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  • September

    Commander visits regional offices, projects

    Col. Kirk Gibbs, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, toured Arizona-Nevada Area Office projects Sept. 6-8.
  • August

    District adds temporary capacity to Cedar Creek flood fighting measures

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District dispatched personnel and resources Aug. 14 to assist the White Mountain Apache community with its limited flood risk minimization measures.
  • District employee recognized for life's work

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District employee Steve Dwyer, chief, Navigation and Coastal Projects Branch, was honored in July by the Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers. They recognized Dwyer with the 2016 ASCE MLAB Lifetime Achievement in Civil Engineering award.
  • Saudi delegation tours flood control projects

    A delegation from Saudi Arabia visited with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District in Las Vegas July 28.
  • July

    Corps discusses options for proposed Lone Star project

    The Safford Mine Facility is currently an open-pit copper mining operation consisting of two pits: the Dos Pobres Pit and the San Juan Pit. The applicant has designed the proposed Lone Star Project to make use of as much of the existing infrastructure as possible.
  • June

    District hosts public meetings in Winslow

    The Draft Integrated Feasibility Report evaluates several alternatives that reduce the risk of damages and reduce life, safety, and health risks caused by flooding of the Little Colorado River to the City of Winslow, surrounding community, and public and private infrastructure.
  • May

    Corps completes Nawghaw Poa Road at Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area

    The Bureau of Land Management Southern Nevada District hosted a grand opening of Nawghaw Poa Road and a temporary visitor contact station at Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area May 19.
  • March

    Area Office hosts Business Opportunities Open House

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Arizona-Nevada Area Office hosted a Business Opportunities Open House March 17.
  • 404: Clean water and so much more

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District held a public meeting to present results of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Ray Mine Tailings Storage Facility Feb. 24.
  • February

    Nellis Airmen to get new 240-person dormitory

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District awarded a $30.4 million contract in fiscal year 2014 for a three-story, 240-room dormitory at Nellis Air Force Base.
  • January

    Civil Works secretary visits Navajo Nation

    Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy accepted the invitation of Navajo Nation Council Delegate Walter Phelps to visit the Nation and speak to the 2016 Winter Council Session of the Navajo Nation Council Jan. 27.
  • Field trip illustrates mitigation options

    Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and the Arizona Game and Fish Department toured the state's Arlington Wildlife Area Jan. 20.
  • December

    LAAF south ramp project underway

    During construction on Libby Army Airfield's new south ramp Dec. 18, 1st Lt. Luke Ritz, a project engineer at the Los Angeles District's Resident Office here, and Harold Colby, a construction representative from the Tucson Resident Office, supervise testing of random batches of concrete to ensure that it meets stringent design specifications.
  • New hangar unveiled at Davis-Monthan

    Col. Kirk Gibbs, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District joined Brig. Gen. Steven J. Bleymaier, commander, Ogden Air Logistics Complex, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, and Tim Gray, deputy director, 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group, to cut the ribbon officially opening the 309 AMARG hangar at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson Dec. 7.
  • November

    District commander visits regional office

    Col. Kirk Gibbs, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, toured Arizona-Nevada Area Office projects Nov. 19-20. His first visit since assuming command in July, Gibbs met stakeholders, spoke with employees, presented awards, and viewed key projects.
  • Corps and Pinal County host scoping meeting for feasibility study

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and the Pinal County Flood Control District hosted a meeting Nov. 9 to solicit public comment on the Flood Risk Management Feasibility Study for the Lower Santa Cruz River.
  • October

    Adobe Dam and ACDC protect historic site

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and stakeholder Flood Control District of Maricopa County completed Adobe Dam in 1982 to protect local communities from storm flows along Skunk Creek, in northwest metro.
  • KERP and the Corps

    In 1966, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District constructed the Ajo Detention Basin where the present-day Kino Environmental Restoration Project lives.
  • September

    District lawyer earns national recognition

    The Joseph W. Kimbel Award recognizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers attorney who demonstrates the highest professional potential for future legal achievement.
  • August

    District employee receives top honor

    Chief of the Construction Division for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District is the 2015 Lt. Gen. John W. Morris Civilian of the Year winner.