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  • December

    Louisville VA Medical Center project wraps up first year of construction

    It was a little over a year ago, Veterans Day 2021, that the first shovels kicked off work on the Louisville VA Medical Center during a groundbreaking ceremony. Now, with 20 percent of the scheduled construction time passed, work is taking place on almost every inch of the 34-acre site.
  • Future USACE officers and civilians get schooled on military construction

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District, Military/IIS Project Management Branch Chief Rachael Haunz and Scott Air Force Base Area Engineer Jay Fowler provided an overview of the military construction program during a District Officer Introductory Course held at Scott AFB, Illinois, Dec. 9. Participants included mid-career officers, warrant officers and civilians across the enterprise who received their first assignment with the USACE.
  • Louisville District and Little Rock District partner to complete Razorback Inn

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the delivery of a 136,322-square-foot visiting quarters named the Razorback Inn at Little Rock Air Force Base in Little Rock, Arkansas, Nov. 30, 2022. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District and Little Rock District collaborated to complete the new four-story facility, which includes 250 guest rooms, 20 business suites, guest laundry facilities, housekeeping functional spaces, multi-functional lobby, coffee shop, business center, conference rooms, exercise room and restrooms.
  • November

    After 32 years, Fowler moves on to a new mission

    The Louisville District Scott Air Force Base Area Engineer Jay Fowler has been with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for more than 32 years. With the exception of a few brief assignments in operations and engineering, he has spent his time in the Louisville District and St. Louis District Construction Divisions.
  • Cannelton’s primary lock chamber reopens after dual miter gate replacement

    After over a year of planning and 132 days of execution, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District resumed locking boats through the 1,200-foot lock chamber at Cannelton Locks and Dam in Cannelton, Indiana, Nov. 13.
  • Louisville District celebrates Native American Heritage Month

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District participated in a virtual National Native American Heritage Month Observance event hosted by the Equal Employment Office, Nov. 9.  Participants listened to a presentation given by guest speaker Alicia Mitchell, a Cherokee Nation citizen and senior development officer of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, also known as AISES. 
  • October

    Hydrology and hydraulics section cross-train fellow employees

    Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District Hydrology and Hydraulics Section conducted a stream walk where H&H Limnologist Zac Wolf spoke on biology, ecology and water quality and H&H Engineer Jake Allgeier discussed hydrology and geomorphology at Floyds Fork at Beckley Creek Park, in Louisville, Kentucky, Oct. 6. 
  • Cyber Security Awareness Month: Protecting your online identity

    October is Cyber Security Awareness month and has been since 2004 after it was created by the President of the United States and Congress. The month serves as a reminder for individuals to protect themselves in the virtual world, whether it is proper handling of electronic data or suspicious emails phishing for information. 
  • Engineering Division makes recruiting top talent a priority

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is always looking to add talented individuals to their world-class team. When comparing USACE to large federal agencies, USACE ranks number two on the Best Places to Work list, behind only NASA. 
  • USACE, partners successfully remove Barren River Lock and Dam 1

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, with The
  • USACE instrumental in preservation of one of Louisville’s oldest historic homes

    A piece of Louisville’s history has been preserved thanks in part to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District’s Regulatory Division.  
  • September

    Louisville District Deputy District Engineer retires after 44 years

    Some mention legacy, some say legendary, but how would one properly sum up an esteemed 44-year
  • Louisville District, Indiana Silver Jackets educate public about importance of wetlands

    Over the last few months, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District partnered with
  • Major features of Louisville VA Medical Center project lay down foundations for future work

    After 10 months of construction on the site of the Louisville VA Medical Center, area residents are starting to see the beginnings of the facility rise out of the ground. Much of this year has been spent on various earthwork preparations, but great strides have been made in several foundation-laying portions of the project over the last several months.
  • USACE Real Estate executes recruiting mission on behalf of Army

    Recruiting is an essential task for the U.S. military to maintain its strength in numbers, and a recruiting office is where some start their military career. It can also be a prospective service member’s first impression of the military. 
  • Wright-Patterson AFB is largest contributor to USACE military construction program

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District supports and serves military installations and sites within the five-state region of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio. 
  • August

    Furniture team plays vital role in successful opening of DoDEA’s Patch Elementary School

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District furniture team helped successfully open
  • Louisville District aids in Eastern Kentucky response, recovery after historic floods

    Southeast Kentucky received up to eight inches of rain during the evening of July 28, 2022, that resulted in the most catastrophic flooding event in the region’s recorded history. As the people of eastern Kentucky begin to rebuild, they face more than the devastating toll of lost loved ones and belongings. There are tons of muck, mire, and debris to be dealt with. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District is playing a vital role in those recovery efforts, providing support to the Commonwealth, and simultaneously cleaning up two of its own lake projects that withstood the flood and prevented millions of dollars in additional downstream damage. 
  • Louisville District celebrates Leadership Development Program graduations

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District celebrated the graduation of the participants of Leadership Development Program Level 1 July 12, and Level 2 on Aug. 4, at the Romano Mazzoli Federal Building in Louisville, Kentucky. Both Leadership Development Program Levels consist of 11-months of professional development to advance the students’ leadership skills through formal training, mentoring, and experiential learning. 
  • Miter Gate Replacement Project underway at Cannelton Locks and Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District’s Cannelton Locks and Dam Miter Gate