• USACE Announces New Canyon Lake Manager

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Fort Worth District announced today the selection Brett Mazey, a retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col., as the new Canyon Lake Manager.
  • Canyon Lake’s Annual Dam Inspection

    Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Fort Worth District announced today that beginning Monday, June 3, through Tuesday, June 4, river flows will be temporarily impacted because of a switchover from Guadalupe Blanco River Authority controlled releases to USACE controlled releases.
  • Modified Central City Project receives $20M in FY 2024 Work Plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delivered its Fiscal Year 2024 Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program to Congress, and the Fort Worth District’s Modified Central City project received an additional $20M to continue the design of the project.
  • Canyon Lake Overlook Temporary Closure

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Canyon Lake Project Office announce today temporary closing of the Outlook area at Canyon Lake each Thursday for maintenance.
  • Somerville Lake Embankment Road to close temporarily

    Officials with the Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that the embankment road located between the outlook works parking lot and Welch Park will be closed beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 9, through 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2024. In the event of inclement weather, these dates could shift this timeline further out.
  • USACE to host in-person public open house review of the Bardwell Lake Master Plan revision

    The Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a public meeting from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m., April 10, 2024, at the Ennis Welcome Center, 201 North West Main Ennis, Texas 75119 to provide information and receive public input on the Bardwell Lake Master Plan and Environmental Assessment.
  • Belton Lake Overlook Closure

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Belton Lake Project Office is announcing plans to permanently close the Belton Lake Overlook, effective immediately.
  • USACE to host in-person public meeting to review the Proctor Lake Master Plan and Shoreline Management Plan Revision

    The Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a public meeting on March 19, 2024 at the Comanche County Courtroom of the Comanche County Courthouse – 101 W. Central Ave., Comanche, Texas 76442 to provide information and receive public input on the Draft Proctor Lake Master Plan, Shoreline Management Plan, and Environmental Assessments. The meeting will begin with a brief presentation at 4:00 p.m. followed by an open house for the public to view the proposed land use and shoreline maps, ask questions, and provide comments about the project. If you are unable to attend the in-person meeting, documents will be provided for comment at the website listed below.
  • USACE awards $4.5M contract to design the Modified Central City Trinity Point, Tarrant Regional Water District, and Clear Fork Flood Gates and TRWD Pump Station

    Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, awarded an architect-engineer contract to Black and Veatch-GEI Joint Venture, totaling $4.5 million, to update the conceptual designs and perform the necessary physical and hydraulic modeling for three flood gates and one pump station in support of the Modified Central City Project. The flood gates will be closed during large system events to divert flood waters through the bypass channel.
  • USACE awards $617 million contract for VA Health Care Center in El Paso

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Fort Worth District, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, awarded a $617.5 million contract to Clark Construction Group, LLC, to construct a state-of-the-art Health Care Center in El Paso, Texas.
  • Belton Lake Hosting Fish Habitat Deployment Event

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials at the Belton Lake Project, in coordination with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and local volunteers, will be placing natural trees as fish habitat at multiple locations in Belton Lake.
  • USACE delays closure between North and South Holiday Parks

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials at Benbrook Lake announced plans to suspend the closure of day-use pedestrian and cycling traffic between North Holiday Park to South Holiday Campgrounds, originally slated to close Jan. 1, 2024.
  • Granger Lake Dam Road Closure

    Officials with the Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Granger Lake will temporarily close the Granger Lake Dam road for surface and embankment maintenance from Dec. 7, 2023, until approximately Aug. 2024.
  • Canyon Lake dropping lake levels cause closing of Boat Ramp 17

    Officials with the Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Canyon Lake are closing Boat Ramp 17 due to dropping lake levels. The closure will be effective Friday, November 3.
  • Rescheduled maintenance work to temporarily close Canyon Lake Dam service road

    Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials at Canyon Lake will temporarily close the dam service road for embankment maintenance on October 10 and 11.
  • Maintenance work to temporarily close Canyon Lake Dam service road

    Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials at Canyon Lake will temporarily close the dam service road for embankment maintenance on October 4 and 5.
  • Canyon Lake’s Camping Fees to Increase

    Officials with the Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that effective October 1, camping fees will be increasing at Canyon Lake.
  • Belton Lake Archery Deer Hunt Lottery to Open Today

    The Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Project Office at Belton Lake will host its inaugural Archery Deer Hunting season from November 11 thru December 15, 2023.
  • USACE to host public review of the B. A. Steinhagen/Town Bluff Dam Master Plan revision

    Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials announce today a public meeting on August 29 at 4-6 p.m. at the Jasper County Annex, 271 East Lamar, Jasper, Texas 75951 to provide information and receive public input as it revises the Master Plan for B. A. Steinhagen Lake. At the conclusion of the presentation there will be an opportunity for the public to view maps, ask questions, and provide comments about the proposed draft Master Plan.
  • Canyon Lake dropping lake levels cause closing of Boat Ramp 21

