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  • St. Tammany feasibility study receives additional time, funding

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, received an exemption for additional time and funding for the St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana Feasibility Study to further refine the Tentatively Selected Plan (TSP) identified in 2021.
  • $122 Million Allocated for Post-Hurricane Ida Repairs to Grand Isle

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), will undertake $122 million in work to address Hurricane Ida-related damage to the Grand Isle Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction Project.
  • Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, to receive $1.2B in FY22 through Infrastructure Funding Law

    The U.S. Army has announced the Civil Works studies, projects and programs that the Corps would implement in Fiscal Year 2022 with the $22.81 billion in supplemental funding provided in two recently enacted laws — the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act; and the 2022 Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act.
  • St. Francis River Basin Partners, Mississippi River Commission, and Corps of Engineers to break ground on seepage remediation projects

    Groundbreaking ceremony for construction of multiple seepage remediation projects to include Below Senath, Missouri; Big Island, Arkansas; and Below Piggott/Below Hwy 90, Arkansas. The Below Senath Seepage Remediation project, in Dunklin County, Missouri, will reduce risk from the effects of under-seepage by performing drainage ditch work to change the flow of water into a more desirable pattern for the stability of the levee. Work began in May 2020, and the tentative completion date is October 2020. The local partner for the project is Levee District No. 4 of Dunklin County, Missouri, and the prime contractor is C&M Contractors.
  • St. Tammany Parish Feasibility Study virtual public scoping meetings scheduled

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District has scheduled two virtual public scoping meetings regarding the St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana Feasibility Study. The meetings will be streamed on the district’s Facebook page on Tuesday, July 14 at 1 p.m. and Wednesday, July 15 at 6 p.m. The general public, interested parties, and stakeholders are invited to comment on the study. Comments will be accepted through August 3, 2020 when the comment period ends.
  • Vicksburg District to increase Eagle Lake drawdown rate

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District, in collaboration and agreement with its local, state and federal partners, plans to operate the Muddy Bayou Control Structure to lower the elevation of Eagle Lake, located approximately 10 miles north of Vicksburg, Mississippi, by as much as 0.5 feet per day beginning June 30.
  • Corps seeks public comments for St. Tammany feasibility study

    The Notice of Intent for the St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana Feasibility Study was published on the Federal Register June 19, 2020 and the Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment for the study. The Corps will host virtual meetings to receive public comments; time and location to follow in subsequent media release and advertisements. Written comments will be accepted through August 3, 2020 when the comment period ends.