• USACE Vicksburg District announces new Regulatory Chief

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District announces the selection of Kristina “Kristi” Hall as the new Regulatory Division chief. The mission of the USACE Regulatory Program is to protect the Nation's aquatic resources, while allowing reasonable development through fair, flexible, and balanced permit decisions. In her new position, Hall will oversee and manage the actions and requests that are submitted regarding the waters or wetlands within the district’s area of responsibility, as well as maintain the mitigation program to offset the losses to the aquatic environment.
  • USACE Vicksburg District holds Change of Command Ceremony

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – Col. Robert A. Hilliard transferred command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District to Col. Christopher D. Klein in a formal change of command ceremony at district headquarters in Vicksburg, Mississippi, today.
  • UPDATE to Lindy C. Boggs Lock and Dam closure schedule

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District will temporarily close Lindy C. Boggs, Lock and Dam (L&D) to navigation on the Red River during two separate periods, Aug. 30–Sept. 28 to dewater the upstream gate and Oct. 14–Nov. 12 to dewater the downstream gate.
  • USACE Vicksburg District retiree Kent Parrish awarded Order of the de Fleury Medal

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District recognized recent retiree Kent Parrish at its annual Engineers Day awards ceremony on Wednesday.
  • USACE Vicksburg District recognizes personnel achievements at Engineers Day

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District recognized personnel excellence with its annual Engineers Day awards ceremony at district headquarters yesterday. Employees received a variety of honorary individual and team awards. The hybrid ceremony allowed field office personnel across the district’s area of responsibility to participate.
  • USACE Vicksburg District signs water system rehabilitation agreement with City of Brandon

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District entered into a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with the City of Brandon, Mississippi, as part of the Mississippi Environmental Infrastructure Program (Section 592) today.
  • USACE Vicksburg District temporarily closes road and area around Wallace Lake Dam

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District will close road and foot traffic access to Wallace Dam starting today.
  • The Vicksburg District's Dredge Vessel Jadwin departs for the 2022 Dredging Season

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – On May 10, 2022, the Dredge Jadwin, with a crew of around 50 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District team members, departed the Vicksburg Harbor for its annual dredging season along the Mississippi River.
  • USACE Vicksburg District to close Lindy C. Boggs Lock and Dam

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District will temporarily close Lindy C. Boggs, Lock and Dam (L&D) to navigation on the Red River during two separate periods, Aug. 15 – Sept. 15 to dewater the upper gate and Oct. 1 – 30 to dewater the lower gate. The lock will temporarily reopen on approximately Sept. 16 and remain open for 15 days to allow traffic to pass. During the dewatering’s of the upper and lower gate bays, the district will make repairs, inspect the structure, and plan for future maintenance.
  • Army Corps of Engineers reminds visitors to practice water safety

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – As millions of Americans plan visits to our nation’s lakes and rivers, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reminds visitors of the importance of practicing safe, sensible, and thoughtful activities in, on, and around open water. Tragically, people lose their lives while visiting USACE-managed lands and waters every year. Most of the tragedies are water related. The public’s help is needed to reduce the number of fatalities at the more than 2,800 USACE-managed recreation areas nationwide. USACE personnel stress the importance of water safety year-round when talking with visitors, but especially during the summer season because that is when most public recreation fatalities occur.