A ceremony to celebrate the installation of the final anchors in the Bluestone Dam on the New River at Hinton, W.Va., took place Dec. 7, 2018.
Bluestone Dam Final Anchor Installation Ribbon Cutting
A ceremony to celebrate the installation of the final anchors in the Bluestone Dam on the New River at Hinton, W.Va., took place Dec. 7, 2018. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its Phase 4 contractor are finalizing the installation of 278 high strength steel strand anchors in the spillway and non-overflow monoliths. Nearly 500 total anchors have been installed to date, which help increase the dam’s flood storage capacity. This represents a significant investment to an important piece of West Virginia infrastructure which helps reduce flood hazards to the entire New and Kanawha River valleys, all the way through Charleston and to the Point Pleasant and beyond on the Ohio River. To date, Bluestone Dam has helped reduced flood damages in excess of $5 billion
Andrew Auxier Receives Award
Andrew Auxier Receives Award
Andrew Auxier was presented with an Achievement Medal for Civilian Service for his outstanding performance as a Local Government Liaison for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in direct support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) during the 2017 hurricane season. He was deployed for more than 45 days in response to hurricanes Erma and Maria coordinating support for local governments. His professionalism and dedication to service reflects credit upon himself and the United States Army.
2018 Great Lakes and Ohio River Division Park Ranger Advisory Board Workshop
2018 Great Lakes and Ohio River Division Park Ranger Advisory Board Workshop
Park Rangers from six LRD districts attended the workshop that was geared specifically towards entry journeymen-level positions. Sessions included career development, interpretation, boundary line inspection and encroachment, leave and retirement, NRM Gateway introduction, critical incident stress management, as well as media relations and visitor assistance.
Business Opportunities Open House
Business Opportunities Open House
The Business Opportunities Open House (BOOH) was held on Tuesday, 27 November 2018, at the St. Mary’s Conference Center. Over 200 firms registered to attend to meet and talk with PDT members, SME’s from across our organization, and senior leaders, to learn WHAT we do and HOW they can help LRH meet mission goals.

Regulatory Public Notices

LRH 2018-00293-MUS

12/20/2018
The Bank Sponsor proposes the establishment and management of a mitigation bank known as the Bluebell Road Mitigation Bank, which would be located approximately 0.32 mile west of Pleasant City in Guernsey County, Ohio.

LRH 2017-01012-GUY

11/20/2018
The applicant has requested to discharge dredged and/or fill material into 7,730 linear feet (0.639 acre) of streams (5,057 linear feet of intermittent streams and 2,676 linear feet of ephemeral streams in association with the construction of the Cub Branch Surface Mine.

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