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  • Corps to have public meeting Aug. 5 about Sahuarita Air Force Range Formerly Used Defense Site

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting an informal public information meeting regarding the Sahuarita Air Force Range Formerly Used Defense Site.
  • Chief of Engineers signs report recommending ecosystem restoration in Prado Basin

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ top general signed a report April 22 – on Earth Day – recommending a plan to restore more than 600 acres of valuable riparian habitat within the largest riparian forest in Southern California. Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon, the Corps’ commanding general and 55th U.S. Army chief of engineers, signed the Chief of Engineer’s Report for the Prado Basin Ecosystem Restoration and Water Conservation Feasibility Study at the Corps’ headquarters in Washington, D.C. The project is headed by the Corps’ Los Angeles District, in partnership with the Orange County Water District.
  • Corps to begin dredging Newport Bay Harbor, completing east jetty repairs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District will begin dredging the Newport Bay Harbor entrance channel and perform repairs on the harbor’s east jetty in mid-April at Newport Beach, California. A $3-million contract to perform the work was awarded Feb. 24 to Pacific Dredge and Construction LLC, located in San Diego. The City of Newport Beach is the non-federal sponsor of the project.
  • Corps awards contract for Community Living Center, other facilities at VA San Diego Healthcare System

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a contract for a Spinal Cord Injury and Community Living Center facility, and a new parking structure at the Department of Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System.
  • Corps, tri-counties amend partnership agreement for the Santa Ana River Mainstem project

    Col. Julie Balten, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, signed an amendment to the Local Cooperation Agreement between the Department of the Army and three county flood control districts for the Corps’ Santa Ana River Mainstem project during a Jan. 28 virtual ceremony. Partners from the project’s tri-county areas of Riverside, San Bernardino and Orange participated in the ceremony. The $2.83 billion Santa Ana River Mainstem project is designed to reduce flood risk for more than 1 million people along the Santa Ana River’s 96-mile journey, from Seven Oaks Dam near San Bernardino to Huntington Beach, where it flows into the Pacific Ocean.
  • Corps to begin dredging project at Port of Hueneme

    The Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District plans to dredge the Port of Hueneme main channel starting Jan. 5 with a projected completion date of March 27.
  • Channel Islands Harbor dredging to break for holidays, resume Jan. 11

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, in coordination with the County of Ventura, is performing maintenance dredging near the entrance of Channel Islands Harbor. Manson Construction of Seattle, the Corps' contractor, is completing the work.
  • Corps extends public commenting period for the Mojave Dam Master Plan revision

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, is extending the public commenting period as part of the process to revise the Mojave Dam Master Plan to Jan. 8.
  • Corps of Engineers’ chief signs off on Malibu Creek ecosystem restoration, elevates project to Congress

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and its partner, the California Department of Parks and Recreation, Angeles District, are one step closer on a project to restore Malibu Creek’s ecosystem after receiving support from the Corps’ top brass. Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon, the Corps’ commanding general and 55th U.S. Army chief of engineers, signed the Malibu Creek Ecosystem Restoration project chief’s report Nov. 13 at the Corps’ headquarters in Washington D.C., which elevates the report to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, and to Congress for consideration of project authorization.
  • Corps, Orange County amend partnership agreement for Santa Ana River Mainstem project features to enhance flood protection

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and the Orange County Flood Control District are pleased to announce the signing of an amendment to use Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 funds for select features of the Santa Ana River Mainstem project, designed to improve flood protection for more than 1 million people.