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Mississippi and Illinois river lock and dams getting millions of dollars in upgrades

Lock and dams along the upper Mississippi and Illinois rivers are getting $4.5-million in upgrades.

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois-- Lock and dams along the upper Mississippi and Illinois rivers are getting $4.5-million in upgrades.

On the Mississippi, some of the investment is going towards lock and dams 20 through 25 from Saint Louis To Quincy.

A spokesperson from Representative Cheri Bustos office says the upgrades downstate will help improve the flow of goods and waterways here in the Quad Cities.