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Corps to open Floodway Information Center in New Madrid

MEMPHIS, Tenn., JUNE 3, 2011 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will open a Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway Information Center at 705-B Highway 61, New Madrid, Mo., on June 8. [Read More]
Published: Jun-03-11

Corps to hold informational meeting on floodway claims process

MEMPHIS, Tenn., JUNE 1, 2011 – Officials from the Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold an informational meeting Thursday evening in East Prairie, Mo., to discuss the claims filing process for Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway residents and property owners. [Read More]
Published: Jun-01-11

Corps of Engineers posts Floodway claims info on Web site

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 23, 2011 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has posted Floodway claims information on their Mississippi Valley Division’s Web site. [Read More]
Published: May-23-11

Corps of Engineers cautions against driving on levees

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 12, 2011 – Driving on Mississippi River levees is extremely dangerous and could potentially lead to structural problems, according to officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. [Read More]
Published: May-12-11

Corps of Engineers to hold 1:30 media briefing at federal building

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 10, 2011 – The Army Corps of Engineers will hold a media brief to provide an operational update on floodfighting efforts in the Memphis District at 1:30 p.m. on the plaza just south of the Clifford Davis/Odell Horton Federal Building. [Read More]
Published: May-10-11

Corps’ emergency response system arrives in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 6, 2011 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, positioned an Emergency Command and Control Vehicle (ECCV) at the Cook Convention Center today to continue serving as a mobile Joint Information Center (JIC). [Read More]
Published: May-06-11

Corps of Engineers working to ensure safety of levees

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 5, 2011 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, continues to monitor flooding on the Lower Mississippi River and is coordinating their floodfighting operations with all stakeholders to ensure the integrity of the Mississippi River and Tributaries project. [Read More]
Published: May-05-11

Work continues to complete floodway operation

SIKESTON, MO., May 4, 2011 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expects to open the final crevasse in the levee Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway Project levee soon. [Read More]
Published: May-04-11

Corps of Engineers raises floodfight response to Phase II

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 25, 2011 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, initiated Phase II floodfighting activities at 7 a.m. on April 24 due to high Ohio and Mississippi river stages. [Read More]
Published: Apr-25-11

Corps of Engineers activates Phase I floodfight for second time

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 20, 2011 – For a second time this spring, the Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has initiated a Phase I floodfight in the northern portion of their area of responsibility due to high Mississippi and Ohio River stages. [Read More]
Published: Apr-20-11
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