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National Safe Boating Week: May 21-27, 2016
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The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District has released a FREE app for your cellphone or tablet. The app is a great source for learning about the services offered by the District.
The USACE Vicksburg District App
The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District has released a FREE app for your cellphone or tablet. The app is a great source for learning about the services offered by the District.
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Vicksburg District Recreation Sites
The Vicksburg District encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana and provides numerous recreation opportunities for the public.

Welcome to the Vicksburg District

 The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers' Vicksburg District is one of 41 Corps districts worldwide and one of six districts in the Corps' Mississippi Valley Division (MVD)

The City of Vicksburg is not only our home, but home to the MVD, the Mississippi River Commission, the Engineer Research and Development Center, the 412th Engineer Command (U. S. Army Reserve), and the 168th Engineer Group (Army National Guard).

The Vicksburg District provides a full range of water resource products and services, covering 68,000 square miles in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. The District's 1,000-person workforce is eager to serve you and to be the Engineer of Choice for the 21st Century. Enjoy our web site.

For daily stage and water info call: 
601-631-5900

For general questions or information call:
601-631-5000 or toll free 1-800-522-5672

The Vicksburg District App

Latest News Releases

Scenic Route 304 (Pratt Road) Reopens in DeSoto County

VICKSBURG, MISS… Pratt Road (State Scenic Route 304) in DeSoto County, reopened April 25, 2016. Pratt Road is near Arkabutla Lake, below the overflow spillway. This re-opening allows for all public access from DeSoto County past the dam to points north and west. The road has been closed for the past 26 days due to water flowing over the road from the Arkabutla emergency spillway.
Published: 4/26/2016

Scenic Route 304 (Pratt Road) to Close In Tate County

VICKSBURG, MISS… Due to anticipated heavy rain, Pratt Road will close at noon on March 30, 2016. Pratt road (State Scenic Route 304) is in Tate County near Arkabutla Lake and is below the overflow spillway. This closure will cease all public access from Tate County past the dam to points north and west. The expected duration of closure is unknown at this time.
Published: 3/29/2016

Mississippi River Commission schedules high-water inspection trip

VICKSBURG, Miss., -- The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River April 11-15, 2016.
Published: 3/22/2016

Flooding in Central Louisiana Causes Corps 24 Hour Surveillance

Vicksburg, Miss…Due to the higher than normal amount of rainfall in the Shreveport/Bossier City area and most of central Louisiana, the Corps’ Vicksburg District have made preparations for Phase II Flood Fighting. Preparations have been made to increase the level of response (24 hour surveillance) for monitoring the flood, looking for overtopping, seepages, as well as slides.
Published: 3/11/2016

High Water Causing Closing of Corps Visitor Centers

Vicksburg, Miss…Due to high water, the J. Bennett Johnston Waterway Regional Visitor Center and the Grand Encore Visitor Center will be closed until next week. Both visitor centers are expected to reopen for normal business on Wednesday, March 16, 2016.
Published: 3/10/2016

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