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Corps of Engineers monitoring flood conditions throughout Minnesota
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is actively working with its partners to monitor flood conditions throughout the state of Minnesota following heavy rains.
Published: 6/24/2024
Corps closes Minneapolis locks and dams to recreational vessels due to high Mississippi River flows
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, announced today that it is closing Lower St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam and Lock and Dam 1, in Minneapolis, to all recreational traffic until further notice due to high flows over 30,000 cubic feet per second, or cfs.
Published: 6/21/2024
Corps of Engineers begins dredging operations near Brownsville, Minnesota
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is conducting dredging operations at their Above Brownsville Placement site, also known as “Crater Island,” within Pool 8, of the Mississippi River, near Brownsville, Minnesota.
Published: 6/21/2024

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