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Posted 11/29/2018

Release no. 18-072

Kevin Ewbank
(815) 228-9318

OTTAWA, Illinois. – The Illinois Waterway Visitor Center will resume normal operating hours November 29 with its doors open seven days a week.

The visitor center, located at Starved Rock Lock and Dam in Ottawa, Illinois, and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, had been limited to weekend operations since October 12.  

The facility is now open daily, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., to the public and pre-arranged groups. Group organizers can call (815) 667-4054 to schedule a visit.


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