This initial […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District closed a sixth breach along Missouri River Levee System L-550, located near Missouri River Mile 524 southwest of Rock Port, Missouri, on Tuesday. This is the sixth breach that has been closed under the current contract with Weston Solutions, Inc. of West Chester, PA, leaving one remaining […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A public scoping meeting on the proposed shallow water habitat projects will be held Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Brownville Concert Hall, 126 Atlantic Street, Brownville, Neb. The purpose of the meeting is to seek public input on the development of two proposed shallow water habitat projects: Brownville Bend located a half mile south of […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment for levee repairs along the right descending bank of Big Goose Creek in Sheridan, Wyoming, is currently available for public review, reports the US Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damage to the levee caused by high flows in June 2017. The proposed […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City and Omaha Districts, will hold a public meeting on the draft Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (MRRMP-EIS) on February 9, at the Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center in Pierre, SD. The meeting will consist of an open house 5-5:45 p.m. and 8-8:45 p.m. […]