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  • 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.
  • Corps proposes changes in service hours for Lower St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam and Lock and Dam 1, public invited to comment

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, proposes to reduce the hours of service at Lower St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam in downtown Minneapolis and Lock and Dam 1, adjacent to Minnehaha Park, starting the 2015 navigation season.
  • Corps of Engineers to host free youth fishing derby at Blackhawk Park

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting a free youth fishing derby for kids age 12 and under at its Blackhawk Park near De Soto, Wis., Aug. 2.
  • Corps reopens Minneapolis locks to ALL traffic

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently reopened its three Minneapolis locks to commercial traffic and recreation boaters as flows dropped below 40,000 cubic feet per second, or cfs, and 30,000 cfs.
  • Blackhawk Park in De Soto, Wis., closed due to flooding again

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is temporarily closing Blackhawk Park, located near De Soto, Wis., starting today, June 23, due to flooding on the entrance road into the park.
  • Corps closes three Minneapolis locks to recreation boaters for the third time

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has closed the three Minneapolis locks to recreation boaters today due to high flows.