Lock and Dam 19

Lock & Dam Upgrades
8:42 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Farmers Hope for River System Improvements

The Crimson Glory pushing a barge down the Illinois River at Peoria.
Credit Rich Egger

Farmers and ag groups in the Midwest say the U.S. river system needs an upgrade, and they’re hopeful it will come with proposed improvements in legislation recently passed by Congress.

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Lock 19 at Keokuk Remains Open
5:28 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Three Mississippi River Locks Closed

Lock 19 in Keokuk

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed three locks on the Mississippi River due to rising water levels.

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