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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.

  • 2011 Civil Works Programs Customer Satisfaction Report
  • 2011 - 2015 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

    Corps is performing emergency dredging to reopen the Mississippi River navigation channel

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is preparing to dredge in two separate areas within the Mississippi River to reopen the 9-foot navigation channel to commercial navigation.
    Published: 7/24/2014

    Corps of Engineers to hold open house for Maple River aqueduct model

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will host an open house, Thursday, July 24, of the Maple River aqueduct physical model built to aid in the design of the Fargo, N.D./Moorhead, Minn., diversion channel.
    Published: 7/21/2014

    Corps of Engineers awards contract to repair Lock and Dam 10 Embankments

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $335,500 contract to Newt Marine Service, of Dubuque, Iowa, July 9 to repair and reinforce the embankments at Lock and Dam 10 in Guttenberg, Iowa.
    Published: 7/16/2014