US Army Corps of Engineers
Louisville District

  • 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.
  • Honolulu Army Reserve Center project to get new roof

    Later this month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin replacing the 30,000-square-foot roof on Turner Hall at Fort Shafter, Honolulu, Hawaii, for the 9th Mission Support Command.
  • Corps continues rehab work at Rough River Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District is continuing work on the Dam Safety Rehabilitation project at Rough River Lake, Falls of Rough, Kentucky. Repairs are necessary to ensure the dam continues to function as it was designed.
  • Salamonie River Watershed Group wins award

    The Salamonie River Watershed Group received the Outstanding Lake Association Award from the Indiana Lakes Management Society for outstanding work to improve the Salamonie River watershed and the water quality in Salamonie Lake. Project Manager John Scheiber was recognized for his contribution to the effort. The award acknowledges Scheiber’s contribution and commends the group’s progress in improving water quality, soil health, agricultural sustainability and agricultural productivity.
  • Olmsted project is test site for AIS navigation aids

    The Olmsted Locks and Dam project, Olmsted, Illinois, is participating in the next wave of testing aids to navigation being transmitted by Automatic Identification System (AIS).
  • What’s “growing on” at McAlpine Locks and Dam?

    Plans are in place to improve and provide habitat for bees, butterflies and other pollinators on nearly 12 acres of land within the Falls of the Ohio Wildlife Conservation Area and McAlpine Locks and Dam on the Ohio River at Louisville, Kentucky.
  • February

    Louisville District employees explain sound business practices

    The 2016 Federal Forum and Kentuckiana Post Small Business Workshop (SAME) was held in Louisville
  • Corps removes grenades from Rock Island Arsenal housing area

    A partnership among federal agencies and contractors has cleared property of explosives at a housing
  • In-house team designs Fort Sheridan Army Reserve Center

    The Fort Sheridan, Illinois, Army Reserve Center project design was developed by Louisville District
  • Flood fight teams deploy after heavy December rains

    The Ohio River Valley experienced heavier than usual rainfall in late December 2015 which
  • Corps water quality teams address water issues

    Coordination between the Louisville District water quality team and the Engineer Research and
  • Green River Lake rangers receive field trip grant

    The Army Corps of Engineers Green River Lake, Campbellsville, Kentucky, is one of 186 federal sites
  • Wright-Patterson Area Office recognized as the third U.S. Army Corps of Engineers VPP certified site

    The Wright-Patterson Area Office near Dayton, Ohio, has been named the third U.S. Army Corps of