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Archive: 2014

Emergency repairs underway at Lock and Dam 25 in Winfield, Mo.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District is conducting emergency repairs to the overflow dike of Lock and Dam 25 near Winfield, Mo. [Read More]
Published: Dec-04-14

Water Safety is a Year Round Concern

Public safety is the number-one priority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the Corps of Engineers urges anyone planning to be on or around water to practice boating and water safety. [Read More]
Published: Dec-04-14

Boundary Maintenance Work at Carlyle Lake

CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will perform boundary maintenance work from December 14, 2014 through January 10, 2015 on sections of the boundary line at Carlyle Lake. Boundary line maintenance work consists of uniformed Park Rangers and volunteers walking the boundary lines, replacing signposts, identifying encroachments on government property, inspecting mowing permits and clearing brush. The maintenance work is performed annually during the winter months when vegetation is at a minimum. Boundary line maintenance is necessary in order to maintain a visible boundary line and to protect the public lands at Carlyle Lake. The areas scheduled for maintenance are Tamalco Boat Ramp to the Keyesport Recreation Area and Patoka Boat Ramp to the Coles Creek Recreation Area. [Read More]
Published: Dec-02-14

Fall and Winter Camping Opportunities at Carlyle Lake

Fall and winter is a wonderful time to go camping offering campers beautiful landscapes, solitude, inspiration, natural quiet, and a place to get away. Carlyle Lake offers two campgrounds that are open year around - Dam East Spillway Campground located in the Dam East Spillway Area and the IIini Campground located in Eldon Hazlet State Park [Read More]
Published: Nov-10-14

Regular dialogue with the navigation industry continues to keep commerce moving on the Mississippi River system

Near constant communication between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the navigation industry and the U.S. Coast Guard is allowing commercial barge traffic to safely pass a restricted section of the lower Mississippi River (miles 632–635) near Fair Landing, Ark., and 30 miles south of Helena, Ark., with most delays less than 10 hours. [Read More]
Published: Nov-10-14

Lake Shelbyville Disabled Deer Hunt Volunteers Needed

Lake Shelbyville- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Lake Volunteers Association at Lake Shelbyville will hold the 25th Annual Deer Hunt for People with Disabilities on November 21, 22 and 23, 2014. Volunteers are needed to help with the hunt. [Read More]
Published: Nov-10-14

Lake Shelbyville Water Control Operations/ Dam Safety Public Meeting

Lake Shelbyville – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a meeting with the public to discuss the current Water Control Plan, the 2015 Water Control Operations and Dam Safety on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. [Read More]
Published: Nov-10-14

Temporary Area Closings during Deer Seasons at Rend Lake

REND LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers would like to remind visitors that the some recreation areas will be closed to all vehicle and foot traffic during the first weekend of the 2014 firearm deer season, November 21-23, 2014. In addition, all sections of the Rend Lake Bike Trail, which are under the management of the Corps of Engineers, will be temporarily close to persons not actively involved in the sport of deer hunting. This closure will be in effect during all state firearm deer hunting seasons. [Read More]
Published: Nov-10-14

Lock and dam renamed to honor former Illinois congressman

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District hosted a ceremony here today to rename the Kaskaskia Lock and Dam in honor of former U.S. Congressman Jerry F. Costello. [Read More]
Published: Nov-06-14

UPDATE: Rivers Project Two Rivers South Access Area Closure

The US Army Corps of Engineers, Rivers Project Office, is announcing the temporary closure of the Two Rivers South Access Area in Rockport, IL. This access area will be closed until November 21, 2014 for dredging. Boats wishing to launch in this section of the river should use Two Rivers North Access Area to the north or Gosline Access Area to the south. [Read More]
Published: Oct-30-14
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