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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Announces it will begin to drawdown West Point Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District announced today that residents living around West Point Lake and recreational users need to be aware of upcoming lake levels. Levels have been slowly dropping and will continue to go downward towards winter pool at 628. [Read More]
Published: Nov-19-13

West Point Dam Road to be closed November 18-22

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District announced that the roadway on top of West Point Dam will be closed to all vehicles and pedestrians during the week of November 18-22, 2013. Motorists use the road in their daily commutes across the Chattahoochee River, and the closure may add to their travel time. Signs located at each end of the road are in place to notify the public of its accessibility. Alternate routes across the river are the US Highway 29 Bridge in West Point, Ga., and the Georgia Highway 109 Bridge west of LaGrange, Ga. [Read More]
Published: Nov-13-13

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Announces it will waive day use fees for Veterans on Nov. 11.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District announces today that it will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at USACE-operated recreation areas on Veterans Day, November 11. [Read More]
Published: Nov-08-13

US Army Corps of Engineers annouces closure of all Regulatory Offices due to Federal Government Shutdown

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mobile District today announced it will close its Regulatory offices due to the absence of available federal funding. Regulatory offices will be unable to evaluate individual permit applications, pre-construction notifications (PCNs) for nationwide permit (NWP) or regional general permit authorizations, or requests for jurisdictional determinations until after current year funding is received and the offices reopen. [Read More]
Published: Oct-15-13

Buford Dam Road and Park Areas to Temporarily Close

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District stated today that the Buford Dam Road in its entirety along Federal property, will be closed all day for the construction of three pedestrian cross-walks on Oct. 15, 2013 weather permitting. These pedestrian cross-walks will include new speed bumps and striping. [Read More]
Published: Oct-07-13

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing for closures of USACE-operated campgrounds and day-use parks

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District is preparing for the closure of USACE-operated campgrounds and day-use parks today Tuesday, October 1, because of the shutdown of the federal government for lack of fiscal 2014 funding legislation. [Read More]
Published: Oct-01-13

Corps announces changes to Lock Schedules on the Alabama River

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District announced today navigation lock changes on the Alabama River. Beginning the week of October 6, 2013 all navigation locks on the Alabama River will change to fall/winter schedules. R. F. Henry, Millers Ferry, and Claiborne Locks will change to Monday-Thursday operations, 6 a.m.- 4 p.m. Central Standard Time. This schedule will continue until March 2014. [Read More]
Published: Sep-20-13

Corps announces changes to the Lock Schedules on the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District announced today lock changes on the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River Basin. Beginning the week of October 7, 2013 ACF Locks will change to the fall/winter schedules. George W. Andrews, Walter F. George, and Jim Woodruff Locks will move to Monday-Thursday operations, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The locks will be open October 4-5, closed on October 6 and then open Monday-Thursday, October 7-10. This schedule will continue until March 2014. [Read More]
Published: Sep-18-13

Corps of Engineers waives fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 28

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,400 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day on Sept. 28. On this day, fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches will be waived. [Read More]
Published: Sep-17-13

USACE reopens Sawnee Campground

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District will be opening Sawnee Campground on Lake Sidney Lanier on September 20, 2013 until March 23, 2014 on a first-come, first served basis. Campers will have the opportunity to pick a campsite of their liking and pay, review fees, rules and regulations, or obtain maps of the park and lake at the self-service registration station by the gatehouse. [Read More]
Published: Sep-12-13
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