US Army Corps of Engineers
Kansas City District

  • Join USACE Kansas City District to celebrate Earth Day 2019 at the Topeka Zoo

    The Kansas City District will be at the 2019 Earth Day Celebration at the Topeka Zoo on Saturday, 20 April. We will be highlighting our work to monitor and assist in the recovery of the federally listed endangered interior least tern and the threatened piping plover populations on the Kansas River.
  • Corps recognizes National Bat Appreciation Day

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District celebrates National Bat Appreciation Day on April 17, 2019. “Bats are an important part of our natural world,” said David Hoover, Kansas City District conservation biologist. “They are the only mammals that can truly fly and many species are extremely important to humans as they prey on insects that carry disease or may adversely impact agricultural crops.”
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency reveal McCarthy HITT renderings for the Next NGA West Campus

    Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) reveal concept renderings for the Next NGA West (N2W) campus from the design-build team McCarthy HITT winning proposal. The entirety of the campus is anticipated to be operational in 2025.
  • Partners host youth turkey hunt at Stockton Lake

    STOCKTON, Mo. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake, National Wild Turkey Federation and Stockton Lions Club partnered to host the 7th annual Youth Managed Turkey Hunt on April 6-7, 2019 at Stockton Lake.
  • Corps of Engineers to increase releases at Harry S. Truman Dam

    WARSAW, Mo. – The Kansas City District, Corps of Engineers will begin to release water stored behind Harry S. Truman Dam and increase flows as river levels at Hermann, Missouri continue to decline. For the past 30 days, the dam has been storing water in its flood control pool and is approximately 25 percent full.
  • Kansas City Corps reports activities supporting those affected by flooding – infographic describes the event and response

    The Kansas City District continues to monitor the river which remains dangerously high. We urge levee districts, local leaders and those affected by flooding to remain vigilant as localized rains could make conditions worse. “Remember, this event is not over, water is still high in the Missouri River system and tributaries, and we’re still here to assist the levee districts,” said Col. Doug Guttormsen, commander of the Kansas City District.
  • Corps in Kansas City hosts U.S. Rep. Sam Graves for briefing

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosted a Missouri congressman today in our Emergency Operations Center for a briefing on Missouri River flooding and flood risk management operations. U.S. Rep. Sam Graves, Missouri – 6th District, visited our headquarters and received a brief on the current situation and actions being taken by the Corps to reduce flood risk.
  • Kansas City District active in Missouri River flooding

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to provide Mobile Liaison Teams to levee districts and local authorities that have requested assistance through their local emergency managers. We have four teams providing assistance and have plans to deploy more teams. The district has river stages in minor, moderate, and major flood stage at various locations along the Missouri River.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Awards Design-Build Contract to McCarthy HITT – Next NGA West JV, for the Construction of Next NGA West Project

    McCarthy HITT – Next NGA West JV, 1341 N Rock Hill Rd, St. Louis, Missouri has been awarded a $ 711,651,970.00 design-build contract for the construction of the Next NGA West (N2W) campus that will be built in St. Louis, Missouri with an estimated completion date of April 2023. As the construction agent, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District is responsible for the design, construction and delivery of the N2W facilities.
  • Kansas City District response to Missouri River flooding

    We have four Mobile Liaison Teams in the field providing technical assistance to 12 levee owners and operator in Missouri and Kansas. We have distributed over 400,000 sandbags, have more than 4 million on- hand, and have provided sandbagging machines to one location with a 2-person crew.