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Senior Passes SOLD OUT at Saylorville Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Saylorville Lake has sold out of the America the Beautiful $10 [Read More]
Published: Jul-25-17

REMINDER: Fireworks prohibited on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers property

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, reminds everyone that possession of explosives or explosive devices of any kind, including fireworks and other pyrotechnics, on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers property is prohibited. This prohibition applies to all recreation areas at Saylorville Lake, Lake Red Rock and Coralville Lake as well as Corps of Engineers locations along the Illinois Waterway and Mississippi River. [Read More]
Published: Jun-29-17

Lock and Dam 16 Visitor Overlook Access

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces that beginning on Friday, June 23rd, access to the Lock and Dam 16 visitor overlook will be closed due to construction activities. There will not be a lock and dam tour this Sunday. The visitor overlook will re-open on Monday, June 26th. For more information, please contact the Muscatine Ranger Station at 563-263-7913 or email mvrodmn16@usace.army.mil [Read More]
Published: Jun-23-17

Corps Invites Public Comment on Farm Creek Master Planning

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District is in the process of creating a master plan for the Farm Creek Reservoirs. Part of this process is to invite public comment. Anyone wishing to provide input can do so at an open house on Tuesday, June 27 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the FOLEPI Building located at 2230 E. Washington Street, East Peoria, IL. [Read More]
Published: Jun-23-17

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct visitor surveys

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will conduct visitor surveys this summer at Lake Red Rock and Saylorville Lake near Des Moines, Iowa, June 10 through Sept. 10. Visitors exiting these two recreation facilities will be asked about their length of stay and overall experience. Participation in the survey is voluntary. [Read More]
Published: Jun-12-17

President's Fiscal 2018 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program released

The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2018 (FY 2018) includes $5.002 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps). "The fiscal 2018 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the administration's priorities to support and improve the nation's economy and infrastructure, and to protect the American people," said Mr. Doug Lamont, senior official performing the duties of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works. "This Budget supports the core mission areas of coastal and inland navigation, reducing flood risks from riverine flooding and along our coasts, and restoring aquatic ecosystems.” [Read More]
Published: May-25-17

Intermittent Phone Issues

The Corps office and Rock Visitor Center's main phone line is experiencing intermittent phone issues. If you have trouble reaching the Corps at the main office number (641) 828-7522, please try calling via the Pella number (641-628-8690) or the secondary Knoxville line (641- 828-7523). We apologize for any inconvenience. [Read More]
Published: May-24-17

While Enjoying America’s Waterways Play It Safe

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. — Before you head out for a day on or near the water, the U.S. Army Corps of [Read More]
Published: May-24-17

Lock 15 needs unscheduled repair to concrete guidewall

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, which oversees operations and maintenance of Locks and Dam 15, mobilized a maintenance crew to address structural concerns on the downstream guidewall. [Read More]
Published: May-23-17

Veteran’s Trail Dedication Ceremony

IOWA CITY, Iowa –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Coralville Lake will be hosting the 2017 Veteran’s Trail Dedication Ceremony on Memorial Day, May 29, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. The ceremony will take place at the East Overlook Picnic Area located on the east end of the Coralville Dam. [Read More]
Published: May-15-17
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