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Closer inspection of Marseilles Dam reveals damaged gates (Unified Command News Release)
MARSEILLES, Ill. (April 22) — A closer inspection Monday of the Marseilles Dam by Unified Command representatives confirmed that damage resulted from seven barges that broke loose from a tow and came to rest against the dam on Thursday.
Rising River Water Forced Closure of Recreation Areas
Muscatine, IA - The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces the closure of Shady Creek, Clark’s Ferry, Blanchard Island, Andalusia Slough, Kilpeck Landing, and Ferry Landing Recreation Areas.
Unified Command determines no structural threat to Marseilles Dam (Unified Command News Release)
MARSEILLES, Ill. (April 21) — A Unified Command of U.S. Coast Guard and the Ingram Barge Company representatives announced Saturday that the Marseilles Dam is structurally sound after seven barges broke loose near the dam.
Corps activates Emergency Operations Center to provide flood-fight support
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (April 19) – In response to National Weather Service forecasts predicting the potential for major flooding in areas along the Upper Mississippi and Illinois rivers and their tributaries, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, activated its Emergency Operations Center on Wednesday, April 17.
Coast Guard investigates marine casualty on Illinois River at the Marseilles Dam (Unified Command News Release)
MARSEILLES, Ill. (April 19) — The Coast Guard is investigating a marine casualty that occurred Thursday evening on the Illinois River at the Marseilles Dam.
Recreation Areas to Close Due to High Water
Thomson, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces the closure of Thomson Causeway Recreation Area in Thomson, Illinois, and Bulger’s Hollow Recreation Area in Clinton, Iowa due to impending high water.
Earth Day activities cancelled at Andalusia Slough
Andalusia, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces that Earth Day Activities at Andalusia Slough Recreation Area scheduled for April 20, 2013 have been cancelled due to rising flood waters.
Cattail Slough Recreation Area Closed Due To High Water
Thomson, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces that Cattail Slough recreation area south of Fulton Illinois has been closed due to high water levels.
Ferry Landing, Kilpeck Landing & Blanchard Island Recreation Areas Closed
Muscatine, IA - The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces the closure of Ferry Landing, Kilpeck Landing, and Blanchard Island Recreation Areas due to the impending high water.
Pleasant Creek Recreation Area Closed
Bellevue, IA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi River Project announces that it has closed the following recreation area due to the rising floodwaters. Pleasant Creek Recreation Area located at 19995 Highway 52, Bellevue Iowa, 52031.