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Corps of Engineers to perform dewatering and dam inspection at Clinton Lake

LAWRENCE, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Clinton Lake will dewater the lake’s water control structures to perform a dam safety inspection from Apr. 17 through Apr. 24, 2018. For the safety of the public and lake personnel, access to the outlet channel and immediate area will be closed during this time. [Read More]
Published: Apr-12-18

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. [Read More]
Published: Apr-06-18

Tuttle Creek campgrounds to open for 2018 – with changes

MANHATTAN, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake will open campgrounds for the 2018 camping season on April 15, inclusive of water and electrical hookups. Camping fees are required for stays beginning the night of April 15, 2018. New for the 2018 season, all campsites at Stockdale Campground will be available by remotely paid reservation only. Campers wishing to stay in Stockdale must make a reservation prior to occupying a campsite. The only accepted payment method will be credit or debit card sales processed remotely thru the national reservation service. Cash, check or other methods of on-site payment are NO LONGER accepted. [Read More]
Published: Mar-23-18

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. [Read More]
Published: Mar-21-18

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. [Read More]
Published: Mar-14-18

“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. [Read More]
Published: Mar-14-18

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. [Read More]
Published: Mar-13-18

Corps of Engineers completes permit decision for Kansas River Commercial Dredging

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District has completed the Record of Decision for proposed commercial dredging permits on the Kansas River. Five applicants have received proposed permits to extract sand and gravel from the river by hydraulic dredging. The Corps regulates the proposed dredging under the authority of Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act. [Read More]
Published: Mar-09-18

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. [Read More]
Published: Mar-08-18

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. [Read More]
Published: Feb-21-18
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