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  • August

    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.
  • June

    District keeps projects moving along in Las Vegas area

    LAS VEGAS – It’s been said that what happens in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas. However, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District is working on military construction projects in and around the Las Vegas area that will have effects across the country and around the world. One project at Nellis Air Force Base is the addition and renovation at the 422 Test Evaluation Squadron building. “The project will add a 16,000 square feet facility and there will be renovation of 4,000 square feet of the existing building,” said Mark Porterfield, project engineer at the District’s Nellis Resident Office. “Construction began in early June and the project is due in March 2013”
  • District brings “green” power to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

    LAS VEGAS – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District’s Nellis Resident Office recently completed a solar power project for the Bureau of Land Management at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. “The new photovoltaic system is capable of producing an average of 40 KWAC of electricity,” said Viet Q. Tran, project engineer at the Nellis office. “The calculated full load requirement to support the fire station is 38.6 KW; therefore, this solar system is designed to fully support the full load requirement.”