Navigation Notices

MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 24-39 Lock 6 Intermittent Delays
4/5/2024
INTERMITTENT DELAYSDAVID D. TERRY LOCK (No. 6) NM 108.1MCCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM...
MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 24-37 Lock 2 Tow Haulage Return to Service
4/3/2024
TOW HAULAGE RETURN TO SERVICELOCK No. 2 (NM 13.3)MCCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM...
MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 24-36 Lock 2 Tow Haulage Out of Service
4/2/2024
TOW HAULAGE OUT OF SERVICE LOCK No. 2 (NM 13.3)MCCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM...
MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 24-35 Lock 5 Tow Haulage Return to Service
4/2/2024
TOW HAULAGE RETURN TO SERVICE COLONEL CHARLES D. MAYNARD LOCK (No. 5) NM 86.3MCCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM...
MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 24-34 Lock 8 Sailing Instructions Lifted
4/1/2024
The sailing instructions for NM 155.4 to NM 155.6 and the downstream approach to Toad Suck Lock (No. 8) NM 155.9, noted in Nav Notice SWL 24-18 have been lifted...
MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 24-33 Lock 5 DS Appr - Sailing Instructions
4/1/2024
Due to shoaling, mariners are advised that until further notice, both upbound and downbound tows should favor the long wall in the downstream approach to Colonel Charles D. Maynard Lock (No. 5) NM...
MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 24-28 Lock 13 Intermittent Delays
3/15/2024
Mariners should expect to experience intermittent delays at James W. Trimble Lock (No. 13) NM 292.8 on March 19, 2024, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. The intermittent delays are required...
MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 24-27 Lock 10 Reopened
3/11/2024
The electrical issue at Dardanelle Lock (No. 10) NM 205.5 was repaired and the Lock is currently open to traffic...
MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 24-26 Lock 10 Unscheduled Closure
3/11/2024
Dardanelle Lock (No. 10) NM 205.5 is currently closed to traffic due to an electrical issue. Crews are currently enroute to troubleshoot and repair the issue. A subsequent navigation notice will be...
MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 24-25 Solar Eclipse Advisory NM 100 to NM 300
3/8/2024
Mariners are advised to exercise caution on Monday April 8, 2024 when transiting the area between NM 100 and NM 300 on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System. It is anticipated there will...
MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 24-24 Lock 13 Intermittent Delays Update
3/7/2024
The intermittent delay period at James W. Trimble Lock (No. 13) NM 292.8 on March 9, 2024, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., noted in Nav Notice SWL 24-22, has changed. The new...
MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 24-23 Lock 8 Closure
3/7/2024
Toad Suck Lock (No. 8) NM 155.9 will be closed to traffic beginning at 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on March 13, 2024, to allow surveyors to measure the miter gates. The closure is weather dependent and...
MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 24-20 Lock 7 Intermittent Delays
3/5/2024
Mariners should expect to experience intermittent delays at Murray Lock (No. 7) NM 125.4 beginning March 18 through March 21, 2024, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. daily. The intermittent...
MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 24-17 WREC Differentials
2/13/2024
This is to advise mariners transiting the White River Entrance Channel (WREC) of increased head differentials between Norrell Lock and Dam and Montgomery Point Lock and Dam...
MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 24-16 Lock 2 Opened
2/9/2024
Crews have completed the upgrades to the lock interlock system at Lock No. 2 (NM 13.3), as communicated in Navigation Notice No. SWL 24-02, and the lock is now open to traffic...

Fort Worth District News

Canyon Lake Overlook Temporary Closure
4/5/2024
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Canyon Lake Project Office announce today temporary closing of the Outlook area at Canyon Lake each Thursday for maintenance...
Somerville Lake Embankment Road to close temporarily
4/5/2024
Officials with the Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that the embankment road located between the outlook works parking lot and Welch Park will be closed beginning at...
USACE to host in-person public open house review of the Bardwell Lake Master Plan revision
4/3/2024
The Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a public meeting from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m., April 10, 2024, at the Ennis Welcome Center, 201 North West Main Ennis, Texas 75119 to provide...
Belton Lake Overlook Closure
4/1/2024
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Belton Lake Project Office is announcing plans to permanently close the Belton Lake Overlook, effective immediately...
USACE to host in-person public meeting to review the Proctor Lake Master Plan and Shoreline Management Plan Revision
3/11/2024
The Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a public meeting on March 19, 2024 at the Comanche County Courtroom of the Comanche County Courthouse – 101 W. Central Ave., Comanche,...

