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USACE. Mobile District
Published Feb. 7, 2022

MOBILE, Ala. – The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) was signed into law by President Biden Nov. 15, 2021. Under the IIJA spend plan the U.S. Army Corps Engineers Mobile District’s total spending will exceed $82.7 million.

The following projects will be funded for FY22:

  • Alabama River Lakes Hydropower
  • Allatoona Lake - Dam, Hydroelectric Powerhouse, Gated Spillway, Reservoir, Recreation Areas
  • Apalachicola Bay – Dredging
  • Biloxi Harbor – Dredging
  • Black Warrior and Tombigbee Rivers – Dredging
  • Buford Dam and Lake Sidney Lanier – Hydroelectric powerhouse, Flood Risk Management Reservoir, Recreation Facilities
  • Carters Dam and Lake – Dam, Hydroelectric Powerhouse, Flood Risk Management Reservoir, Recreation Areas
  • Escambia and Conecuh Rivers – Dredging
  • Gulf Intercoastal Waterway – Levee Drainage Structure Replacement
  • Jim Woodruff Lock and Dam – Recreation
  • Mobile Harbor – Dredging, Upland Placement Maintenance
  • Okatibbee Lake – Recreation, Minor Maintenance, Fabrication
  • Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway – Dredging, Lock & Dam Minor Maintenance, Fabrication, Recreation Areas
  • Walter F. George Lock and Dam – Resilient Sustainable Infrastructure
  • West Point Dam and Lake – Hydroelectric Powerhouse, Flood Damage Reduction Reservoir, Recreation Facilities

The IIJA will help the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District to address current and future water resources infrastructure needs and expand access to America’s ports through dredging.


With an area of operation across Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, and northern Florida, and a vast military region that includes operations across Central and South America, the Mobile District’s award- winning teams of engineering, construction, regulatory and emergency management professionals are nationally recognized for their leadership in delivery of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ civil works and military programs missions to the Nation.




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