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  • 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.
  • Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Veterans Day

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,850 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in observance of Veterans Day, November 11.
  • Corps website to host public presentation for the Mojave Dam Master Plan revision

    The current master plans are in need of revision to address changes in regional land use, population, outdoor recreation trends, and USACE management policy. Key topics to be addressed in the revised master plans include revised land classifications, revised natural, cultural, and recreational resource management objectives, recreation facility needs, and special topics such as off highway vehicle use and threatened and endangered species habitat.