US Army Corps of Engineers
Rock Island District

Rock Island District Projects


Agricultural Flood Risk in the Iowa-Cedar Basin (FPMS/Silver Jackets Pilot Project)
3/7/2019
This interagency project builds upon previous studies conducted by the Iowa Silver Jackets, the Corps of Engineers and FSA. It explores whether there are agricultural lands experiencing recurring...
Backlog of Maintenance - Major Rehabilitation and Major Maintenance – Mississippi River & Illinois Waterway Locks And Dams
3/7/2019
The Major Rehabilitation and Major Maintenance Program for the Locks and Dams on the Mississippi River and Illinois Waterway has been ongoing since 1975. Major rehabilitation consists of reliability...
Big Creek Diversion Dam Sluice Gate Replacement
3/8/2019
The Saylorville Lake Project, Johnston, Iowa, also includes the Big Creek Remedial Works which consists of three dams, diversion channel, spillway and pump station. The Remedial Works protects Polk...
Big Creek Remedial Works
3/8/2019
The Big Creek Remedial Works Project was awarded the 1976 Chief of Engineers Distinguished Design Award. ...
Big Creek Remedial Works Supplemental Pump Station
3/8/2019
The Saylorville Lake Project includes the Big Creek Remedial Works which protects Polk City in the Big Creek Valley. The Saylorville Project is a Flood Risk Management Project 8 miles north of the...
Blackhawk Bottoms, Pool 19, Iowa – CAP Section 206
3/8/2019
This project provides the opportunity to restore the historic fall flood pulse within Pool 19 of the Mississippi River at Blackhawk Bottoms....
Blue Creek Bridge, Woodford County, IL - Cap Section 14
3/8/2019
The single span, closed abutment bridge is located on a branch of Blue Creek located in the NW ¼ of Sec. 7-T 27N – R3 W of the 3rd PM; the bridge was built in 1977. ...
Cedar River, Cedar Rapids, Iowa -- Flood Risk Management
3/8/2019
The project was authorized for construction in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014. It provides protection along the east bank of the Cedar River. It includes earthen...
Coal Hollow Park, Chillicothe, IL - CAP Section 206
3/8/2019
High flow events on the Coon Creek and the unnamed tributary cause erosion on their banks, increasing sediment load and consequently sediment load into the Illinois Waterway....
Coralville Lake, Iowa
3/8/2019
Coralville Lake is a multiple purpose project providing primary benefits in flood control and low-flow augmentation with secondary benefits in recreation, fish and wildlife management, forest...
Dam Safety Program
3/8/2019
The purposes of a dam safety program are to protect life, property and the environment by ensuring that all dams are designed, constructed, operated and maintained safely and effectively....
Des Moines 408 Review
3/8/2019
This project is a proposal to raise portions of Des Moines I, II, and III levee systems and to raise and relocate portions of the Southeast Des Moines levee system. ...
Des Moines Recreational River and Greenbelt, Iowa (Recreation)
3/8/2019
The Des Moines Recreational River & Greenbelt is a partnership of local and federal governments and private interests dedicated to developing ecosystem improvements and recreational opportunities in...
Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers, Iowa
3/8/2019
The Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers Feasibility Report, approved in 2005, recommended the reconstruction of 2.6 miles of levee systems at Birdland Park & Central Place and the improvement of Downtown...
Dredged Material Management Program (DMMP) - Overview
3/8/2019
The Dredged Material Management Program (DMMP) evaluates and identifies preferred alternative dredged material placement site(s) using a six-step planning process and, where applicable, a matrix with...
Dubuque FRM Project, IA - Cap Section 205
3/8/2019
The City of Dubuque is requesting assistance with issues along the US Senator John C. Culver Floodwall at the Mississippi River in the City of Dubuque, IA....
East 2nd Street, Rock Falls, Il - CAP Section 14
3/8/2019
The river bank is very steep at this location, and the concerns are that additional movement of the bank will not only affect the safe passage of vehicles on E. 2nd Street, but may also affect the...
Emergency Response/Recovery Actions - Overview
3/8/2019
The Rock Island District is prepared to provide all hazard response and recovery assistance under the authority of Public Law (PL) 84-99 and PL 93-288....
Farm Creek, Illinois
3/8/2019
The project includes two dry reservoirs (Fondulac and Farmdale) located on tributary streams to the Illinois Waterway upstream of Peoria, Illinois, providing flood control for East Peoria, Illinois....
