Vicksburg District Gets New Chief of Levee Safety Branch

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District recently announced the selection of Brad Arcement as chief of its Dam and Levee Safety Production Center of Engineering and Construction Division’s levee safety branch.

In this position, Arcement is responsible for oversight of non-routine levee safety modification studies, engineering risk analysis, and serves as a technical expert on matters of levee safety.

Prior to this selection, Arcement served as lead geotechnical engineer for the Plaquemines Parish Project, as Mississippi Valley Division’s geotechnical regional technical specialist, and as chief of the analytical section of Engineering and Construction Division’s geotechnical branch.

His previous work experience included working for private consulting firms in Mississippi for 11 years as a geotechnical engineer.

A native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Arcement is a graduate of Baton Rouge High School. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in civil engineering from Louisiana Tech University, and a Master’s Degree in civil engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

He is a member of First Baptist Church of Jackson, National Society of Professional Engineers / Mississippi Engineering Society, American Society of Civil Engineers, Association of State Dam Safety Officials, and Deep Foundation Institute, and is a registered professional engineer in the State of Mississippi.

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