U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


.@NOLAnews New Orleans area hurricane levee designs should be reanalyzed by 2018, Corps of Engineers says ~Mark Schleifstein

As with our last post, we continue to cover the follow-through by our US Army Corps of Engineers with our nation’s disaster infrastructure. The Corps is a time machine, to wit: what they do, the things they build effect everyone in this nation drastically, symbiotically over short and long periods of time. There when the…


Greybull Levee performs as designed, reducing risks from ice jam flooding in Wyoming ~Eileen Williamson, DVIDS

GREYBULL, Wyo. – As a series of ice jams moving along the Bighorn River near Worland, Wyo., caused river stages to rise, the state of Wyoming requested technical assistance on March 7 from the Omaha District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The state cited concerns related to protecting critical infrastructure including a levee, tower and…


US Army Corps of Engineers releases Hurricane Sandy Coastal Projects Performance Evaluation Study ~Chris Gardner, DVIDS

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has completed and released the findings of the Hurricane Sandy Coastal Projects Performance Evaluation Study that was conducted in accordance with the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 (Public Law 113-2, or often referred to as the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill). USACE was directed by Chapter 4 of…