Notice to Navigators: Illinois River

IRCA: Peoria Lock Shutdown


FYI see below.  I’ll forward any updates as I receive them.


Jeremy “Shot” Tardy
Western Rivers Boat Management, Inc.
Office:  270.444.4772
Mobile:  270.933.8056




Since 0850 today, Peoria Lock has been shutdown due to a malfunctioning miter gate on the lower right descending side.  Lock personnel and PLC technicians are on site troubleshooting the problem in order to put the lock back in operation. 


I will update you as conditions change.


Thank you,


Douglas Morgan
Chief of Locks and Dams (Acting)
US Army Corps of Engineers
Illinois Waterway Project Office
O: 309-676-4601
C: 309-781-8591