More updates come on on flooding related impacts around Illinois DNR sites, especially note the ones related to Lake Shelbyville and the Illinois River.
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Here is the latest update from IDNR communications director Chris Young:
Anderson Lake, Rice Lake and Duck Island State Fish and Wildlife Areas are all closed due to the flooding conditions. Everyone, Here are a few closure updates due to flooding that came in today. For a complete list, visit: http://www.dnr.illinois.gov/closures/pages/CurrentclosuresOfDNRSitesAndAreas.aspx Eagle Creek State Park (Shelby County): All boat ramps including the high water ramps are closed due to flooding. Wolf Creek State Park (Shelby County): All boat ramps including the high water ramps are closed due to flooding. Spitler Woods (Macon County): The site has re-opened to the public. Shelbyville State Fish and Wildlife Area (Moultrie County): The following access areas are closed due to flooding: Andres Bottom Access, Bethan Boat Ramp, Cook’s Bridge Access, County Pit Access, Denham Pit Access, Eden Street Access, Elder Pond Access, Fishhook Access, Oathout Parking Lot, South Dunn Access, Hand Trap Range Road, Jonathan Creek Boat Access, McGee Waterfowl Area, Old Nelson Boat Access and Strickland Boat Access.