ST. LOUIS – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, in coordination with the non-federal sponsor, Kaskaskia Regional Port District, is hosting an in-person public meeting June 22 to discuss a navigation study for Kaskaskia Regional Port District Terminal 2, near Baldwin, Ill., from 6 – 8 p.m. at Southwestern Illinois College in Red bud, Ill.
The project, which is authorized through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Continuing Authorities Program, is aimed at improvement of navigational efficiency at the Kaskaskia Regional Port District Terminal 2. Options being considered include dredging two river side channels to allow shipping and a barge turning area, a dredge disposal area, and a new dock as a local facility implemented by the port district. Separately from this study, Kaskaskia Regional Port District Terminal 2 is also pursuing development to support projected increases in shipping.
The meeting is an opportunity for the public and stakeholders to bring to the planning team’s attention local considerations and to provide comments. Kaskaskia Regional Port District Terminal 2 and the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers will make presentations at 6.30 p.m., after which personnel will be available to provide information, answer questions, and discuss the project with attendees. Attendees may drop in at any time.
The meeting information is as follows:
What: Public Scoping Meeting for Navigation Study at Kaskaskia Regional Port District Terminal 2
When: Thursday, June 22, 2023, from 6 – 8 p.m.
Where: Performing Art Room, Southwestern Illinois College, Red Bud Campus, 500 W. South Fourth St., Red Bud, Ill. 62278
Hosted by: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District and the Kaskaskia Regional Port District
More information on the project can be viewed at: https://www.mvs.usace.army.mil/Missions/Programs-Project-Management/Kaskaskia-River-Regional-Port-Small-Navigation-Project/.
Comments can be submitted at the website listed above or by email to: email@example.com.
Comments can also be sent to the team at: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, Attn: Programs and Project Management – Liz Norrenberns, 1222 Spruce Street, St. Louis, Mo. 63103.