US Army Corps of Engineers
Vicksburg District Website

  • Steel Bayou Channel Repair Project Completed Ahead of Schedule

    Vicksburg, Miss……The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s (District) work on the Steel Bayou Drainage Structure Outlet Channel Repair Project near the Mississippi Highway 465 bridge was completed on November 17, 2014, nearly two weeks ahead of schedule.
  • Vicksburg District Selects Stephanie Hansen as Branch Chief

    Vicksburg, Miss…….The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District recently selected Stephanie M. Hansen as Chief of the Management Support Branch in the Operations Division.
  • Arkabutla Lake Hosting Youth Waterfowl Hunt

    VICKSBURG, MISS… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Arkabutla Lake personnel and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks will host a youth waterfowl hunt on January 24th and 25th 2015, in a management area near Arkabutla Lake Dam. The hunt will provide an opportunity for experienced waterfowl hunters to teach younger hunters proper techniques and ethics of the sport.
  • Youth Raccoon Hunt to be held at Arkabutla Lake

    VICKSBURG, MISS… U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Arkabutla Lake personnel and the Arkabutla Raccoon Hunting Association will host its annual Youth Raccoon Hunt for area youth aged 10-15 years old on January 30-31st, 2015, February 6-7, and February 13-14. The hunt will be held at the natural area below the dam.
  • Vicksburg District’s Kirk Ross Returns from Afghanistan

    Vicksburg, Miss……Kirk Ross, Natural Resources Management Specialist with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District, recently returned from a more than two-year deployment that ended at Bagram, Afghanistan, in support of Overseas Contingency Operations.
  • Vicksburg District to Host 10th Annual Physically Challenged Deer Hunt

    Vicksburg, MS….The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) Louisiana Field Office will host its 10th annual physically challenged hunt on Friday, January 9, 2015, at the Columbia Lock and Dam. Eight disabled hunters will be randomly selected to hunt on approximately 400 acres adjacent to the Lock and Dam area located at 580 Lock Office Road, Columbia, LA 71418.
  • Wider channel provides unrestricted daytime northbound transit at Fair Landing

    Fair Landing, Arkansas, Nov. 12, 2014 – Northbound commerce with as many as 49 barges moved through the restricted portion of the river at Fair Landing during daylight hours. This helps speed the clearing of the daily queue and reduces the wait time for southbound vessels. Work is also proceeding well in the narrowest reach of the restricted area and the Corps expects normal, unrestricted one-way traffic to resume after Monday, November 17, when the mat sinking unit completes its work in the narrow section and moves to a wider section of Fair Landing.
  • River repairs will help commerce on the Mississippi River system

    Fair Landing, Arkansas, Nov. 10, 2014 – River repairs to severe bank scours along the Mississippi River at Fair Landing will lead to enduring improvements to the vital commercial artery. The narrow bend along this reach of the river now passes one-way traffic under normal conditions, the ongoing repairs and future improvement work will allow two-way traffic to pass.
  • Steel Bayou Channel Repair Project Progresses

    Vicksburg, Miss……The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Vicksburg District’s work on the Steel Bayou Drainage Structure Outlet Channel Repair Project near the Mississippi Highway 465 bridge is approximately 88 percent complete.
  • Notice of Sale of Timber at Lake Ouachita, Arkansas

    Vicksburg, Miss... U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will sell timber at Lake Ouachita, Arkansas, to the public. This section of timber is located in Montgomery & Garland Counties and consists of approximately 83 acres. The Vicksburg District will accept sealed bids for Invitation No. DACW38-9-15-2 to be opened at 2:00 p.m. on December 2, 2014. Anyone interested in bidding should send information to the Vicksburg District Office located at 4155 Clay Street, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39183.