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Work Set to Begin to Repair Guidewall at Locks and Dam 15
A large section of the lower guidewall at Locks and Dam 15 had to be removed in May 2017 after engineers found that portions of the wall had moved significantly. Now, contracted construction crews are preparing to make repairs.
To facilitate major repairs, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District will be closing six of the eight locks and dams on the Illinois Waterway in the year 2020. The closures are scheduled to take place simultaneously to lessen impact to commercial navigation as much as possible. For more information click the link below.
2020 Lock Closures
To facilitate major repairs, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District will be closing six of the eight locks and dams on the Illinois Waterway in the year 2020. The closures are scheduled to take place simultaneously to lessen impact to commercial navigation as much as possible. For more information click the link below.
Safe hunters always know their limits! Life jackets save lives! Here’s to a fun and safe Hunting Season!
Play it safe while hunting this season
Safe hunters always know their limits! Life jackets save lives! Here’s to a fun and safe Hunting Season!
The USACE Rock Island app provides easy access to information such as river levels, recreation, business with us, emergency operations, social media connections, navigation charts, news, how to requesting a permit, web cameras, employment opportunities and more.
USACE Rock Island Mobile App
The USACE Rock Island app provides easy access to information such as river levels, recreation, business with us, emergency operations, social media connections, navigation charts, news, how to requesting a permit, web cameras, employment opportunities and more.
Locks and Dam 15 Tours
Start Date/Time:
Saturday, July 14, 2018
End Date/Time:
Saturday, July 14, 2018
Recurring Event:
Recurring Event Every 1 week(s) on Sunday, Saturday until 9/2/2018 (total 24 events)
Importance:
Normal Priority
Description:
These tours will be offered at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and will each last one hour. While walking around the locks, visitors will learn about the history of the Locks and Dam #15, the Government Bridge and how they both work. 
Participants must wear shoes with enclosed toes and backs, tennis shoes are preferred. Purses, bags, cameras and pictures are not allowed on the tour but will be allowed in the visitor center before and after the tours. Tours will begin and end at the Mississippi River Visitor Center. Everyone is welcome to attend, but an adult must accompany children under 16 years of age. Tours will not be given during poor weather conditions determined by visitor center staff. Pre-registration is also recommended as the group size is limited and tours sometimes fill fast. To make a reservation call the visitor center at 309-794-5338
Owned by Michael Mckean On Sunday, June 10, 2018