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  • USACE Vicksburg District emergency operations center activates for Pearl River flooding

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District emergency operations center (EOC) activated at Level 2, Aug. 27 at 3 p.m., due to flooding on the Pearl River in the Jackson, Mississippi, area.
  • Corps seeks public comments on St. Paul Small Boat Harbor dredging

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking comments on its draft Environmental Assessment, or EA, released today, Aug. 22, for the St. Paul Small Boat Harbor dredging in Ramsey County, Minnesota.
  • Lead Realty Specialist Joshua A. Neisen receives Level I Real Estate Contracting Officers Delegation of Authority

    Congratulations to Lead Realty Specialist Joshua A. Neisen as he receives his Level I Real Estate Contracting Officers Delegation of Authority. Delegating this authority, Real Estate Division Chief John T. Wilburn issued a memorandum stating, "I hereby delegate to Mr. Joshua Neisen, Lead Realty Specialist, Memphis District, Mississippi Valley Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Real Estate Contracting Officer authority within the limits established by this warrant and certificate of appointment to execute real estate contracts, deeds, and related documents to acquire, manage, out-grant, and dispose of real property and interests therein, including related personal property, for both military and civil works real property (under authorities granted to the Secretary of the Army by applicable sections of Title 10, Title 16, Title 30, Title 33, and Title 40, United States Code). This delegation serves as an interim measure to meet current mission requirements of the Memphis District Real Estate office until such time that the Real Estate office may be re-organized with branch chief positions to serve as Realty Officers." Additionally, the Real Estate Branch extended its appreciation to Mr. Donald Balch (MVD Chief of Real Estate) for his continued support to the Memphis District Real Estate Program.
  • Corps seeks public comments on Big Lake restoration project

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on the Lower Pool 4 Big Lake Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project and will host a public meeting Aug. 29, from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at Wabasha-Kellogg High School
  • $1.8M contract awarded, add’ l protection for agriculture, communities

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District recently awarded a construction contract for a Seepage Remediation Project in Coahoma County, Sherard, Mississippi. The project will be accomplished in partnership with the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta Levee Board of Mississippi and will address four miles of the Yazoo-Delta Levee system’s System 21 – Segment 26.
  • Corps of Engineers to host Lock and Dam 4 open house

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting an open house at Lock and Dam 4, in Alma, Wisconsin, Saturday, July 30.
  • USACE Vicksburg District holds Change of Command Ceremony

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – Col. Robert A. Hilliard transferred command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District to Col. Christopher D. Klein in a formal change of command ceremony at district headquarters in Vicksburg, Mississippi, today.
  • Corps of Engineers urges vigilance while on the water

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, wants to remind everyone to play it safe on the water as we near the start of the boating season.
  • Corps awards a $7.7 million contract to construct a fish passage at Drayton Dam

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $7.7 million contract to HSG Park Joint Venture, LLC, of Harvey, North Dakota, to complete a fish passage structure at Drayton Dam, located around 60 miles north of Grand Forks, North Dakota, on the Red River of the North.
  • Corps of Engineers to increase Lake Ashtabula water releases

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, plans to increase water releases over the weekend from Baldhill Dam, near Valley City, North Dakota, this week to maintain storage capacity within Lake Ashtabula.