Floodplain Management Services (FPMS)
3/8/2019
The Floodplain Management Services (FPMS) Program provides a full range of technical services and planning guidance in support of effective floodplain management and flood risk reduction....
GLMRIS Brandon Road
3/8/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is evaluating potential control options and technologies at Brandon Road Lock and Dam to prevent the upstream Interbasin transfer of aquatic nuisance species (ANS)...
Greater Peoria Sanitary District - CAP Section 205
3/8/2019
The Greater Peoria Sanitary District (GPSD) is interested in determining and implementing flood risk management measures that will help mitigate future flood damages....
Hurricane Island DMMP Report and Environmental Assessment
3/8/2019
The report outlines the District’s plan to maintain the Mississippi River 9-foot navigation channel by dredging material from the channel and placing it on a small island near the channel....
Illinois River Basin Restoration (sec 519,WRDA 2000)
3/8/2019
Section 519 of WRDA 2000 authorized: (1) Comprehensive Plan to develop and implement a restoration program, long-term resource monitoring program, and evaluate new technologies and innovative...
Illinois Waterway
3/8/2019
The project includes a total of 268 river miles of 9-foot commercial navigation channel from Chicago to LaGrange Lock and Dam, near Beardstown, Illinois; with 8 locks and 7 dams. ...
Illinois Waterway Consolidated Lock Closures
3/8/2019
To maintain reliable navigation and avoid unscheduled long-duration closures on the Illinois Waterway (IWW), the locks need to undergo scheduled major rehabilitation and maintenance....
Illinois Waterway Maintenance Dredging Operations & Maintenance
3/8/2019
In order to maintain the 9-foot navigation channel, maintenance dredging is performed at various locations in the reach of the Illinois Waterway in the Rock Island District. ...
Inland Navigation Design Center (INDC)
3/8/2019
The Inland Navigation Design Center Mandatory Center of Expertise (INDC-MCX) is an organization that provides engineering, design, analysis and review services for studies, new locks, new navigation...
Iowa Flood Risk Data Inventory - Silver Jackets Pilot Project
3/8/2019
The Iowa Flood Risk Data inventory compiles Federal, state, and county metadata from different flood risk data into a single source. ...
Iowa Reservoir Regulation Plan Studies
3/8/2019
Over the last several years, the District has experienced significant flooding along the Des Moines and Iowa/Cedar rivers which resulted in levee overtopping, erosion, pump station damage and millions...
LaGrange Lock, Illinois Waterway (Major Rehabilitation/Major Maintenance)
3/8/2019
LaGrange Lock, located on the Illinois Waterway at river mile 80.2, was put into service in 1939 and is in need of a major rehabilitation of lock concrete, electrical and mechanical systems....
Lake Red Rock Dam
3/8/2019
Lake Red Rock is a multiple purpose project providing primary benefits in flood control and secondary benefits in low-flow augmentation, recreation and environmental stewardship....
Levee Safety Program
3/8/2019
In the Rock Island District, approximately forty thousand people live or work behind levees in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Levee Safety Program. ...
Mississippi River between Missouri River & Minneapolis
3/8/2019
The project consists of a 314-river-mile reach of 9-foot commercial navigation channel from Guttenberg, Iowa, downstream to Saverton, Missouri....
Mississippi River Maintenance Dredging (Operations & Maintenance)
3/8/2019
In order to maintain the 9-foot navigation channel, maintenance dredging is performed at various locations in the reach of the Upper Mississippi River in the Rock Island District....
Muscatine FRM Project, Muscatine, IA - CAP Section 205
3/8/2019
The Muscatine Island Levee System protects 30,000 acres of commercial; industrial; agricultural, and residential land....
National Flood Fight Materiel Center - Overview
3/8/2019
Under authority of Public Law 84-99, during flood emergencies the Corps of Engineers may provide tribal, state and local communities with flood fight supplies and equipment....
National Levee Database
3/8/2019
The National Levee Database (NLD), developed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), is the focal point for comprehensive information about our nation's levees....
Peoria Illinois, Riverfront Development (Environmental Restoration)
3/8/2019
The principal goal of this project is to improve depth diversity enhancing aquatic habitat in Peoria Lake with ancillary recreational benefits. ...
