Picture of the Day: Clearing and Snagging Near West Memphis
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Memphis District’s Clearing and Snagging Unit is working on the river bank near West Memphis, Arkansas.
On the picture, the Motor Vessel Goodwin tends the Clearing & Snagging Unit at Bauxippi-Wyanoke revetment site near West Memphis.
As the first step of Revetment Operations, crew members clear the river banks of trees and debris to make way for the Bank Grading Unit and the Matt Sinking Unit.
The work’s accomplished using a barge mounted dragline, bulldozers, and backhoes. Revetment Operations normally run from July to November each year.