US Army Corps of Engineers
South Pacific Division

  • April

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers building 19 Alternate Care Sites in 10 States

    April 8, 2020 update: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers building 19 alternate care sites in 10 states.
  • U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center prototypes makeshift hospital rooms

    The Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite has made headlines for his plans to construct makeshift hospital rooms across the country as the Nation prepares for an onslaught of COVID-19 patients. Recently, Semonite called on the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Develeopment Center in Vicksburg to ask for help in accomplishing that mission.
  • Corps awards $61.4 million border barrier contract

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Pacific Border District awarded a $61.4 million contract modification April 3 to SLS Company, Ltd., of Galveston, Texas, for approximately 2.4 miles of barrier construction along the U.S. southern border near Santa Teresa, New Mexico, in the El Paso, Texas, U.S. Border Patrol sector.
  • USACE COVID-19 response efforts update for April 4, 2020

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working in support of the FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency - and in coordination with other federal, state, local and tribal partners – in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The latest facts and figures about our ongoing activities are contained in the following infographic (As of April 4).
  • Listing of USACE Contracts Awarded for Alternate Care Sites

    This listing of USACE contracts awarded to support Alternate Care Facilities will be updated daily. This report is valid as of April 1, 2020. An Alternate Care Site (ACS) is a facility that’s temporarily converted for healthcare use during a public health emergency to reduce the burden on hospitals and established medical facilities. The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) are working to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) during this national emergency.