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Tag: Memphis District
  • USACE Memphis to christen $25.5M bank grading unit May 2nd

    The Memphis District is holding a Christening Ceremony, May 2 at 1:30 PM CT, to celebrate and welcome its new Bank Grading Unit, Grader 1, a $25.5 million Seatrax model constructed to replace the districts legacy model, a 1949 vintage Bucyrus-Erie barge-mounted dragline. Grader 1 is also the first and newest addition to the Regional Channel Improvement Fleet.
  • Memphis District's Dredge Hurley returns home ending most productive, longest season on record

    The Memphis District's Dredge Hurley returned to its home port, Ensley Engineer Yard, in Memphis Harbor, on Jan. 13, 2023, after finishing a record-breaking 273-day season, which began Apr. 26, 2022. In eight and a half months, the 36-person crew dredged 14.5 million cubic yards of sediment, which is the most the Dredge Hurley has ever removed in a single season.
  • Mississippi River Commission schedules high-water inspection trip

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River, Mar. 27 - 31, 2023.
  • Running Reelfoot Bayou Feasibility Study Public Scoping Meeting

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District (USACE) and the West Tennessee River Basin Authority  (WTRBA)  will  host  a  general  scoping  meeting  to  solicit  comments  and information from the public regarding a feasibility study that will investigate National Ecosystem Restoration benefits related to restoring aquatic and floodplain habitat along Running Reelfoot Bayou in Lake, Obion, and Dyer Counties, Tennessee. The meeting will be held on Thursday September 9, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Reelfoot Lake State Park, Bluebank Day Use Area.
  • Running Reelfoot Bayou Feasibility Cost Sharing Agreement Signing Ceremony

    The West Tennessee River Basin Authority and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District recently held a Feasibility Cost Sharing Agreement Signing Ceremony to initiate a cost shared feasibility study. The study aims to identify and evaluate alternatives and the preparation of a decision document that, as appropriate, recommends a coordinated and implementable solution for restoring aquatic and floodplain habitat along a 20-mile corridor from Reelfoot Lake and Lake Isom National Wildlife Refuge to the Obion River.