Preventing Major Flood Damage

Lake Shelbyville & Carlyle Lake Prevent Major Flood Damage  As of 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 5, 2017 the pool elevation at Carlyle Lake was 453.29 feet, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD), with a release of approximately 5,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). The average inflow from May 1st through May 4th was

Carlyle Lake Update

As of 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 The pool elevation was 454.17 NGVD with a release rate of approximately 10,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). The inflow for Monday, May 22, 2017 was approximately 4,930 day second feet (dsf).  The Carlyle Lake pool continues to recede after cresting nearly 12 feet above the

Temporary Facility Closures

Temporary Facility Closures at Carlyle Lake The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will be temporarily closing: • Dam West Boat Ramp, and Lake Road in the Dam West Recreation Area from 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 23, 2017 until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, 2017 • The Keyesport Boat Ramp will

Temporary Road Closure

Temporary Road Closures at Carlyle Lake The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will be temporarily closing Lake Road in the Dam West Recreation Area from 8:00 p.m. on Monday, May 8, 2017 until 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Also, portions of the Saddle Dam II roadway will be closed on

Opening of the Dam East Recreation Area

Opening of the Dam East Recreation Area The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will reopen a portion of the area, formerly known as the South Shore State Park on April 12, 2017. The newly opened Day Use Area, now part of the Dam East Recreation Area, will provide visitors an opportunity to

Dam West Boat Ramp-Temporarily Closed

Temporary Closure of Dam West Boat Ramp The Dam West Boat Ramp will be temporarily closed on weekdays from Monday, March 13, 2017 through Friday, April 28, 2017. This closure is necessary to ensure public safety while trucks haul rip-rap for the extension of the breakwater at Dam West Boat Ramp. Visitors should use Allen

Temporary Closure of Roadway

Temporary Closure of Saddle Dam II Roadway The Saddle Dam II Roadway and multi-user trail will be temporarily closed from McNair Campground to the Dam East Boat Ramp entrance from Monday, February 13, through Friday, March 10, 2017.  This closure is necessary to provide public safety during routine maintenance to the pump station discharge pipe

Christmas Tree Recycling Program

Carlyle Lake – Christmas Tree Recycling Program The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake is seeking volunteers to assist with the annual spring Christmas tree recycling/fish habitat improvement project being held Saturday, March 11, 2017.  The Corps has collected over 1,000 Christmas trees that were discarded after the holiday season.  These trees will

Accepting Bids

The City of Carlyle is accepting sealed bids for Material for Automatic Meter Reading System and Hosting Services.  Exact specifications are available at City Hall or see John Hodapp at the City Electric Plant for further information or call 618-594-5215. Proposal shall be valid for sixty (60) days after the scheduled time of closing.  The

Water Control Operations/Dam Safety Meeting

2016 Water Control Operations/Dam Safety Meeting The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced plans for a public workshop to be held on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the Mariner’s Village Resort Conference Center in Carlyle, Illinois. The purpose of the workshop is to discuss dam safety and 2016 water control operations.