Roseau Project Ribbon Cutting Next Week

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has invited the public to attend a project dedication and ribbon cutting, at Roseau, Minnesota, August 18, at 10 a.m.

Col. Dan Koprowski, St. Paul District commander, will lead the ceremony at the Roseau City Park, located on 11th Ave. SE, along the Roseau River.

The ceremony will also include remarks from Roseau Mayor Jeffry Pelowski, U.S. Sen. Al Franken, U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, state Sen. LeRoy Stumpf, state Rep. Dan Fabian, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources representative Kent Lokkesmoe and Mark Karl of Polaris Industries.

Construction began on the $44.6 million project in 2009 and was broken completed in three phases, starting with the outlet structure.

The project includes a 4.5 mile diversion channel and 45 acres of recreation opportunities to include three birding sites, 9 miles of off-road vehicle trails, an ATV challenge course, 7 miles of multi-use trails and a trail head with parking and picnic area.

The diversion channel was designed to divert floodwater around the city to reduce flood stages within the community.

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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