Army Corps hosts public meeting to discuss Mill Creek South Slough project

Published March 8, 2012

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - (March 8, 2011) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, invite the public to attend a meeting to discuss the planned maintenance operations of the Mill Creek South Slough Project in Rock Island. The meeting is March 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Milan Community Center, 2701 1st Street E, Milan, Ill.


The maintenance at Mill Creek South Slough will include clearing, snagging and removal of accumulated sediments within the project channel.  Excavated material will be sidecast onto historic placement sites adjacent to the channel. The public meeting to discuss these operations will include an open house period as well as presentations.


For technical questions about the project, please contact project manager, (309) 794-5399. For questions about the public meeting, please contact Marsha Dolan, (309) 794-5648, or

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