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Archive: 2024
  • USACE celebrates start of Kenai coastal erosion project

    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

    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 coastline. This first effort will construct a revetment in front of the downtown area. Future work for the entire project consists of more rock revetments, a protective berm as well as raising and armoring Stevenson Street.
  • USACE hosts public meeting for Dillingham Harbor Maintenance Dredging

    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

    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 seeking public comment on the draft document.
  • USACE completes appeal process for proposed Pebble mine

    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 in Southwest Alaska this week.
  • USACE, City of Unalaska partner on navigation improvements

    Representatives with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District and City of Unalaska conducted a signing ceremony March 29 for an agreement that advances the construction of the Unalaska Channel project.
  • USACE completes largest child development center in the Army at Fort Wainwright

    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. As the largest center in the Army, the new 43,000-square foot construction plays an important role in the district’s continued goal of improving the quality of life of servicemembers and their families serving in the Last Frontier.
  • Infrastructure law helps to dredge Petersburg Harbor for first time in 42 years

    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.
  • District welcomes new equal employment manager

    Lula Cole assumed duties as the equal employment opportunity manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District in December.
  • District awards contract for Kenai coastal erosion project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District awarded a construction contract for the Kenai River Bluffs Erosion Project. Western Marine Construction of Seattle, Washington, will construct a protective rock berm approximately 5,000 feet in length along the north bank of the Kenai River. It will require the placement of about 42,400 cubic yards of armor rock; 33,200 cubic yards of crushed rock and 13,100 cubic yards of gravel base. Funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, this construction contract award is valued at about $19.3 million.