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Known as the "Father of Waters", the Mississippi River drains 32 US States and 2 Canadian provinces. Near St. Louis, Missouri, the US Army Corps of Engineers Rivers Project manages 300 miles of the Mississippi from Cairo, IL to Saverton, MO and the lower 80 miles of the Illinois River covering nearly 100,000 acres of land and water. Come visit us and explore all that we have to offer.

Rivers Project Office

Rivers Project

Latest News Releases

UPDATE: Rivers Project Two Rivers South Access Area Closure
The US Army Corps of Engineers, Rivers Project Office, is announcing the temporary closure of the Two Rivers South Access Area in Rockport, IL. This access area will be closed until November 21, 2014 for dredging. Boats wishing to launch in this section of the river should use Two Rivers North Access Area to the north or Gosline Access Area to the south.
Published: 10/30/2014
Sleep under the stars at the 5th Annual Family Campout
Alton, Ill. – Get your family together for an outdoor adventure at the 5th Annual Family Campout on September 27-28, 2014. This year’s festivities will include archery, family teambuilding games, campfire cooking competitions, stargazing, and an outdoor movie after dark! This event is in celebration of National Public Lands Day. What better way to celebrate our Public Lands than to spend the night on the banks of the Mississippi River!
Published: 9/16/2014
Corps of Enigneers reopens main chamber at Mel Price Locks
Alton, Ill. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District reopened the main lock chamber to river traffic at Melvin Price Locks and Dam today after completing emergency repairs to one of the busiest locks on the Mississippi River.
Published: 8/8/2014
BrainSTEM - Maiking Summer Science Fun!
The US Army Corps of Engineers and the Meeting of the Rivers Foundation are partnering to offer this exciting summer adventure camp to get your kids enjoying the outdoors! Our upcoming summer camp opportunity is BrainSTEM Camp, July 21st-23rd at the National Great Rivers Museum in Alton, IL.
Published: 6/30/2014

Rivers Project Office

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Rivers Project Office
301 Riverlands Way
West Alton, MO 63386
636.899.2600

Melvin Price Locks & Dam
#1 Locks & Dam Way
Alton, IL 62024
618.462.1713

National Great Rivers Museum
#2 Locks and Dam Way
Alton, IL 62024
618.462.6979

Email: riversproject@usace.army.mil 

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