Locks and Dam 14 riverfront closed until November

(Pleasant Valley, IA) -- The walkway along the riverfront at Locks and Dam 14 in Pleasant Valley are now closed until November for construction.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District says the walkway will be closed until November 26, 2021. The extended closure is for demolition of the existing structure and construction of a new, concrete walkway.

During the closure, The Corps says there will be an alternate route to Smith’s Island. The Locks and Dam 14 viewing area will be available for pedestrian use. There will be signs posted that will inform visitors of safe access route to Smith’s Island.

Public parking will also be limited during this time. A portion of the gravel parking lot will be roped off and designated for public use.

(Photo by U.S. Corps of Engineers)

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