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ROCK ISLAND DISTRICT - Historic Clock Tower and Eagle Watch Tours

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces that the Visitor Center at Locks and Dam #15 is inviting guests to participate in Historic Clock Tower and Eagle Watching Tours. Learn about the Historic Clock Tower building as you climb the stairs to the top. Waiting there is a spectacular view of the Mississippi River where you will have the opportunity to see Bald Eagles who visit our area during the cold winter months.
Published: 1/27/2015

ST. LOUIS DISTRICT - Eagle Watch Event at Carlyle Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with the Case-Halstead Library in Carlyle, IL, will be hosting an Eagle Watch on Saturday, February 14, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m at the library.
Published: 1/26/2015

ST. PAUL DISTRICT - Comments sought on proposed Minot, North Dakota, sewer extension

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on the proposed First Larson West Sanitary Sewer Project – Highway 83 Extension environmental infrastructure project in Minot, North Dakota.
Published: 1/23/2015

Latest News Releases

Wider channel provides unrestricted daytime northbound transit at Fair Landing

Northbound commerce with as many as 49 barges moved through the restricted portion of the river at Fair Landing during daylight hours. This helps speed the clearing of the daily queue and reduces the wait time for southbound vessels. Work is also proceeding well in the narrowest reach of the restricted area and the Corps expects normal, unrestricted one-way traffic to resume after Monday, November 17, when the mat sinking unit completes its work in the narrow section and moves to a wider section of Fair Landing.
Published: 11/13/2014

River repairs will help commerce on the Mississippi River system

River repairs to severe bank scours along the Mississippi River at Fair Landing will lead to enduring improvements to the vital commercial artery. The narrow bend along this reach of the river now passes one-way traffic under normal conditions, the ongoing repairs and future improvement work will allow two-way traffic to pass.
Published: 11/10/2014

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.
Published: 11/10/2014