Roger Wilson, Navigation Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Project office, poses with his Modern-Day Technology Leader Award at the 2024 Black Engineer of the Year Award ceremony in Baltimore, Maryland, Feb. 15, 2024. Wilson said he was astounded when he found out he won the award and said it is something he will cherish the rest of his career. (Courtesy photo)
The Marine Vessel Lawson drives up the confluence of the Black Warrior and Tombigbee Rivers toward the Demopolis Lock, Demopolis, Alabama, Feb. 3, 2024. The Lawson and M/V Tenn-Tom were bringing floating barges and cranes to assist in repairing the Demopolis Lock, which was severely damaged on Jan. 16 and has been inoperable ever since. (U.S. Army photo by Chuck Walker)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers West Point Park Ranger Christine Dowell holds her Mobile District NRM Employee of the Year Award on the shoreline of the lake Jan. 18, 2024. (U.S. Army photo by Travis England)
Heavy equipment operators test a crane at the Demopolis Lock and Dam, Demopolis, Alabama, Feb. 2, 2024. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District works 24/7 to repair the Demopolis Lock, which was breached on Jan. 16 and is inoperable until the repairs are finished. (U.S. Army photo by Chuck Walker)
Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District pose with Dr. Olivier Charles, President of Bishop State Community College, center, during the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. lunch and learn celebration at the District Office, Mobile, Alabama, Jan. 24, 2024.

Around the District

Demopolis Lock Closure update 2
1/25/2024
The Demopolis Lock is closed to traffic for repairs. A breach occurred on Jan. 16, caused by a concrete sill failure. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is assessing the failure and processing data to...
Demopolis Lock Closure update
1/19/2024
The Demopolis Lock is closed to traffic for maintenance and repairs. A breach occurred Jan. 16, which was caused by a concrete sill failure...
Demopolis Lock Closure
1/16/2024
Starting today, the Demopolis Lock will be closed to traffic for emergency repairs to the upper miter gate...

Public Notice

Proposed Placement Area Addition, St. George Island Channel Navigation Project, Franklin County, Florida

Interested persons are hereby notified that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District proposes to provide an additional placement area at the project site of the St. George Island Channel to minimize shoaling to facilitate navigation into and out of Apalachicola Bay, Florida.
Published: 2/21/2024

CONTINUED MAINTENANCE DREDGING OF CADET BAYOU NAVIGATION PROJECT HANCOCK COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI

Interested persons are hereby notified that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District proposes to continue maintenance dredging of the federally authorized Cadet Bayou navigation project, Hancock County, Mississippi. This public notice is issued in accordance with the rules and regulations published in the Federal Register on 26 April 1988. These regulations provide for the review of the dredging programs for federally authorized projects. These laws are applicable whenever dredged or fill material may enter navigable waters. The recipient of this notice is requested specifically to review the proposed action as it may have impact on water quality, relative to the requirements of Section 404(b)(1) of the Clean Water Act. Comments on any other potential impacts are also requested. WATERWAY AND LOCATION: Cadet Bayou, Mississippi Sound, Hancock County, Mississippi (Figure 1).
Published: 2/20/2024

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