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Mississippi Valley Division schedules Industry Day

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division, is conducting an Industry Day to address specific topics regarding stone supply, delivery and placement within the Mississippi River. [Read More]
Published: Aug-10-16

Corps and USFWS to sign Conservation Plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division (MVD), will sign a formal Conservation Plan with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to better protect three endangered species native to the lower Mississippi River - the Interior Least Tern, Pallid Sturgeon and Fat Pocketbook Mussel. [Read More]
Published: Aug-13-13

Critical rock removal work progressing efficiently resulting in open channel

The first phase of the most critical rock removal work on the Mississippi River near Thebes, Ill., has been completed ahead of schedule, providing mariners with additional depth in the navigation channel. [Read More]
Published: Jan-14-13

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers works with navigation industry, Coast Guard to continue drought fight

A long term, multi-pronged low-water campaign by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the navigation industry and the U.S. Coast Guard is successfully keeping the Mississippi River channel between Cairo, Ill., and St. Louis Mo., open for commercial barge traffic. [Read More]
Published: Jan-11-13

Corps of Engineers accelerates water removal mission, work progressing at critical sites

As part of the Federal government’s unified national response to Hurricane Sandy, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-led joint dewatering task force is executing pumping operations with state and federal partners at six flooded mass transit sites in response to the $20 million mission assignment from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). [Read More]
Published: Nov-04-12