• Construction contract awarded for new Louisville VA Hospital

    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.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases Natural Resources Management Strategic Plan

    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 ensures wise management of public access to USACE lands and waters in a manner that protects all project purposes and mission areas through responsible outdoor recreation, environmental conservation and land use management while partnering with communities to serve the American people.
  • Locking temporarily suspended at McAlpine Locks and Dam

    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 chamber approach.
  • Peeples takes command of Great Lakes and Ohio River Division

    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 engineers and commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • Corps to host virtual public meeting for Former Camp Sherman Artillery Range

    The USACE invites the community to attend a virtual public meeting to learn more about the site and proposed cleanup plan on Wednesday, May 19, at 6:00 p.m. Meeting details, including login information, can be found online at: https://go.usa.gov/xHEjD
  • USACE hosting virtual workshop for Cave Run Lake Master Plan Update

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the process of updating its 1984 Master Plan for Cave Run
  • Public meeting to be held to share Lock 53 demolition blasting plan

    A public meeting is being held in Olmsted, Illinois, Tuesday, May 11, to inform the community about the blasting plan for the upcoming demolition work at Lock and Dam 53 on the Ohio River.
  • Army Corps of Engineers promotes water safety this summer season

    Warmer weather is almost here and that means millions of Americans will be planning visits to our nation’s lakes and rivers. As the steward of many of these public waters, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reminds visitors of the importance of practicing safe, sensible, and thoughtful activities in and around the water.
  • Louisville District installs fee machines at Green River Area lakes

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District has installed automated fee machines at many of the recreation areas in the Green River Area, which includes Rough, Nolin, Barren, and Green River Lakes in Kentucky. Starting April 1, 2021, these areas will no longer accept cash as payment. The automated fee machines accept payments for day-use passes and/or annual passes by credit card only.
  • Louisville District announces new long-term camping policy at select sites

    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.

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