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Tower Fog located at Patoka Lake on a September morning.
The Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, will build a new 104 bed, full-service hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. An $840 million contract was awarded to Walsh-Turner Joint Venture II headquartered in Chicago, Illinois on Aug. 17, 2021 to construct the new hospital, which will replace the existing Robley Rex VA Medical Center. The contract includes constructing a new 910,115 square foot medical center, parking structures, a 42,205 square foot central utility plant, and roadways, sidewalks, and other site improvements. Groundbreaking for the new Louisville VA Medical Center, located on approximately 34 acres of land located at 4906 Brownsboro Road, Louisville, is expected to occur in the fall of 2021.
USACE motor vessel St. James pushing the Wicket Lifter Keen out of Olmsted Locks and Dam’s upper harbor to lower the wickets during sunrise. (USACE photo by Jared Rendleman)
The Falls City Engineer July/August 2021 is available now. Catch up on some of the things the Louisville District has been up to the last couple of months.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District announced a new long-term camping policy for select USACE managed campground sites in the Green River Area, where customers will be able to reserve a campsite for a maximum 90-day period. This policy will be implemented in a two-year trial period, beginning Mar 11, 2021.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) information relating to the US Army Corps of Engineers is available at the link below.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that beginning Jan. 1, 2020, the agency’s Volunteer Clearinghouse website will no longer be operational. All future volunteer opportunities at USACE-managed recreation areas will be posted to only the federal interagency website www.volunteer.gov.
The 2018 National Inventory of Dams (NID) is now available! All charts, queries and maps reflect the most current NID database. The NID was populated using the 116th Congressional District information. State and federal dam regulators provided their data from May to November 2018 for inclusion in the 2018 database.
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

Corps hosting virtual workshop for Taylorsville Lake Master Plan Update
9/8/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the process of updating its 1978 Master Plan for Taylorsville Lake located in Spencer, Nelson and Anderson counties of Kentucky. A Master Plan is the document...
Construction contract awarded for new Louisville VA Hospital
8/17/2021
The Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, will build a new 104 bed, full-service hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. An $840 million contract was...

Latest Stories

Louisville District executes $356 million nationwide reserve program
8/19/2021
The history of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District spans more than two centuries. During this time the Louisville District has acquired many diverse programs and missions, one of them...
Division commander makes initial visit to Louisville District
8/13/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District welcomed Great Lakes and Ohio River Division Commander, Col. Kimberly Peeples, August 9th and 11th, 2021, as she visited the district office and...
USACE celebrates National Park and Recreation Month
8/9/2021
July was National Park and Recreation Month – a month designed to tell the parks and recreation story and encourage the public to create their own memories. For the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,...

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Louisville District Photos

Tower Fog located at Patoka Lake on a September morning.
Bald eagle at Green River Lake
St. James and Wicket Lifter Keen at sunrise
Flowers at Patoka Lake
Louisville skyline at night
Rendering of VA Hospital in Louisville
Sunrise at Taylorsville Lake
American Yellow Lotus
John T. Myers service bridge
Pollinators on Butterfly Milkweed

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