• USACE Vicksburg District temporarily closes Jonesville Park Landing

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District will temporarily close Jonesville Park Landing in Jonesville, Louisiana, from 6 a.m., Saturday, June 19, 2021, to 7 a.m., Monday, June 21, 2021. Alternative locations to Jonesville Park Landing for recreating and boating during the time of temporary closure are Little River, Harrisonburg Recreation Area and Clayton Landing.
  • USACE Vicksburg District temporarily closes north Mississippi lake recreation areas due to high water

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District has temporarily closed recreation areas at its four lakes in north Mississippi – Grenada, Enid, Sardis, and Arkabutla – due to high water from recent rainfall.
  • Corps of Engineers is hosting an open house to gather ideas on managing its dredged material

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting an open house June 22, from 5:30 – 8 p.m., to gather the public’s input on its Mississippi River dredged material management plans near Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.
  • Illinois Waterway Visitor Center reopens to public

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, announces the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center at Starved Rock Lock and Dam in Ottawa, Illinois, has reopened to the public. Operating hours are from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. seven days a week.
  • USACE, USDA-ARS host ribbon cutting for pilot groundwater project

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS); U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mississippi Valley Division; and USACE Vicksburg District hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for a pilot Groundwater Transfer and Injection Project near Shellmound, Mississippi, June 8.
  • Memphis District awards $5.2M dredging contract

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District awarded a harbor dredging contract in the amount of $5,238,035 to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, LLC, May 28, 2021. 
  • Corps deactivates inspections along Mississippi River

    After 79 days, water levels along the Mississippi River have dropped below 11 feet at the Carrollton Gage prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District to suspend current flood fight operations.
  • St. Louis District urges boater safety

    The St. Louis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is celebrating National Safe Boating Week, May 22- 28 by urging boaters to be smart while on the water. U.S. Coast Guard statistics show that drowning was the reported cause of death in four out of every five recreational boating fatalities in 2019, and that 86 percent of those who drowned were not wearing life jackets.
  • Corps seeks public comment on Kindred, North Dakota, sanitary sewer project

    ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on a draft environmental assessment for the proposed sanitary sewer upgrade project in Kindred, North Dakota.
  • Auxiliary Lock at Lock 14 Opens May 28

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, announces the opening of the auxiliary lock, located at Locks and Dam 14 in Pleasant Valley, Iowa, May 28 for recreational boating traffic.