US Army Corps of Engineers
Rock Island District

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers identifies short-term natural disaster recovery activities funded by the Additional Supplemental Appropriations Disaster Relief Act, 2019

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today work that it will accomplish with Flood Control and Coastal Emergencies, Operation and Maintenance, and Mississippi River and Tributaries account funding provided for emergency recovery efforts in the Additional Supplemental Appropriations Disaster Relief Act, 2019, Public Law 116-20. The act was signed into law June 6, 2019.
  • Army Corps of Engineers waives fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 28

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches at its recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 28.
  • Saylorville Lake: Big Creek State Park Road Closure

  • Utility Work at Lake Red Rock

    Due to water line utility upgrades, the Whitebreast Recreation Area will close September 9th for the remainder of the season. Water line utilities will also be upgraded at the South Tailwater Recreation Area. Restrooms, fish cleaning stations and drinking fountains will not be available in this area from Sept. 11-18; however, South Tailwater will remain open to the public. A fish cleaning station is available at the nearby South Overlook Recreation Area. For more information, please contact the US Army Corps of Engineers office at (641) 828-7522 or via email at
  • Lane Restriction on Coralville Dam

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – On Monday, Aug. 26, the portion of Prairie Du Chien Road NE that crosses Coralville Dam will be restricted to one lane from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. due to construction inside the control structure on the dam. Drivers are encouraged to use alternative routes or expect delays.
  • Auxiliary Lock Temporarily Closed at Lock 15

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project will temporarily close the auxiliary lock at Locks and Dam 15 in Rock Island, Illinois, August 1-5.
  • Auxiliary Lock Opens for Season at Lock 14

    PLEASANT VALLEY, Iowa – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project will be opening the Auxiliary Lock located at Locks and Dam 14 in Pleasant Valley, Iowa, for recreational boating traffic starting June 28. The lock will be open for use Fridays from 4-10 p.m., Saturdays Noon-10 p.m., and Sundays Noon-10 p.m. The lock is anticipated to remain open on weekends until Sept. 2
  • Change of Command for Mississippi Valley Division

    Maj. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser will transfer command of the Mississippi Valley Division (MVD), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), to Maj. Gen. R. Mark Toy in a formal change of command ceremony, July 23, 2019, at 10 a.m. in the Vicksburg Convention Center, Vicksburg, Mississippi. Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE 54th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General, will officiate the ceremony.
  • Public Input Sought on Cedar Rapids Flood Risk Management Project Draft Environmental Assessment

    ROCK ISLAND, Illinois - The U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District is seeking public review and comment regarding a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Flood Risk Management Project.
  • Visitor Observation Area to Temporarily Close at Marseilles Lock

    Due to major rehabilitation work at Marseilles Lock on the Illinois Waterway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is temporarily closing the visitor observation area from June 1 to Aug. 31.