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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
St. Paul District
Public Affairs Office
332 Minnesota St., Suite E1500
St. Paul, MN 55101

Phone: (651) 290-5807
Fax: (651) 290-5752 


Corps of Engineers announces closed areas at locks and dams due to COVID-19

Published April 6, 2020

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.

Additional site features may be closed if social distancing guidelines are not observed.

The district previously closed visitor centers, campgrounds and field offices to the public amid the same concerns.

The St. Paul District regrets any inconvenience caused by these closures. The safety and health of our visitors and employees is our top priority.

For up-to-date information on modifications, closures or other restrictions related to St. Paul District areas visit:

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