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Archive: 2024
  • April

    Annual MRC upstream trip: Positions district leadership, commission members Critical discussions, relationship-building

    The Mississippi River Commission conducted its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River, April 8-12, 2024. The commission held four public meetings aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi in selected towns along the river, with two of those meetings held within the Memphis District Area of Responsibility.
  • Contract Award | Seepage Multiple Award Task Order Contract

    This project is a Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) for seepage projects throughout the Memphis District. Typical construction task orders may include seepage berm construction, relief well construction, and all associated tasks with each of these construction processes as designated in each contract. The work on each task order will consist of furnishing all plant, labor, and materials for the work to be performed.
  • March

    Memphis, Charleston Districts Collaborate | Delivering greater value

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is a world-class organization offering one of the most diverse mission sets in the federal government — delivering vital engineering solutions to secure the nation, energize our economy, and reduce disaster risk. We accomplish this, in part, by overcoming challenges through teamwork, innovation, knowledge, technology, and collaboration. The Charleston District visited the Memphis District at its Ensley Engineer Yard from March 21 to 22 to explore the capabilities of its world-class Marine Maintenance Facility. The positive meeting started a promising new collaborative relationship that will deliver greater value for the nation.
  • Memphis District hosts eight public meetings

    Over the last two weeks, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Memphis District has hosted eight public scoping meetings to gather input and feedback from citizens and other stakeholders concerning a five year, $25M comprehensive study to improve management of the Mississippi River, from Cape Girardeau, Missouri, to the Gulf of Mexico.   The LMRCMS area encompasses seven states: Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee. Because of the size and scope of the LMRCMS, active participation, and collaboration from the public and stakeholders throughout the five-year endeavor will be critical to identifying practical and sustainable recommendations for successful management of the river.
  • February

    Memphis District hosts first-ever two-day Industry Day, deemed successful, more informative

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Memphis District (MVM) hosted their first ever two-day lndustry Day business event on Feb. 20 and 21 at the Memphis, Tennessee, Renasant Convention Center.  Industry Day is a Department of Defense (DoD) Program Management Office (PMO) event providing federal contractors the opportunity to network with each other and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers professionals.
  • January

    Congratulations on your retirement, Loy Hamilton!

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, congratulates and bids farewell to Mr. Loy A. Hamilton, who retires after 40 remarkable years of dedicated service to the Corps of Engineers and the communities it serves. Hamilton's four-decade career was nothing short of extraordinary. His depth of knowledge and wide-ranging experience made him an invaluable team member, and his commitment to the  USACE mission, personal and professional growth, and the STEM initiative made him an inspiration to many.