US Army Corps of Engineers
Louisville District Website

Photo of the Week: An American Yellow Lotus at Patoka Lake in DuBois, Indiana. (USACE photo by David Chrisman) There are 36 types of lotus flowers around the world, and the American yellow lotus is the only lotus native to America.
Shown here is the John T. Myers Dam service bridge and the new bulkhead crane power busway on the interior downstream (right) side of the dam. (USACE photo by Jeff Timbas) John T. Myers Locks and Dam is currently getting an electrical upgrade. The team is also rehabbing the bulkhead crane, tainter gate controls and dam pier power distribution equipment at the locks and dam in Mt. Vernon, Indiana.
The Falls City Engineer May/June 2021 is available now. Catch up on some of the things the Louisville District has been up to the last couple of months.
Col. Kim A. Peeples took command of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division during a ceremony held June 11, in Cincinnati, Ohio.
John Hearn, Louisville District Construction Division, inspects the new central boiler plant, a USACE project, at Wright Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio. (USACE photo by Jack Sweeney)
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

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases Natural Resources Management Strategic Plan
7/28/2021 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today released a Natural Resources Management Strategic Plan that provides a framework for the future of the USACE Natural Resources Management (NRM) program. The plan...
Locking temporarily suspended at McAlpine Locks and Dam
7/12/2021
The south (landside) chamber at McAlpine Locks and Dam (Ohio River mile 606.8) in Louisville, Kentucky, is currently closed to traffic due to a navigation accident involving the bridge over the lock...
Peeples takes command of Great Lakes and Ohio River Division
6/11/2021 UPDATED
CINCINNATI, Ohio (June 11, 2021) -- Col. Kimberly A. Peeples took command of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division today during a ceremony presided over by Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, 55th chief of...

Latest Stories

Long-time co-workers more like sisters after 23 years
6/17/2021
f life is more fun when your co-workers are your friends, then office administrators Patty Cockrell and Donna Bowling have hit the jackpot. The pair of long-time friends have been by each other’s side...
Emergency Operations team partners with FEMA, Oregon for debris removal following wildfires
6/14/2021
Wildfires devastated Oregon in the summer of 2020. The fire, which damaged approximately 4,000 structures and one million acres, became the largest disaster in the state’s history.Following the...
Career Week provides opportunities for Louisville District employees
6/11/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District hosted its first ever career week for current employees, June 7-10, 2021. “This forum will provide opportunities for the entire workforce to learn...

Louisville District Overview

Louisville District Photos

American Yellow Lotus
John T. Myers service bridge
Pollinators on Butterfly Milkweed
Morning fog over Carr Creek Lake
Falls City Engineer May/June 2021
Boat patrol sunset
Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon, 55th Chief of Engineers and Commander of USACE, presided over the LRD change of command ceremony today in Cincinnati
Col. Kimberly A. Peeples took command of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division today during a ceremony in Cincinnati.
Col. Kim A. Peeples took command of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division during a ceremony today in Cincinnati.
Col. Kim A. Peeples took command of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division during a ceremony today in Cincinnati.

Connect with us

  • Facebook
  • Twitter