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Welcome to the Rivers Project Office

Known as the "Father of Waters", the Mississippi River drains 32 US States and 2 Canadian provinces. Near St. Louis, Missouri, the US Army Corps of Engineers Rivers Project manages 300 miles of the Mississippi from Cairo, IL to Saverton, MO and the lower 80 miles of the Illinois River covering nearly 100,000 acres of land and water. Come visit us and explore all that we have to offer.

Rivers Project Office

Rivers Project


Latest News Releases

“Masters of the Sky”: Eagles, Falcons, and Hawks Oh My!
Attention all Eagle and Raptor Enthusiasts. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will offer live Raptor shows to the public on Saturday, February 15 at the National Great Rivers Museum in Alton, Ill. ...
Proposed Reduced Operating Hours at the National Great Rivers Museum
In anticipation of funding changes currently reflected the proposed 2020 Federal Budget, the visiting hours of the National Great Rivers Museum will change beginning January 1, 2020 to support the new...
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...
Temporary Closure of Riverlands Way
The US Army Corps of Engineers, Rivers Project Office, will temporarily close Riverlands Way to vehicle traffic on Saturday March 25, 2017. The road will be closed from 6:00 am to 10:30 am for the...

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Rivers Project Office
301 Riverlands Way
West Alton, MO 63386

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