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  • Army Corps of Engineers and City of Des Moines complete Birdland Park Levee

    DES MOINES, Iowa - The Rock Island District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Des Moines invite the public to help celebrate the substantial completion of the Birdland Park Levee in Des Moines with a ribbon cutting ceremony, November 15 at 3 p.m. The ceremony is being held next to the Saylor Road closure gate structure, at the northwest corner of Union Park (intersection of Saylor Road and Guthrie Avenue).
  • Army Corps and City of Cedar Rapids host open house to discuss flood risk project

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Cedar Rapids invites the public to attend an open house for the Cedar River, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Flood Risk Management Project, Nov. 16, at the African American Museum of Iowa, 55 12th Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids. The purpose of the open house is to provide a status update on the East Side Flood Risk Management project and to solicit public input.
  • Corps of Engineers awards contract, dredging to begin at Sunset Marina

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, awarded a $101,607.25 contract to conduct Mississippi River maintenance dredging operations at Sunset Marina and Boat Harbor in Rock Island, Ill.
  • Army Corps of Engineers and Iowa DNR celebrate completion of Ventura Marsh

    Ventura, Iowa - (Oct. 26, 2011) The Rock Island District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources invite the public to help celebrate the completion of the Ventura Marsh Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project in Ventura with a ribbon cutting ceremony, November 1 at 1 p.m. The ceremony is being held at the Ventura Community Center at 4 North Weimer Street in Ventura.
  • Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works visits Dubuque to celebrate 25th Anniversary of the Environmental Management Program

    Rock Island, Ill. -- (Sept. 23, 2011) The media is invited to join the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, the Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy, at Eagle Point Park in Dubuque, Iowa, Thursday, Sept. 29 at 9 a.m. to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Upper Mississippi River Restoration-Environmental Management Program (UMRR-EMP).
  • Army Corps hosts public meeting to discuss Keithsburg Reach Dredge Material Placement Site Expansion

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - (Oct. 13, 2011) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its partners at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Iowa Department of Natural Resources, invite the public to attend a meeting to discuss the Keithsburg Reach Upper Dredge Cut material placement Site 4, Pool 18, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Oakville Community Center, 105 East Ash, Oakville, Iowa.
  • 280-foot section of Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal wall collapses

    LOCKPORT, Ill. - On Friday, Oct. 7, approximately 280 linear feet of Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal concrete wall slid into the Canal. The wall is located just upstream of the Lockport Lock on the left descending bank. No breach of the Canal earth embankment behind the concrete wall occurred and no personnel were injured or equipment damaged.
  • Davenport Water Treatment Plant Construction Contract Awarded

    Rock Island, Ill. -- (Oct. 3, 2011) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, awarded a contract to construct the flood risk management project at the waste water treatment plant on the Mississippi River in Davenport, Iowa.
  • Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works & Denkmann Elementary Celebrate America’s Great Outdoors

    Rock Island, Ill. -- (Sept. 26, 2011) The media is invited to join the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, the Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy, as she visits the Mississippi River Visitor Center, Wednesday, Sept. 28, to help celebrate America’s Great Outdoors with sixty 4th-grade students from Denkmann Elementary School, Rock Island, Ill.
  • Public Invited to Corps of Engineers open house

    Rock Island, Ill. -- (Aug. 29, 2011) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Shell Rock River Watershed District invite the public to attend an open house for the Freeborn County Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study from 6 – 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 30, at the Albert Lea High School Auditorium, 2000 Tiger Lane Albert Lea, Minn.