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VICKSBURG DISTRICT - Helmets Necessary When Utilizing All Terrain and Utility Vehicles at Mississippi Corps Lakes

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ is enforcing a safety requirement for all operators and passengers while riding certain vehicles at its Mississippi lakes at Arkabutla, Enid, Grenada, and Sardis. Operators and passengers must wear helmets at all times when operating or riding in recreational off-highway vehicles, all terrain vehicles, all terrain cycles, and other vehicles that travel on non-highway tires and designed specifically for off-road usage. All vehicles shall be operated in accordance with posted restrictions and regulations at each site.
Published: 4/18/2014

ST. PAUL DISTRICT - Corps of Engineers nears final stage on Roseau, Minn., flood diversion project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, reached a major milestone recently when the agency received all of the necessary funds to complete the construction of the Roseau, Minn., flood risk management project.
Published: 4/18/2014

ROCK ISLAND DISTRICT - Cattail Slough Recreation Area Closed Due to High Water

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces that Cattail Slough recreation area south of Fulton Illinois has been closed due to high water levels.
Published: 4/18/2014

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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 April 7-11, 2014. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues.
Published: 3/17/2014

President's 2015 Civil Works Budget for Mississippi Valley Division focuses on improving nation’s economic growth

The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 has been released and included $825 million in funding for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division.
Published: 3/5/2014

MEDIA ADVISORY - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal 2015 Civil Works budget press conference scheduled

The United States Army Corps of Engineers’ press conference to release details of President Obama’s Fiscal 2015 Budget for the Army’s Civil Works program is scheduled for Tuesday, March 4, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Published: 2/28/2014