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Road/Ferry Closures and Maintenance

Flooding Swan Spillway

Hagen Road Bridge Construction 

Calhoun County Highway Department is constructing a new bridge to connect Hagen Road to the refuge Visitor Center/Swan Lake boat ramp entrance road. Access to the refuge will still be available during the construction. Visitors should use the existing bridge to access the entrance road. Please be mindful of the work crew at this site and use caution when traveling through the work zone. 


Ferry Closures 

When the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers are frozen or in times of high water the ferries may close. To check the status of the Illinois Department of Transportation ferries (Brussels and Kampsville) go to For the status of the Calhoun Ferry Company (Golden Eagle and Winfield) go to

For detailed directions to the refuge visitor center see the Plan Your Visit page.

Last Updated: Jan 16, 2014
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