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Rock Island District Website

  • Locks and Dam 15 Tours

    Rock Island, IL- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces they will be offering free tours of Locks and Dam #15 every Saturday and Sunday through Labor Day. 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.
  • USACE Opens Updated National Levee Database

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today opened the updated National Levee Database (NLD) for public access. The NLD is a living, dynamic information source that provides visualization and search capability on the location and condition of levee systems nationwide.
  • Auxiliary Lock Opens for Season at Lock 14

    PLEASANT VALLEY, Iowa – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project is opening the Auxiliary Lock located Lock and Dam 14 in Pleasant Valley, Iowa, for recreational boating traffic starting May 25 and running through Sept. 3, 2018.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host change of command ceremony

    ROCK ISLAND, Illinois. – Command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, will change hands Thursday, May 24, during a ceremony on Arsenal Island at the Clock Tower Building beginning at 10 a.m.
  • Coralville Reservoir Memorial Day Ceremony Postponed

    IOWA CITY, Iowa. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District is postponing the Annual Memorial Day Veteran’s Trail Ceremony due to wet weather and ongoing construction at the site.
  • Saylorville Lake Closures and Debris Warning

    Saylorville Lake Closures and Debris WarningRecent rainfall and previous snowmelt in the Des Moines
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers supports the administration’s One Federal Decision Memorandum of Understanding

    Washington (April 10, 2018) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fully supports the administration’s One Federal Decision Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that was signed Monday by numerous secretaries of federal agencies, including the Department of the Army.
  • John Hay Recreation Area Closing

    East Hannibal, Illinois-John Hay Recreation Area located across the river from Hannibal, Missouri, off Highway 106 near East Hannibal, Illinois will be closed on Wednesday, 11 April 2018 for a duration of up to eight weeks.
  • Coralville Lake Begins Drawdown

    Iowa City, Iowa – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District started lowering Coralville Reservoir on March 10 as part of its annual drawdown. The process of dropping the level of the reservoir by four feet in the spring is done in accordance with the operation plan to increase storage capacity in the reservoir. The target elevation of 679 mean sea level should be reached by March 16 or 17.
  • Corps to Host Open House to Discuss Steamboat Island Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project

    ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, is hosting a public open house March 26 to discuss plans for ecosystem restoration in Mississippi River Pool 14 near Steamboat Island. The public open house is scheduled from 4-6 p.m. at the Mississippi River Eco Tourism Center in Rock Creek Park at 3942 291st St. Camanche, Iowa.