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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

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Latest News Releases

District Announces New Chief for Dam and Levee Safety Production Center

VICKSBURG, MISS…The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District recently announced the selection of Brad Arcement as chief of its Dam and Levee Safety Production Center of Engineering and Construction Division’s levee safety branch. In this position, Arcement is responsible for oversight of non-routine levee safety modification studies, engineering risk analysis, and serves as a technical expert on matters of levee safety.
Published: 10/21/2014

Make a Difference Day Being Planned for Sardis Lake

VICKSBURG, MISS…Sardis Lake personnel of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are partnering with Volunteer Oxford to host a cleanup event at Sardis Lake during Make a Difference Day scheduled for Oct. 25, 2014, 9 a.m. until noon. Each October, millions of people from across the nation volunteer during Make a Difference Day.
Published: 10/10/2014

Lower Mississippi River Museum to be staffed by volunteers

VICKSBURG, MISS…The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District announces that the Lower Mississippi River Museum (LMRM) will now be staffed by volunteers. The LMRM and Motor Vessel Mississippi IV will be open Wednesdays through Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning Oct. 15, 2014.
Published: 10/6/2014

Vicksburg District Awards Dredging Contract

Vicksburg, Miss… The US Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District is pleased to announce the award of a contract to dredge on the Mississippi River for $4,390,701 to Weeks Marine, Inc., of Covington, Louisiana. The work consists of furnishing, delivering and operating one cutterhead, hydraulic pipeline dredge, of which Weeks Marine owns seven.
Published: 9/22/2014

Corps Extends Invitation for Volunteers to Participate at Water Sweep 2014

Vicksburg, Miss… The Vicksburg District of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to participate in Water Sweep 2014 on Saturday, September 20. It is not too late to volunteer to participate! Volunteers can still register to help remove debris from within and along the shores of the Ouachita River and have a fun-filled day. This annual award winning event was originated in 2006 to have volunteers clean along the shoreline and remove unwanted obstacles from the banks of the river and the water.
Published: 9/18/2014