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  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Friends of the Wild Whoopers agree to assist in the recovery of endangered whooping cranes

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Friends of the Wild Whoopers to assist in the recovery of endangered whooping cranes. Per the MOU, USACE and Friends of the Wild Whoopers will jointly assess whooping crane migration stopover habitat at USACE water resources development projects. The assessments will be used by USACE to develop work plans that maintain and improve existing habitat and create additional habitat for this critically endangered bird as part of USACE Environmental Stewardship Program.
  • Harlan County Lake gains improved tainter gates for safety of dam

    REPUBLICAN CITY, Neb. – The Kansas City District and the Harlan County Lake team hosted a ribbon cutting event at the recently repaired Harlan County Dam May 11, 2018. The many changes needed to the tainter gates, sluicegates, and irrigation lines required a multi-disciplined project delivery team to focus on execution, quality, and schedule. This allowed for efficient accomplishment of the work on this complex dam project. The Harlan County Dam was the District’s top dam safety concern and received immediate and sustained attention to reduce the risk early and find the right repairs to greatly enhance the long-term safety of the dam.
  • Harlan County Lake hosts ribbon cutting for gate repair

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Media members and the public are invited to Harlan County Lake, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, part of the Kansas City District, which will host a ribbon cutting for the recently completed project to repair the mechanisms for multiple tainter gates which allow the Corps to release water from the lake. The event is Friday, May 11 at 11 a.m. at Harlan County Lake near Alma, Neb. Col. Doug Guttormsen, commander of the Kansas City District, and other dignitaries will speak at the event hosted at a location with a view of the dam – the North Outlet Park.
  • Annual waterfowl blind drawing set for Harlan County Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District Harlan County Lake Project Office announces the annual waterfowl blind drawing. The 2016-2017 drawing is Sept. 11, at 8:00 a.m. at the Project Office at Harlan County Lake, 70788 Corps Road A, Republican City, NE., 68971.
  • Bridge closure continues on Harlan County Dam

    REPUBLICAN CITY, Neb.,— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harlan County Lake is preparing for a closure of the dam to allow the contractor, OCCI, to continue work on the dam spillway. During the periods of June 15 through June 18 and June 24 through July 2, both lanes of the dam may be closed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily and traffic will be directed to take the designated detour
  • Harlan County Dam road to be closed for Tainter Gate repairs

    REPUBLICAN CITY, Neb.,— To allow for the contractor, OCCI Construction of Fulton, Mo., to continue their work on the Tainter Gate Repair Project on the Harlan County Lake Dam, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harlan County Lake will close both lanes of the dam from April 15 to April 23. During this period of time, both lanes of the dam will be closed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily and traffic will be directed to take the designated detour.
  • Bridge closure on Harlan County Dam extended

    REPUBLICAN CITY, Neb.,— To allow for the contractor, BCI Construction, to complete the placement of the stop logs on the upstreams side of the Harlan County spillway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harlan County Lake will extend the current closure of the dam through Mar. 31. During this period of time, both lanes of the dam will be closed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily and traffic will be directed to take the designated detour.
  • Harlan County Dam to close for repair project

    REPUBLICAN CITY, Neb.,— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harlan County Lake is preparing for a closure of the dam to allow the contractor, OCCI Construction of Fulton, Mo., to begin the Tainter Gate Repair Project. During the period from March 2 to March 13, both lanes of the dam will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and traffic will be directed to take the designated detour.
  • Contract awarded for Harlan County Dam repair

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The Kansas City District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract on September 5, 2014, to OCCI, Inc., from Fulton, Mo., in the amount of $12.3 million for gate repairs at Harlan County Dam in Nebraska.