US Army Corps of Engineers
Vicksburg District Website

High Water Causing Closing of Corps Visitor Centers

Published March 10, 2016

Vicksburg, Miss…Due to high water, the J. Bennett Johnston Waterway Regional Visitor Center and the Grand Encore Visitor Center will be closed until next week. Both visitor centers are expected to reopen for normal business on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. 

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     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is the world's largest public engineering organization and has a firm commitment to preserving and enhancing our natural environment. The Corps is the largest federal provider of outdoor and water-based recreation in the nation.  The Vicksburg District encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana.

Greg Raimondo

Release no. 16-009