Notice to Navigators: Illinois River

IRCA: IWW Lock Status High Water 31 March 2022


As info…



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



We have hit our first high water trigger point at Dresden Island Lock and Dam in which tows over 70’ must have loads on the land wall side.  High outdraft conditions exist at Dresden on down to Starved Rock.  Navigable pass open at both Peoria and LaGrange Locks.


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