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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. [Read More]
Published: Jan-23-18

Corps provides water safety tips for Memorial Day weekend

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — This Memorial Day weekend is usually busy with large crowds of people gathering at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District’s 18 lakes. Before heading out for a day on or near the water, we encourage visitors to expect the unexpected and think about these four safety tips this Memorial Day weekend. [Read More]
Published: May-26-17

Tuttle Creek Lake prepares for winter: Outflow increases, lake drops

Beginning Dec. 5, 2016 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Tuttle Creek Project will increase outflows to drop lake levels, consistent with the annual Water Level Management Plan. This seasonal adjustment minimizes ice damage, provides additional storage capacity for spring rains and favorable habitat conditions for the lake’s fishery spawning next spring. [Read More]
Published: Nov-30-16

Future work planned to repair Tuttle Creek Dam stilling basin, sinkhole

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District recently announced plans to repair the Tuttle Creek Lake stilling basin, including the area damaged by the formation of a sinkhole in 2015. The project is in the final design stage but is not yet scheduled or funded. Once construction is scheduled, those dates will be announced and it is anticipated to take 18-24 months to complete the project. [Read More]
Published: Nov-21-16

Corps announces firewood cutting policy at Tuttle Creek Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District Tuttle Creek Lake Project Office announced today its firewood cutting program for the upcoming heating season. [Read More]
Published: Nov-16-16

Corps announces project to replace the Spillway Bridge Deck over Tuttle Creek Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District announced today a project to replace the Spillway Bridge Deck over the dam’s emergency spillway at the east end of Tuttle Creek Dam. The project, scheduled to begin in the late winter or early spring of 2017, is estimated to last 6-12 months, [Read More]
Published: Nov-08-16

Corps remains concerned about firewood helping spread invasive beetle

The invasive emerald ash borer continues to cause concern among U.S. Army Corps of Engineers natural resource managers who ask the public not to bring firewood from home to public wildlife lands and unknowingly transport the insect to new areas. [Read More]
Published: Aug-29-16

Stakeholders, customers see Corps Civil Works projects on river trip

Stakeholders, customers and elected officials were guests of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District for the annual Missouri River Tour Aug. 16. The purpose of the trip aboard the district’s barge is to provide a first-hand look at the Civil Works projects the district builds and maintains along the Missouri River and to receive questions and comments from stakeholders. [Read More]
Published: Aug-19-16

Missouri River Implementation Committee to meet in La Vista, NE

The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee will hold its 34th meeting August 9-11, 2016 in La Vista, NE. Members of the public will have an opportunity during each daily session to address the Committee and the lead federal agencies the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – regarding the Missouri River Recovery Program (MRRP). [Read More]
Published: Jul-26-16

Kansas City District welcomes new commander

In a historic military tradition, command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District transferred today from Col. Andrew D. Sexton to Col. Douglas B. Guttormsen. In a ceremony at the national World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Mo., Guttormsen received the traditional guidon from Sexton thus assuming command of the district. [Read More]
Published: Jul-22-16
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