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  • Corps seeks public comments on Upper Pool 4 island project modifications

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on its draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment, or supplemental EA, released today, May 11, for proposed modifications to the Pierce County Islands in Upper Pool 4 of the Mississippi River.
  • Corps of Engineers seeks public comments on Lock and Dam 4 project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, released a draft Environmental Assessment, or EA, for a proposed end cell project at Lock and Dam 4, near Alma, Wisconsin, today, May 9, and is seeking public comments. Comments should be submitted no later than Jun 9.
  • Upper Mississippi River System Hydraulic Model Update Complete

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island, St. Paul and St. Louis districts recently completed a seven-year effort to develop an updated, standardized hydraulic model for the Upper Mississippi River System, including the Illinois Waterway. The model can be used to evaluate and communicate the effects of floodplain modifications to provide better predictability and more consistent flood risk management for the Upper Mississippi River System.
  • Corps of Engineers plans dredging activities near Winona, Minnesota

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is set to dredge the Mississippi River near Winona, Minnesota, this week.
  • Corps seeks comments on new dredged material management plan

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on a new dredged material management plan and Environmental Assessment released today, March 22, for the Mississippi River’s Lower Pool 4.
  • UPDATE: First barge of the 2022 navigation season making its way through Lake Pepin

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Motor Vessel W. Red Harris is breaking its way through the ice of Lake Pepin today to become the first boat to kick off the unofficial start of the 2022 navigation season on the Upper Mississippi River. The W. Red Harris has passed the Motor Vessel Aubrey B. Harwell.
  • First barge of the 2022 navigation season making its way through Lake Pepin

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Motor Vessel Aubrey B. Harwell, Jr., is breaking its way through the ice of Lake Pepin today to become the first boat to kick off the unofficial start of the 2022 navigation season on the Upper Mississippi River.
  • Corps of Engineers seeks comments on dredging pipeline near Wabasha, MN

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on a draft plan to install a pipeline near Reads Landing, Minnesota, that would be used to transport dredged material, or river sand, during maintenance of the Mississippi River navigation channel.
  • Annual Corps of Engineer’s Lake Pepin ice measurements to begin next week

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – It’s a sign that spring is near, as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will start its annual Lake Pepin ice measurements Feb. 16.
  • Corps urges extreme caution downstream of Lock and Dam 8

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is urging extreme caution downstream of Lock and Dam 8 in Genoa, Wisconsin, the week of Feb. 7. There will be an abundance of ice being released and subsequent open water and/or thin ice, causing possible safety concerns for anyone on the ice downstream.