Civil Works

Civil Works Mission and Vision: Dedicated to providing quality, responsive service to the nation in peace and war. The Directorate of Civil Works is a major component of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Civil Works programs include water resource development activities including flood risk management, navigation, recreation, and infrastructure and environmental stewardship. Our mission also includes emergency response.

Latest News Releases

Latest News

Highway 13 bridge to be reduced to one lane through February
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Highway 13 / 33 Highway Bridge over the Minnesota River in Watson, Minnesota, will be reduced to one lane, Oct. 19, 2021, through Feb. 10, 2022, while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, begins renovating its Lac qui Parle Dam.
Published: 10/14/2021
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.
Published: 10/14/2021
Corps of Engineers seeks public comments on Pool 10 habitat restoration
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking comments on its draft feasibility report and integrated environmental assessment for its proposed Lower Pool 10 habitat rehabilitation and enhancement project on the Upper Mississippi River near Guttenberg, Iowa.
Published: 10/14/2021