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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosts open house to discuss Mobile Harbor improvement, Sept. 14

Published Sept. 6, 2017
MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District invites the public to participate in an open house for the proposed improvement of the Mobile Harbor Federal Navigation Channel, Sept. 14.

The open house will be held at the Bayou La Batre Community & Senior Center, 12745 Padgett Switch Road, Irvington, Ala., 36544, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Any person with an interest in the proposed harbor improvements may attend.

This event is an opportunity to give members of the public an update on the proposed project’s status and upcoming milestones, and to receive the public’s comments and concerns related to potential impacts associated with the project. Members of the project team will be on hand with graphical displays to explain the various ongoing studies the Mobile District is conducting and to answer questions related to the proposed project.

The open house is one opportunity to share either oral or written public comments that will become part of the preparation of a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed project. In addition to the open house, members of the public may submit comments by email to or by mail to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, 109 Saint Joseph Street, Mobile AL 36602.

For more information, on the proposed Mobile Harbor Federal Navigation Channel project, visit

Lisa Hunter
251-690-2506 (cell)

Release no. 17-028