ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will host an open house at Lock and Dam 1, located near Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis, Saturday, July 21, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tours of the lock and dam, which is located next to the Ford Bridge, will be held throughout the day. This open house is being held in conjunction with Highland Fest 2012.
For more information, contact Lock and Dam 1 at 612-724-2971.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, serves the American public in the areas of environmental enhancement, navigation, flood damage reduction, water and wetlands regulation, recreation sites and disaster response. It contributes around $175 million to the five-state district economy. The 700 employees work at more than 40 sites in five upper-Midwest states. For more information, see www.mvp.usace.army.mil.
Release no. 12-065