• Corps of Engineers and Red Lake Band partner on habitat restoration study

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently signed a cost sharing agreement with the Red Lake Band to study the feasibility of constructing a fish passage in Red Lake and restoring adjacent habitat in the Zah Gheeng marsh in Clearwater County, Minnesota.
  • St. Tammany Feasibility Study Draft Report virtual public meetings scheduled

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District has scheduled two virtual public meetings to gather input regarding the St. Tammany Parish Feasibility Study with Integrated Environmental Impact Statement. The goal of the study is to develop alternatives to reduce flood damages caused by hurricane and rainfall events. The meetings will be held via WebEx and simultaneously streamed on the district’s Facebook page on June 28 and 29, 2021.
  • Mississippi Valley Division Announces DTOS Media Day

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mississippi Valley Division (MVD) hosted their Deployable Tactical Operations System (DTOS) Media Day at MVD headquarters in Vicksburg, MS, June 15.
  • 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.