• Lake Shelbyville Youth Deer Hunt Applications Available

    Lake Shelbyville - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Shelbyville will hold the 12th Annual Youth Firearm Deer Hunt on October 8 and 9, 2022.
  • Silt build up closes Costello Lock

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, Jerry F. Costello Lock closed to traffic on August 19 when it could no longer close its downstream miter gates due to silt and debris build up on the lock sill and chamber.
  • Carlyle Lake Blood Drive Donors Receive T-Shirt and Free Camping

    Carlyle Lake – The American Red Cross, in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will be hosting a blood drive on Thursday, 1 September 2022 at the Carlyle Lake Visitor Center from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Red Cross works diligently every day to keep an adequate supply of blood available. The need for blood is ongoing 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. In the United States a blood transfusion is needed every two seconds. The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give the gift of life to help meet the demand.
  • Summer Hunting Opportunities at Carlyle Lake

    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 lands and waters at Carlyle Lake. More than 10,000 acres of public lands are open to public hunting to which all-current Illinois game laws and regulations are in effect. All hunters are required to sign in and out daily and record harvest at the nearest hunter sign in box. Access areas are conveniently located around the lake to provide parking and access to public lands. Several wildlife food plots have been planted around the lake. Plots consist of various crops including sunflowers, corn, and other row crops.
  • 30th Annual Cruz-In the Dam Event at Carlyle Lake

    Carlyle Lake – On Friday, August 12, 2022, the 30th Annual Cruz-In the Dam Car Show Nationals will be held at Mariner’s Village Resort in the Dam West area of Carlyle Lake. More than 250 classic cars from central and southern Illinois are expected to participate in the event.
  • Army Corps of Engineers warns most water-related accidents and fatalities occur in July

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reminding the public that more water-related
  • Corps awards contract for completion of Bois Brule flood risk management project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District recently awarded a $7.3 million contract to Eagle Eye Electric, LLC of Bonne Terre, Missouri for the completion of 4.3 miles of levee restoration and the completion of two seepage berms.  With support from the project sponsor, the Bois Brule Levee District, this is last remaining feature of work to be completed on the Bois Brule Deficiency Correction Project to correct for under seepage and changes in levee grade.
  • Weekend Activities at Carlyle Lake

    CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Carlyle Lake Project is preparing for another fun and safe weekend. Whether you enjoy fishing, camping, boating, bike riding or other outdoor activities, Carlyle Lake offers an abundance of recreation opportunities. While participating in any outdoor activities, please keep safety in mind.
  • Water Safety Tips for 4th of July Weekend

    Lake Shelbyville– Warmer weather is here, and July is the busiest time of year on our nation’s
  • Parking for Lake Shelbyville 4th of July Fireworks

    Lake Shelbyville – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is gearing up for the 4th of July at Lake