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  • November

    Corps, Maricopa County leaders celebrate completion of repairs to 5 federally constructed channels in Arizona

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District leaders visited the New River Dam Outlet Channel Oct. 24 in Florence, Arizona, to recognize the completion of a project that restores the capability of five federally constructed channels in Maricopa County.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • March

    LA District team members brave the elements for annual Tres Rios Nature Festival

    Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District’s Arizona/Nevada Area Office joined with exhibitors and vendors at the annual Tres Rios Nature and Earth Festival held Mar. 9 and 10 at the Baseline and Meridian Wildlife Area near the Phoenix International Raceway. District team members talked with members of the public about projects across the Valley, the state and the LA District, which covers Southern California, all of Arizona, and portions of Nevada and Utah. One of the major local projects the team discussed was the Tres Rios Environmental Restoration Project.
  • February

    USACE commanding general visits Phoenix

    Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commanding general, attended the Feb. 15 public meeting of the USACE Environmental Advisory Board and visited the USACE Los Angeles District Arizona/Nevada Area Office to meet with local team members.
  • LA District hosts USACE Environmental Advisory Board

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District’s Arizona-Nevada Area Office
  • January

    Arizona/Nevada Area Office hosts Business Opportunities Open House

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Arizona/Nevada Area Office hosted its first Business Opportunities Open House at its downtown office Jan. 29. The event was an open forum designed to let business owners learn about contract opportunities and to learn how to do business with the Corps.
  • December

    LA District hosts meetings with tribal representatives, Corps tribal liaisons

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District hosted a series of meetings and training sessions the week of Dec. 3 to Dec. 7. Training included discussion from seasoned tribal liaisons and marked the first time the Corps brought together a Tribal Panel of tribal representatives who shared their ideas on how the Corps of Engineers can improve the way it participates with tribes.
  • November

    District project earns environmental design award

    Col. Mark Toy, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District commander, presented the Chief of Engineers Award of Excellence for Environmental Design to the City of Phoenix and representatives from the District’s Arizona-Nevada Area Office, Archer-Western Contractors, Ltd., and Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc., for work done at the Tres Rios Environmental Restoration project, Phase II Flow Regulating and Overbank Wetlands, during a ceremony held Nov. 1 at Phoenix City Hall.
  • District helps clean up Papago Park Military Reservation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District is helping clean up the remnants from a decades-old underground fuel tank at Papago Park Military Reservation. The District is working with a contractor on the site to operate and monitor a dual-phase soil vapor extraction system which is designed to remove hydrocarbon vapors from the ground while pumping out contaminated groundwater.
  • October

    District participates in Arizona Construction Career Days

    Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District joined with construction firms, schools and other exhibitors to be a part of the Association for Construction Career Development to participate in the 2012 Arizona Construction Career Days held Oct. 4 at the Papago Park Military Reservation in Phoenix.
  • Tres Rios project wins Valley Forward award

    The Tres Rios Phase III Flow Regulating Wetlands received the 2012 Crescordia award from the Valley Forward Association in the Site Development and Landscape: Public Sector category. The awards program is the benchmark in Phoenix for promoting livability, conserving natural resources and sustaining the valley's desert environment for future generations.
  • August

    LA District preparing for construction on Luke AFB

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Arizona/Nevada Area Office’s Roadrunner Resident Office is preparing to award between $90 and $110 million in military construction and Operations and Maintenance work at Luke Air Force Base.