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

Corps of Engineers partners with Owámniyomni Okhódayapi and the city of Minneapolis for park and recreational purposes at Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and Owámniyomni Okhódayapi, formerly known as Friends of the Falls, along with the city of Minneapolis, began a new partnership for park and recreational purposes at Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam located in Minneapolis, in March.
Published: 5/14/2024
Corps seeks comments on Blackhawk Park comfort station
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking comments on the draft Environmental Assessment, or EA, for the Blackhawk Park comfort station improvement project in Vernon County, Wisconsin.
Published: 5/14/2024
Corps awards nearly $32 million contract for mechanical dredging on the Mississippi River
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $31.7 million contract to LS Marine, Inc., of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, to conduct mechanical dredging operations in support of channel maintenance within the Mississippi River, April 17.
Published: 5/7/2024