Galveston District News

Galveston District to seek rights of entry from Orange County property owners
3/28/2024 UPDATED
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District (SWG) real estate specialists will be going door to door seeking rights of entry (ROEs) from Orange County property owners on April 3 and 12,...
SWG solicits public comments for Port of Corpus Christi Authority Channel Deepening Project Final Environmental Impact Statement
3/21/2024 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District (SWG) is inviting all affected federal, state, and local agencies, affected Native American tribes, other interested parties, and the...
USACE and Trinity River Authority to host public open house for Port of Liberty Vision Plan
3/12/2024 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Trinity River Authority are requesting public comments toward the creation of a Vision Plan for the Port of Liberty. The Vision Plan will focus on the best and...
Galveston District to host career fair
1/12/2024 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District (SWG) will host a Career Fair at the Moody Gardens Convention Center, Jan. 18, 2024, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.Hiring managers from all SWG...
SWG awards final contract for Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project
9/25/2023
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District (SWG) awarded the fourth and final multimillion dollar contract for the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project (CCSCIP) September...

Little Rock District News

USACE and Pulaski County to close Big Dam Bridge for inspection
4/11/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of engineers postponed the previous Big Dam Bridge closure and inspection because of mechanical issues. The equipment has been repaired and the closure rescheduled. The Big Dam...
USACE lifts small craft advisory for Arkansas River
3/29/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is lifting the small craft advisory for the Arkansas River. Small craft advisories are issued when flows reach 70,000 cubic feet per second. While flows have receded,...
USACE issues small craft advisory for Arkansas River
3/26/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is issuing a small craft advisory for the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System in Arkansas. Heavy rainfall in Arkansas over the last 24 hours resulted in...
Temporary lane closure of Highway 25 across Greers Ferry Dam
3/20/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be closing one lane of the Highway 25 bridge across Greers Ferry Dam from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. March 25, 2024, for routine maintenance...
USACE lifts small craft advisory for Arkansas River
3/20/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is lifting the small craft advisory for the Arkansas River. Small craft advisories are issued when flows reach 70,000 cubic feet per second. While flows have receded,...

Tulsa District News

  1. Tulsa District represents at Severe Weather Expo

    (Left to Right) Lauren Enloe, a park ranger from the Keystone Lake Project Office; Derrick Guy, emergency management specialist from the Tulsa District Office, and Ashley Ayers, park ranger Heyburn Lake Office speak with an attendee to the Tulsa Severe Weather Expo while working the water safety booth, April 7. Tulsa District has provided representatives to the event the past two years.
    4/8/2024
  2. Hydraulics and Hydrology Chief speaks to Cushing Rotary Club

    Dr. David Williams, chief, Hydraulics and Hydrology, Tulsa District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers answers questions from members of the Rotary Club of Cushing during a meeting in Cushing, Okla., April 4. Williams oversees real-time water management, flood forecasting, hydrologic and hydraulic studies, floodplain management services, water control data systems and instrumentation, and water supply services for the Tulsa District. Williams spoke about how the Tulsa District operates Keystone Dam during floods and addressed questions related to flood risk reduction initiatives.
    4/5/2024
  3. Appalachia Bay to reopen April 1 [Image 2 of 2]

    The upgraded four-stall water-borne restroom facility at Appalachia Bay recreation area and campground on Keystone Lake, March 27. The park will reopen April 1 after being closed in October 2023 for maintenance.
    3/28/2024
  4. Appalachia Bay to reopen April 1 [Image 1 of 2]

    A campsite at Appalachia Bay Park on Keystone Lake just before sunrise, May 27, 2024. The park, which is the most popular U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recreation area on Keystone Lake, closed for repairs and improvements in October 2023 and will reopen April 1.
    3/28/2024
  5. USACE announces administrative change to Eufaula Lake Shoreline Management Plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that effective immediately the 2013 Eufaula Lake Shoreline Management Plan will include a new provision that will allow a 6-foot-wide meandering path within the existing 45-foot shoreline vegetation buffer intended to improve shoreline access while protecting the environment.
    3/7/2024
  6. Broken Bow Lake Master Plan Update: Moratorium on new development

    Tulsa, Okla. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Tulsa District completed an update of the Broken Bow Master Plan in December 2023 and is now implementing the plan which now governs how USACE manages property at the lake.
    2/26/2024
  7. Innovative hangar Design at Tinker Air Force Base wins AFCEC Sustainability Award

    Accepting the sustainability award on behalf of the KC46-A two bay hangar project on Tinker Air Force Base were Cameron Twyford, Base Civil Engineering, Tinker Air Force Base, and for Tulsa District Corps of Engineers - Ron Rosebrook, program manager, David Gurley, design manager and Daniel de Robles, fformer area engineer Tulsa District Engineering and Construction Branch, Tinker Air Force Base. At the award ceremony on January 30, the KC46-A two-bay hangar project at Tinker Air Force Base received the 2023 sustainability award from the Air Force Civil Engineer Center. The hangar was the first of its kind, combining several maintenance capabilities in separate facilities into one facility for the unique project, accommodating general maintenance, corrosion control, and fuel aircraft maintenance.
    2/23/2024
  8. Meet Jarrod Breuer

    National Engineers Week is an annual celebration that pays tribute to the invaluable contributions of engineers to society. This week, which typically takes place in February, serves as a platform to highlight the vital role engineers play in shaping the nation's progress, fostering innovation, and solving complex challenges. As we embrace National Engineers Week, it is an opportune moment to introduce our talented engineers to our stakeholders, showcasing the expertise and dedication that drive our organization's success.
    2/22/2024

