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St. Paul District is performing site inspections across Minnesota and eastern North Dakota to support a nationwide FEMA mission assignment to convert existing large spaces into community alternate care sites to augment COVID-19 response efforts.
The new mule and tow rail is installed at Lock and Dam 6 in Trempealeau, Wis., is used March 17, 2020 to pull the barges out of the lock chamber.
The Spring 2020 edition of Crosscurrents is now available
The Motor Vessel Miss Doris pushes 12 barges up the Upper Mississippi River in Wabasha, Minnesota, March 18. The tow is the first vessel of the 2020 navigation season to reach Lake Pepin. Located between the Minnesota cities of Red Wing and...

Around the District

The USCGC Wyaconda, a buoy tender homeported in Dubuque, Iowa, heading upriver at Lock and Dam 10 March 17, 2020. They are working on setting channel markers and inspecting other navigation aids along the Upper Mississippi River navigation channel.
Lock and dam staff from the St. Paul District volunteered to come to Lock and Dam 3, near Welch, Minnesota, to help prepare sandbags for spring flooding. Staff borrowed the machine to fill sandbags from the nearby Xcel energy nuclear power plant.
Ice dams form on the Upper Mississippi River near Lock and Dam 6, near Trempealeau, Wisconsin.
Ice on the river on Nov. 14 at Lock and Dam 2 in Hastings, Minnesota
Corps staff present at a public meeting
Rep. Angie Craig and Col. Jansen at Lock and Dam 2
Col. Jansen at Marsh Lake Environmental Restoration Project
Maj. Gen. Toy, commander of the Mississippi Valley Division
Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, community leaders and Corps representatives in Fargo

Latest News

Corps of Engineers announces closed areas at locks and dams due to COVID-19
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District has closed all guidewall fishing platforms and observation decks at our locks and dams to the public to protect against the further spread of COVID-19.
Published: 4/6/2020
Eau Galle Recreation Area hours cut due to vandalism
ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is cutting hours of operation at the main day use area at Eau Galle Recreation Area near Spring Valley, Wisconsin, due to a recent sting of vandalism.
Published: 4/4/2020
Corps provides sand for beneficial use free of charge
ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, encourages public, private and government entities to pick up dredged material, or sand, free of charge from the Corps’ beneficial use placement areas.
Published: 4/3/2020

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