Tag: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

North Texas reservoir receives final permit for construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) issued its Record of Decision (ROD) and has granted a 404 permit to allow construction to begin on the long-awaited Lower Bois d’Arc Reservoir (LBCR). The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) has been working for over 15 years with federal, state and local officials on planning for the new lake that will provide water for the growing communities it serves.

Dewberry selected to evaluate flood risk management alternatives

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mobile District selected Dewberry to support a flood risk management feasibility study that aims to quantify flood risks and related flooding issues associated with the Sweetwater Creek Watershed in Georgia, and to identify potential projects to reduce flood risks.

CH2M, Merrick, USACE Huntsville Center to provide design services for missile defense program

The Huntsville Center, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) selected the CH2M-Merrick Joint Venture for design services in support of the Missile Defense Agency's Ballistic Missile Defense Program throughout the contiguous U.S., Alaska, Hawaii, U.S. Territories and Possessions and other installations.

On five-year anniversary, Army Corps continues Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts

It’s been five years since Hurricane Sandy made history as the largest Atlantic hurricane on record when it made landfall near Brigantine, N.J., on Oct. 29, 2012. With wind gusts in excess of 75 miles per hour and storm surge that inundated much of the New York and New Jersey coasts, the storm killed more than 100 Americans and caused more than $50 billion in damages.

Study to address D.C.-area flooding

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, signed an agreement July 18 with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) to begin an approximately $3 million, three-year study on possible ways to address coastal flooding and storm damage across more than 57 square miles in the District of Columbia and surrounding areas of suburban Maryland and northern Virginia.  

CH2M to grow asset management services for U.S. Army worldwide

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District selected the joint venture team of CH2M and Burns & McDonnell as one of six firms to share an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to support BUILDER Sustainment Management System (SMS) facility condition assessment services globally.

USACE Mobile District reselects CH2M to deliver inland design and coastal solutions

The Mobile District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) reselected CH2M to provide planning and design services for their civil works program.

ARTBA: Decision to exempt NWP program help speed delivery of transportation projects

A Feb. 8 decision by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to exempt the Nationwide Permit (NWP) program from a Jan. 20 Executive Order freezing regulatory activity by federal agencies will help speed the delivery of transportation projects, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) says.

USACE seeks public comment on proposed water supply rule

The Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), released and is seeking comment on a proposed rule to update and clarify its policies governing the use of USACE reservoir projects for domestic, municipal and industrial water supply pursuant to Section 6 of the Flood Control Act of 1944, 33 U.S.C. § 708 (Section 6), and the Water Supply Act of 1958, 43 U.S.C. § 390b (WSA).

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