A giant bucket – the size of a 1970s Volkswagen bus – swings through the air after it gobbles up 20 cubic yards of gravel blocking (shoaling-in) access to parts of the Port of Gold Beach, Ore.
Drownings and boating-related deaths needlessly continue claiming lives in Oregon, recently fueled by a heat wave.
With sizzling temperatures reaching the triple-digits in Portland and the Pacific Northwest this week, people’s demand for electricity is sure to increase. Seasonal surges like this happen during heat waves, cold snaps and, in the mornings before work and in the afternoons when people return home.
The Corps of Engineers' Northwestern Division led a regional exercise June 14-16 to prepare its teams of emergency planners, operators, and engineers for the possibility of a severe earthquake from the Cascadia Subduction Zone.
Women play a vital role in developing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and this great nation. They serve across all career paths in USACE, as leaders and supervisors, engineers and rangers, scientists, and administrators, to name a few.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers maintains and assesses the locks along the Columbia and Snake rivers on an annual basis to keep an estimated $23 billion dollars’ worth of commerce flowing.

News

Winter recreational lock schedule begins Sept. 15 on Lower Columbia
9/13/2022
Motorized recreational boaters who need to pass through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps’) three lower Columbia River dams must do so during daylight hours only, upon request, Sept. 15 through...
9,200 buckets later, Corps dredging halfway complete at Gold Beach
9/9/2022
A giant bucket – the size of a 1970s Volkswagen bus – swings through the air after it gobbles up 20 cubic yards of gravel blocking (shoaling-in) access to parts of the Port of Gold Beach, Ore. The...
Port managers, Army engineers agree to $2.1 million study
9/6/2022
Leadership from the Ports of Longview and Kalama, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have agreed to fund an estimated $2.1 million study. The study will investigate what changes or improvements...

Public Notices

Tillamook S. Jetty Repairs Environmental Assessment Finding of No Significant Impact
9/19/2022
USACE has determined that critical repairs to the Tillamook South Jetty, which includes placement of large stone to rebuild portions of the jetty head and trunk, will not result in significant impacts...
Corps to Host Public Meeting for Bradford Island Superfund Project
9/9/2022
The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Portland District, hereby notifies interested parties that a public meeting will be held on October 19, 2022, from 5:30-8:00 p.m. to present...

Celebrating 150 Years of Service

 

Portland District has been serving the nation since April 17, 1871.

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