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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

Allatoona Lake to begin accepting reservations for all campsites

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, announced today that the Allatoona Lake Project Management Office will begin accepting reservations in advance for all of its campsites for the 2018 camping season. In the past, approximately 10% of the project’s campsites were only available on an in-person, first-come, first-serve basis. [Read More]
Published: Nov-02-17

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Emergency Temporary Power Team sets new record for generator installations in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Task Force Puerto Rico’s, Emergency Temporary Power Planning and Response Team (PRT) from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Albuquerque District installed its 311th temporary generator October 28th in support of Hurricane Maria response and recovery efforts, setting a new record for generator installations. [Read More]
Published: Nov-01-17

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to make significant progress in hurricane recovery operations in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – On Sept. 20, Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico. The Category 5 hurricane wreaked havoc and destruction across the island, taking out electrical and communications infrastructure, as well as severely damaging thousands of buildings and homes. [Read More]
Published: Oct-31-17

Corps of Engineers to update Lake Lanier Master Plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, announced today that they are in the initial stages to update the Master Plan at Lake Sidney Lanier in Buford, Ga. The Lake Lanier Master Plan is a comprehensive land and recreational management tool that guides the stewardship of natural and cultural resources and the provision of outdoor recreation facilities and opportunities at the project. [Read More]
Published: Oct-25-17

Chief of Mobile District’s Coastal Project Office supports disaster response operations in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – As the chief of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mobile District Coastal Project Office, Duane (Bubba) Poiroux is responsible for all of the coastal navigation projects in Mobile District’s area of operations. But, several times during his long career with the Corps, Poiroux has turned his hand to disaster response. [Read More]
Published: Oct-24-17

Town Creek Campground to close for winter season

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District, announced today that Town Creek Campground in West Point, Miss. will close for the winter season Nov. 1, 2017, and is scheduled to reopen Mar. 1, 2018. The campgrounds are located on Columbus Lake along the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. [Read More]
Published: Oct-24-17
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