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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the National Park Service insert post and panels to test the 17th Street closure, Washington, D.C., Oct. 31, 2014. 

The 17th Street closure is a removable structure that can be erected in the event of high water from the Potomac River to attach to the floodwalls on both sides of 17th Street and consists of aluminum panels between steel posts. The closure is part of the Potomac Park Levee System and the Washington, D.C. and Vicinity Local Flood Protection Project. (U.S. Army Photo by Brittany Bangert/Released)

The closure structure, situated between the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument, is regulated by the Corps and will be operated and maintained by the National Park Service.

10/31/2014 1:39:00 PM
Crews continue moving the Engineering Control Structure and anticipate removing the large crane from the site during the weekend of October 18.

10/14/2014 7:55:00 AM
Architect Chris Bowden talks to students about his educational and professional background at the 2014 STEM Education, Careers, and Jobs Expo at Morgan State University in Baltimore on Oct. 4. Hundreds of students in grades 6-12 interacted with Bowden, a Morgan State alumni, and civil engineer Chaz-Richard Tolbert. Representatives and exhibitors from more than 30 organizations attended the event.
Corps architect engages students at STEM Expo
10/7/2014 12:58:00 PM
Crews move the first section of the Engineering Control Structure at 4825 Glenbrook Road.

10/3/2014 1:59:00 PM
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District commander Col. Trey Jordan talks to members of the University of Maryland General Surgery Residency Program about leadership and how their decision-making can impact those around them.
District commander talks leadership with University of Maryland residents
10/3/2014 1:52:00 PM
The 4825 Glenbrook Road property is prepared for the move to the second tent location.

9/29/2014 10:08:00 AM
Crews staged and assembled the crane in the project area's parking lot at American University, near Watkins Hall, Sept. 20. The crane passed the load test, demonstrating it will be able to move the Engineering Control Structure (ECS).

9/29/2014 10:05:00 AM
Col Jordan presents Jeff McMaster with a Baltimore District coin for his Hero of the Year selection.
McMaster receives District coin
9/25/2014 8:47:00 AM
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