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Civil Works

Civil Works Mission and Vision: Dedicated to providing quality, responsive service to the nation in peace and war. The Directorate of Civil Works is a major component of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Civil Works programs include water resource development activities including flood risk management, navigation, recreation, and infrastructure and environmental stewardship. Our mission also includes emergency response.

  • 2014 Civil Works Programs Customer Satisfaction Report
  • 2014 - 2018 Civil Works Strategic Plan
            - Sustainable Solutions to America's Water Resources Needs
  • The Civil Works Program of the Army Corps of Engineers: A Primer
  • Civil Works Transformation
  • Environmental Operating Principles
  • National Report: Resonding to National Water Resources Challenges
  • Latest News Releases

    Minneapolis locks reopening to recreation boaters

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is reopening its two Minneapolis locks to recreation traffic today.
    Published: 7/22/2016

    Corps of Engineers set to begin dredged material unloading project

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is scheduled to begin a dredged material unloading project at Crats Island, in Wabasha, Minnesota, the first week of August.
    Published: 7/21/2016

    Minneapolis locks closing to recreational traffic

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is closing its Minneapolis locks to recreational vessels today due to high flows.
    Published: 7/16/2016