Motor Vessel Michael Poindexter locks through Lock and Dam 2
Motor Vessel Michael Poindexter locks through Lock and Dam 2
HASTINGS, Minn. – The Motor Vessel Michael Poindexter, an American Commercial Lines vessel, locks through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District’s Lock and Dam 2, near Hastings, April 11. The vessel is the first broke through the ice in Lake Pepin, just north of Wabasha, Minnesota, April 10. She is en route to St. Paul, Minnesota. With the arrival of the M/V Poindexter, all of the St. Paul District locks south of St. Paul are now operational.
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Seasons transition at Blackhawk Park
The transition from spring to winter at Blackhawk Park, near De Soto, Wisc., near the end of March. Stunning photography captured by Alex Feest, a district employee working maintenance for the park.
Advantages of Inland Waterways Transport
Advantages of Inland Waterways Transport
Printable graphic representation of how the three modes of ground transportation compare to each other.
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Securing the Nation's Future Through Water
An overview of the Corps relationship with the Nation's Water Resources.
Harnessing the Headwaters - First Dams on the Mississippi
Harnessing the Headwaters - First Dams on the Mississippi
This documentary, recently published by Lakeland Public Television, explores the dams that are a prominent feature of many of the waterways in our region. Viewers will learn about the history of their creation and the ecological, economic, and cultural impact they have had on individuals and communities within the area.

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Corps of Engineers to host Eau Galle Recreation Area public scoping meeting

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting a public scoping
Published: 4/12/2018

First tow of 2018 reaches St. Paul, Minnesota, opening Upper Mississippi River navigation season

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Motor Vessel Michael Poindexter, pushing 12 barges en route to St. Paul, locked through Lock and Dam 2, near Hastings, today around 1:30 p.m.
Published: 4/11/2018

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces receipt of proposals for beneficial use of dredged materials pilot projects

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today announced that it received 94 proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, Beneficial Use of Dredged Material.
Published: 4/11/2018

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