Corps invites public to open house on Bulls Island Dredge Material Program

Published Nov. 7, 2017

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District invites the public to attend an open house Monday, Nov. 13, at the Ottawa City Hall, located at 31 West Madison St, Ottawa, Illinois, 613350, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. to discuss a proposed Bulls Island dredge material management plan. 

A presentation will be given at 6 p.m. that will cover information on the Corps’ evaluation of dredge material placement alternatives and their efficiency in maintaining the 9-foot navigation channel in the Illinois Waterway. It will also provide details on the potential for beneficial use of dredge material for the Greater Ottawa area. Before and after the presentation, Corps of Engineers staff will be on hand to answer questions and receive comments. 

For more information on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge material management program visit:

Tom Davison

Release no. 17-047