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Archive: July, 2017
  • July

    Northport levee repair on track for August completion

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, is in the midst of repairing the Northport, Ala., levee, to address a crack that was first discovered in 2010. The project is nearing completion and is expected to be finished on schedule in late August.
  • Mobile District to consider channel improvements in $7.8 million Mobile Harbor study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, will soon complete existing condition modeling as part of a study to determine the viability of widening and/or deepening Mobile Harbor to new dimensions.
  • ‘Chew Crew’ at dam cut landscaping costs for Corps

    Sixteen grazing goats, known as the “Chew Crew,” are in charge of trimming the treacherous terrain above Buford Dam, a site run by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District.
  • SLOPES agreement improves consultation process for USACE permits in Mississippi

    In an effort to improve consultation under the Endangered Species Act for the state of Mississippi, representatives from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Fish and Wildlife Service) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps of Engineers) Mobile District, Vicksburg District, Memphis District, and Nashville District signed a Memorandum of Agreement to implement Standard Local Operating Procedures for Endangered Species (SLOPES) on June 28. The SLOPES agreement includes 44 Federally-listed threatened and endangered species in the state of Mississippi. Four Corps of Engineers districts possessing regulatory authority in the state entered into the agreement with Fish and Wildlife Service making the implementation of this document the largest of its scope for the entire Corps of Engineers.
  • Mobile District’s Keating earns ‘Cost Engineer of the Year’ award

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, Senior Cost Engineer Michael L. Keating has earned the national-level Corps “Cost Engineer of the Year” award.
  • Mobile District’s $9.5 million modernization keeps Army’s combat vehicles moving

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, recently completed a $9.5 million modernization project which will keep the Army’s combat vehicles moving at Anniston Army Depot, in Anniston, Ala.
  • Mobile District modernizes Army Depot’s infrastructure for tomorrow’s mission

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, is partnering with the Anniston Army Depot, or ANAD, in a four-year modernization, overhauling the depot’s utility system and preparing it for tomorrow’s mission.