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Public comments requested for Clinton Lake Master Plan

LAWRENCE, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requests comments and feedback on the draft Clinton Lake Master Plan. Comments for this plan will be accepted through Apr. 12, 2018.

Public meeting set for Clinton Lake Master Plan

LAWRENCE, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a public meeting for the Clinton Lake Master Plan on Tuesday, Mar. 27, 2018 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The meeting will be an open format hosted at the Clinton Lake Visitor Center located at 872 N. 1402 Road, Lawrence, KS 66049.

Corps seeks comments on Wilson Lake Shoreline Management Plan

SYLVAN GROVE, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Wilson Lake have created an updated draft Shoreline Management Plan and are seeking public comments on the draft. The Shoreline Management Plan for Wilson Lake establishes policy and furnishes guidelines for the protection and preservation of the desirable environmental characteristics of the shoreline while maintaining a balance between public and private shoreline use.

“Spring Aboard” - Boaters urged to get educated before boating season

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The temperature may still be cool outside, but it is a perfect time of year to start getting prepared for the boating season. Boating safety advocates are urging boaters to enroll in a boating education course prior to the main boating season. Spring Aboard – Take a Boating Education Course campaign is a nationally coordinated effort during the week of March 18-24, 2018 to increase the awareness of taking a boating education course.

Kanopolis Lake sees lower spring lake elevations

MARQUETTE, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Kanopolis Lake advise visitors that early spring lake elevations will be lower than in normal years. The spring lake level increase will be delayed in order to safely complete construction work which includes replacement of the service gates and inspection of earthen materials from the tower and upstream approach channel.

Kanopolis Lake seeking information on vandalism

MARQUETTE, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Kanopolis Lake recently discovered vandalism to an ancient petroglyph and is seeking information from the public.

Tuttle Creek Lake construction update – road over dam closed

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, announces initiation of construction for two major construction projects near Tuttle Creek Dam. These projects include replacement of the bridge deck over the dam’s spillway structure at the east of Tuttle Creek Dam in Pottawatomie County and rehabilitation of the stilling basin (locally known as “the tubes”) located below the dam in Riley County. Spillway Bridge Deck Replacement Project: The contractor for this project, Wildcat Concrete Services, is mobilizing to the job site the week of February 12 and is expected to begin work immediately on the bridge. Highway K-13 between its intersections with Riverpond Road and Dyer Road/Spillway Marina Road will be closed beginning February 21 for an estimated 8 to 10 months.

Periodic boundary maintenance to begin at Harry S. Truman Project

WARSAW, Mo. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the Harry S. Truman Project Office advises area residents that boundary line maintenance work will soon begin in the Roscoe, Osceola and outlying St. Clair County area. Arrowhead Starr Company from Arkansas has been awarded the contract for this work. Arrowhead Starr will treat 70 miles of the Harry S. Truman Project boundary starting in February with a planned completion date of March 31, 2018.

Harry S. Truman Lake to close Windsor Crossing Campground

WARSAW, Mo. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harry S. Truman Lake announce the permanent closure of Windsor Crossing Campground effective March 1, 2018.

Kansas City District resumes operations

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District has resumed operations following the shutdown of the federal government on Jan. 20. We regret the impacts of these actions may have had on the recreating public and appreciate your patience during this period.