• Groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of sanitary sewer trunkline rehabilitation project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, along with the city of Cahokia Heights and other officials, held a groundbreaking ceremony today, to celebrate the start of the sanitary sewer trunkline rehabilitation project. The project focuses on a critical portion of the sanitary sewer infrastructure which carries all wastewater from any flushed toilet, sink, or bathtub drain from near the intersection of Jerome and Mousette lanes south to the Levin Drive Pump Station where it’s pumped to the American Bottoms Wastewater Treatment Plant in Sauget, Illinois, for processing.
  • Corps of Engineers, Cahokia Heights host groundbreaking ceremony

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, along with the city of Cahokia Heights and other officials, will hold a groundbreaking ceremony Monday, April 1, to celebrate the start of the sanitary sewer trunkline rehabilitation project.
  • Installation of Wayside Exhibits at Wappapello Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Wappapello Lake invites you to come out and see some of the new interpretive wayside exhibits that have been recently installed. These exhibits are located along the Lake View Trail near the culverts on T Highway, Bill Emerson Memorial Visitor Center, Eagle Point Overlook, south end of the dam, fish cleaning station parking area, and the pollinator garden at the Greenhouse. The Lake View Trail runs from Redman Creek Campground East and along the dam and connects to Peoples Creek Recreation Area. This multi-use trail is paved and available for walkers, runners, and cyclists.
  • Carlyle Lake receives national water safety award

    The U.S. Army Corps f Engineers, St. Louis District’s, Carlyle Lake was recently recognized as the 2024 USACE National Water Safety Team of the Year for their exceptional efforts in promoting water safety throughout the 2023 recreation season. Despite facing numerous challenges, the Carlyle Lake Water Safety Team demonstrated exceptional leadership and innovation in spreading the message of recreating safely while in and near the water to the millions of visitors who frequented the beaches and boat ramps at Carlyle Lake in Carlyle, Illinois.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces remediation activities in Florissant subdivision

    ST. LOUIS – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) St. Louis District, under its Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP), has begun sampling activities in a subdivision located in Florissant, Missouri. This initiative includes portions of the right-of-way of Cades Cove Drive and on the common grounds adjacent to Coldwater Creek.
  • St. Louis District to host annual Small Business Day

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will host its annual Small Business Industry Day at the T-Rex building at 911 Washington Ave. #500, St. Louis, Missouri 63101 on Feb. 29, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. 
  • Trunkline rehabilitation contract awarded for Cahokia Heights

    A construction contract for Sanitary Sewer Trunkline Rehabilitation was awarded to Insituform Technologies USA, LLC on February 9 for $4,628,116.00. This project is cost shared with the city of Cahokia Heights, Illinois and will rehabilitate approximately 17,000 lineal feet of the main sanitary sewer trunkline by utilizing the minimally invasive Cured-In-Place Pipe liner technology on the existing trunkline.
  • Public Meetings scheduled for Mississippi River study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host public scoping meetings for the Lower Mississippi River Comprehensive Management Study (LMR Comp) at venues throughout the study area between Feb. 27 and March 11.
  • Rend Lake Dam Road Closed Starting January 10 for Maintenance

    The Rend Lake Dam Road will temporarily close to all traffic beginning at 7 a.m., Wednesday, January 10 for bridge maintenance. This closure will remain through midsummer until maintenance work is complete. Work will consist of installation of new traffic barrier terminals, installation of steel bridge railing, construction of new concrete curbs, and cleaning, sandblasting, and painting of all structural steel on the spillway bridge.
  • Repurpose Your Live Christmas Tree for Fish Habitat

    Repurpose your live Christmas tree by donating it to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rend Lake Project for fish habitat. Donated trees will be bundled together and placed in the lake to create underwater fish structures that improves fish habitat and angling opportunities.