US Army Corps of Engineers
St. Paul District

Latest News Releases

Latest News

Corps increases Baldhill Dam releases
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is increasing releases from Baldhill Dam, near Valley City, North Dakota, today to 3,100 cubic feet per second, or cfs, as Lake Ashtabula’s level continues to rise.
Published: 10/15/2019
Corps seeks comments on Leech Lake Recreation Area campsite changes
ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on a draft Environmental Assessment, or EA, they released today, Oct. 11, to add two campsites at the Leech Lake Recreation Area in Federal Dam, Minnesota.
Published: 10/11/2019
Corps of Engineers closes Blackhawk Park again due to high water
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, temporarily closed its Blackhawk Park, located near De Soto, Wisconsin, yesterday, October 9, due to high water.
Published: 10/10/2019

Engineering and Construction Division

The employees in the engineering and construction division include 14 professional engineering and science disciplines. The division provides study, design and construction engineering services for civil works water resource projects, including navigation, flood control, environmental stewardship, dam safety, recreation and emergency response. This includes engineering and related support to maintain the St. Paul District's 13 locks and dams on the Mississippi River and 16 multi-purpose reservoirs.

Engineering and Construction Division

Chief: 651-290-5303
Construction Branch
Design Branch
Hydraulics, Hydrology and Water Management Branch


Construction Branch

  • Branch Staff (St. Paul, Minn.)
  • Eastern Area Office (Winona, Minn.)
  • Western Area Office (Fargo, N.D.)

Send an email to: Construction Branch


Design Branch

  • Civil, Site & Surveys Section
  • Geotechnical & Geology Section
  • Mechanical, Electrical, Cost & Specs Section
  • Structural Section

Send an email to: Design Branch


Hydraulics, Hydrology and Water Management Branch

  • Hydraulics Section
  • Water Management and Hydrology Section 

Send an email to: Hydraulics, Water Management and Hydrology Section