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Posted 1/21/2015

Release no. 15-003

Alice Bufkin

Vicksburg, Miss...The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will lease agricultural lands at Sardis Lake, Mississippi, to the public. These properties will be used for crops, hay, highly erodible land, pasture, and grazed woods, and are located in Panola, Marshall, and Lafayette Counties, Mississippi, and consist of approximately 900 acres.

The Vicksburg District will accept sealed bids for Invitation No. DACW38-9-15-55 until 1:00 p.m. on
30 January 2015. Bids will be publicly opened at that time. Anyone interested in bidding should send information in a sealed, marked envelope addressed to the Vicksburg District Real Estate Division located at 4155 Clay Street, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39183.

For bid information or details of contract requirements with the U.S. Government, contact Angela Williams with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, Real Estate Division, 4155 Clay St., Vicksburg, Mississippi 39183, or phone 601-631-5230. You may also contact Brandy Morrow at Sardis Lake Field Office, 2400 Highway 315 Scenic Route, Sardis, Mississippi 38666, or phone 662-712-1151.

The Vicksburg District encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana that holds seven major river basins and incorporates approximately 460 miles of mainline levees. Flood damage risk reduction is the primary mission of Vicksburg District’s four Mississippi lakes, backwater levees and structures. Since its inception, the Mississippi River and Tributaries flood risk reduction projects have cumulatively prevented approximately $ 612 billion of flood damage. For more information visit our website, or download our smart phone app, USACE VICKSBURG, from your app store.