The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are in the initial process of repairing a shallow slide at Grapevine Lake Dam. As a part of this forthcoming repair, the Corps had intended to close the road during the construction phase only. However, due to current weather conditions the road is being closed now.
Grapevine Lake Dam Road closed to public access
Beginning August 13, the road across Grapevine Lake Dam will be closed to public traffic. Only authorized persons and vehicles will have access to accomplish U.S. Army Corps of Engineers missions. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are in the initial process of repairing a shallow slide at Grapevine Lake Dam. As a part of this forthcoming repair, the Corps had intended to close the road during the construction phase only. However, due to current weather conditions the road is being closed now.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced in February the temporary closure of the road over Joe Pool Dam due to some shallow embankment slides. Safety of the recreating public dictates that the road remain closed until all needed repairs are completed. 

Lake staff identified the shallow slides while conducting routine surveillance of the structure. These slides are shallow in nature and do not pose any immediate concerns to the structural integrity of the dam. The dam continues to function as designed.
Road remains closed over Joe Pool Dam
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced in February the temporary closure of the road over Joe Pool Dam due to some shallow embankment slides. Safety of the recreating public dictates that the road remain closed until all needed repairs are completed.
The Fort Worth District hosted an ‘Industry Day’ on Aug. 1 at the Lewisville Lake Office. Contractors attended the free event to learn about opportunities and required qualifications to work on the upcoming USACE Lewisville Dam Safety Modification project.
Fort Worth District hosts Industry Day at Lewisville Lake Dam
The Fort Worth District hosted an ‘Industry Day’ on Aug. 1 at the Lewisville Lake Office.Contractors attended the free event to learn about opportunities and required qualifications to work on the upcoming USACE Lewisville Dam Safety Modification project. The day will began with a presentation at the Lewisville Lake Office to explain the project, solicitation process and requirements for contractors. Immediately following the presentation USACE reps provided a site visit of the embankment areas near Lewisville Lake dam.
Col. Kenneth N. Reed assumed command from Col. Calvin C. Hudson II July 27 in a ceremony officiated by Brig. Gen. Paul E. Owen, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division. The formal change of command ceremony took place at 2 p.m. at the Omni Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas.
Fort Worth District welcomes new commander, Col. Kenneth N. Reed
Col. Kenneth N. Reed assumed command from Col. Calvin C. Hudson II July 27 in a ceremony officiated by Brig. Gen. Paul E. Owen, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division. The Change of Command is a time-honored military tradition which formally reaffirms the authority of command. It is a transfer of the total responsibility, authority and accountability from one individual to another. The transfer is symbolized by the passing of the organizational flag, an icon which embodies the history of the unit or organization.
The Fort Polk Rail System in Fort Polk, Louisiana officially reopened May 1, 2018. The major railroad repair project included rebuilding the subbase, repairs to the surface and alignment, replacing crossties and switch ties, and repairs to the gauge, profile, and rail joints. Despite the many challenges over the five-month construction duration, such as weather delays, the team delivered a quality product on time and within budget.
Fort Polk Rail System reopens
The Fort Polk Rail System in Fort Polk, Louisiana officially reopened May 1, 2018. The major railroad repair project included rebuilding the subbase, repairs to the surface and alignment, replacing crossties and switch ties, and repairs to the gauge, profile, and rail joints. The project required close coordination between Fort Polk, the USACE Engineer Research and Development Center's Chief Technical Advisor for Army Rail and the Kansas City Southern mainline. Despite the many challenges over the five-month construction duration, such as weather delays, the team delivered a quality product on time and within budget.

Zebra Mussels

TPWD Executive Order 12-003:
Zebra Mussels in the Elm Fork tributary of the Trinity River.

The Executive Director of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department finds that zebraZebra Mussels mussels ("Dreissena polymorpha") present an immediate danger to aquatic species regulated by the department and hereby ORDERS the adoption of emergency rules to contain zebra mussels in all impounded and tributary waters of the Elm Fork of the Trinity River upstream from the Lewisville dam. The Executive Director authorizes the immediate submission of Notice of Emergency Rulemaking in the "Texas Register".

PDF FileExecutive Order No. 12-003
PDF FileNotice of Emergency Rulemaking
PDF FileZebra Mussels - Fact Sheet
External WebsiteZebra Mussels - TexasInvasives.org
External WebsiteReport Zebra Mussels - TexasInvasives.org
PDF FileZebra Mussels - Tri-Fold Brochure
PDF FileZebra Mussels - Wallet Card
PDF FileZebra Mussel Resource Document - Trinity River Basin, Texas

Public Notices

Posted: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 NEW
Posted: Wed, 18 Jul 2018
Posted: Fri, 06 Jul 2018
Posted: Fri, 29 Jun 2018
Posted: Thu, 28 Jun 2018
Posted: Tue, 12 Jun 2018
Posted: Mon, 04 Jun 2018
Posted: Mon, 30 Apr 2018
Posted: Fri, 13 Apr 2018
Posted: Fri, 06 Apr 2018
RSS Feed More Public Notices...

Photos

Pacesetter Live

Videos

Fort Worth District Jobs (RSS)

ATTORNEY-ADVISER-GENERAL

Wed, 05 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Fort Worth, Texas --> Fort Worth, Texas Starting at $110,283 (GS 14) Excepted Service Permanent • Full-Time This job is open to:

Supervisory Realty Specialist

Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Fort Worth, Texas --> Fort Worth, Texas Starting at $110,283 (GS 14) Temporary Promotion • Full-Time This job is open to:

Mechanical Engineer

Sat, 26 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Fort Worth, Texas --> Fort Worth, Texas Starting at $78,482 (GS 12) Permanent • Full-Time This job is open to:

Electrical Engineer

Sat, 26 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Fort Worth, Texas --> Fort Worth, Texas Starting at $78,482 (GS 12) Permanent • Full-Time This job is open to:

SUPERVISORY CIVIL ENGINEER (HYDRAULICS AND HYDROLOGY)

Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Fort Worth, Texas --> Fort Worth, Texas Starting at $93,325 (GS 13) Permanent • Full-Time This job is open to:

SUPERVISORY CIVIL ENGINEER (HYDRAULICS AND HYDROLOGY)

Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Fort Worth, Texas --> Fort Worth, Texas Starting at $93,325 (GS 13) Permanent • Full-Time This job is open to:

Program Analyst

Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Fort Worth, Texas --> Fort Worth, Texas Starting at $54,120 (GS 9) Permanent • Full-Time This job is open to:

PARK MANAGER

Thu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Multiple Locations Starting at $73,375 (GS 11-12) Permanent • Full-Time This job is open to:

General Attorney

Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Fort Worth, Texas --> Fort Worth, Texas Starting at $93,325 (GS 13) Permanent • Full-Time This job is open to:

ATTORNEY-ADVISER-GENERAL

Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the Army Fort Worth, Texas --> Fort Worth, Texas Starting at $110,283 (GS 14) Permanent • Full-Time This job is open to: