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Archive: May, 2017
  • President's Fiscal 2018 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program released

    The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2018 (FY 2018) includes $5.002 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps). "The fiscal 2018 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the administration's priorities to support and improve the nation's economy and infrastructure, and to protect the American people," said Mr. Doug Lamont, senior official performing the duties of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works. "This Budget supports the core mission areas of coastal and inland navigation, reducing flood risks from riverine flooding and along our coasts, and restoring aquatic ecosystems.”
  • Safety Warning to Boaters Near Locks and Dams

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, reminds boaters that the areas immediately upstream and downstream of navigation dams on the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers have been designated as restricted areas.
  • While Enjoying America’s Waterways Play It Safe

    Before you head out for a day on or near the water, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) encourages you to make sure you have life jackets for everyone and that you wear them.
  • Bluestone Dam to Offer Tours May 22

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide tours of Bluestone Dam in Hinton, W.Va., on Monday, May 22, 2017, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The tours are free to the public. Visitors will be able to see dam safety construction activities and learn about the day-to-day operations of Bluestone Dam. The public can access the top of Bluestone Dam from the Route 20 Overlook Parking Area and walk across the dam. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Volunteers Needed to "Rake the Lake" at Sutton Lake

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va - Every spring dozens of volunteers come to Sutton Lake in Sutton, W.Va., to "Rake the Lake" - in other words, pick up trash and debris. Over eight tons of trash and hundreds of tires have been removed from Sutton Lake during previous events.
  • Gauley River Levels to Increase Thursday, May 11

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va - Beginning Thursday, May 11, 2017, at 10 a.m., river levels along West Virginia's Gauley River will be significantly higher than normal while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers tests a new Howell-Bunger Valve that's just been installed at the Summersville Dam.
  • Kid’s Fishing Day and Dam Tours at J.W. Flannagan Lake Announced

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at J.W. Flannagan Lake in Haysi, Va., in conjunction with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, will host the Dickenson County Kid’s Fishing Day and offer dam tours to the public on May 6, 2017.
  • Temporary Bridge Lane Closures Announced

    HUNTINGTON, W.VA. - The Huntington District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct inspections of three bridges in May that will require temporary lane closures to ensure the safety of the crew and the public.
  • 9th Annual Kid's Fishing Day to be held at Yatesville Lake

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Yatesville Lake in Louisa, Ky., will host the 9th Annual Kids Fishing Day on Saturday, June 3, 2017, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Yatesville Lake State Park Marina shelter. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.