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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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  • Contract awarded for Lac qui Parle Dam modernization

    ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $5.7 million contract to Drax, Inc., out of Madison, Wisconsin, for the modernization of the Lac qui Parle Dam near Watson, Minnesota, yesterday, Nov. 12.
  • Corps will conduct inspections of Orwell Dam

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will conduct a periodic inspection at its Orwell Dam, located on the Otter Tail River near Fergus Falls, Minnesota, Nov. 4-6.
  • Corps seeks input on Mississippi River island project near Hastings, Minnesota

    ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will host a virtual public meeting Wed., Nov. 4, from 1-2 p.m., to introduce an island-building project the agency is proposing for the Mississippi River in Hastings, Minnesota.
  • Minneapolis locks closing for the end of navigation season

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Due to the arrival of winter, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is closing its Lower St. Anthony Falls lock and Lock and Dam 1 to commercial and recreational vessels for the end of the navigation season on Saturday Nov. 7.
  • Corps of Engineers and Fish and Wildlife Service break ground on Twin Cities environmental restoration project

    ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Midwest Region will celebrate the start of an environmental restoration project for the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge with a ‘virtual’ groundbreaking ceremony Friday, Nov. 6, at 10 a.m.
  • Corps seeks input on Mississippi River island project near Hastings, Minnesota

    ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public input on its draft Environmental Assessment, or EA, for a proposed island project near Hastings, Minnesota.
  • Corps announces road closure at Mel Rieman Recreation Area

    ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, announced today that the road through the Mel Rieman Recreation Area on Lake Ashtabula near Valley City, North Dakota, will be closed effective immediately. A failing culvert has produced unsafe driving conditions.
  • Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comments on proposal to renew and revise nationwide permits

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today it is seeking comments on its proposal to renew and revise 52 nationwide permits for work in wetlands and other waters that are regulated by Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and/or Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. In addition, USACE is proposing to issue five new nationwide permits that pertain to authorizing seaweed mariculture activities, finfish mariculture activities, electric utility line and telecommunications activities, utility line activities for water and other substances, and water reclamation and reuse facilities.
  • Celebrate Labor Day by practicing water safety

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – As many folks celebrate the final weeks of summer and transition to fall activities, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, wants to remind folks to take an extra moment to ensure that they are safe while out on the water.
  • Contract awarded for Chippewa Diversion upstream cofferdam construction

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently awarded a $133,611 contract to Tunheim Construction LLC, out of Moorhead, Minnesota, to construct an upstream cofferdam for the Chippewa Diversion, near Watson, Minnesota.