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Donate your Christmas trees for West Point Lake fish structures

MOBILE, AL - The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers at West Point Project will accept real Christmas trees, not artificial trees, for recycling Dec. 26, through Jan. 13. The trees will be used to create fish structures at various locations. [Read More]
Published: Dec-19-17

Allatoona Lake to accept Christmas trees for recycling

The Allatoona Lake Project Management Office announced today that they will accept unwanted, live Christmas trees for recycling beginning Dec. 26, 2017 until Jan. 2, 2018 at seven drop-off sites around the lake. The seven drop-off locations include the Allatoona Operations Project Management Office, Victoria Day-Use Parking Area, Galt’s Day-Use Parking Area, Sweetwater Campground Overflow Parking Area, Payne Boat Ramp, Blockhouse 1 Fishing Jetty (behind Paw Paw’s Convenience Store) and Bethany Bridge Fishing Jetty Parking Area. [Read More]
Published: Dec-15-17

After 1 million cubic yards collected, USACE looks to turn the corner in debris collection mission in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers collected its 1 millionth cubic yard of debris from the island Dec. 9, 2017, and is seeking ideas from the island’s residents to limit the amount of reduced debris reaching landfills. [Read More]
Published: Dec-11-17

Corps of Engineers to close Buford Dam Road, nearby day-use parks for repairs

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, Lake Sidney Lanier Project Management Office is scheduled to close Buford Dam Road and day-use parks in the immediate area Dec. 12 at 9:30 a.m. for miscellaneous road and guardrail repairs. Repairs are expected to be completed by 5 p.m. the same day. Lake Lanier will reopen the parks and Buford Dam Road for public use once repairs are complete. [Read More]
Published: Nov-29-17

Corps of Engineers releases Record of Decision for Port of Gulfport Expansion Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, has released the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Port of Gulfport Expansion Project for 30-day public and agency review. The ROD details the Corps of Engineers’ decision on all of the issues discussed in the Final Environmental Impact Statement, including the environmental impacts associated with the project. [Read More]
Published: Nov-28-17

Mobile District park rangers at right place, right time to assist stranded motorists

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Randy Flint and Mark Jackson, park rangers at Mobile District’s Carters Lake and Allatoona Lake, respectively, are spending this Thanksgiving here working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ debris removal mission. While they will miss their families at this time of year, they say they are thankful to be here. [Read More]
Published: Nov-27-17

Corps of Engineers to close Vineyard Mountain Trail during December

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, announced today that the Allatoona Lake Project Management Office is scheduled to close the Vineyard Mountain Trail from Dec. 1 through Dec. 31 due to scheduled hunting activities in the area. [Read More]
Published: Nov-27-17

USACE completes construction on NASA test stands to help send rocket on Mars journey

Work is finishing on two rocket test stands, built for NASA by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, which will someday help send astronauts to Mars. The stands, located at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., will test rocket propellant tanks for NASA’s Space Launch System rocket. [Read More]
Published: Nov-16-17

Buford Dam Road and park areas will temporarily close Nov. 21

MOBILE, Ala. -- Buford Dam Road will be closed Nov. 21 starting at 9:30 a. m. for miscellaneous road and guardrail repairs. The repairs are expected to be completed by 5 p.m. In the case of inclement weather on Nov. 21, the repairs will be completed on Nov. 22. [Read More]
Published: Nov-06-17

Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas on Veterans Day

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,800 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11. [Read More]
Published: Nov-02-17
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