Roseau Scheme Wrapped Up

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, celebrated the completion of its Roseau, Minnesota, Flood Damage Reduction Project with a ribbon cutting ceremony in Roseau, August 18.

The project provides flood risk reduction for the more than 2,800 residents and the infrastructure of Roseau.

It included the building of a 4.5 mile diversion channel and 45 recreational areas of recreation opportunities to include the installation of a scenic overlook, two birding sites, 9 miles of off-road vehicle trails, an ATV challenge course and 7 miles of multi-use trails and a trailhead with parking and picnic area.

The St. Paul District began working with Roseau in 2002, when it responded to record flooding in this community.

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