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Corps to conduct emergency drill at Locks and Dam 14

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Lock and Dam 14 is seen from Illiniwek Campground in Hampton, Illinois, on Wednesday, August 2, 2017.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, will conduct an emergency, man-overboard drill at approximately 10 a.m Thursday at Locks and Dam 14 in Pleasant Valley, Iowa.

This drill is conducted as per normal, annual training guidelines.

During the drill, public access to Smith’s Island and the day use of areas around Locks and Dam 14 will be limited for a short time.

Multiple emergency response agencies, including an air medical services helicopter, will be involved in responding to the simulated incident. Local police will be onsite to ensure public safety.

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