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Recently, members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Alaska District’s Construction Division, Civil and Sanitary Section and Geotechnical and Materials Section participated in a field concrete and materials workshop at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. The event included classroom instruction, applied training and a written exam for attendees to obtain the American Concrete Institute’s foundational Level One Field Concrete Certification, which acts as the industry standard for engineers and construction workers around the world.
Members of the 62nd Forward Engineer Support Team - Advanced returned from their European deployment in December. Primarily composed of civilian employees from around USACE, this personnel group provides critical support to the Army mission abroad.
Located in Southeast Alaska between Juneau and Ketchikan, the Petersburg Navigation Improvements project restored the Petersburg Borough’s South Harbor to original design depths ranging from minus 9 to 19 feet and improved general navigation features to allow for safe passage of vessels. The first ever dredging operation within the basin since it was built in 1982 removed about 57,000 cubic yards of material.
A new era of high-quality childcare has dawned in the Fort Wainwright and greater Fairbanks community in Alaska’s interior. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District is conducting its post-construction activities after building a state-of-the-art child development center which will accommodate up to 338 children under five years old.

News Releases

USACE celebrates start of Kenai coastal erosion project
6/10/2024 UPDATED
Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District participated in a ceremony to recognize the start of construction for the Kenai River Bluffs Erosion Project...
USACE awards contract for Utqiagvik coastal erosion project
5/14/2024 UPDATED
Brice Civil Constructors Inc. of Anchorage, Alaska, will begin constructing a portion of the structure in Utqiagvik aimed at reducing erosion and the risk of storm damage to about five miles of...
USACE hosts public meeting for Dillingham Harbor Maintenance Dredging
5/10/2024 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District will host a public meeting to gather and consider public comments on the annual maintenance dredging project for Dillingham small boat harbor...
USACE seeks public comment on dredged material evaluation manual
5/6/2024 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District prepared a regional implementation manual for the evaluation of dredged material proposed for discharge into waters of the United States and is...
USACE completes appeal process for proposed Pebble mine
4/17/2024 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District finalized the appeal remand decision for the Pebble Limited Partnership’s application to develop a copper-gold-molybdenum deposit as a surface mine...
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