Planning Assistance to States and Tribes
3/8/2019
The Planning Assistance to States and Tribes (PAS&T) Program provides States, counties, local communities and Indian tribes with planning level assistance in addressing a water resources issues and...
Red Rock Hydroelectric Project
3/11/2019
Upon completion, the project will generate 36.39 MW of electricity, which will be transmitted to the power grid in Pella IA by a combination of underground and overhead transmission lines. ...
Red Rock Remedial Works Southeast Des Moines Southwest Pleasant Hill Levee, Des Moines River
3/11/2019
Project in Operation. Red Rock Remedial Works protects Southeast Des Moines/Southwest Pleasant Hill (SEDM/SWPH) from the back up effect of the Red Rock reservoir during large magnitude floods....
Regional Flood Risk Management
3/11/2019
In recent years, the Upper Mississippi River watershed has experienced more frequent flooding with higher stages, particularly in the last ten years with major floods occurring in 2008, 2010, 2011,...
Repairs to Levee Systems/Flood Control Projects - Policy
3/11/2019
Corps of Engineers policy regarding repairs to levee systems and flood control projects damaged by floods. ...
Sabula Lakes Aquatic Habitat Restoration, Sabula, IA - CAP Section 1135
3/11/2019
Sabula Lakes is a backwater area of the Mississippi River that forms 3 lakes through and levee on the upstream end; a state highway embankment in the middle and a railroad embankment at the downstream...
Saylorville Lake Administration Complex
3/8/2019
Located in Johnston Iowa, the Saylorville Administration Building was built in the early 1980s out of two picnic shelters & pieced together....
Saylorville Lake, Iowa
3/8/2019
Saylorville Lake Project including the Big Creek Remedial Works is a multi-purpose project providing primary benefits in flood control and secondary benefits in low-flow augmentation, recreation,...
Saylorville Lake, Water Supply
3/8/2019
Water supply storage contract with the State of Iowa....
Section 1135 Projects (Project Modifications for Improvements to the Environment) - Overview
3/8/2019
Section 1135 of the 1986 Water Resources Development Act, as amended, provides authority for the Corps of Engineers to determine the need for project modifications in the structures and operations of...
Section 204 Overview
3/8/2019
Section 204 of the 1992 Water Resources Development Act, as amended, provides authority for the Corps of Engineers to restore, protect, and create aquatic and wetland habitats in connection with...
Section 205 Overview
3/8/2019
Section 205, small flood risk management program provides support for local flood risk management by the construction or improvement of structural or non-structural flood risk management measures. ...
Section 206 Overview
3/8/2019
Section 206 of the 1996 Water Resources Development Act, as amended, provides authority for the Secretary to carry out an aquatic ecosystem restoration and protection project. ...
Section 408 Program
3/8/2019
The Section 14 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 and codified in 33 USC 408 (commonly referred to as “Section 408”) authorizes the Secretary of the Army, on the recommendation of the Chief of...
Shoreline Management on Mississippi River
3/8/2019
In 1989, the Shoreline Management Plan (SMP) was developed and implemented as guidance for the management, protection and preservation of the Mississippi River's environment, while allowing a balanced...
Small Boat Harbors
3/8/2019
All small boat harbor projects have a local sponsor, usually a municipality....
Springfield, Illinois (City Water, Light & Power) / Springfield Supplemental Water Supply SEIS - Permits
3/8/2019
The project is a proposed dam and 3000 acre water supply reservoir for the City of Springfield, Illinois....
Support to the U.S. Army Reserve 88th Regional Support Command
3/8/2019
The 88th Regional Support Command (RSC) headquarters is located at Fort McCoy, WI. Their area of responsibility is nineteen states across the upper Northwest....
Ten Mile Creek Road - CAP Section 14
3/8/2019
Project would address an emergency streambank protection problem at two locations in Worth Township, Woodford Co., IL where Ten Mile parallels Ten Mile Creek Road....
Thomas J. O'Brien Lock and Controlling Works, Illinois Waterway, Illinois (Major Rehabilitation/Major Maintenance)
3/8/2019
The T.J. O’Brien Lock and Controlling Works is an aging structure which is at an increasing risk of failure....
Tonica Cemetery, Tonica, IL - CAP Section 14
6/13/2019
Increased water flow of Bailey Creek is cutting into the embankments at Fairview and Brookside cemeteries in the Village of Tonica....