    Officials with the Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Canyon Lake are closing Potters Creek Boat Ramp 21 due to dropping lake levels.  The closure will be effective Tuesday, August 22.
  • Public Scoping for Whitney Lake Reallocation Study

    Officials today with the Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with the Brazos River Authority, announce the initiated of a Reallocation Study at Whitney Lake, Texas.
  • Stillhouse Hollow Lake – Cedar Gap Park Closed Due to Low Lake Levels

    Officials today with the Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stillhouse Hollow Lake are currently experiencing lower than normal lake level and announce the closing of Cedar Gap Park.
  • Corps of Engineers welcomes new commander to Fort Worth District

    U.S. Army Colonel Calvin A. Kroeger assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, during an Assumption of Command ceremony, Aug. 3, 2023, at the Fort Worth Club.
  • USACE awards $9.6M contract for Modified Central City south bypass channel design

    Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, awarded an architect-engineer contract totaling $9.6 million to continue and complete the design of the south bypass channel in support of the Modified Central City Project. The A-E contract was awarded to CDM-Stanley Joint Venture – the team who previously developed the bypass channel design and piers already constructed under White Settlement Road and Henderson Street bridges. The work includes updating and completing the design of the south bypass channel, which is approximately 4,500 feet of the overall 8,400 feet of bypass channel.
  • USACE begins re-filling of B.A. Steinhagen Lake/Town Bluff

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials at Town Bluff Dam/B.A. Steinhagen Lake, Woodville, Texas, (locally known as Dam B) announced today that the process to re-fill B.A. Steinhagen Lake began on Wednesday, July 19, 2023.  The necessary maintenance work on the Robert D. Willis Powerhouse, which required a complete drawdown of the lake, has been successfully completed ahead of schedule.
  • USACE Fort Worth District awards $48.1M contract for new Wharton levee system

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District announced today the award of a $48.1 million contract to Granite Construction Co., from Watsonville, California, for Phase 1 of a flood risk mitigation levee system to be constructed in Wharton, Texas.
  • USACE plans for proposed drawdown of B.A. Steinhagen Lake/Town Bluff

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials at Town Bluff Dam/B.A. Steinhagen Lake, Woodville, Texas, (locally known as Dam B) announced today a plan for necessary repairs on the Robert D. Willis Powerhouse, which will require a near complete drawdown of B.A. Steinhagen Lake.
  • Sam Rayburn Reservoir lake levels may be impacted by construction repairs; impacts to recreation are anticipated to be minimal

    Officials today with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, at Sam Rayburn Reservoir announce potential of a controlled, managed drawdown from the conservation pool level of 164.4 feet mean sea level (msl) due to needed repairs on the dam.
  • Maintenance to temporarily close Canyon Lake Dam service road 

    Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials at Canyon Lake will temporarily close the dam service road for embankment maintenance May 22 - 25, 2023.
  • USACE awards $6.8M contract to continue and complete the Modified Central City North Bypass Channel design

    Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, awarded an architect-engineer contract totaling $6.8 million to continue and complete the design of the North Bypass Channel in support of the Modified Central City Project. The A-E contract was awarded to CDM-Stanley Joint Venture – the team who previously developed the 60 percent design.  The work includes completing the design of the north bypass channel, which is approximately 3,900 feet of the overall 8,400 feet of bypass channel. 
  • Somerville Lake Embankment Road to close temporarily

    Officials with the Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that the embankment road located between Lake Somerville Marina and Campground and Welch Park will be closed beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 3, through 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 5, 2023.
  • Jim Chapman Lake/Cooper Dam Stilling Basin/Outlet Area to close temporarily

    U.S. Army Corp of Engineers officials with the Fort Worth District, announced today that starting May 8, the Stilling Basin/Outlet Area at Jim Chapman Lake will be closed temporarily for repaving of the parking lot.
  • Maintenance to close temporarily Canyon Lake Dam service road  

    Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials at Canyon Lake will temporarily close the dam service road for embankment maintenance April 24 through 27. The Overlook Park Road will be open for public enjoyment, but the dam service road is expected to be closed for four days to allow a contractor to stage equipment and perform maintenance.
  • Belton and Stillhouse Hollow Lakes low levels impact recreation and safety

    Officials with the Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Project Offices at Belton and Stillhouse Hollow Lakes are currently experiencing lower than normal lake levels. Due to these conditions, swim beaches and various boat ramps may be closed throughout the summer season. Current lake levels are low enough that all designated swim beaches at Belton and Stillhouse Hollow Lakes are out of the water and will remain closed until further notice. The public is still allowed to swim in the lakes, but we urge you to exercise extreme caution and be on the lookout for submerged hazards. As always, please wear a life jacket when in, on or near the water.
  • Bardwell Lake's High View Marina Closed

