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Corps to reopen the Upper St. Anthony Falls lock for short period

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will reopen its Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam, located in Minneapolis, to navigation prior to the June 10 mandated closure.
Published: 2/25/2015

Corps of Engineers to take annual Lake Pepin ice measurements

ST. PAUL, Minn. – One of the first signs of spring for the Upper Midwest is here. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will begin taking this year's annual Lake Pepin ice measurements Feb. 18.
Published: 2/12/2015

Corps continues Mississippi River Headwaters drawdowns at its reservoirs

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues drawing down its Mississippi River Headwaters reservoirs in preparation for spring runoff.
Published: 2/12/2015

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

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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

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  • Water Management and Hydrology Section

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