Notice to Navigators: Illinois River

IRCA: Ice Conditions Update IW 28 Jan 2022


See below and attached for today’s ILWW Lock Status and Ice Conditions update from USACE.


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




The ice shelf at Marseilles has reduced to 1’ and the crew is working this afternoon to start cutting it with steam.  Because of this and forecasted warmer weather, the 105’ width restriction has been removed.


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