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  • Stockton Lake holds joint emergency preparedness exercise

    Officials held an emergency preparedness tabletop exercise at Stockton Lake in Stockton, Missouri, on December 6, 2023, to showcase the joint emergency preparedness between local, state and federal agencies in the area. The tabletop exercise was coordinated and led by the Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In attendance at the exercise were representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, National Weather Service, Missouri Department of Transportation, Missouri State Emergency Management Agency, Missouri Highway Patrol and St. Cloud County Emergency Management.
  • $2.03 million contract awarded for repairs on Tuttle Creek service gate liners with BIL funding

    Two service gate liners will be replaced at Tuttle Creek Dam, near Manhattan, Kansas, later this year after damage was discovered during a routine dam inspection in Oct. 2020. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District received funding through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, or BIL, and has awarded a $2.03 million contract for the Tuttle Creek Dam service gate repairs to Alltech.
  • USACE attends Navigator’s Meeting hosted by Coalition to Protect the Missouri River

    The Coalition to Protect the Missouri River (CPMR) held its annual Navigator’s Meeting in Jefferson City, Missouri, on Feb. 23, 2023. The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was in attendance and several district employees presented during the meeting. The purpose of the annual Navigator’s Meeting is for local, state and federal partners to determine common goals for the upcoming navigation season, starting on April 1, 2023. The CPMR works to keep the Missouri River fully functional through education and advocacy around the state and the country. CMPR works closely with state and federal partners, to include USACE.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers receiving infrastructure funds for the Missouri River and nearby lakes

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District is set to receive approximately $278 million under the Infrastructure and Investment Jobs Act (IIJA).  Almost $249 million of that is to repair damages caused by the 2019 flood to the Bank Stabilization and Navigation Project along the Missouri River (within our district boundary) from Rulo, Neb. to St. Louis, Mo.  In addition to Missouri River repairs, several lakes in the Heartland area will benefit from the IIJA. 
  • Corps of Engineers completes draft study for Lower Grand watershed; hosts public meetings

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has partnered with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and the Missouri Department of Conservation to evaluate potential solutions for the Lower Grand River watershed. Channel instability, stream bank erosion, sedimentation, logjams and stream capture alter water flowing in streams, impair public infrastructure, affect landowners and degrade aquatic and wetland habitats. This study has been conducted with the help and cooperation of other agencies and the public to evaluate these issues.