US Army Corps of Engineers
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  • Sardis Lake Conducting “De-Water” Inspections

    Vicksburg, Miss…The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District will begin conducting a “De-Water” inspection at Sardis Lake on August 12, 2016. During this time, the lower lake water level will be drawn down so that necessary inspections can be made in the conduit and outlet channel. The conduit is the oval shaped tunnel that carries water 560 feet from the gatehouse on the upper lake, through the dam, and empties into the outlet channel and the lower lake. The outlet channel area will be closed to fishing and public access until all inspections have been completed.
  • District Names Chief of its Project Management Branch

    VICKSBURG, MISS…The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District recently selected Thomas Shaw as chief of its Project Management Branch of its Programs and Project Management Division.
  • District Names Chief of its Water Management Section

    VICKSBURG, MISS…The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District recently selected Drew Smith as chief of its Water Management Section of the Engineering and Construction Division.
  • Repair Work Begins on Red River’s Lindy C. Boggs Lock and Dam

    Vicksburg, Miss… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Lindy C. Boggs Lock and Dam (Lock #1) on the Red River will undergo repair work on the cable connections on five of its eleven gates. These repairs are necessary because of failed or failing connections due to the deterioration of the nuts and washers that secure the hoist cables.