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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 of Engineers releases Lock and Dam 6 statistics for the 2014 navigation season

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, released the 2014 navigation statistics for the Upper Mississippi River today, Dec. 10. The 2014 navigation season was one of the shortest seasons on record. A historically late start, coupled by summer floods and emergency dredging, finished with the earliest closure at Lock and Dam 6, near Trempealeau, Wisconsin, since 1970. Despite the challenges, there were 2,726 lockages during the 2014 navigation season. There were 2,618 lockages during the 2013 season.
  • Corps of Engineers releases Lock and Dam 7 statistics for the 2014 navigation season

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, released the 2014 navigation statistics for the Upper Mississippi River today, Dec. 10. The 2014 navigation season was one of the shortest seasons on record. A historically late start, coupled by summer floods and emergency dredging, finished with the earliest closure at Lock and Dam 7, near La Crescent, Minnesota, since 1970. Despite the challenges, there were 3,577 lockages during the 2014 navigation season. There were 3,323 lockages during the 2013 season.
  • Corps of Engineers releases Lock and Dam 8 statistics for the 2014 navigation season

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, released the 2014 navigation statistics for the Upper Mississippi River today, Dec. 10. The 2014 navigation season was one of the shortest seasons on record. A historically late start, coupled by summer floods, finished with the earliest closure at Lock and Dam 8, near Genoa, Wisconsin, since 1970. Despite the challenges, there were 2,395 lockages during the 2014 navigation season. There were 2,372 lockages during the 2013 season.
  • Corps of Engineers releases Lock and Dam 9 statistics for the 2014 navigation season

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, released the 2014 navigation statistics for the Upper Mississippi River today, Dec. 10. The 2014 navigation season was one of the shortest seasons on record. A historically late start, coupled by summer floods, finished with the earliest closure at Lock and Dam 9, near Lynxville, Wisconsin, since 1970. Despite the challenges, there were 2,948 lockages during the 2014 navigation season. There were 2,855 lockages during the 2013 season.
  • Corps of Engineers releases Lock and Dam 10 statistics for the 2014 navigation season

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, released the 2014 navigation statistics for the Upper Mississippi River today, Dec. 10. The 2014 navigation season was one of the shortest seasons on record. A historically late start, coupled by summer floods, finished with the earliest closure at Lock and Dam 10, in Guttenberg, Iowa, since 1970. Despite the challenges, there were 2,847 lockages during the 2014 navigation season. There were 3,055 lockages during the 2013 season.
  • Corps seeks comments on proposed repair plans for Lock and Dam 1 in Minneapolis

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking comments on a Clean Water Act evaluation to make repairs at Lock and Dam 1 in Minneapolis. The Corps is developing plans to repair scouring immediately downstream of the dam. The plan includes placing more than 14,000 cubic yards of rock along the entire width of the dam and up to 150 feet downstream. In all, an estimated three acres south of the dam will be impacted by the project.
  • Public invited to comment on revised draft environmental assessment for Mille Lacs County sewer extension

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on the Eddy’s Resort Sanitary Sewer Extension environmental infrastructure project in Mille Lacs County, Minn.
  • Corps of Engineers and the Sand Hill River Watershed District partner on an ecosystem restoration project in Polk County

    ST. PAUL, MINN. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently partnered with the Sand Hill River Watershed District to provide a fish passage project along the Sand Hill River in Polk County, Minn.
  • Mother Nature closes another navigation season on the Upper Mississippi River

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, locked the last tow of the season for the St. Paul, Minn., area today, Nov. 20, because ice conditions on the Mississippi River are becoming difficult for vessels to navigate.
  • Corps of Engineers begins winter draw downs of its reservoirs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently started its annual winter draw down of eight of its Minnesota and North Dakota reservoirs.