The Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program executed by the St. Louis District has realized an 87 percent reduction in contaminated soil shipping and disposal, and associated costs at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant over the past three years as a result of using a highly effective material sorting process.
Soil sorting technology saves taxpayer money
The Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program executed by the St. Louis District has realized an 87 percent reduction in contaminated soil shipping and disposal, and associated costs at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant over the past three years as a result of using a highly effective material sorting process.
Securing the Nation's Future Through Water
Securing the Nation's Future Through Water
In the space of just a few minutes, the Securing the Nation's Future Through Water video highlights many of the key missions that the Corps of Engineers' performs on a daily basis that contribute to the Nation's economy, environment and quality of life through our water resources infrastructure.

Did you know...

The St. Louis District is responsible for maintaining a navigation channel nine feet deep and 300 feet wide on 300 miles of the Mississippi River from Saverton, Missouri, to Cairo, Illinois. We are also responsible for maintaining a navigation channel on the lower 80 miles of the Illinois River as well as the lower 36 miles of the Kaskaskia River. Strategically situated at the crossroads of three major river systems, the St. Louis District is also located at the critical transition point on the Mississippi River where it is a “locking river” north of St. Louis and the “open river” from St. Louis on south.

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Haunted Trail at Carlyle Lake

CARLYLE LAKE – The 2017 Haunted Trail at Carlyle Lake will be Friday, October 20th and Saturday October 21st from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The trail will begin at the Carlyle McDonalds parking lot with a hayride down to the Little Prairie Nature trail where ghost and goblins await. Admission to the trail is $6 per person; all proceeds will go to support the 2018 Fireworks Spectacular. The Haunted Trail is supported by groups who volunteer their time to set up a spook spots along the Little Prairie Nature Trail and haunt the visitors as they pass through. Prizes for the most ghoulish spot will be awarded with a $300 first place prize, $200 for second place, and $100 for third place. If you are interested in volunteering on the trail contact Peggy Hilmes at (618)594-4354. The Haunted Trail is sponsored by the Carlyle Lake Fireworks Committee and the Carlyle Optimist Club, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake.
Published: 10/16/2017

Waterfowl Hunting Opportunities for Sportsmen with Disabilities

CARLYLE LAKE - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers would like to announce waterfowl hunting opportunities for sportsmen with disabilities at Carlyle Lake. Two accessible waterfowl blinds will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis for the 2017-2018 Illinois South Central Zone Waterfowl Season. The first blind is located at the Saddle Dam III Wetland Complex area near the Hughes Road East entrance to Saddle Dam III. The second blind is located south of the Steins Field Parking Lot on Huey Road.
Published: 10/16/2017

Road Maintenance and Repairs at Carlyle Lake

CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will continue routine road maintenance and resurfacing work at various locations. These closures are necessary to provide public safety while work crews are on-site, all work is scheduled to be completed by October 31. During this timeframe expect intermittent closures as areas are prepared and maintenance is completed.
Published: 10/10/2017

Crappie Masters Tournament Trail at Dam East Boat Ramp

CARLYLE LAKE – The Crappie Masters Tournament Trail in coordination with the FishHouse Restaurant will be hosting a crappie tournament on Saturday, October 14 and Sunday October 15 at the Dam East Boat Ramp. To accommodate the event and provide public safety and support, the Dam East Boat Ramp and High Water Ramp will be temporarily closed for public boat launching from Friday, October 13, through Sunday, October 15, 2017. During this timeframe, visitors should use the boat ramps located at the Dam West and Coles Creek Recreation Areas. In addition, the east portion of the Saddle Dam II Roadway and the south portion of the Dam East Recreation Area road (formerly South Shore) will be closed from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. to provide public safety during a 5K race. During this timeframe all traffic must access the area from the west through the McNair entrance.
Published: 10/10/2017

Annual Halloween Walk at Mark Twain Lake Oct. 20 & 21

October 4, 2017, Mark Twain Lake – It’s that time of year again when the Indian Creek Campground at
Published: 10/4/2017

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