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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Mississippi Valley Division


Mississippi River Valley Division prepared for near-normal hurricane season
6/1/2023 UPDATED
Today marks the first official day of the 2023 hurricane season, which runs through Nov. 30. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts a near-normal season with a forecast of...
Mississippi River Commission prepares for spring high-water inspection trip
3/20/2023 UPDATED
The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual spring high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River, March 27-31, 2023...
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins Phase I flood fight activities
3/9/2023 UPDATED
The Mississippi Valley Division U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) coordinates all flood fight activities in the Mississippi Valley. Currently, the Memphis, and New Orleans Districts have begun...



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.