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  • Lock and Dam 21 Closed to Visitors

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, is restricting visitor access to Lock and Dam 21 as it has closed due to road construction.
  • Auxiliary Lock at Lock 14 Opens May 28

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, announces the opening of the auxiliary lock, located at Locks and Dam 14 in Pleasant Valley, Iowa, May 28 for recreational boating traffic.
  • Public walkway at Locks and Dam 14 to close for construction

    Starting Dec. 1, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District will close the walkway located along the riverfront at Locks and Dam 14 in Pleasant Valley, Iowa, for construction until Nov. 21, 2021. The extended closure is necessary for demolition of the existing structure and construction of a new, concrete walkway.
  • Corps to Conduct Emergency Drill at Locks and Dam 14

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District will conduct an emergency, man overboard drill at Locks and Dam 14 in Pleasant Valley, Iowa, at approximately 10 a.m., Thursday, June 18. This drill is conducted as per normal, annual training guidelines.
  • John Hay Recreation Area in East Hannibal Temporarily Closed

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, has temporarily closed the John Hay Recreation Area in East Hannibal, Illinois, until further notice. The closure, which is anticipated to last until later this fall, will allow maintenance crews to transport rock and heavy equipment into the area for wing dam repairs in Pool 22 of the Mississippi River.
  • Corps campgrounds to reopen June 1 along the Mississippi River

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District announces campgrounds managed by the Mississippi River Project will reopen June 1 with the exception of Grant River in Potosi, Wisconsin. Online reservations through www.recreation.gov are required for all sites and same day reservations are now permitted.
  • Locks and Dam 14 Auxiliary Lock to Remain Closed

    ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – Due to ongoing construction and concerns related to the spread of COVID-19, the Rock Island District will not be opening the auxiliary lock at Locks and Dam 14 in Pleasant Valley, Iowa, as scheduled on Memorial Day. The date of anticipated opening is unknown at this time.
  • Corps of Engineers begins Mississippi River habitat construction project

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has started the first phase of the McGregor Lake Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project to restore habitat within Pool 10 of the Upper Mississippi River.
  • Corps to Host Open House for Lower Pool 13 Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project

    ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, and Illinois Department of Natural Resources is hosting a public open house, November 14, to discuss plans for ecosystem restoration in the lower portion of Mississippi River Pool 13. The public open house is scheduled from 4-6 p.m. at the Clinton County Administration Building at 1900 N. 3rd St. in Clinton, Iowa.
  • Auxiliary Lock Temporarily Closed at Lock 15

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project will temporarily close the auxiliary lock at Locks and Dam 15 in Rock Island, Illinois, August 1-5.