Archive: August, 2017
  • August

    Gant takes charge of Louisville District

    Col. Antoinette Gant took command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District in a change of command ceremony July 27, 2017. As commander and district engineer, she provides strategic direction, and command and control for the district’s civil, military and environmental programs.
  • Cannelton lock dewatered for critical repairs

    Repairs are being done on the Cannelton Locks and Dam, on the Ohio River in Indiana. Before work could begin, the 1,200 foot lock chamber had to be dewatered, which involves pumping the water out giving the crew room to work in the nearly-empty chamber. Bulkheads were put into place to keep water out of the chamber at both ends. The miter gates are being inspected and worn out components on the lower gates will be replaced. The work began in June and is expected to continue through the fall of 2017.
  • Miami U. students earn credit at Corps projects

    College students know that volunteering in their chosen career field will improve chances of finding
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force’s fourth building earns top rating for energy and environmental design

    In a ceremony Aug. 3, 2017, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force announced its fourth building has achieved the rare distinction of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification as determined by the U.S. Green Building Council.
  • Corps piloting new treatment at Nike C-47

    In July 2017 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District began a pilot study to treat
  • Kiefer wins coveted engineer of the year award

    David Kiefer, Louisville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil engineer and regional technical specialist, has been awarded the national USACE Engineer of the Year Award.