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Corps urges caution on the Mississippi River near Guttenberg, Iowa as river levels are higher to aid towboats

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is holding the pool elevations north of Lock and Dam 10, near Guttenberg, Iowa, half a foot higher than normal to assist towboats dealing with ice.
Published: 11/25/2014

Public invited to comment on revised draft environmental assessment for Mille Lacs County sewer extension

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on the Eddy’s Resort Sanitary Sewer Extension environmental infrastructure project in Mille Lacs County, Minn.
Published: 11/25/2014

Corps of Engineers and the Sand Hill River Watershed District partner on an ecosystem restoration project in Polk County

ST. PAUL, MINN. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently partnered with the Sand Hill River Watershed District to provide a fish passage project along the Sand Hill River in Polk County, Minn.
Published: 11/24/2014

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

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  • Geotechnical & Geology Section
  • Mechanical, Electrical, Cost & Specs Section
  • Structural Section

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