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St. Paul District
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180 5th St. E., Suite 700
St. Paul, MN 55101
Phone: (651) 290-5807
Fax: (651) 290-5752
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  • Corps continues winter drawdown at its Headwaters reservoirs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues to lower water elevations within its six Mississippi River Headwaters reservoirs in anticipation of winter conditions.
  • Corps of Engineers set to perform maintenance at several locks this winter

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is preparing for major repairs at six of its Mississippi River locks this winter to ensure they continue working as designed.
  • 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 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 hosts open house at Lock and Dam 10

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting an open house at Lock and Dam 10, in Guttenberg, Iowa, Saturday, Sept. 25, in conjunction with GermanFest.
  • The Corps of Engineers hosts open house at Lock and Dam 7

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting an open house at Lock and Dam 7, near La Crescent, Minnesota, Saturday, Sept. 18, in conjunction with Applefest.
  • Corps continues to monitor its Mississippi River Headwaters reservoirs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues to monitor water levels at its Mississippi River Headwaters reservoirs. The water levels in the reservoirs, except for Pokegama Lake, are below the summer target level, which is the level maintained for water supply, environmental and recreational benefits. All reservoirs are releasing the minimum flow. The Corps urges boaters to go slow and use caution in lower-than-normal lakes levels.
  • Corps to host three open houses onboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will host three open houses onboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi: • La Crosse, Wisconsin, Aug. 12, 5-7 p.m., at Riverside Park • Wabasha, Minnesota, Aug. 13, 5-7 p.m., at 50 Pembroke Ave. (adjacent to the National Eagle Center) • Red Wing, Minnesota, Aug. 14, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., at Levee Park
  • Corps announces additional temporary closures at Hastings lock and dam to replace nearly 80-year-old gates

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will have additional temporary closures at Lock and Dam 2 in Hastings, Minnesota, August 3 and 5 to properly align and seal the lock chamber’s new miter gates. The lock will be closed from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Corps urges caution in the Mississippi River Headwaters during drought

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, urges boaters to go slow and use caution in lower-than-normal lakes right now. Warm weather and a lack of precipitation has resulted in low water levels. The Corps is closely monitoring lake levels and will adjust outflows as necessary.