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High water forces closure of Corps of Engineers’ Blackhawk Park

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is temporarily closing its Blackhawk Park, located near De Soto, Wisconsin, due to high river levels.
Published: 10/17/2018

Corps awards $7.475 million contract for dredged material unload project

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.
Published: 9/25/2018

Corps to draw down Eau Galle reservoir for winter maintenance

ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will begin drawing down its Eau Galle Reservoir in Spring Valley, Wisconsin, two feet, starting Monday, Sept. 24, in order to perform maintenance work on the dam this winter.
Published: 9/21/2018

Engineering and Construction Division

The employees in the engineering and construction division include 14 professional engineering and science disciplines. The division provides study, design and construction engineering services for civil works water resource projects, including navigation, flood control, environmental stewardship, dam safety, recreation and emergency response. This includes engineering and related support to maintain the St. Paul District's 13 locks and dams on the Mississippi River and 16 multi-purpose reservoirs.

Engineering and Construction Division

Chief: 651-290-5303
Construction Branch
Design Branch
Hydraulics, Hydrology and Water Management Branch


Construction Branch

  • Branch Staff (St. Paul, Minn.)
  • Eastern Area Office (Winona, Minn.)
  • Western Area Office (Fargo, N.D.)

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Design Branch

  • Civil, Site & Surveys Section
  • Geotechnical & Geology Section
  • Mechanical, Electrical, Cost & Specs Section
  • Structural Section

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Hydraulics, Hydrology and Water Management Branch

  • Hydraulics Section
  • Water Management and Hydrology Section 

Send an email to: Hydraulics, Water Management and Hydrology Section