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Archive: 2020
  • July


    As the second largest restoration project in the history of the National Park Service, the Mobile District’s restoration of Ship Island, a barrier island on the western tip of Gulf Islands National Seashore, 10 miles off the coast of Mississippi, is an important contribution to the preservation of one of the nation’s precious natural resources.
  • March

    Memo from the Director of Contracting re: COVID-19

    For USACE Contractors, As the Director of Contracting for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, I wanted to personally reach out to all of you and let you know that we are actively monitoring the situation in regards to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Attached is the guidance we received on planning for potential Novel Coronavirus Contract Impacts.
  • USACE To Temporarily Close Jennings Ferry Campground

    MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the Black Warrior & Tombigbee Lakes recreation area will temporarily close the Jennings Ferry campground from March 5-19 due to the impacts of heavy rains on facility dump stations.
  • USACE To Close West Point Dam Road Temporarily

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at West Point Lake will temporarily close vehicular and pedestrian traffic across West Point Dam Road March 9, 2020, 8:00 a.m., to March 27, 2020, 4:00 p.m., to ensure public safety during the maintenance of West Point Dam.
  • February

    USACE Mobile District Hosts 2020 Black History Month Observance

    This year’s theme was “Honoring the Past, Securing the Future,” providing another opportunity to celebrate diversity in the District.
  • Allatoona Project Releases High Water, Carters Lake Receding

    MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District at Allatoona Lake Project has begun releasing water through its dam spillway as of 3:00 p.m. EST on Feb. 21, 2020 due to high water levels at the reservoir. In addition, USACE Mobile District’s water management efforts – along with reduced inflows from lighter rainfall – have helped the main reservoir's high water level recede at Carters Lake Project.
  • January

    USACE ERDC, Mobile District RSM Team Begin Sediment Study

    MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center teamed up with USACE Mobile District’s Regional Sediment Management Team, kicking off a sediment study on Jan. 13, 2020, at North Blakeley Island in Mobile, Alabama.