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Corps awards $12.8 million contract for Oxbow-Hickson-Bakke ring levee project
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $12.8 million contract to Hendrickson Transportation, LLC, of Hamburg, Iowa, yesterday, Feb. 22, to complete the Oxbow-Hickson-Bakke Ring Levee portion of the Fargo, North Dakota/Moorhead, Minnesota, Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project, also known as the FM Area Diversion.
Published: 2/23/2024
Corps seeks comments on draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment for the Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, posted a copy of its draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment, or SEA, and Draft Clean Water Act Section 404(b)(1) Evaluation Supplement for the Fargo, North Dakota / Moorhead, Minnesota, Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management project online for public comment today.
Published: 2/13/2024
Corps of Engineers hosts third public meeting on Red Lake water control plan
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is updating its water control plan for Upper and Lower Red lakes in northern Minnesota and will host its third public meeting from 5:30–7:30 p.m. at the Redby Community Center, Redby, Minnesota, Feb. 12.
Published: 1/28/2024

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

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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.)

Design Branch

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

Hydraulics, Hydrology and Water Management Branch

  • Hydraulics Section
  • Water Management and Hydrology Section