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VICKSBURG DISTRICT - District names new manager for Corps’ Arkansas Lakes

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District recently named Rick Dwyer as its manager for three Arkansas Corps lakes including DeGray, Greeson and Lake Ouachita.
Published: 3/27/2015

ROCK ISLAND DISTRICT - LANE CLOSURE AND WIDTH RESTRICTIONS TO BEGIN ON F28 (MEHAFFEY BRIDGE ROAD) AT IOWA RIVER/CORALVILLE RESERVOIR BRIDGE MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2015.

Traffic will be restricted to a single lane with stoplight control at the Mehaffey Bridge over the Iowa River/Coralville Reservoir in unincorporated Johnson County beginning Monday, March 30, 2015. A maximum vehicle width restriction of 9’-6" will be in place at the bridge location during this phase of the construction.
Published: 3/26/2015

ST. PAUL DISTRICT - First tow marks unofficial opening to navigation season

The 2015 Mississippi River navigation season has arrived. The Motor Vessel New Dawn locked through Lock and Dam 2, near Hastings, Minn., at 7:45 a.m. this morning. She was pushing nine loaded barges en route to St. Paul, Minn.
Published: 3/25/2015

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Mississippi River Commission schedules high-water inspection trip

The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River March 23-27, 2015.
Published: 3/6/2015

Belk reassigned to Washington, D.C.

Mr. Edward E. Belk, Jr., is being reassigned by the Secretary of the Army from the position of director of Programs for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley Division and the Mississippi River Commission in Vicksburg, Miss., to the position of chief of the Operations and Regulatory Community of Practice within the Directorate of Civil Works at Corps Headquarters in Washington, D.C., effective April 5, 2015.
Published: 2/10/2015

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2015 Civil Works Appropriations

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) yesterday delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15) work plans for the Army Civil Works program.
Published: 2/3/2015

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