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  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, recently awarded a $2.16 million construction contract to RDA Contracting, Inc. of Rio Vista for Sacramento River erosion repair near Isleton. The work involves placing close to 14 tons of quarry stone along 591 linear feet of river bank where the eroded face and toe of the levee are […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Brigadier General (P) Donald E. Jackson, Jr., deputy commanding general for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil and Emergency Operations, visited levee work in north Sacramento, CA yesterday. During the visit, he was briefed on key projects in the District including Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway construction project and ongoing levee work. Greater Sacramento, California, is among the […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2019 work plan for the Army Civil Works program on November 20, funding an additional $53.5 million to a handful of Sacramento District projects. Two Northern California projects received a bulk of the Sacramento District work plan funding. Construction to complete levee upgrades […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is set to host two public meetings this month on its ongoing Delta Islands and Levees Feasibility Study, a cost-shared study with the state of California to address critical water resources issues in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The public meetings, scheduled for Feb. 19 at the Old […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced recently supplemental funding for five Sacramento District projects, totaling an investment of more than $2.1 billion in flood risk management efforts. Sacramento District projects funded with supplemental appropriations include flood risk management upgrades on the American and Sacramento rivers in Sacramento, dam remediation at Isabella Lake, reservoir enlargement […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, awarded a $3.6 million contract Sept. 30 to RDA Contracting, Inc. of San Rafael for Sacramento River erosion repairs near Walnut Grove. The work involves placing nearly 24,000 tons of quarry rock along 1,550 linear feet of river bank. Woody debris will also be placed in the […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Sacramento District awarded a $6.4 million construction contract on September 30 to James Fisher Jr. Excavating of Willows, California. According to USACE, the company will provide construction work on the Hamilton City Phase 2B Levee Improvement Construction Project. Hamilton City is located approximately 90 miles north of Sacramento and […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives voted in a strong bipartisan manner to pass the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA) by a margin of 417 to 3. This legislation would authorize flood protection projects across the nation; and at Congresswoman Matsui’s urging, includes several of the Sacramento region’s primary flood protection priorities. “Today’s […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, published a draft feasibility report and environmental assessment on Friday, marking a major milestone in the Yuba River Ecosystem Restoration feasibility study. Improvements to approximately 178 acres of existing aquatic and riparian habitat along the lower Yuba River, between Englebright Dam and the confluence of the Yuba […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    California Conservation Corps members practice filling sandbags to flood fight a simulated levee boil during a flood emergency exercise October 22, 2014, on Twitchell Island in Isleton, California. The annual exercise, led by the California Department of Water Resources in conjunction with the Sacramento County Office of Emergency Services and Reclamation District 1601, is designed […]

  • 2 February 2012

    West Sacramento levees are no longer sinking as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District wraps up repairs on nearly a mile of levees near the Yolo Bypass. The repairs are part of the Corps’ West Sacramento Project, a joint effort with the West Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency and the Central Valley Flood […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is inviting the public to an outreach meeting (June 12, Glenn Hall Park, 5415 Sandburg Drive) to discuss upcoming American River levee work at a city sump station near the River Park neighborhood. Representatives from federal, state and local agencies will be available to answer questions about the construction […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local leaders recently celebrated the completion of the South Sacramento County Streams project during a media event at Florin Creek Park. The $105 million South Sacramento County Streams project constructed channel and levee improvements, floodwalls, detention facilities, and provided ecosystem restoration and recreation features to areas within the Morrison Creek stream basin. […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers appropriations for fiscal year 2014 provide more than $150 million for Sacramento District flood risk reduction and ecosystem restoration work in California. The appropriations fund projects through September 2014, the end of the federal fiscal year. Funded projects include: Sacramento area: • Folsom Dam Auxiliary Spillway Project construction: $66.4 […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated a rural Yuba County levee system as unacceptable and gave a minimally acceptable rating to the urban levee system near Linda and Olivehurst. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of the two levee systems Dec. 14, 2010 – Jan. 7, 2011. Initial findings […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of nearly 120 miles of levees along the Sacramento River’s west bank as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of the levee system in August and September of 2010. The inspection was funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) […]

  • 16 August 2010

    After decades of starts and stops, dredging the 46-mi Sacramento Deep Water Ship Channel to a depth of 35 ft could begin in 2011 now that… By JT Long (california) [mappress] Source: california, August 16, 2010;

  • 22 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Project & Tenders

    Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District recently commissioned two Mud Cat MC 225D units each with their own industrial grinding system and booster station. The new dredges will replace the original Mud Cat dredges put into service 38 years ago in 1982. Each dredge and booster station are built with Tier 4 Final Engines approved by […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction to implement flood risk management improvements to Natomas Basin levees is one step closer to reality after leaders from the Department of the Army, State of California and the Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency signed a project partnership agreement August 18. The partnership agreement affirms the commitment of Federal, state and local agencies to […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has released its proposed plan to improve approximately 23 miles of levee to help reduce flood risk for North and Central Stockton.  The plan would implement a variety of levee improvements including installing cutoff walls, building new levees and adding erosion protection. It would also add closure […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Continued construction of safety improvements at Isabella Dam near Bakersfield leads U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District projects listed in the President’s budget unveiled Feb. 12 for Fiscal Year 2019 funding. Overall, the President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2019 includes $4.785 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, will host two public workshops to discuss its study looking at long-term, sustainable integrated water resource management in the Sacramento River watershed, including flood risk management, ecosystem restoration and water supply. The purpose of the workshops is to meet with interested stakeholders, outline the current status and […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced that major levee improvement construction in the Lower Natomas Basin will require extended road closures on Garden Highway beginning July 8. Construction crews are improving the levees surrounding the Natomas Basin, which in some locations includes installation of a seepage cutoff wall approximately 50 feet deep into […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sacramento is among the most at-risk cities in America for catastrophic flooding. An aging system of dams, weirs, bypasses and levees work together to reduce flood risk for the city. But that system, just like a chain, is only as strong as its weakest link, and needs comprehensive modernization. This year, the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A plan to extend a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers program for repairing critical riverbank erosion sites became available for public review December 23, 2014, as the Corps and California’s Central Valley Flood Protection Board released their draft post-authorization change report and environmental document for the Sacramento River Bank Protection Project. The plan describes potential […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutra Group of San Rafael (CA) has completed emergency repairs to the Tyler Island levee in South Sacramento County. For the last couple of days, the company was working around the clock to patch the breech and rebuild and strengthen the levee. The Sacramento County Office of Emergency Service on Monday, February 13, 2017, advised the residents of […]