Notice to Navigators: Illinois River

IRCA: Ice Conditions Update IW 21 Jan 2022


Please see below and attached for this morning’s update to ILWW Lock Status and Ice Conditions…


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



Not many changes for this morning.  Current conditions have removed the requirement for helper boats northbound at Peoria and will be done on a case-by-case basis. 


Ice is starting to thicken and beginning to form in areas where we saw clearing just a couple days ago.


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