    Officials with the Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, today announced the closure of High View Marina at Bardwell Lake, effective April 4, 2023.
  • Construction schedule update at Canyon Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Canyon Lake has rescheduled gate replacement work that was planned for this year. The gates are functioning as designed and priority in sequence of repairs has changed.  Work on the control tower service bridge will precede gate replacement work.  As a result of this change, USACE does not anticipate disruptions to river flow releases that would have resulted from the gate replacement work. USACE intends to change over low flow releases to the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority later this week.
  • Construction of Outlet Works/Stilling Basin at Lake O’ the Pines causes closure

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials with the Fort Worth District, announced today, from March 13 through 17, the Stilling Basin (Outlet Area) at Lake O' the Pines will be closed to the public, for rip-rap placement and bank stabilization work.
  • Day Use fees to resume at North Shore Park, Wright Patman Lake

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials with the Fort Worth District, announced today, beginning April 1, Day Use Fees will resume at North Shore Park at Wright Patman Lake.
  • Prescribed Burn Operations at Stillhouse Hollow Lake

    Working in conjunction with Texas A&M Forest Service, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Killeen Fire Department, and Salado Volunteer Fire Department, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stillhouse Hollow Lake will be conducting prescribed burn operations March 8, at the Union Grove Wildlife Management Area near Salado, Texas located at Union Grove Lane off FM 2484.
  • Modified Central City Project receives $20M in FY 2023 Work Plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2023 Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program Feb. 27. In the FY23 Work Plan, Fort Worth District’s Modified Central City project received $20M to continue the design of the project, which will include completing the Clear Fork, Trinity Point, and Tarrant Regional Water District Isolation Gates and TRWD Pump Station beyond the initial design. 
  • Stillhouse Hollow Lake’s Chalk Ridge Fall Park temporarily closing

    Officials with the Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that effective March 14, Chalk Ridge Fall Park, at Stillhouse Hollow Lake, will be temporarily closed for maintenance. The park will be closed at 4 p.m. on March 14 and scheduled to reopen at 8 a.m. on March 16. Maintenance will include moving supplies and equipment to service different amenities within the park. Patience and understanding of this closing are appreciated.
  • USACE to host in person public workshop review of the Jim Chapman Lake and White Oak Creek Mitigation Area Master Plan revision

    The Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will host a public meeting on February 27, at The Hopkins County Regional Civic Center, 1200 Houston Street, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482 to provide information and receive public input on the Draft Jim Chapman (Cooper) Lake and White Oak Creek Mitigation Area Master Plan and Environmental Assessment.
  • Belton Lake’s Camping Fees to Increase

    Officials with the Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that effective April 1, fees at Belton Lake will be increasing for camping sites and group day use pavilions at all parks.
  • Stillhouse Hollow Lake’s Camping Fees to Increase

    Officials with the Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that effective April 1, fees at Stillhouse Hollow Lake will be increasing in Union Grove Park, Dana Peak Park, and Stillhouse Park.
  • Sycamore Creek Aquatic Habitat Mitigation Begins

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials at the Fort Worth District, along with officials from the Tarrant Regional Water District, earlier this year placed more than 150 native species plants at the start of the Sycamore Creek Aquatic Habitat Mitigation project.
  • Somerville Lake’s Camping Fees to Increase

    Officials with the Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that effective April 1, camping fees at Somerville Lake will be increasing in Rocky Creek and Yegua Creek Parks.
  • Water Resources Development Act of 2022 Implementation Guidance Update

    The Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works is issuing this notice to update the public on the status of the implementation guidance for the 196 provisions in the Water Resources Development Act of 2022. The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2022, a subset (Division H) of the James M. Inhofe National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2023, was signed into law on December 23, 2022.
  • Construction, inspections impact lake operations at Canyon Lake

    Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Officials at Canyon Lake announce today a periodic inspection of the dam, control tower, conduit, stilling basin, spillway and other associated facilities is being conducted this week.
  • USACE to host public scoping meeting for the Proctor Lake Master Plan and Shoreline Management Plan revision

    The Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a public scoping meeting at 4 p.m., January 19, at Comanche County Courthouse - Comanche County Courtroom, 101 W. Central Ave., Comanche, Texas 76442 to provide information and receive public input on the Proctor Lake Draft Master Plan and Shoreline Management Plan revisions and Environmental Assessment.
  • Construction scheduled now through January 31 at Canyon Lake Overlook areas

    Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Officials at Canyon Lake announced today the temporary closure of Overlook parking which began on November 7 is now scheduled through January 31.