Dredging is underway on Kaskaskia River

The United States Army Corps of Engineers is announcing that dredging has once again begun on the Kaskaskia River from the New Athens boat ramp south to the confluence of the Mississippi River.

This dredging is intended to remove sediment from boat ramps and the mouths of oxbows on the Kaskaskia River, improving access for navigation capabilities, recreation and promoting economic growth.

For more information, please see this week’s print edition.