News Releases

  • Clinton Lake dam road closure related to COVID-19

    The road across Clinton Dam (E 900 Road) will be closed as of 9:00 a.m. on April 7, 2020, until further notice due to unsafe gatherings and parking conditions near the south end of the dam. This decision was made in conjunction with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department with the safety of our visitors and community in mind.
  • Agencies encourage outdoor enthusiasts to “do the right thing”

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District has partnered with more than a dozen federal, state and local agencies in and around the Columbia River Gorge to encourage outdoor enthusiasts to “do the right thing” and comply with public health directives to stay home and reduce the spread of COVID-19.
  • Corps of Engineers announces closure of boat ramps near Big Bend Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in coordination with the Crow Creek Sioux and Lower Brule Sioux tribes are closing the boat ramps near Big Bend Dam, near Fort Thompson, South Dakota, effective Friday.
  • Chittenden Locks large chamber reopens

    SEATTLE -- The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks large chamber opened for vessel traffic 11 a.m. April 1 after completing construction of the Stoney Gate Valve Project second phase three days early.
  • Portland District closes all recreation sites to prevent spread of COVID-19

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District is closing all recreation sites to prevent the spread of COVID-19, effective March 30.
  • Kansas City District continues to prioritize levee rehabilitation

    The Kansas City District continues to prioritize levee rehabilitation to repair damages incurred during 2019 historic flooding throughout the region. We are also committed to providing on-site quality assurance to awarded construction contracts all while practicing social distancing as long as necessary.