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The Rivers Project Office will be conducting its first timber sale, which is now open for bids to the public. The timber we are targeting for sale spans several islands on the Mississippi River, including Cuivre, Dardenne, and Mason islands. The goal is to promote the establishment of early successional floodplain forest along the Mississippi River in order to improve forest health and enhance habitat for a variety of wildlife.
Colonel Kevin R. Golinghorst assumes duties as the 53rd Commander of the St. Louis District after serving as the Army Capability Manager – Geospatial at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri. He now leads a civilian and military workforce of nearly 750 personnel in executing the diverse mission of providing civil works and interagency support along the Mississippi River in Missouri and Illinois.
America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Interagency Passes are available for purchase at St. Louis District Lake Offices and Visitor Centers.
Engineers Far From Ordinary: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in St. Louis takes a look at the story of the St. Louis District beginning with the rich and legendary history of the river as well as the modern history of the District’s innovations in response to the challenges of simultaneously maintaining and regulating navigation, protecting again flooding, and protecting the environment.

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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.

Latest News Releases

Annual Car Show and Haunted Trail Cancelled
8/5/2020
CARLYLE LAKE – Due to public health concerns over the rise of coronavirus cases in the region, the annual Cruz-In the Dam Car Show, which was to be held on August 14 at Mariner’s Village, is...
Summer Hunting Opportunities at Carlyle Lake
7/30/2020
CARLYLE LAKE – Carlyle Lake offers a variety of late summer hunting opportunities. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources work together to manage public...
Golinghorst takes command of St. Louis District Corps of Engineers
7/24/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District welcomed a new commanding officer during a closed change of command ceremony today, attended by personnel essential to the ceremony and viewed by...
National Great Rivers Museum to Reopen July First
6/23/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the National Great Rivers Museum (NGRM) will reopen beginning Wednesday, July 1...
High Water Continues at Lake Shelbyville
6/3/2020
High Water Continues at Lake ShelbyvilleLake Shelbyville – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) at Lake Shelbyville continues to report high water conditions at the lake. The pool elevation is...

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