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Drought conditions impact San Luis Rey River habitat restoration

Bi-weekly closures of the maintenance road along the south bank of the San Luis Rey River between Benet Road and Interstate 5 will continue for the foreseeable future, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. [Read More]
Published: Mar-11-14

Corps of Engineers operates Sepulveda Dam during storm

Sepulveda Dam is the western-most of the Corps of Engineers’ dams operated by the Los Angeles District in the Los Angeles County Drainage Area (LACDA) flood control system. The purpose of the project is to collect flood runoff from the uncontrolled drainage areas upstream, store it temporarily, and release it into the Los Angeles River at a rate that does not exceed the downstream channel capacity. [Read More]
Published: Feb-28-14

Corps extends San Luis Rey habitat maintenance, bike trail closure

LOS ANGELES – Efforts to establish recently planted native vegetation along a section of the San [Read More]
Published: Jan-13-14

L.A. River ecosystem restoration study comment period to end soon

The public comment period for the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study will come to an end Nov. 18. Until close of business on that day, individuals may submit comments via email to: comments.lariverstudy@usace.army.mil. Or, they may submit written comments postmarked by that day to: Josephine R. Axt, Ph.D., Chief, Planning Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, P.O. Box 532711, ATTN: Ms. Erin Jones, CESPL-PD-RN, Los Angeles, CA 90053-2325. [Read More]
Published: Nov-12-13

Corps announces closure of Regulatory offices due to government shutdown

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District today announced it will close its Regulatory offices due to the absence of available federal funding. Regulatory offices will be unable to evaluate individual permit applications, Pre-Construction Notifications for Nationwide Permit or Regional General Permit authorizations, or requests for jurisdictional determinations until after current year funding is received and the offices reopen. [Read More]
Published: Oct-15-13

Corps to hold meeting on resumption of Sepulveda vegetative management work

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District has scheduled an informal public information meeting Monday, Oct. 7, at 7:00 p.m., at the Balboa Sports Complex in Encino to discuss resumption of operations and maintenance work in a 48-acre area south of Burbank Boulevard at Sepulveda Dam Flood Control Basin this fall. [Read More]
Published: Oct-02-13

Corps projects continue during government shutdown

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District projects continue to operate temporarily despite the government shutdown. [Read More]
Published: Oct-01-13

LA District awards contract for Nogales Bridge

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District has awarded a contract Sept. 20 for $3,989,708.37 to West Point Contractors, Inc. to construct a replacement bridge over Nogales Wash. The project will begin construction in October and is expected to be complete in June 2014. [Read More]
Published: Sep-25-13

USACE finalizes draft L.A. River study report and initiates 45-day public comment period

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers finalized preparation of a draft report for the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study and posted the report to the Los Angeles District website Sept. 13. The report will appear in the Federal Register Sept. 20, which will trigger a 45-day public comment period that will help inform a final report and result in the Corps’ recommendation to Congress. [Read More]
Published: Sep-13-13

Army Corps to hold environmental impact scoping meeting on potential Whittier Narrows Dam modifications

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District will hold a public meeting for the Whittier Narrows Dam Safety Modification Study and Environmental Impact Statement on Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., at the Pico Rivera Golf Course Clubhouse, 3260 Fairway Dr., Pico Rivera, 90660. [Read More]
Published: Sep-11-13
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