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West Point Dam Road Traffic Restricted

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, West Point Project, announced that vehicular and pedestrian traffic across the dam road will be closed from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Wednesday, May 21, 2014, to ensure public safety while routine maintenance is conducted on the West Point Dam. [Read More]
Published: May-20-14

New Georgia gun bill does not affect USACE lakes, lands

MOBILE, Ala. – Georgia’s House Bill 60, or the Safe Carry Protection Act of 2014, signed into law by Governor Nathan Deal Wednesday, April 23 and effective July 1, does not affect lakes and lands in Georgia managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. [Read More]
Published: May-14-14

USACE encourages boaters, swimmers to wear life jackets

MOBILE, Ala. – As we embark on the summer months and the Memorial Day Holiday weekend comes closer, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District continues to encourage everyone to practice water safety by wearing a life jacket. [Read More]
Published: May-12-14

White Oak Creek Park Closed for Special Event

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District announced today White Oak Day Use Park and White Oak boat ramp on Walter F. George Lake near Eufaula, Alabama, will be closed to the public on Saturday, May 10, 2014. A “Take- A- Warrior Fishing” event will be conducted that day and will occupy both locations. White Oak Campground will maintain normal operations during the event but campers are urged to launch, and then move trailers and vehicles inside the campground to make spaces available at the boat ramp. [Read More]
Published: Apr-28-14

R. Shaefer Heard Day Use Park and West Point Dam Road to be Closed April 25-27

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District announced today the R. Shaefer Heard Day Use Park and the road across West Point Dam will be closed to all vehicular traffic, at 6 p.m Friday April 25, thru 1 p.m. on Sunday April 27, for the 11th Annual West Point Lake Triathlon. [Read More]
Published: Apr-22-14

Jim Woodruff Lock Closed for Repairs

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District announced today the Jim Woodruff Lock located on the Apalachicola River in Chattahoochee, Florida will be closed to all vessels as unscheduled repairs are underway at the lock. Mechanical problems caused the lock gates to become inoperable so repairs were begin immediately on April 6. The lock is expected to remain closed through mid-May 2014 and a public announcement will be made near the re-opening date. [Read More]
Published: Apr-11-14

West Point Dam Traffic Restricted

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District at West Point Project, announced that vehicular and pedestrian traffic across the dam road will be closed Thursday, April 17, 2014, to ensure public safety as contractors use large equipment to conduct an inspection of the West Point Dam. [Read More]
Published: Apr-11-14

Lake Okatibbee experiencing high water from recent rain events

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District at Okatibbee Lake has closed several campgrounds and boat docks. East Central Mississippi has received several inches of rain over the last several days causing the lake and downstream rivers to rise. [Read More]
Published: Apr-09-14

Personal Watercraft and Boating Safety Course Offered Locally

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 81, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at West Point Lake, will conduct a personal watercraft and boating safety course at the West Point Project Management Office on April 15 and 17, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. This course will provide information on legal requirements, navigation rules, preventing personal watercraft and boating accidents, and new boating laws. [Read More]
Published: Mar-27-14

MsCIP Barrier Island Restoration: USACE releases Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District has released the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) for the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program Comprehensive Barrier Islands Restoration Project, Jackson, Harrison and Hancock Counties, Mississippi for public review and comment [Read More]
Published: Mar-07-14
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