U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
The recent bouts of rainy weather mean people can’t travel up and down the Mississippi River as far as they may like to. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers closed three of the Minneapolis locks to recreational traffic over the weekend. It could be a week before the river is low enough to be safe. Commercial traffic can still get through.
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.
As the ice comes off more Minnesota lakes, safety officials are highlighting Saturday’s start to National Safe Boating Week. The St. Paul District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the best thing a person can do to stay safe on the water is to wear a life vest or personal flotation device.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reopening its three Minneapolis locks to recreational boats.
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.
The rising Mississippi River has forced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to close the three Twin Cities locks to recreational boats on Wednesday.
The shipping season has opened much later than normal on the Upper Mississippi River, due to thick ice on Lake Pepin.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a permit to the Minnesota Department of Transportation to complete the new St. Croix (kroy) Crossing south of Stillwater.
The U.S. Army Corps. of Engineers will officially close the navigation system on the upper Mississippi River Dec. 3, after what’s been a bit of an unusual season.
The shipping season is coming to an end on the Upper Mississippi River.
A member of Congress from Michigan says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will not meet a legal deadline for completing a plan to preventing Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes.
study of 18 canals, ditches and other waterways that could link the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds found none were likely pathways to the lakes for Asian carp, federal officials said Friday.
Federal engineers would be ordered to speed up development of a plan for protecting the Great Lakes from Asian carp under legislation awaiting final votes in Congress.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is closing three locks in the Twin Cities to recreational boats Friday because of rising water on the Mississippi River.
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.