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Army Corps of Engineers announces end of low-water drought in Mississippi Valley Division
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mississippi Valley Division announced today the drought that plagued the Mississippi River basin since 2022 is officially over. Low water conditions began in...
Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
1/3/2024 UPDATED
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,850 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in observance of Martin Luther...
Mississippi Valley Division announces conclusion of hurricane preparedness efforts
11/30/2023 UPDATED
Today marks the last official day of the 2023 hurricane season, which runs each year from June 1 through Nov. 30. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicted an above-average...



The USACE is preparing a supplemental environmental impact statement to address the impacts associated with the construction of remaining authorized work on the Mississippi River Mainline Levees (MRL) feature of the Mississippi River & Tributaries (MR&T) project.  The MRL is one of the major features of the MR&T Project used to provide comprehensive flood damage control, protection, and risk reduction from the Project Design Flood in the alluvial valley beginning at Cape Girardeau, Missouri to the Head of Passes, Louisiana.    

Click here for more information on the MRL SEISII, Notice of Intent and public scoping meetings.