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NEW ORLEANS DISTRICT - Section of Prytania Street to close temporarily for SELA Uptown work

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and its contractors will temporarily close part of Prytania Street for drainage culvert installation. Work is for the Southeast Louisiana Drainage Project (SELA).
Published: 4/17/2014

ST. LOUIS DISTRICT - Temporary Closure of Dam West Boat Ramp

The FLW College Fishing Circuit will be holding a Central Conference Bass Fishing Tournament at Carlyle Lake on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Dam West Boat Ramp in the Dam West Day Use Area. Anglers will take off from the Dam West Ramp at 6:30 a.m. and weigh in will begin at 2:30 p.m. Take off and weigh in are free and open to the public. To ensure visitor and public safety, the Dam West Boat Ramp will be closed to traffic from Friday, April 25th at 10:00 p.m. through Saturday, April 26th at 4:00 p.m. Visitors wishing to launch a boat should use the Allen Branch or Apache Boat Ramps located in Eldon Hazlet State Park or the Dam East and Keyesport Boat Ramps which will be available to the general public during this period.
Published: 4/17/2014

ST. PAUL DISTRICT - Corps of Engineers welcomes navigation season after historic delay

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, 2014 Mississippi River navigation season has arrived. The Motor Vessel Angela K is scheduled to lock through Lock and Dam 2, near Hastings, Minn., today around 5 p.m., pushing 12 barges en route to St. Paul, Minn. The estimated arrival time is dependent upon wind, weather and intermediate stops.
Published: 4/16/2014

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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