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Temporary closure of shower buildings and comfort stations at Lake Ouachita

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District
Published Jan. 12, 2024

VICKSBURG, Miss. – In advance of the upcoming inclement weather, Lake Ouachita is temporarily closing or partially closing shower buildings and comfort stations across the project beginning today. These facilities are not built to sustain prolonged extreme low temperatures. Facilities are expected to be reopened on 18 January 2024. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reminds the public to remain weather aware. 


The USACE Vicksburg District is engineering solutions to the nation’s toughest challenges. The Vicksburg District encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana, that holds nine major river basins and incorporates approximately 460 miles of mainline Mississippi River levees. The Vicksburg District is engaged in hundreds of projects and employs approximately 1,100 personnel. 

Christi Kilroy

Release no. 24-004