US Army Corps of Engineers
Vicksburg District

Bodcau Dam Road Closed for Repairs to Dam

Published March 10, 2015
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. The district is engaged in hundreds of projects and supports disaster response in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Tennessee.

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. The district is engaged in hundreds of projects and supports disaster response in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Tennessee.

Vicksburg, Miss… The Bodcau Dam Road in Bossier Parish has been ordered closed by the Bossier Parish Police Jury for repairs to the dam. There will be a detour on Highway 157 and take approximately two additional miles. It is not known at this time how long the repairs will take to complete. Signs will be posted for visitors to follow to the rifle range and horse trail. For more information call Tommy Jones (318) 949-1804.

The Vicksburg District encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana. The Louisiana Field Office provides day-use activities and camping at the Ouachita-Black River, Red River, Bayou Bodcau, Caddo Lake, and Wallace Lake. These three river systems and two lakes have an annual attendance totaling over 1.2 million, supporting approximately 200 jobs and adding approximately $13 million into the local economy.

Contact
Greg Raimondo
601-631-5053
gregory.c.raimondo@usace.army.mil

Release no. 15-019