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Mobile Harbor General Reevaluation Report (GRR) Study


The Corps has published notice of a public meeting to receive oral and written comments regarding the Mobile Harbor General Reevaluation Report (GRR) Study to deepen and widen the Mobile Harbor Ship Channel. Plese take time to review the attached public notice (below) and plan to attend the meeting set for Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 5:30 - 7:30pm at the Bayfront Pavilion, 6200 Bayfront Park Drive, Daphne, AL. The ultimate decision as to how the ship channel will be enlarged and maintained in the future will have significant long-term effects on our barrier island community!


MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District invites the public to participate in an open house for the proposed improvement of the Mobile Harbor Federal Navigation Channel, March 16.

The open house will be held at the Bayfront Pavilion, 6200 Bayfront Park Drive, Daphne, Ala., from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Any person with an interest in the proposed harbor improvements may attend.


This event is an opportunity to give members of the public an update on the proposed project’s status and upcoming milestones, and to receive the public’s comments and concerns related to potential impacts associated with the project. Members of the project team will be on hand with graphical displays to explain the various ongoing studies the Mobile District is conducting and to answer questions related to the proposed project.


The open house is one opportunity to share either oral or written public comments that will become part of the preparation of a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed project. In addition to the open house, members of the public may submit comments by email to MobileHarborGRR@usace.army.mil or by mail to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, 109 Saint Joseph Street, Mobile AL 36602.

 If you would like to go to the site, this is the link:  Mobile District > Missions > Program and Project Management > Civil Projects > Mobile Harbor GRR

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