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Army Corps, Park Service to host public meeting on flood risk, District of Columbia Levee System

Officials say though probability is low, if the District of Columbia Levee System is overtopped with flood water and breaks, it could result in loss of life, billions of dollars in damages and major disruption to the national government. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and National Park Service are hosting a public meeting Oct. 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Westminster Presbyterian Church (400 I Street SW) to share information on flood risks, preparedness measures and evacuation procedures to people who live, work or spend any time behind the levee system near the National Mall. [Read More]
Published: Oct-24-18

Temporary road closure on MacArthur Boulevard during Cabin John Bridge maintenance

Washington — Cabin John Bridge (Union Arch Bridge) located at the 7400 block of MacArthur Boulevard [Read More]
Published: Aug-17-18

Army Corps, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments to start study on ways to protect vulnerable assets from coastal flooding

Baltimore District signed an agreement July 18 with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments to begin an approximately $3-million, three-year study on possible ways to address coastal flooding and storm damage across more than 57 square miles in the District of Columbia and surrounding areas of suburban Maryland and northern Virginia. As part of this study, the team will investigate flood risk and identify ways to help protect vulnerable assets upon which the region relies, like local governments, businesses, institutions and water, energy and communication utilities; transportation hubs; federal buildings and military installations; national security facilities; and significant national monuments and cultural treasures. [Read More]
Published: Jul-18-17

Corps of Engineers delays intrusive work at 4825 Glenbrook Road

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has decided to modify the work schedule for high probability operations at 4825 Glenbrook Road NW in Washington, D.C., a part of the Spring Valley Formerly Used Defense Sites project. [Read More]
Published: Jun-17-13
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