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US Army Corps of Engineers
Mississippi Valley Division Website

  • USACE Vicksburg District presents district colors for the first time to commemorate past, future contributions

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District unveiled its inaugural, district flag, March 29, 2021, during the annual Women’s History Month program and town hall at district headquarters.
  • USACE Vicksburg District, Corps Foundation recognize Lake Ouachita volunteers for distinguished service

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The USACE Vicksburg District recently recognized Lake Ouachita volunteers Sidney and Grace Welch with the Volunteer Excellence Coin for their years of exemplary service at the lake’s Denby Point Recreation Area. Created in partnership with the Corps Foundation, the award recognizes volunteers’ extraordinary skills and contributions and encourages an attitude of stewardship and responsibility in caring for USACE lands, facilities, and resources.
  • Cape Girardeau Flood Wall Completion Project

    The Saint Louis District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and City of Cape Girardeau will celebrate the completion of nearly $20 million and 15 years of river wall improvement projects in beautiful downtown Cape Girardeau, April 14 at 11 a.m. The work ensures that generations of residents and businesses in the regional hub can enjoy riverfront life safe from increasingly frequent flooding.
  • USACE Vicksburg District hosts Mississippi River Commission, hears public testimony during annual inspection trip

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The Mississippi River Commission (MRC) will hold a public meeting aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi April 14 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Vicksburg City Front. As part of its annual high-water inspection trip, the MRC will hear ideas, concerns and testimonies from stakeholders, local partners and residents.
  • Corps awards a $67 million contract for the Fargo-Moorhead diversion project

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $67 million contract to Industrial Builders Incorporated of West Fargo, North Dakota, to complete the I-29 grade raise portion of the Fargo, North Dakota / Moorhead, Minnesota, Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project, April 9.
  • Mississippi River Commission and Corps of Engineers tour Missouri River

    Leaders from The Mississippi River Commission along with leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers toured the Missouri River Mar. 29 – Apr. 1. Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, chief of engineers and commanding general, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Brig. Gen. D. Peter Hemlinger, commander, Northwestern Division, Col. William Hannan Jr., commander, Kansas City District and Col. Mark Himes, commander, Omaha District, met with partners and stakeholders and visited sites along the river.
  • Corps awards a $2.2 million contract for the Fargo-Moorhead diversion project

    ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $2.2 million contract to Tunheim Construction LLC of Fargo, North Dakota, to complete the Southern Embankment Reach SE-1 portion of the Fargo, North Dakota/Moorhead, Minnesota, Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project.
  • 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 12-16, 2021. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river. Commission members will meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues.
  • Army Corps of Engineers announces publication of 2021 Nationwide Permits

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today the publication in the Federal Register of the 2021 Nationwide Permits (NWPs). The 12 reissued and four new 2021 NWPs in the rule are necessary for work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899.
  • Corps of Engineers seeks public comments on its Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam Disposition Study

    ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public input from now until Feb. 16, 2021, on its recently completed draft disposition study for the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam.