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Corps reopens Gull Lake Dam and Recreation Area to camping

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is reopening its campsites at Gull Lake Dam and Recreation Area, near Brainerd, Minnesota.
Published: 5/23/2016

Corps of Engineers, partners to host fishing event at Lake Ashtabula

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is partnering with local organizations to host the 26th Annual Take-A-Kid-Fishing-Day at Lake Ashtabula, near Valley City, North Dakota June 4.
Published: 5/19/2016

Corps of Engineers asks everyone to practice smart water safety during National Safe Boating Week

ST. PAUL, Minn. – May 21-27 is National Safe Boating Week and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wants to remind everyone to be safe as they enjoy their favorite water based activities.
Published: 5/18/2016

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.)

Send an email to: Construction Branch


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

Water Management Website 

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