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  • BOUNDARY LINE SURVEY AT WEST POINT LAKE

    MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District at West Point Lake Project announces that survey contractors have begun work to reset missing boundary and properly identify sections of the boundary line at West Point Lake.
  • WEST POINT LAKE PROJECT: HUNTING SAFETY ON USACE-MANAGED LANDS

    MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District at West Point Lake Project reminds hunters to stay safe during the 2019-2020 hunting season.
  • USACE BWT LAKES PROJECT TO HOST FIRST SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY HUNT FOR DISABLED HUNTERS

    MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District at Black Warrior and Tombigbee Lakes Project is scheduled to host its first Special Opportunity Hunt with archery-only deer hunting for disabled hunters Dec. 7 – 8, 2019, at Holt Resource Office’s Rocky Branch Day Use Area and Dec. 14 – 15, 2019, at Demopolis Resource Management Office. Hunting times will be Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS WAIVES FEES ON NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY, SEPT. 28

    MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District announced, Sept. 18, 2019, the Corps will waive day use fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches at its recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day Saturday, Sept. 28.
  • JAMIE WHITTEN LOCK CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    MOBILE, Ala. – Due to a vessel accident at the Jamie Whitten Lock & Dam on Sunday, September 8, 2019, the lock has been closed to all traffic until further notice. The duration of the closure remains undetermined at this time, as hazard assessments are underway.
  • SOUTH ATLANTIC DIVISION COMMANDER SIGNS MOBILE HARBOR GRR/SEIS RECORD OF DECISION

    MOBILE, Ala. – On Friday, September 6, 2019 Major General Diana Holland, Commander of the South Atlantic Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signed the Record of Decision for the Mobile Harbor General Reevaluation Report (GRR) with Integrated Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS).
  • TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF WEST POINT LAKE DAM ROAD

    MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at West Point Lake will temporarily close vehicular and pedestrian traffic across West Point Dam Road Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (EST) to ensure public safety during the maintenance of West Point Dam.
  • PSA: RABIES PRESENT IN WILDLIFE NEAR LAKE LANIER

    MOBILE, Ala. – The Georgia Department of Public Health recently detected the rabies virus among wildlife in Forsyth County, Georgia near U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District’s Lake Lanier Project. A raccoon in the area of Sweetwater Drive and Buford Dam Road tested positive for rabies.
  • WEST POINT LAKE CLOSURES FOR ARMY TRAINING EXERCISE

    MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at West Point Lake will close several of its areas to public access Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, to host Soldiers from U.S. Army’s 3rd Battalion at Fort Benning, Georgia to conduct an Army training exercise.
  • USACE RECEIVES TEST RESULTS FROM GA DNR FOLLOWING REPORTS OF HARMFUL ALGAE AT ALLATOONA LAKE

    MOBILE, Ala. – Georgia Department of Natural Resources Environmental Protection Division responded to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District Aug. 14, 2019, with test results of Allatoona Lake, addressing recent public concern about harmful algal blooms.