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CORPS LIFTS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ARKANSAS RIVER

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Army Corps of Engineers has lifted the small craft advisory for the Arkansas River. Advisories are issued when flows reach 70,000 cubic feet per second. Even though flows have receded below that threshold, Corps officials urge boaters to always use caution when on the river. [Read More]
Published: Jun-09-16

MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 16-35 Notice of Safety Zone For Riverfest Fireworks Display

Little Rock, AR - To ensure the safety of life and property during the Riverfest fireworks display in Little Rock, AR, a safety zone will be established by the Coast Guard for the Arkansas River from NM 118.8 to NM 119.5. [Read More]
Published: Jun-03-16

MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 16-34 Caution Advisory at NM 119.2

Little Rock, AR - Mariners are advised to use caution at NM 119.2 due to bank stabilization repairs on the right descending bank. [Read More]
Published: Jun-02-16

CORPS EXTENDS REGISTRATION TIME FOR CONTRACTING FORUM THROUGH JUNE 3

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Army Corps of Engineers’ Little Rock District, along with 13 other federal agencies, in conjunction with the Arkansas Procurement Assistance Center has extended registration through June 3 for the federal contracting forum, being held June 14-15, for businesses interested in working with federal agencies located in the Arkansas region. [Read More]
Published: May-31-16

HIGHWAY 178 BRIDGE ACROSS BULL SHOALS DAM TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – The Corps of Engineers will close both lanes of Highway 178 across Bull Shoals Dam from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. June 6 and 7 to install equipment needed to refurbish the tainter gates on Bull Shoals Dam. [Read More]
Published: May-31-16

CORPS CLOSES PINEY BAY SWIM BEACH ON LAKE DARDANELLE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – The Corps of Engineers, Russellville Site Office has closed Piney Bay swim beach on Lake Dardanelle until further notice. The temporary closure is the result of higher than acceptable E. coli levels that were found during routine testing conducted by the Arkansas Department of Health. [Read More]
Published: May-26-16

CORPS SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR PARKS

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Enjoy the outdoors? Looking for a quiet place to RV this summer? Officials from the Army Corps of Engineers, Pine Bluff Site Office and Arkansas Post Field Office, are looking for volunteers to help take care of Pendleton Bend, Wilbur D. Mills, Notrebes Bend and Tar Camp parks. [Read More]
Published: May-26-16

Corps issues small craft advisory for Arkansas River

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Army Corps of Engineers issued a small craft advisory for the Arkansas River. Recent heavy rains in Arkansas and Oklahoma have caused flows to rise. During high flows, strong currents and large debris can threaten the safety of pleasure craft. [Read More]
Published: May-25-16

CORPS CLOSES SHOAL BAY SWIM BEACH ON LAKE DARDANELLE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – The Corps of Engineers, Russellville Site Office has closed Shoal Bay swim beach on Lake Dardanelle until further notice. The temporary closure is the result of higher than acceptable E. coli levels that were found during routine testing conducted by the Arkansas Department of Health. [Read More]
Published: May-25-16

CORPS RANGERS PREPARE FOR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND AT BEAVER LAKE

ROGERS, Ark. – Memorial Day weekend is upon us, which marks the unofficial start to the summer season at Beaver Lake. The Corps reminds all visitors to be safe while swimming, boating, or camping at Beaver Lake. [Read More]
Published: May-25-16
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