US Army Corps of Engineers
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  • PAUL ASSUMES COMMAND OF CORPS’ LITTLE ROCK DISTRICT

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- During a July 2 ceremony at the Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center in downtown Little Rock, Col. Courtney W. Paul assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock District.
  • NAV NOTICE SWL 13-30 MKARNS RESTRICTED ZONE ADVISORY

    FT. SMITH, Ark. - A Military Exercise “Restricted Zone” will close the Arkansas River (NM. 290.0 to NM 293.0) to all traffic July 24, 2013 from 4:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The 412th Engineering Command will be conducting a bridge crossing exercise.
  • CORPS URGES WATER SAFETY OVER INDEPENDENCE DAY

     LITTLE ROCK, Ark. –The Independence Day holiday is typically among the busiest times of the year at
  • CORPS REOPENS THREE SWIM BEACHES AT NORFORK AND BULL SHOALS LAKES

    MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – The Corps of Engineers, Mountain Home Project Office has reopened three swim beaches on Norfork and Bull Shoals Lakes. The reopened beaches are Lead Hill and Oakland Beaches on Bull Shoals Lake, as well as Panther Bay Beach on Lake Norfork.
  • CORPS DISCONTINUES MAINTENANCE LOCK CLOSURES AT TWO ARKANSAS RIVER LOCKS IN ARKANSAS

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District will discontinue maintenance lock closures at two Arkansas River locks in July.
  • NAV NOTICE SWL 13-29 MKARNS SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

    MKARNS - Due to possible shoaling, mariners are advised that until further notice, both upbound and downbound tows should run the green line while between NM 178.4 and NM 179.4, 50 feet off the red line between NM 224.7 and 225.5, and the red line between NM 249.0 and 250.0.
  • NAV NOTICE SWL 13-28 & 2013-12 MKARNS JOINT NOTICE ON RESUMPTION OF 24-HOUR LOCKING

    MKARNS - Effective July 1, 2013, the daily closures implemented as part of the Inland Marine Transportation System (IMTS) Levels of Service initiative will cease at the Locks of Ozark (No. 12) NM 256.8, Trimble (No. 13) NM 292.8, Webbers Falls (No. 16) NM 366.6, Chouteau (No. 17) NM 401.4 and Newt Graham (No. 18.) NM 421.6.
  • NAV NOTICE SWL 13-27 MKARNS NOTICE OF TEMPORARY LOCK CLOSURES

    MKARNS - The following daily lock closures will be temporarily suspended for the Big Bass Bonanza fishing tournament along the Arkansas section of the Arkansas River:
  • CORPS CLOSES THREE SWIM BEACHES AT NORFORK AND

    MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – The Corps of Engineers, Mountain Home Project Office has closed three swim beaches on Norfork and Bull Shoals Lakes until further notice. The beaches affected are Lead Hill and Oakland Beaches on Bull Shoals Lake, as well as Panther Bay Beach on Lake Norfork. 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.
  • 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.