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Vicksburg District


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: 

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

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Latest News Releases

District Inducts Hill into Gallery

VICKSBURG, Miss…The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District (District) inducted Wayland Hill into its prestigious Gallery of Distinguished Employees today at its Founder’s Day ceremony while celebrating 141 years of service to the Nation. Hill, a former team member with the hydraulics branch of Engineering and Construction Division, is the 77th inductee into the Gallery.
Published: 8/19/2014

Highway 465 Portions Closed Temporarily Due to Corps Levee Projects

Vicksburg, Miss…The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District is working to complete the Mississippi River levee enlargement projects along Mississippi Highway 465. This work will necessitate the temporary closing of portions of Highway 465 to all through traffic. The work areas are located in Warren and Issaquena Counties.
Published: 8/18/2014

District Selects Holcomb Student of the Year

VICKSBURG, Miss…The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District recently selected a Mississippi State senior majoring in wildlife management as its Student of the Year.
Published: 8/14/2014

Mississippi River Commission schedules low-water inspection trip

VICKSBURG, Miss., August 4, 2014 -- The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River August 15-22, 2014.
Published: 8/4/2014

Vicksburg District Civil Engineer Returns from Afghanistan

Vicksburg, Miss… Paul Richards, civil engineer with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District, has returned from a nine-month deployment to Kabul, Afghanistan, in support of Overseas Contingency Operations. During his tour, Richards served as a project engineer in the Kabul Area Office. As a project engineer and contracting officer’s representative, Richards was responsible for contract administration and quality assurance for 16 projects valued at over $200 million. Projects were in support of the Afghan National Army, Kabul Afghanistan International Airport, and the Ministry of Interior Afghanistan. Richards processed numerous contract modifications to include scope determination, cost estimation, and negotiations. He also ensured that all projects assigned stayed within schedule and budget requirements, and provided guidance to local nationals on quality assurance and engineering practices.
Published: 7/31/2014