• US Army Corps of Engineers Facility Status

    Carlyle Lake – To ensure the safety of our visitors and employees, all U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Closures at Wappapello Lake Continue

    Wappapello Lake – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recreation areas, including campgrounds, visitor centers, beaches, fish cleaning stations, and the lake management office areas at Wappapello Lake will continue to remain closed. Day use areas and boat ramps will remain open until further notice.
  • US Army Corps of Engineers Preventative COVID-19 Closures at Mark Twain Lake

    Mark Twain Lake – In an effort to further protect against the spread of the COVID-19 virus, all U.S.
  • US Corps of Engineers Preventative COVID-19 Closures

    US Corps of Engineers Preventative COVID-19 Closures Lake Shelbyville – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) St. Louis District will close all visitor centers, museums, beaches and project offices to the public beginning tomorrow while day use areas and boat ramps will remain open and available.
  • Kaskaskia Watershed Association to hold Annual Summit

    CARLYLE LAKE - The 20th Annual Kaskaskia Watershed Summit sponsored by the Kaskaskia Watershed Association, Inc. (KWA) will be held Monday, March 2, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Mariners Village Convention Center, Carlyle, Illinois. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. This year’s theme “Efforts and Needs for Continued Watershed Progress” will focus on the resources of the Kaskaskia watershed and their importance in the future.
  • Rescheduled: Lower Meramec Floodplain Management Plan Public Meeting, Feb. 12

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, and its partners are hosting a series of three public meetings to present the draft findings and recommendations of the Lower Meramec Multi-Jurisdictional Floodplain Management Plan (FMP).  The meeting will include an overview of the FMP including preliminary findings and recommendations.
  • Carlyle Lake Pool Increase and Release Forecast

    CARLYLE LAKE - As of 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, the pool elevation at Carlyle Lake was 452.10 feet, referenced to the North American Vertical Datum (NAV88), with a release of approximately 8,350 cubic feet per second (cfs).
  • Temporary Road Closure at Dam East South Shore Recreation Area

    CARLYLE LAKE - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Carlyle Lake Project will temporarily close a portion of the Dam East South Shore roadway beginning Tuesday, January 21, 2020. The closure is necessary to remove a portion of the existing roadway and relocate it to the new roadway that has been constructed on Corps of Engineers property. This is one of several improvements that have been made to the area over the past couple of years. The roadway is expected to reopen this spring once all construction has been completed.
  • Eagle Watch Event at Case-Halstead Library

    CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the Case-Halstead Library and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, will host Eagle Watch on Saturday, 8 February 2020, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Kaskaskia Eagle Fest

    Kaskaskia River Project — The annual 2020 Eagle Fest event will be held Saturday, February 1 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Jerry F. Costello Lock & Dam in Modoc, IL (4800 Lock and Dam Road).