Public Tours May 22 at Meldahl, Byrd, Willow Island and Marmet Locks
HUNTINGTON, W.Va – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will welcome the public to tours of four Locks and Dams from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on May 22, 2015.
The sites included are the Captain Meldahl Locks and Dam in Felicity, Ohio, the Robert C. Byrd Locks and Dam in Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va., the Willow Island Locks and Dam in Newport, Ohio, and the Marmet Locks and Dam in Belle, W.Va.
Tours will allow the public to view the operation of the locks on the Ohio River and Kanawha River. Corps team members will be on hand to answer questions, explain the role of the Corps in the community, and to help educate the public about the Corps mission.
Cameras are not permitted on the tours.
For more information, contact Public Affairs at 304-399-5353.
Release no. PA 15-15