Colonel Thomas Magness

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Commander, Los Angeles District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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The  Army Corps of Engineers  says the  Los Angeles River  is not "traditionally navigable." That may not surprise those who see it as a concrete flood control ditch.

The River That Navigation Forgot

The Army Corps of Engineers says the Los Angeles River is not "traditionally navigable." That may not surprise those who see it as a concrete flood control ditch.

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