USA: Army Corps Hosts Public Meeting on Repairs to Marseilles Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, will host a public meeting May 21 to discuss ongoing repairs at the Marseilles Dam and flood risk mitigation for the Marseilles community.

The meeting, which will begin at 6 p.m., is open to everyone and will take place at the Marseilles American Legion, 571 Rutland Street, Marseilles, Ill.

The Marseilles Dam was damaged during an incident April 18 when seven barges broke loose from a tow during historic flooding on the Illinois River. The historic flooding affected many communities on the Illinois River including Marseilles. The Rock Island District operates and maintains the Marseilles Lock and Dam and has constructed a rock dike to assist in temporary repairs of the dam.

Representatives of the Rock Island District will be on hand during the public meeting to address concerns and discuss ongoing efforts related to the Marseilles community.

Press Release, May 20, 2013

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today

Events>

<< Jul 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31 1 2 3 4 5 6

Dredging Today Conference 2017

This event will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry addressing economic, social and environmental challenges and the capabilities…

read more >

Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters

Potential authors are invited to submit abstracts on international projects offering practical learning, innovative and integrated solutions…

read more >

2017 WORLD CANALS CONFERENCE

The conference will also reveal how the Erie Canal, North America’s most important manmade waterway, helped Syracuse transform from…

read more >

Port Development MENA Conference

Hear from industry professionals from Dubai Maritime City Authority, King Abdullah Economic City…

read more >

Jobs>

Dredge Masters, Engineers and Superintendent\'s Urgently Required!

Flagship Management is working with a number of leading international marine and dredging organizations and require the following candidates for a range of global projects...

apply

Network Support Engineer

As Network Support Engineer you will be responsible for the installation / configuration, operation and maintenance of the infrastructural....

apply

Dredging Consultant

Anthony D Bates Partnership LLP, a leading international dredging consultancy, is looking for a well-educated, professional and confident person to fill an immediate position...

apply