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Rock Quarry Boat Ramp to close temporarily

Cottondale, Ala. – Rock Quarry Boat Ramp, operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Black [Read More]
Published: Jan-23-18

Corps of Engineers to host public meetings to discuss Lake Lanier Recreation Capacity Study, Master Plan Update

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, is scheduled to host four open house meetings in February to update the public on the status of a Recreation Capacity Study and Master Plan Update for Lake Sidney Lanier in Georgia. Each open house will feature the same information, with subject matter experts from the Corps of Engineers on hand to brief the public on the purpose and goals of the study. [Read More]
Published: Jan-19-18

West Point Lake going cashless for the 2018 season

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, announced today that the four Corps-managed campgrounds at West Point Lake in Georgia will begin “cashless” operations in 2018. Only credit and debit cards will be accepted as payment at R. Shaefer Heard, Whitetail Ridge, Holiday and Amity Campgrounds. Other forms of payment, including checks, will no longer be accepted. [Read More]
Published: Jan-08-18

Water safety is a year-round concern

Public safety is the number-one priority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the Corps of Engineers urges anyone planning to be on or around water to practice boating and water safety throughout the year. [Read More]
Published: Jan-08-18

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
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