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The Kaskaskia River Project hosted a renaming ceremony in honor of Former Congressman Costello, a longtime advocate of the river and the communities that rely upon it,, Nov 6, 2014. The Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 renamed the lock in recognition of his commitment to the Kaskaskia River watershed.
Located in Modoc, Illinois, Jerry F. Costello Lock and Dam (formerly the Kaskaskia Lock and Dam)is part of the Upper Mississippi River Nine Foot Navigation Project. The Project, authorized by the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1930, created and ensured a nine-foot deep navigation river channel.
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Army Corps of Engineers promotes water safety this summer season
Summer is almost here and that means millions of Americans will be planning visits to our nation’s lakes and rivers. As the steward of many of these public waters, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...
2017 Kaskaskia Eagle Fest
The 2017 Eagle Fest event will be held on Saturday, February 4th from 9am – 3pm at the Jerry F. Costello Lock & Dam in Modoc, IL (4800 Lock and Dam Road). ...
2016 Kaskaskia Eagle Fest
The Kaskaskia River Project 2016 Eagle Fest event will be held on Saturday, March 5th from 9am – 3pm at the Jerry F. Costello Lock & Dam in Modoc, Ill. (4800 Lock and Dam Road)...
Public Meetings to be held regarding the Carlyle Lake & Kaskaskia River Project Master Plan Updates
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Carlyle Lake/Kaskaskia River Project, will host three public workshops next week. This will conclude a series of five workshops regarding Master Plan updates for...

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Kaskaskia River Project
4800 Lock and Dam Road
Modoc, IL 62261
Phone: (618) 284-7160
Email: KaskyL&

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