US Army Corps of Engineers
Albuquerque District

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Archive: March, 2012
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  • March

    District Engages in Emergency Roof Repairs at Kirtland

    In early December 2011, a significant wind event damaged the roofs of several buildings on Kirtland Air Force Base. The winds were estimated greater than 50 mph along the flightline.
  • New Dock to Enable Park Rangers to Respond on Lake Faster

    The District completed the installation of a fully enclosed service dock at Cochiti Lake March 2, allowing the project’s patrol boat to be on the water at all times. It is an improvement the park rangers believe will have significant public safety benefits.
  • Soaking a “Site” for Science

    Although many archaeological sites are located along lakeshores across the country, little is known about how changes in water levels affect these sites. Jonathan Van Hoose, one of the District’s archaeologists, set out to change that.
  • Project Manager Returns from Kosovo Deployment

    While the Middle East and Central Asia dominate national discussion about the military, the U.S. military still has a presence in Eastern Europe, particularly in the Balkans, including in Kosovo. New Mexico native Michael Martinez, a project manager in civil works, has experienced all three regions, most recently Kosovo.
  • FEST Returns to Continue Technical Assistance to Pueblos

    In a second trip to Albuquerque, the South Pacific Division’s 59th Forward Engineering Support Team - Advanced (SPD FEST-A) visited the District in the beginning of March to continue lending engineering support to two New Mexico Pueblos.
  • District Oversees Maintenance of Border Fence Breaches

    Holes are cut and burrows are dug under the border fence between the United States and Mexico each and every day, and they never seem to end. Breaches are especially prevalent in February and March, during the harvest season for marijuana, in the Albuquerque District’s area of responsibility, necessitating the United States government to have maintenance contracts in place to repair them.