No Wake Remains in Effect for Rock River in Winnebago County

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A No Wake Order remains for the Rock River in Winnebago County as floating debris and high water levels continue to pose a danger to the public.

Also, effective from 7 p.m. until the completion of the fireworks display, the Rock River will be closed south of the Chestnut Street Bridge to the Fordham Dam and from the Morgan Street Bridge north to the Fordham Dam.

River conditions are being assessed on a daily bases by the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department. The Sheriff’s Department will have a patrol presence on the river for the duration of the No Wake.

For current river conditions and any further updates, call the Rock River Information Line at 815-319-6444.

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