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Archive: March, 2020
  • March

    Another Rock Island District project complete

    Ensley Engineer Yard Skilled Tradesmen recently completed a second survey vessel project for the Mississippi Valley Division’s Rock Island District. The Survey Boat “Dubuque” had repairs done to include items such as replacing the deck hatches with watertight hatches, servicing outboard engines and generator, replacing of the lower unit on both engines, replacing all interior and exterior screws on the vessel, and installing those screws using Loctite to prevent loosening.
  • USACE begins construction on Alternate Care Facilities

    Work is being done in support of FEMA-led COVID-19 Pandemic Response NEW YORK— The US Army Corps of Engineers, USACE, continues to make significant progress in its efforts to support the FEMA-led response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. Nationwide, USACE has received 5 FEMA Mission Assignments (MAs) totaling $357 million, and has more than 250 personnel providing support.

    Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) precautions, effective the date of this Public Notice, the Memphis District Regulatory Branch is requesting all incoming correspondence be submitted electronically.
  • All U.S. Army Corps of Engineers managed campgrounds have begun an orderly shutdown

    All U.S. Army Corps of Engineers managed campgrounds have begun an orderly shutdown. Individuals with paid reservations will be contacted by email and full refunds will automatically be processed by with no cancellation fees. Individuals should not attempt to contact to request a refund as that will lead to a cancellation fee being charged. In addition, visitor centers, beaches, special events, and USACE-sponsored events such as shore sweeps, interpretive programs, Kids to Parks, Earth Day events, public meetings and other public gatherings have been closed and/or put on hold until further notice. USACE is maintaining access to our projects by keeping day use facilities and lake access areas open such as boat launches, picnic areas, fishing piers, and viewing areas, subject to change.
  • Memo from the Director of Contracting re: COVID-19

    For USACE Contractors, As the Director of Contracting for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, I wanted to personally reach out to all of you and let you know that we are actively monitoring the situation in regards to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Attached is the guidance we received on planning for potential Novel Coronavirus Contract Impacts.
  • Grand Prairie Tainter gates ‘OK’ to proceed

    Members of the Memphis District’s Construction, Mechanical and Structural Branches, Area and Resident Offices, and Southern Contractors, Inc., all recently gathered to witness the successful testing of four Tainter gates as part of the Grand Prairie Widened Canal Project near DeValls Bluff, Arkansas.
  • Memphis District to get new dry dock

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District's Ensley Engineer Yard is well on its way to acquiring a new dry dock to take the place of the current Dry Dock 1015 within the next few years.
  • Value added, delivered, certified

    The Memphis District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proud to announce that one of its very own is the only employee in the Mississippi Valley Division certified to facilitate Value Engineering Studies totaling more than 10 million dollars. Neal Newman, technical manager, senior cost manager, and MVM district value officer, now holds an additional title as Certified Value Specialist.
  • St. Francis Basin projects ready to advertise

    The Memphis District Design Teams are celebrating the recent completion of designs for four supplemental projects now ready to be advertised. The packages have been sent to the contracting team for award this fiscal year.
  • Elk Chute: Working together helps deliver the program

    What’s the best way to solve a problem with a project? Anticipate and act on it BEFORE it becomes a problem! That was exactly the goal of a team from our Caruthersville (Missouri) Area Office when they joined representatives from Dumey Contracting for a “Partnering” meeting on Feb. 19 at the beginning of work on the Elk Chute Levee Setback Project.
  • Corps surveys the Keystone Dam

    The Memphis District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to perform survey support for districts outside of the Mississippi Valley Division. Recently, Surveyors Josh Beam and Phil Pettit from the Memphis Survey Section completed a survey of the Keystone Dam, which is located west of Tulsa, Oklahoma on Keystone Lake near the community of Sand Springs.
  • Noteworthy realty service

    Some would say there’s nothing better than getting a thank you note after you’ve done a good job, especially when the job can be a sensitive time for those involved. Meet Joshua A. Neisen, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Realty Specialist for the Memphis District. He recently received a thank you note from both landowners and the District Commander for a job well done.
  • DHA Announcements - Deckhand, Revetment Units

    USACE Memphis DistrictWe are seeking motivated individuals to work in Operations DivisionPUBLIC
  • DHA Announcements - Heavy Mobile Equipment Repairer

    USACE Memphis DistrictWe are seeking motivated individuals to work in Operations DivisionPUBLIC
  • DHA Announcement - Tool and Parts Attendant

    USACE Memphis DistrictWe are seeking motivated individuals to work in Operations DivisionPUBLIC