Archive: April, 2022
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers & University City to release Draft Report with updated recommendation for the University City Branch, River Des Peres General Reevaluation Report, a Flood Risk Management Study 30-day public comment period begins April 18

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, is releasing an updated version of the Draft Report for the River Des Peres-University City GRR study for public review. The report presents an updated recommendation consisting of a detention basin located within the City of Overland, which would provide flood risk reduction benefits to University City and Overland. The report will be released for public review on Monday, April 18, 2022, opening a 30-day public comment period.
  • Dredging on the Kaskaskia River

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is announcing that dredging has once again began on the Kaskaskia River from the New Athens, Ill. boat ramp south to the confluence of the Mississippi River. This dredging is intended to remove sediment from boat ramps and the mouths of oxbows on the Kaskaskia River improving access for navigation capabilities, recreation, and promoting economic growth.
  • USACE Emerging Leaders

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Emerging Leaders (ELs) from the Mississippi Valley (MVD) and Transatlantic divisions (TAD) convened at the U.S. Government Accountability Office in Washington D.C., April 4 – 8, for congressional briefings as part of the Government Affairs Institute (GAI) at Georgetown. GAI week provided a unique opportunity for ELs to hear from a variety of members who work on Capitol Hill such as Jenn Armstrong-Schenck with the Energy and Water Subcommittee on Appropriations, a former congressman, journalists, staffers, and USACE leaders, Director of Resource Management Thomas Stephens and Government Accountability Office Acting Director Cardell Johnson.
  • Dam West Boat Ramp and Lake Road Closure for Celebrate the Earth

    CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Carlyle Lake Project will temporarily close Dam West Boat Ramp to the public beginning the evening of Thursday, April 21 through Friday, April 22, 2022. In addition, Lake Road in the Dam West Recreation Area will be temporarily closed from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 22, 2022. These closures are necessary for public safety during the 2022 Celebrate the Earth event. This annual event will draw over 2,500 students, teachers, and chaperones to the Dam West Day Use area. To ensure the safety of everyone participating, Dam West Boat Ramp and Lake Road will be temporarily closed.
  • Begin your new career journey with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley Division is hosting a Virtual Career Fair on April 13, 2022, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. CST. The St. Louis District will be hiring to fill positions with highly qualified candidates throughout the district footprint in the career fields of engineering, real estate, project management, project scheduling and more.
  • Carlyle Lake Dam East Boat Ramp Closure

    CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Carlyle Lake Project will temporarily close the Dam East Boat Ramp to the public beginning the evening of Friday, April 8 through Sunday, April 10, 2022. The closure is necessary for the 739th Engineer Company to conduct military training exercises associated with launching, catching, and releasing interior bays on the water with approximately 60 to 70 soldiers participating.