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National Safe Boating Week promotes safe, responsible boating

This week the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is teaming up with the National Safe Boating Council and other boating safety advocates across the nation to promote safe and responsible boating during National Safe Boating Week, May 17-23. [Read More]
Published: May-20-14

New Georgia gun law does not affect Corps lakes, lands

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Georgia’s House Bill 60, or the Safe Carry Protection Act of 2014, signed into law [Read More]
Published: May-15-14

Thurmond Marina temporarily closed

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers J. Strom Thurmond Lake Office temporarily close the Thurmond Marina located in Columbia County, Georgia, beginning May 14. [Read More]
Published: May-14-14

Corps to close portions of lock and dam due to safety concerns

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District and the City of Augusta, Georgia, will close all access to a portion of the New Savannah Bluff Lock & Dam on May 15 due to safety concerns with the aging structure. Operation of the lock will also end May 15. [Read More]
Published: May-07-14

Thurmond Lake day use parks open May 1

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers J. Strom Thurmond Lake Office will open five day use areas for the 2014 recreation season on May 1: [Read More]
Published: Apr-28-14

Hartwell Lake campground and day use areas to open May 1

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hartwell Lake Office will open the following campgrounds and day use areas for the 2014 recreation season on May 1: [Read More]
Published: Apr-25-14

Corps of Engineers closes due to weather

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close at noon today and remain closed through Wednesday, Jan. 28, due to hazardous winter weather. In addition, the district will implement a “liberal leave” policy for Thursday. [Read More]
Published: Jan-28-14

Hwy 221 lane closing for spillway gate repairs at Thurmond Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District announces the closure of one lane on Highway 221 at the J. Strom Thurmond Dam (Clarks Hill, S.C.) while a repair project is underway on the dam's spillway gates. [Read More]
Published: Jan-09-14