UMRR Program - IL, IA, MO, MN, WI - Beaver Island Habitat Rehabilitation & Enhancement Project, Pool 14
3/8/2019
Beaver Island is located along the right descending bank of the UMRS in the southern portion of Clinton County, Iowa. Lock and Dam 13 is located 5 miles upstream of the island system. The Project...
UMRR Program - IL, IA, MO, MN, WI - Huron Island Complex Habitat Rehabilitation & Enhancement Project , Pool 18
3/8/2019
The Huron Island Complex is located along the left descending bank of the Upper Mississippi River (UMR), approximately 20 miles upstream of Burlington in Des Moines County, Iowa. The Project lands,...
UMRR Program - IL, IA, MO, MN, WI - Upper Mississippi River Restoration
3/8/2019
The UMRR Program was authorized by the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 1986 and continuously authorized by WRDA 1999. The program consists of two primary elements: habitat rehabilitation...
UMRR Program - Keithsburg Division HREP - Pool 18
3/8/2019
The Keithsburg Division is located in Pool 18 along the left descending bank of the Upper Mississippi River (UMR), immediately north of the City of Keithsburg in Mercer County, Illinois. The Project...
UMRR Program - Lower Pool 13 HREP
3/8/2019
The Lower Pool 13 Habitat Restoration and Enhancement (HREP) project is located approximately three miles upstream of Clinton, Iowa, and consists of backwater lakes, sloughs, flowing channels, and...
UMRR Program - Pool 12 Overwintering HREP
3/8/2019
The Pool 12 Overwintering project area is in Jo Daviess County, Illinois, upstream of Bellevue, Iowa. The project area is comprised primarily of a series of islands, backwater channels, and backwater...
UMRR Program - Rice Lake Complex HREP - LaGrange Pool
3/8/2019
Rice Lake is a 6,800-acre backwater complex located 24 miles southwest of Peoria, Illinois. The project lands are state owned and are managed by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (ILDNR) as...
UMRR Program - Steamboat Island HREP - Pool 14
3/8/2019
The Steamboat Island Project is located in the middle section of Pool 14 along the right descending bank of the Upper Mississippi River (UMR), between the town of Princeton and the Wapsipinicon River....
Unnamed Rock Tributary, Carbon Cliff, IL - CAP Section 205
3/8/2019
Carbon Cliff, Illinois, has a history of flooding from the Rock River and an unnamed tributary which runs through a portion of the City. The City would like assistance investigating alternatives, both...
Upper Mississippi River -Illinois Waterway System Navigation and Ecosystem Sustainability Program (NESP)
3/8/2019
NESP is a long-term program of ecosystem restoration and navigation improvements for the Upper Mississippi River System (UMRS). NESP will improve system capacity and reduce commercial traffic delays...
Upper Mississippi River System Hydraulic Model Update (SJ/FPMS)
3/8/2019
The development of a standardized and seamless flood risk management hydraulic model for the Upper Mississippi River (UMR) is an essential tool to understanding the risks that currently exist to the...
Upper Mississippi River Watershed - Planning Assistance to States
4/26/2019
This two-year PAS study will aim to align goals and objectives of the interagency team and various stakeholder groups, building on those identified in previous workshops and summits....
Upper Mississippi River Watershed Project
3/8/2019
Currently, there is no systemic flood risk management plan for the Upper Mississippi River. This uncoordinated flood response ultimately transfers risk to several areas, often without their knowledge....
Wagonseller Bridge, Tazewell County, IL - CAP Section 14
3/8/2019
The Mackinaw River has developed a meandering channel pattern, with the meander bends through this reach causing a significant change in the angle of flow through the Wagonseller Road Bridge. This...
Waterford Waterway Management District, Aquatic Habitat Restoration, Waterford, WI - CAP Section 206
3/8/2019
The Waterford Waterway Management District (WWMD) is requesting assistance to undertake projects that will improve the area for wildlife and enhance fisheries. ...
Watseka FRM Project, Watseka, IL - CAP Section 205
3/8/2019
The city of Watseka, IL has faced increases in the frequency and depth of flood waters, causing record damage to personal property and public infrastructure. This project focuses on identifying...
Wendling Quarries, Inc.
3/8/2019
Wendling Quarries, Inc. has proposes to excavate sand and gravel from an approximately 110-acre site adjacent to the Mississippi River, impacting approximately 42 acres of Waters of the U.S.,...