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Miss. River Locks Reopen In Mpls. To Commercial Traffic

Minneapolis’ three major locks on the Mississippi River have reopened to commercial traffic Friday, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The three locks – the Upper St. Anthony Falls, the Lower St. Anthony Falls and Lock and Dam 1 near Minnehaha Park – were closed to commercial traffic on June 4 due to dangerous water levels. Recreational traffic was prohibited on June 2.

06/13/2014

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Minneapolis Locks Reopen To Recreational Boaters

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reopening its three Minneapolis locks to recreational traffic Monday.

04/21/2014

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High Water Levels Cause 3 Locks To Close To Recreational Boaters

Three waterways were closed to recreational boaters Friday by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul district due to increasing high water flows in the Mississippi River. The locks closed included Upper St. Anthony Falls, Lower St. Anthony Falls and Lock and Dam 1, located next to Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis.

04/11/2014

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3 Mississippi Locks In Mpls. Reopened

Three of Minneapolis’ locks on the Mississippi River have been reopened to recreational boating traffic Friday morning, two days after reopening to commercial vessels. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, the Upper and Lower St. Anthony locks in downtown Minneapolis and Dam 1 near Minnehaha Park were originally closed to recreation traffic on June 24 when river flows exceeded 30,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) – over twice the speed of the

07/05/2013

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Minneapolis Locks Reopen to Recreational Boats

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reopened its three Minneapolis locks to recreational boats. The locks on the Mississippi River reopened Friday. The Corps closed the locks to recreational boats on May 23 due to high water flows.

06/01/2013

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3 Mpls. Locks Close To Recreational Traffic

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed three locks on the Mississippi River in the Twin Cities to recreational boats due to high water flows Thursday.

05/23/2013

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3 Locks Close On Mississippi River In Twin Cities

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed three locks on the Mississippi River in the Twin Cities to recreational boats due to high water flows.

05/02/2013

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Minneapolis Locks To Reopen To Commercial Traffic

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reopening three locks in the Twin Cities to commercial traffic Thursday, but the locks will remain closed to recreational traffic.

06/27/2012

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Mpls. Locks To Close To Recreational Traffic Friday

The St. Paul district of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close three Twin Citiies locks to recreational boats Friday morning at 10 a.m. due to increasing high water flows in the Mississippi River.

06/21/2012

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Mpls. Locks And Dams To Reopen To Commercial Traffic

The St. Paul district of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will reopen three Twin Cities locks and dams on the Mississippi River to commercial traffic Wednesday.

06/05/2012

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Army Corps Closes River To Commercial Traffic

Whether pleasure boating or commercial barge, Old Man River is dictating the terms. The Army Corps of Engineers expects the upper three locks on the Mississippi River to remain closed to boaters until mid-June.

05/30/2012

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Corps: Be Safe While Boating Near Locks, Dams

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is urging boaters to be safe near locks and dams when they take to the Mississippi River this Labor Day weekend.

09/03/2011

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High Water Levels Close 3 Locks And Dams

The Upper St. Anthony Falls and Lower St. Anthony Falls locks and dams in downtown Minneapolis as well as Lock and Dam No. 1 next to Minnehaha Park were closed to recreational boats Tuesday due to high water flows on the Mississippi River. The locks and dams will stay closed for approximately one week.

05/24/2011

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Twin Cities Locks, Dams Reopen To All Traffic

All three Twin Cities locks and dams are open again to all navigation traffic.

04/25/2011

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