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News Releases from around USACE Regarding Coronavirus

  • Mark Twain Lake Campgrounds Converting to 100% Reservable With

    Mark Twain Lake, May 5, 2020 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake will implement
  • Corps relaxes restrictions for some recreation sites in Washington

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (Corps) is relaxing restrictions at some recreation sites on the Washington state side of the Columbia River, Tuesday, May 5, as the first phase in a gradual reopening of Corps locations. All other Corps-managed recreation sites remain closed at this time.
  • Army Corps completes Alternate Care Facility construction in New Jersey

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District completed construction on a fourth Alternate Care Facility in East Orange, New Jersey as part of the ongoing response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
  • 20-020 Corps applies new restrictions at Lucky Peak Dam and Lake

    Boise, Idaho. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District is applying the following restrictions at Lucky Peak Dam and Lake, effective immediately:
  • U.S. Army Corps Announces the Re-Opening of Limited Facilities at Mark Twain Lake

    April 27, 2020 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is announcing planned opening dates for
  • Louisville District campgrounds to remain closed until further notice

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District’s Corps-managed campgrounds in Kentucky will remain closed through at least May 31 in the interest of public safety due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While an official date for the reopening of campgrounds and day use areas has not yet been determined, effective today all campground reservations will be cancelled for the month of May.
  • Corps’ Kansas City District campsite and shelter reservation closures extended through 1 June

    Due to the ongoing concerns related to the spread of COVID-19, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District has extended its recreation area closures through June 1, 2020.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Facility Closures at Wappapello Lake Continue

    Efforts to ensure the safety of our visitors and staff members continue as Corps of Engineers staff at Wappapello Lake plan for the reopening of Corps recreation areas as soon as practical, given the situation with the COVID-19 virus.  With this said, state and federal guidelines are being used to make decisions on facility operations. It is important to note changes in these guidelines are quickly evolving and we are developing plans to reopen facilities that can change with short notice.  The Corps will do everything possible to announce those decisions via Facebook and through our local media partners.
  • Alternate Care Facility construction complete in Michigan

    DETROIT – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces that construction is complete at Michigan’s second Alternate Care Facility at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. The facility is expected to begin accepting patients by the end of the week. The Suburban Collection Showplace Alternate Care Facility is one of the first in the Nation to be turned over to the state. Modeled after the TCF Regional Care Center in Detroit, construction included a triage area, patient support services such as showers and toilets, staff changing areas and administrative space, a command center and pharmacy. The 250,000 square foot conversion of the convention center into a medical facility with 250 bed spaces was originally designed to a capacity of up to 1,100 beds. “Engineering solutions to the Nation's toughest challenges is what we do,” said Lt. Col. Gregory Turner, commander, USACE, Detroit District. “We've worked closely with the State of Michigan to respond to the evolving situation in Michigan and to rapidly deliver projects to help our communities.”
  • Bowser Administration, U.S. Army Corps Announce Set-Up of DC Convention Center into Alternate Care Facility

    In coordination with the Bowser Administration, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has issued a design/build contract to Hensel Phelps Construction Co. to convert the Walter E. Washington Convention Center into an alternate care facility to support the District’s response to coronavirus (COVID-19). The goal is to never need to use the Convention Center, but by the first week of May, 500 beds will be ready.