• 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.
  • Corps of Engineers and Guttenberg Heritage Society to host ribbon cutting at lockmaster house

    The Guttenberg Heritage Society and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will celebrate the reopening of the historic lockmaster house at Lock and Dam 10 in Guttenberg, Iowa, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 6 at 3 p.m.
  • USACE Vicksburg District signs water system rehabilitation agreement with City of McComb

    Vicksburg, Miss. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District entered into Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with the City of McComb, Mississippi, May 19 as part of the Mississippi Environmental Infrastructure Program (Section 592).
  • Mississippi River Visitor Center at Locks and Dam 15 set to reopen May 23

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, announces the Mississippi River Visitor Center at Locks and Dam 15 on the Rock Island Arsenal will reopen to the public Sunday, May 23. Summer visiting hours through Labor Day weekend will be from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. seven days a week.