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Corps begins road paving project at Hurricane Landing at Sardis Lake

Vicksburg, Miss… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has received funding from the Federal Lands Transportation Program to repair roads and parking lots at Sardis Lake’s Hurricane Landing Recreation Area. [Read More]
Published: Oct-12-18

Army Corps of Engineers waives fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 22

VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches at its recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 22. [Read More]
Published: Sep-13-18

Vicksburg District selects chief for the Programs Management Branch

VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District has selected Alainna O’Bannon as Chief of its Programs Management Branch of the Programs and Project Management Division. [Read More]
Published: Sep-11-18

Grenada Lake hosting annual veterans hunts

VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Grenada Lake will host its annual Veterans Hunt in two sessions beginning Nov. 16-18, 2018, and ending Nov. 23-25, 2018. The hunts will be held at the Haserway and Quail Management Areas of Grenada Lake. [Read More]
Published: Sep-07-18

Sardis Lake to temporarily close some sites at Oak Grove Campground

SARDIS, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sardis Lake is resuming a project that is incrementally adding sewer hookups to all 83 campsites in Oak Grove Campground. The next phase of the project will temporarily close sites 64-70 and is scheduled to begin on Sept. 4, 2018. The other 76 sites in the campground will remain open to the public. [Read More]
Published: Sep-05-18

Grenada Lake hosts special archery hunt

VICKSBURG, Miss. – Grenada Lake will host a special archery hunt Oct. 1, 2018 through Jan. 31, 2019. The hunt will be held at the south side of Old Highway 8 between 333 Restaurant and Wolf Creek Hollow. The hunters will have the option to use crossbows, compound bows, and traditional archery equipment. [Read More]
Published: Aug-29-18

Corps schedules public scoping meetings for Mississippi River mainline levees supplemental environmental impact statement

VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will host four public scoping meetings for the preparation of a supplemental environmental impact statement to address the impacts associated with the construction of remaining authorized work on the Mississippi River mainline levees of the Mississippi River and Tributaries project. [Read More]
Published: Aug-22-18

Corps’ Vicksburg District releases notice of availability for leasing real property at Arkabutla Lake, Mississippi

VICKSBURG, Miss.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District will lease agricultural lands at Arkabutla Lake, Mississippi, to the public. These properties will be used for pasture, hay and grazed woods purposes and consist of acreage in Tate County, Mississippi. [Read More]
Published: Aug-21-18

District Hosts Founder’s Day

VICKSBURG, Miss.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District hosted Founders Day in commemoration of the District’s 145 years of service to the nation. This event celebrates the founding of the Vicksburg district by Capt. William Henry Harrison Benyaurd on August 18, 1879. The Corps of Engineers has maintained a continuous presence in Vicksburg ever since and remains Vicksburg’s second oldest business. [Read More]
Published: Aug-20-18

Corps’ Vicksburg District Awards Columbia Lock and Dam Contract

VICKSBURG, Miss.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District has awarded an emergency repair contract to Massman Construction Co. of Leawood, Kansas, for construction and repairs of the Columbia Lock and Dam located on the Ouachita River approximately seven miles upstream of Columbia, Louisiana. [Read More]
Published: Aug-17-18
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