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UPDATE - USACE Vicksburg District Thatcher Lock and Dam public notice
12/1/2021
VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District continues to monitor river levels near Thatcher Lock and Dam (L&D) following the successful installation of a poiree...
Upper Mississippi River 2021 navigation season comes to an end
11/24/2021 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, locked the last tow to depart St. Paul, Minnesota, yesterday, Nov. 23 – ending the 2021 navigation season on the Upper Mississippi River...
USACE Vicksburg District begins drawdown of Thatcher Lock and Dam
11/19/2021
VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District will begin pool draw down at Thatcher Lock and Dam on Nov. 19, 2021, to make repairs to the seal of the hinge crest gate.The pool...

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MS RIVER MAINLINE LEVEES SEIS II

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.