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Interagency Military Pass waives day-use fees at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recreation sites nationwide

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today it will continue to accept the America the Beautiful Federal Recreation Pass Program’s Interagency Annual Pass for Military (Military Pass) at its more than 2,500 USACE-managed recreation areas nationwide. [Read More]
Published: May-01-13

Whiplash weather patterns testing Mississippi Valley Division’s flexibility, responsiveness

Vicksburg, Miss., April 26, 2013 - Major General John Peabody, Commander of the Mississippi Valley Division and President of the Mississippi River Commission, describes water as “the perfect engine of destruction. If it finds a weak spot in your defenses, it will attack that weakness relentlessly.” [Read More]
Published: Apr-26-13

Life Jacket Use Policy Remains in Effect at Mississippi Corps of Engineers Lakes

Vicksburg, Ms... The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers lakes in Mississippi will continue to implement [Read More]
Published: Apr-12-13

Mississippi River Commission schedules high-water inspection trip

Memphis, Tenn., April 1, 2013 -- The Mississippi River Commission will conduct the Memphis District portion of its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River April 8-9, 2013. [Read More]
Published: Apr-01-13

Corps of Engineers to hold Missouri and Arkansas Partnering Meetings

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 19, 2013 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, will hold two meetings later this month to discuss a variety of topics with partners in Missouri and Arkansas as follows: [Read More]
Published: Mar-19-13

Corps of Engineers annual notice to Floodway residents and users

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 13, 2013 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, today mailed a notice to individuals who reside in, operate and/or do business in the Birds Point New Madrid Floodway in Missouri, that it may be operated during a high water event. [Read More]
Published: Mar-13-13

Dredging comes to a seasonal end on Middle Mississippi River

MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 5, 2013 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed an extended dredging season, and is bringing equipment in for seasonal maintenance and leave for the crew. [Read More]
Published: Feb-05-13

Recent rainfall provides improved outlook for Mississippi River navigation

VICKSBURG, MISS., January 18, 2013 – Recent weather events across the Mississippi Valley will ensure continuing navigation on the Mississippi River through mid-February, even if no additional rain falls between now and Feb. 15. [Read More]
Published: Jan-18-13

Dredges move mountains of sand, keep navigation channel open

VICKSBURG, MISS., January 17, 2013 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers deployed as many as 25 dredges during the past nine months to maintain the Mississippi River’s navigation channel and re-open sand-choked harbors between St. Louis and the Gulf of Mexico in response to one of our nation’s most severe droughts. [Read More]
Published: Jan-17-13

Critical rock removal work progressing efficiently resulting in open channel

ST. LOUIS. MO., January 13, 2013 – 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-13-13
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