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Posted 9/25/2018

Release no. 18-067


ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $7.475 million contract
Sept. 24, 2018, to Dubuque Barge & Fleeting Services, Co., of Dubuque, Iowa, to carry-out a Corps Island Dredged Material Unloading project.

The project involves unloading approximately 500,000 cubic yards of dredged material from Corps Island, located in Pool 3 of the Mississippi River, near Diamond Bluff, Wisconsin. The contractor is removing the material by mechanical and/or hydraulic means.

For more information on the project, visit http://www.mvp.usace.army.mil/CorpsIsland/.

The nearly 650 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, employees working at more than 40 sites in five upper-Midwest states serve the American public in the areas of environmental enhancement, navigation, flood damage reduction, water and wetlands regulation, recreation sites and disaster response. Through the St. Paul District Fiscal Year 2018 $106 million budget, nearly 1,700 non-Corps jobs were added to the regional economy as well as $163 million to the national economy. For more information, see www.mvp.usace.army.mil.

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