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The Patrol’s marine operations troopers are available to inspect the required equipment on your boat, at your request, to make sure you’re in compliance with state law. To help facilitate these inspections, marine operations troopers will be at the following boat equipment inspection stations on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
On May 7, 2021, Trevor Lindsey, construction contract representative for the Kansas City District, displayed an act of heroism at Longview Lake in Kansas City, Mo. During a construction meeting outdoors, he heard a cry for help on the water and quickly responded to save a potential drowning victim, who was hanging on to the side of a capsized canoe, without a life jacket.
In many areas, the water is open. It’s more important than ever that boaters are responsible to limit unnecessary risk to other boaters, themselves, law enforcement, and first responders. Boating and fishing access will vary, so please follow state and local guidance.
The challenges and complexities of any Mega-Project are great, and the Next NGA West – known as N2W – project is no different. From the beginning of this military construction program for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, USACE’s leadership wanted to attract a diverse and talented group of professionals.
Personnel from Kansas City District, HNTB architecture firm, and the Union Pacific Railroad reviewing a closure structure along the Armourdale Levee Unit.
The Grand River Ecosystem Restoration Chief’s Report was approved by Lt. Gen. Spellmon on 18 November 2020. The report was then transmitted to Congress where it was authorized in the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 within the Consolidated Appropriations Bill of 2021. The feasibility study phase of this project is now complete and the project may move into the Design phase, pending funding.
Drowning is the nation’s second leading cause of accidental death. Many people overestimate their swimming ability and swim beyond their limits.

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News Stories

Corps employee saves life of boater in distress
5/13/2021
In the blink of an eye the unexpected can happen, especially on the water. Imagine heading out to go fishing at sunrise to be the first to hit that honey hole in the calm of the morning. Fog gently...
N2W attracts diverse group of professionals for $1.7 billion construction project
5/11/2021
The challenges and complexities of any Mega-Project are great, and the Next NGA West – known as N2W – project is no different. From the beginning of this military construction program for the National...

Latest News Releases

Corps awards fourth and final construction contract to improve the Kansas Citys Levees System
5/4/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Kansas City District, has awarded the fourth and final construction contract to improve the Kansas City Levees System to the Lane Construction Company of...
Army Corps of Engineers promotes water safety this summer season
5/3/2021
Warmer weather is almost here and that means millions of Americans will be planning visits to our nation’s lakes and rivers. As the steward of many of these public waters, the U.S. Army Corps of...
Some campsites temporarily closed at Slough Creek Park due to nesting bald eagles
4/6/2021
Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District announced that a portion of campsites at Slough Creek Park will be delayed reopening due to the recent discovery of a pair of...
Mississippi River Commission and Corps of Engineers tour Missouri River
4/5/2021
Leaders from The Mississippi River Commission along with leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers toured the Missouri River Mar. 29 – Apr. 1. Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, chief of engineers and...

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