Portland District

Portland District People
Christie Johnson, Natural Resources Specialist
File Not Found
New hopes for the Rogue
The Corps works to update the 40-plus year-old master plans for the Rogue River Basin projects.
File Not Found
Honoring the Heroes of an Historic Sea Rescue
On Sept. 10, 1957, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hopper dredge William T. Rossell received an award for a spotless two-year safety record. Hours later the Rossell was struck by a freighter. What followed was one of the most dramatic events in the history of the Coos Bay – the helicopter rescue of 15 sailors from the rapidly sinking vessel.
File Not Found
Corps takes final step for McKenzie fish passage
An Environmental Assessment for fish passage at Cougar Dam is progressing

Recent News


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently launched its New Start Feasibility Study of the Portland metropolitan area levee system. The three-year federal feasibility study process will lead to a recommendation to Congress for federal investment in addressing the problem areas and vulnerabilities in the area’s local levee and drainage system.
6 days ago

Low Willamette Valley reservoir water levels pose potential dangers

Due to low water levels in many Corps reservoirs in the Willamette Valley, officials are warning reservoir users of potential hazards. The low levels, a result of low precipitation this fall, are exposing soft, muddy areas of lakebed, which could pose a danger to users.
30 days ago

Road and areas at Cape Disappointment State Park will remain closed to the public due to North Jetty construction activity

Public access to the North Jetty, North Jetty Road and nearby parking lots at Cape Disappointment State Park will remain closed through the winter, until Nov. 19, 2019.
47 days ago

Public Notices

There are no recent public notices.