Division Feature Stories

Cornerstone of USAF Aquatic Training
4/4/2024
On a clear, blue-sky Texan day, personnel from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Southwestern Division and Fort Worth District, joined with their customers from Joint Base San Antonio and the Air...
Little Rock District conducts Levee Sector Lead Training
4/1/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District held Levee Sector Lead training for 23 employees from around the district at the Jacksonport State Park Visitor Center in Jacksonport, Arkansas...
Fort Worth District Park Rangers Are Refreshed and Recognized
3/12/2024
A small child’s life jacket is on the beach and she’s nowhere to be found. Two men are playing loud music while drinking at a campsite and one of them has a sidearm. A man sits on his tailgate with...
USACE Little Rock District names Knight Engineer of the Year
3/8/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District recently named Vilonia, Arkansas native Gabriel Knight, as the 2024 Engineer of the Year...
The Dewey Short Visitor Center opens for 2024 recreation season
3/6/2024
With Spring in the air, the Dewey Short Visitor Center has opened for the 2024 recreation season. Located near Branson, Missouri, the Dewey Short has been called the "crown jewel" of Table Rock Lake...
ERDC team helps preserve history for Colorado’s Burgess-Capps Cabin
3/1/2024
With the help of an interdisciplinary team at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), the U.S. Air Force Academy Cultural Resources Management Office has plans for future...
Wallisville Lake Project staff clean up abandoned crab traps
2/29/2024 UPDATED
Each year, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Division (TPWD) closes crab fishing with wire mesh crab traps for ten days to give volunteers the opportunity to round up lost and abandoned traps. The closure...
Wilford Hall: Preserving a Legacy, Brick by Brick
2/27/2024
Wilford Hall Medical Center, located on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, was once the flagship of military medicine, named after the medical pioneer, Brig. Gen. Wilford F. Hall...
USACE's ERDC and SWG Team Up To Provide Important Federal Acquisitions Training To Joint Audience
2/21/2024 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Galveston District (SWG), hosted PROSPECT (Proponent-Sponsored Engineer Corps Training) Course 183, Formal Source Selection, at the Jadwin Building in...
San Antonio’s Westside Creeks: Reaching for Ecosystem Sustainability
2/20/2024
Mention Westside Creeks to most people in Texas and you will get that bewildered “what did you say?” sideways glance, wanting more information to know what is being referenced. But speak the same to...
Full Circle Moments: An Interview with Vanessa Pellegrino-Badell
2/16/2024
As a project engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vanessa Pellegrino-Badell has coordinated many construction projects, but none as close to her heart as the U.S. Air Force’s Airman Training...
B-21 Raider program offers project opportunities for the Fort Worth District
2/13/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Fort Worth District is partnering with multiple Department of the Air Force organizations to facilitate the programming, design, and construction of 25 new or...
A Special Kind of Hunt
1/24/2024
On a frigid Saturday morning in January, at a park in Navarro Mills, Texas, the unthinkable happened. Seven teenagers sat in silence as they scanned the area around them for movement. Instead of...
USACE holds Industry Day in Galveston
1/18/2024 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Galveston District (SWG) held its latest Industry Day, Jan. 17, 2024.Industry Day is an opportunity for SWG to communicate face-to-face with small businesses...
Not Your Average Walk along The Beach
12/6/2023
Guam, Puerto Rico, Florida, Hawaii, and Galveston all sound like great locations for your average beach goer to sit back and relax while enjoying the sun, sand, and water. But for members of the U.S...
Hawaiʻi Wildfires Response Mission USACE Employee Spotlight – Deanna Pienaar
12/4/2023
Meet U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District Operations Technical Maintenance Lead Engineer Deanna Pienaar who is deployed to Maui helping with the Hawaiʻi Wildfires federal response. In her...
USACE Hosts Lone Star Warriors Outdoors Combat Veteran Deer Hunt
11/30/2023 UPDATED
For the last five years, USACE Galveston District (SWG) has partnered with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department game wardens and the non-profit Lone Star Warriors Outdoors (LSWO) to offer combat...
SWG, City of Wharton kick off Colorado River Levee Project Phase 1
11/29/2023 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District and the City of Wharton, Texas, celebrated the official beginning of their Colorado River Levee Project Phase 1 with a groundbreaking...
Advanced Data Section Offers SWG cutting-edge remote sensing technologies
11/28/2023 UPDATED
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) team members are using new tools to complete mission essential tasks like mapping, surveying, and construction and infrastructure inspections.The Galveston...
Milestone Achievement for Dallas Floodway Project: Providing Flood Risk Management to Communities
11/16/2023
In the heart of Dallas, Texas, stands a testament to flood risk management, public safety, partnership, and engineering excellence- the Dallas Floodway project. The Flood Risk Management project...