Upstream boaters are locked through at Lock and Dam 1 in Minneapolis.
Minneapolis locks are open for business
In case you missed it, both Lock and Dam 1 and Lower St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam are open daily, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Motor Vessel Wagonblast
First tow of 2016 reaches the Port of St. Paul
The Motor Vessel Ronald Wagonblast locked through Lock and Dam 2, near Hastings, Minn., Sunday, March 13, around 7:30 a.m. She was pushing 12 barges en route to St. Paul, Minn. The Corps considers the first tow to arrive at Lock and Dam 2, near Hastings, Minn., as the unofficial start of the navigation season, because it means all of its locks are accessible to commercial and recreational vessels. The earliest date for an up-bound tow to reach Lock and Dam 2 was March 4, in 1983, 1984 and 2000. The average start date of the navigation season is March 22.
CorpsLocks.com
CorpsLocks.com
CorpsLocks (CorpsLocks.com) has a wealth of inland waterway navigation information at your fingertips. Find out where a vessel is on our inland waterway system. Use the lock queue report to see what the traffic is like at a particular lock. Calculate tonnage for a particular lock. The Corps Locks website contains lock and vessel specific information derived from the United States Army Corps of Engineers Lock Performance Monitoring System (LPMS). The information contained here represents a half-hourly updated snapshot of U.S. flag vessels and foreign vessels operating in U.S. waterways that transited a Corps-owned or operated lock structure.
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Bobber the Water Safety Dog
The National Operations Center for Water Safety is proud to announce that there is an excellent product available to download on the Bobber the Water Safety Dog website www.Bobber.info.
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Make your reservations now
Recreation.gov is your one-stop shop for federal recreation information. Find trip planning and reservation information for 2,500 federal recreation areas with more than 60,000 facilities available nationwide. Reservations can be made up to 180 days in advance.

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Public invited to Capoli Slough Islands restoration project dedication

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will celebrate the completion of the Capoli Slough Islands Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project during a public ceremony at public boat launch in Ferryville, Wisconsin, May 13 at 11 a.m.
Published: 4/28/2016

Corps seeks comments on proposed dredged material movements in Pool 5

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on its plans to move dredged material from its temporary placement site on Lost Island to its permanent placement site at West Newton Chute.
Published: 4/28/2016

Corps releases final Environmental Assessment for Minot, N.D., sewer extension

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently signed a ‘Finding of No Significant Impact’ for a Minot, North Dakota, sewer system project.
Published: 4/14/2016

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