Notice to Navigators: Illinois River

IRCA: Ice Conditions Update IW


Please see below and attached for this morning’s Lock Status Update and Ice Conditions…


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



Here are the current conditions for our locks as of this morning.  Pulling cuts southbound is becoming more available on all the locks which is good news.  Ice is extended from Marseilles Lock up three miles and reported by boats to be 6” thick.


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