Protecting Melvin Price Locks and Dam
Members of the St. Louis District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Flood Fight Team fill sandbags at the Melvin Price Locks and Dam in Alton, Ill., June 1, 2013. Current forecasted river levels from the National Weather Service do not reach levels that will necessitate a closure at Mel Price, however flood preparations took place as a precaution to protect vital equipment and allow for quick reopening.

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Photo by: Romanda Walker |  VIRIN: 130603-A-HT646-077.JPG