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A beautiful sunset at Olmsted Locks and Dam in Olmsted, Illinois. (Photo by Kyle Bohannon)
Work is progressing quickly as vertical steel erection continues on the West Bar of the Louisville VA Medical Center facility in Louisville, Ky. (USACE photo by Mike Maddox) The project includes the construction of a new 910,115 square-foot medical center, parking structures, a central utility plant, roadways, sidewalks, and other site improvements. Construction is anticipated to be complete in 2026.
The Public Affairs Office is pleased to share the November/December issue of the Falls City Engineer newsletter: https://www.dvidshub.net/publication/issues/65818 Articles in this issue include: • Cannelton’s primary lock chamber reopens after dual miter gate replacement • Future USACE officers and civilians get schooled on military construction • Little Rock and Louisville District partner to complete Razorback Inn • Louisville VA Medical Center project wraps up first year of construction • Navy veteran proud to help build new VA Medical Center • After 32 years, Fowler moves on to a new mission • Hydrology and hydraulics section cross-train fellow employees • Louisville District celebrates Native American Heritage Month
The National Inventory of Dams (NID) is now available! With more than 90,000 dams across the United States, the NID is the central information source for dams in the U.S. and its territories. The database contains more than 70 data fields for each dam - find out where dams are, what they were designed to do, and who manages them. The NID is an important resource to assist emergency managers, safety professionals, infrastructure owners, community leaders, business owners, and residents understand the relationship between dams and their surrounding communities.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Federal Emergency Management Agency have launched the National Levee Safety Program! Click the link below to see how you can get involved.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is the nation’s leading provider of outdoor recreation with over 400 lake and river projects in 43 states and more than 360 million visits per year. Please be careful in and around the water because even strong swimmers drown. Check out this website to find valuable tips and resources that could save your life or the life of someone you care about.

Latest News Releases

USACE announces partial closures, delayed openings of recreational areas at Buckhorn and Carr Creek Lakes for 2023
1/25/2023
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District announces changes to several Corps-managed day use recreational areas and campgrounds for the upcoming 2023 recreation season. Recreational areas...
Water Resources Development Act of 2022 Implementation Guidance Update
1/24/2023
The Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works is issuing this notice to update the public on the status of the implementation guidance for the 196 provisions in the Water Resources...
Investigations into October blasting incident complete
1/19/2023
Investigations into the blasting incident that took place on the Louisville VA Medical Center construction site on Oct. 4, 2022, are complete. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Kentucky Division...

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Louisville VA Medical Center project wraps up first year of construction
12/13/2022
It was a little over a year ago, Veterans Day 2021, that the first shovels kicked off work on the Louisville VA Medical Center during a groundbreaking ceremony. Now, with 20 percent of the scheduled...
Future USACE officers and civilians get schooled on military construction
12/12/2022 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District, Military/IIS Project Management Branch Chief Rachael Haunz and Scott Air Force Base Area Engineer Jay Fowler provided an overview of the military...
Louisville District and Little Rock District partner to complete Razorback Inn
12/2/2022 UPDATED
A ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the delivery of a 136,322-square-foot visiting quarters named the Razorback Inn at Little Rock Air Force Base in Little Rock, Arkansas, Nov. 30, 2022. The U.S. Army...

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