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Kaskaskia Lock and Dam to be renamed in honor of Costello

Kaskaskia Lock and Dam (Source: US Corps of Engineers) Kaskaskia Lock and Dam (Source: US Corps of Engineers)
MODOC, IL (KFVS) -

A ceremony will be held Thursday at the renaming of the Kaskaskia Lock and Dam to the Jerry F. Costello Lock and Dam.

According to a news release, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 re-designated the Kaskaskia Lock and Dam to the Jerry F. Costello Lock and Dam.

Costello served in Illinois' 12th Congressional District from 1988 to 2012. 

The ceremony will take place at the Kaskaskia River Project in Modoc, Illinois in Randolph County.

Costello and others will speak at the event scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.

The Lower Kaskaskia Stakeholders, Inc. and the Kaskaskia River Port District will host a reception immediately following the ceremony.

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