US Army Corps of Engineers
Louisville District

  • December

    Leadership Development class tours the lower Ohio

    Leadership Development class tours the lower Ohio
  • Louisville hosts USACE district command course

    Louisville hosts USACE district command course
  • October

    IIS program growing in Louisville

    The Louisville District Interagency and International Services program is growing. With 11 active projects totaling approximately $69 million under the IIS umbrella in fiscal year 2016, the district is ensuring full visibility, transparency and leadership oversight on the program.
  • All sealed up: Lockbourne landfill cap complete

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, is putting the finishing touches on a 23-acre
  • Corps consults with City of Cincinnati on repair process after flood event

    The Corps of Engineers Louisville District is working with the City of Cincinnati to assess damages to a short section of the Duck Creek Levee System. The Duck Creek project was damaged by heavy rains from a storm that passed through the area on Aug. 28. Construction of the project was complete in 2011.
  • Corps reopens river after emergency closure, hopes for best, prepares for worst

    In a proactive move to deter another river closure caused by aging infrastructure, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, contractors installed anchors in the lower Ohio River bed at Locks and Dam 52, Brookport, Illinois, to assist the Corps workboat when raising the wicket dam during less-than-favorable conditions.
  • August

    USACE assists in debris cleanup after W. Va. floods

    After much of West Virginia was devastated by floods, the Corps of Engineers sent subject matter experts to assist with the debris recovery mission.
  • Corps program promotes green cleanups

    In an effort to reduce the environmental footprint of field work at Formerly Used Defense Sites (FUDS), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District has embraced the Green and Sustainable Remediation (GSR) initiative—a pilot program designed to encourage contractors to be more environmentally conscious.
  • Louisville lends hand to Reserve’s 88th RSC

    The Louisville District supports all of the U.S. Army Reserve Regional Commands with environmental services, but this year the 88th RSC, which makes up a 19-state area from the Midwest to the Northwest coast, is the biggest customer with 14 projects on the docket.
  • Castle Award a ‘dream come true’ for Chaney

    Keith Chaney, chief of maintenance at William H. Harsha Lake, Batavia, Ohio, is the 2016 recipient of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Operations and Maintenance Castle Award. The Castle Award recognizes employees who work in support of the operations and maintenance of civil works infrastructure while demonstrating Army values, Corps vision, as well as command mission.
  • Louisville District's dive deflector is USACE innovation of the year

    The project team for the Five Wicket Self-Supporting Dive Deflector was recently honored as a recipient of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Innovation of the Year Award.
  • Work surges ahead at Olmsted during low water season

    The stars have aligned for the Army Corps of Engineers Olmsted Locks and Dam project on the lower Ohio River at Olmsted, Illinois. The project team has leveraged optimal low water river conditions, mixed batches upon batches of concrete to make shells, and has activated all its workforce during the busiest year of construction. Funding has propelled the project forward.
  • June

    Industry Forum highlights Rock Island Army Family Housing projects

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District hosted an Industry Forum at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, on May 4, 2016, to inform the construction community about two highly-anticipated housing projects at the installation.
  • Louisville District observes Safety Week 2016

    May 2-6, 2016, the Louisville District observed Construction Safety Week, a worldwide initiative to create leaders in safety across the construction industry. To mark the week, Louisville District employees and contractors in the field as well as the district office took part in safety focused activities and learning opportunities.
  • Visitor assistance a top priority for Miami Area rangers

    On June 6, 2016, the Miami River Area park rangers participated in Visitor Assistance Refresher Training at the Caesar Creek Lake Visitor Center, Waynesville, Ohio. The Miami River Area includes Caesar Creek Lake, William H. Harsha Lake, West Fork Lake, and C.J. Brown Dam and Reservoir in Ohio, as well as Brookville Lake in Indiana.
  • Fort Sheridan Landfill removal to begin soon

    At the end of June 2016, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District will begin digging up and removing a 1.1-acre landfill on Fort Sheridan in Lake Forest, Illinois.
  • USACE shares proposed cleanup plan at Camp Ellis

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Louisville District hosted a public meeting April 26 to share the proposed cleanup plan of four sites at the Former Camp Ellis Military Reservation—a formerly used defense site (FUDS) in Table Grove, Illinois.
  • Air Force Museum cuts ribbon on fourth hangar

    On June 8, 2016, a ribbon-cutting was held to officially open the new fourth building of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio.
  • April

    Flood simulation promotes agency coordination

    On March 29, 2016, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District participated in a tabletop exercise to improve emergency planning related to flood risk in the Louisville Metro community. The exercise, planned and hosted by the Louisville Metropolitan Sewer District, simulated a levee breach of the Louisville Metro levee system, assuming river levels equivalent to the Great Flood of 1937, the current flood of record.
  • Kingsolver Elementary designed for green, innovative learning

    Students at the new Kingsolver Elementary School at Fort Knox, Kentucky, will have the unique opportunity to learn about sustainability from the building around them. Every aspect of the new 115,000 square-foot school was designed with green features in mind—from energy dashboards that allow students to see how much water or energy their class is using to a composter that turns kitchen trash into plant food.