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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
St. Paul District
Public Affairs Office
180 5th St. E., Suite 700
St. Paul, MN 55101
Phone: (651) 290-5807
Fax: (651) 290-5752
cemvp-pa@usace.army.mil 
  • Highway 13 bridge to be reduced to one lane through February

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Highway 13 / 33 Highway Bridge over the Minnesota River in Watson, Minnesota, will be reduced to one lane, Oct. 19, 2021, through Feb. 10, 2022, while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, begins renovating its Lac qui Parle Dam.
  • Minneapolis locks closing for the end of navigation season

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is closing its Lower St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam and Lock and Dam 1, both in Minneapolis, to commercial and recreational vessels for the end of the navigation season Monday, Nov. 1.
  • Corps of Engineers seeks public comments on Pool 10 habitat restoration

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking comments on its draft feasibility report and integrated environmental assessment for its proposed Lower Pool 10 habitat rehabilitation and enhancement project on the Upper Mississippi River near Guttenberg, Iowa.
  • Corps awards $28.8 million in contracts to renovate Fountain City Service Base

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $10.2 million contract to Newt Marine Service out of Dubuque, Iowa, for Mooring Dolphin replacement and an $18.6 million contract to Kraemer North America out of Plain, Wisconsin, for the design-build of a straight-line mooring solution at the district’s Fountain City Services Base in Pool 5A of the Upper Mississippi River, located in Fountain City, Wisconsin.
  • Corps of Engineers delays Lake Ashtabula drawdown

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is delaying the annual drawdown of Lake Ashtabula, behind Baldhill Dam, near Valley City, North Dakota, to further assess drought conditions.
  • Corps of Engineers announces temporary closure at Clamshell Lake boat ramp

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is temporarily closing its Clamshell Lake boat landing located on the Whitefish Chain of Lakes, near Pequot Lakes, Minnesota, Oct. 5.
  • Corps seeks comments on riverbank stabilization project near Morton, MN

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking comments on its draft Environmental Assessment of the Lower Sioux Indian Community Tribal Partnership Program Feasibility Study.
  • Corps of Engineers announces temporary closure at Gull Lake boat ramp

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will temporarily close the boat launch at Gull Lake, near Brainerd, Minnesota, to reconstruct the ramp, beginning Sept. 27. The ramp will be closed for about two weeks.
  • Corps of Engineers seeks comments on draft master plan for its four western Minnesota reservoirs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on its draft master plan and environmental assessment for Orwell Lake, near Fergus Falls, Minnesota; Lake Traverse, near Wheaton, Minnesota; Lac qui Parle Dam, near Watson, Minnesota; and Highway 75 Dam, near Odessa, Minnesota.
  • Corps of Engineers issues Northshore Mining Company permit

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District issued a permit to Northshore Mining Company today for discharges of dredged and fill material into waters of the United States resulting from its Tailings Basin Progression project.