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Army Corps hosts public meeting to discuss Mill Creek South Slough project

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - (March 8, 2011) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, invite the public to attend a meeting to discuss the planned maintenance operations of the Mill Creek South Slough Project in Rock Island. The meeting is March 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Milan Community Center, 2701 1st Street E, Milan, Ill. [Read More]
Published: Mar-08-12

Corps of Engineers awards contract for campground rehab at Saylorville Lake

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, awarded a $134,228.64 contract to conduct rehabilitation of the Saylorville Lake Prairie Flower Campsite Campground in Johnston, Iowa. [Read More]
Published: Feb-28-12

Corps Seeks Agricultural Lease Applications near Illinois City, Ill.

ROCK ISLAND, Ill.—The Rock Island District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking applications for leasing approximately 10 acres of land for agricultural purposes located on 109th Street, West and North of Illinois City, Illinois. The lease is for a five-year term. Applications will be evaluated based upon the highest annual rental proposed. [Read More]
Published: Feb-07-12

Corps Seeks Agricultural Lease Applications at Coralville Lake

ROCK ISLAND, Ill.—The Rock Island District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking applications for leasing approximately 65.4 acres of land for agricultural purposes at Coralville Lake. The lease is for a five-year term. Applications will be evaluated based upon the highest annual rental proposed. [Read More]
Published: Feb-02-12

New Upper Mississippi River Navigation Charts Now Available

Rock Island, Ill. -- (Feb. 2, 2012) Boaters should not leave home without a copy of the new 2011 Upper Mississippi River Navigation Charts which are now available for purchase. [Read More]
Published: Feb-02-12

Corps Seeks Agricultural Lease Applications at Red Rock Dam and Lake Red Rock Project

ROCK ISLAND, Ill.—The Rock Island District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking applications for 17 leases for agricultural purposes, with a total of 886 acres. The leases are for a five-year term. Applications will be evaluated based upon the highest annual rental proposed. [Read More]
Published: Jan-30-12

Indian Creek Pilot Study Workshop 1

Rock Island, Ill. -- (Jan. 19, 2012) The media is invited to the Indian Creek Pilot Study Workshop 1 at the City of Marion Council Chambers at City Hall in Marion, Iowa, Thursday, Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. [Read More]
Published: Jan-19-12

Corps begins structure inventory and surveying along Keith Creek

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – Beginning Nov. 14, four employees from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, will conduct a structure inventory along the Keith Creek main stem as part of the Keith Creek and Alpine Dam Feasibility Study. The Corps will survey elevations and take notes and photographs of structures. This study is being conducted in partnership with the City of Rockford. Weather permitting, the work is scheduled for completion in several weeks. [Read More]
Published: Nov-10-11

Change of Command for Mississippi Valley Division

VICKSBURG, Miss. – In a formal change of command ceremony, Major General Michael J. Walsh will transfer command of the Mississippi Valley Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to Major General John W. Peabody, Thursday, November 10. The ceremony will be officiated by the Corps' Acting Chief of Engineers, Major General Merdith “Bo” Temple, and will take place at 10 a.m. in the Vicksburg Convention Center. [Read More]
Published: Nov-08-11

Corps of Engineers waives day-use fees at recreation areas on Veterans Day

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is waiving day-use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,400 Corps-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11. [Read More]
Published: Nov-02-11
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