Archive: April, 2021
  • Final levee system project on horizon as MVM completes preliminary projects

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District, in partnership with the Fulton County Board of Levee Commissioners (FCBLC), is nearing completion of two maintenance projects, the Island 8 Parcel 1 Relief Well Ditch Restoration Project and the Lake No. 9 Collector Ditch Erosion Repair Project, both located along the Mississippi River Mainline Levee south of Hickman, Kentucky. More importantly, after these projects are done, the district will be that much closer to executing the last and final project needed to finish the entire levee system.
  • Smith appointed new Memphis District Project Management Branch Chief

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District recently selected Derrick Smith to be the new Chief of the Project Management Branch. Highlights from Smith’s many years of service and achievements make clear how he earned this respectable position.