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River repairs will help commerce on the Mississippi River system

Fair Landing, Arkansas, Nov. 10, 2014 – River repairs to severe bank scours along the Mississippi River at Fair Landing will lead to enduring improvements to the vital commercial artery. The narrow bend along this reach of the river now passes one-way traffic under normal conditions, the ongoing repairs and future improvement work will allow two-way traffic to pass. [Read More]
Published: Nov-11-14

Regular dialogue with the navigation industry continues to keep commerce moving on the Mississippi River system

Fair Landing, Arkansas, Nov. 9, 2014 -- Near constant communication between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the navigation industry and the U.S. Coast Guard is allowing commercial barge traffic to safely pass a restricted section of the Lower Mississippi River (Miles 632 – 635) near Fair Landing, Arkansas, and 30 miles south of Helena, Arkansas, with a less than10-hour daily delay. [Read More]
Published: Nov-09-14

Corps of Engineers to study improvements for Cypress Creek in Fayette County

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 24, 2014 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today released a Public Notice requesting input on a study of Cypress Creek in Fayette County, Tenn. This study will determine the feasibility of constructing improvements in Cypress Creek to stabilize the creek and improve aquatic habitat [Read More]
Published: Oct-24-14

Donny Davidson is new Chief of Engineering and Construction Division

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 21, 2014 – Donny D. Davidson Jr. is the new Chief of Engineering and Construction Division for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District. [Read More]
Published: Oct-21-14

Corps of Engineers plans second public meeting on Cache River Basin

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 8, 2014 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, will host a public scoping meeting to discuss the Cache River Basin, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in the Paragould Community Center. The address is 3404 Linwood Drive (Hwy 49), Paragould, Ark. [Read More]
Published: Sep-08-14

Corps of Engineers plans public meeting on Cache River Basin

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, will host a public scoping meeting to discuss the Cache River Basin on Aug. 27. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in the M & P room of the Larry Williams Student Community Building at Arkansas State University Campus. The address is 7648 Victory Blvd, Newport, Ark. [Read More]
Published: Aug-15-14

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases second of three Lower Mississippi River Resource Assessment reports

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 11, 2014 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, today released the Assessment of River Related Recreation and Access, the second report authorized by the Lower Mississippi River Resource Assessment. This report will address recreation on the Lower Mississippi River and the need for facilities and access. [Read More]
Published: Jul-11-14

Corps to christen new vessel to honor Thomas George

St. Louis – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will christen its newest named vessel in honor of the late Thomas George, captain of the Corps’ Dredge Potter, in a ceremony to be attended by his family, his peers and Corps teammates at the St. Louis Service Base July 15. [Read More]
Published: Jul-09-14

Mississippi River Commission schedules high-water inspection trip

VICKSBURG, Miss., March 2014 -- The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River April 7-11, 2014. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues. [Read More]
Published: Mar-17-14

Grenada Lake Youth Waterfowl Hunt

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Grenada Lake Field Office and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks will host a youth waterfowl hunt on 1 February 2014. The youth waterfowl hunt will be at the Benwood Waterfowl Management Area and will provide an opportunity for experienced waterfowl hunters to teach the younger generations proper techniques and ethics of the sport. [Read More]
Published: Jan-31-14
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