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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

Colonel Jon J. Chytka Takes Command of Mobile District

Colonel Jon J. Chytka assumes command as the 51st District Engineer in the history of the Mobile District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in a ceremony Aug. 1, 2013 at the Alabama Cruise Terminal. Chytka succeeds Colonel Steven J. Roemhildt, who had been the commander and district engineer since May 26, 2010. [Read More]
Published: Aug-01-13

USACE reopens Old Bridge, Piney Grove beaches

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District’s Bay Springs Site Office in Dennis, Miss. has reopened Old Bridge Beach and Piney Grove Beach on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. [Read More]
Published: Jul-15-13

USACE temporarily closes Old Bridge, Piney Grove Beaches

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District’s Bay Springs Site Office in Dennis, Miss. has temporarily closed Old Bridge Beach and Piney Grove Beach on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Watery due to high water level impacts until further notice. [Read More]
Published: Jul-09-13

CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER FLOWS WILL BE UP AND CONSTANT FROM THURSDAY EVENING UNTIL NOON ON FRIDAY

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today the river flows in the Chattahoochee River below Buford Dam will be a constant 1,000 cubic feet per second through approximately 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on 27 June to noon EST 28 June. There will be no hydropower generation during that period. [Read More]
Published: Jun-27-13

USACE to reopen Old Bridge, Piney Grove beaches

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District’s Bay Springs Site Office in Dennis, Miss. is scheduled to reopen Old Bridge Beach and Piney Grove Beach on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Watery Sunday, May 26 at 9:00 a.m. [Read More]
Published: May-24-13
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