US Army Corps of Engineers
Little Rock District

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  • September

    Bull Shoals Master Plan revision is underway

    Little Rock District is actively engaging the public in its effort to update the 1970s version of the Bull Shoals Lake Master Plan.
  • USA’s largest towboat returns to Arkansas River

    The Mississippi River Commission visited the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System Aug. 10 through 14 to perform a low-water inspection and meet with stakeholders onboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi, the largest towboat in the country and the official vessel of the MRC. The vessel is 241 feet long, 52 feet high and is an operational towboat 90 percent of the time.
  • May

    National Dam Safety Awareness Day

    On May 31, 1889 South Fork Dam in Johnstown, Pennsylvania failed, killing 2,200 people and leaving thousands more homeless. National Dam Safety Awareness Day occurs each year on May 31 to commemorate this disaster, which remains the worst dam failure in the history of the United States, and to encourage the public to learn about the benefits of dams and the risks associated with potential dam incidents and failures.
  • March

    Who and what is the MKARNS Board of Governance?

    Within U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division a board of governance for the 445-mile McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System has been established to corporately manage the system.
  • District volunteers plant STEM seeds

    Several employees with the Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock District volunteered their weekend time and expertise to plant seeds.
  • McKinnie named 2014 Engineer of the Year

    James McKinnie earned the Little Rock District’s Engineer of the Year honors for 2014 for his exceptional work as chief of Navigation and Maintenance Section.
  • February

    Employee Spotlight--Darrell L. Montgomery

    Q+A with Little Rock District Contract Specialist Darrel Montgomery
  • A Monument Man

    When Deputy Counsel Ralph Allen from the Little Rock District Corps of Engineers was 13-years-old his grandfather took him on a tour through Europe explaining what the United States and Allies endured during World War II. What Allen didn’t know as boy is that his grandfather was a Monuments Man charged with preserving the history and architecture of the war torn country during the world’s darkest hours. The recent release of George Clooney’s new film “Monuments Men,” has propelled Allen and his family to research the legacy of their beloved grandfather.
  • January

    2013 Ozark Isle Youth Hunt

    Park rangers from the Mountain Home Project Office braved 20 mph winds and 30 degree temperatures on Jan. 4 to ensure 10 youth hunters from around the state could participate in the 2013 Ozark Isle Youth Hunt.