US Army Corps of Engineers
St. Paul District

Latest News Releases

Latest News

Corps and Ramsey County to partner on Pigs Eye Lake environmental project
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, signed a project partnership agreement with the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners earlier this month to build seven islands in St. Paul’s Pigs Eye Lake for the benefit of the natural environment.
Published: 6/18/2019
Mississippi River recreation area at Blackhawk Park to partially reopen
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will reopen portions of Blackhawk Park, near DeSoto, Wisconsin, June 13.
Published: 6/11/2019
Corps of Engineers reopens Minneapolis locks for recreational traffic
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, reopened its locks at Lower St. Anthony falls and Lock and Dam 1, both in Minneapolis, to recreational traffic June 5.
Published: 6/7/2019

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