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Corps expects all Wappapello recreation areas to all by open by July 4

GRAFTON, IL (KFVS) -

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District Commander said he expects all recreation areas at Wappapello Lake to be open by July 4.

Col. Tom O'Hara, commander of the St. Louis District, gave an update for the Illinois, Mississippi and Missouri rivers and the District's reservoirs Wednesday at Locks 27 in Grafton, Ill.

O'Hara says the staff has transitioned into recovery phase to put that system back into operation. He said he anticipates all recreation areas at Wappapello Lake to be open for the Fourth of July weekend.

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