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  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and city of Wabasha, Minnesota, leadership met to discuss the dredged material management plan for Lower Pool 4, April 19. The Corps is working in partnership with the city in an effort to find a suitable, permanent home for nearly 270,000 cubic yards of material dredged annually […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is set to begin moving dredged material from its temporary placement site on the north side of Wabasha, Minnesota, to the Wabasha Sand and Gravel pit this month. The Corps’ contractor, LS Marine, Inc., from St. Paul, Minnesota, plans to begin initial preparations this week. Truck […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Wabasha and the Wabasha Port Authority last week sent a new dredge material management plan (DMMP) for Lower Pool 4 to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). According to an official announcement, this proposal is responsive to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) entered into by the city and USACE on June […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District employees and members from Congressman Tim Walz’ staff were on the site recently to discuss dredging operations near Wabasha, Minnesota. The Corps and its contractor, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., from La Crosse, Wisconsin, are in the process of removing around 900,000 cubic yards of dredged material […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $617,000 dollar contract to U.S. Site Work, from Elk River, Minnesota, August 26, to unload dredged material in Wabasha, Minnesota. Work is expected to begin within the next month. The contractor will move nearly 150,000 cubic yards of dredged material from the Corps of […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting a public meeting May 13 in Wabasha, Minnesota, to update the public about a proposed dredge unloading project and seek comments on the draft Environmental Assessment. The meeting will be located at the Wabasha City Hall, 900 Hiawatha Dr. East, Wabasha, from 6 – […]

  • 11 July 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, posted a contractor solicitation to the Federal Business Opportunities, or FBO, website to accept bids for the removal of dredged material from the Grand Encampment placement site in Buffalo County, Wis. The Corps needs to remove approximately 500,000 cubic yards of dredged material from the island […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is proposing to construct a habitat rehabilitation project at the head of Lake Pepin on the Mississippi River, located in Pierce County, Wisconsin, using material dredged from the Mississippi River. The Corps released its draft Environmental Assessment for the project recently and will accept comments on […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The past three years have proved challenging for the St. Paul District’s channels and harbors team. As Mother Nature continues serving up records for volume of water, river flows and sediment, the team responsible for managing the Mississippi River’s navigation channel from Minneapolis to Guttenberg, Iowa, is also actively seeking permanent locations along the river […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Zumbro dredging scheme in Rochester, Minnesota, is progressing according to schedule and is close to 80-percent complete, KROC-AM reports.  According to Rochester Public Utilities spokesman Tony Benson, dredging crews have removed about 340,000 cubic yards of sludge, silt, and other materials from the reservoir along the Zumbro River in northern Olmsted County and […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in partnership with the Wabasha Port Authority, will host a public meeting tomorrow, Aug. 28, to provide an update on the current planning efforts for the Pool 4 Dredged Material Management Plan. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m., at the Wabasha Kellogg High School in […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $4.7 million contract to LS Marine, Inc., of St. Paul, on May 31, to conduct dredging operations in support of channel maintenance within the Mississippi River. According to USACE, work provided by the contractor-partner will enable the district to maintain the 9-Foot Navigation Channel after […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will participate in a national Corps of Engineers pilot program to use dredged material to improve habitat. The Upper Pool 4 Islands Complex Project is one of 10 projects selected out of 95 proposals submitted throughout the United States. USACE’s engineers plan to develop islands in […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, dredging crew is working hard to remove sediment from the Mississippi River channel near Wabasha, Minnesota. The Corps uses dredge Goetz to remove the material, placing it on Crats Island, one of the district’s dredge material placement sites across from the Wabasha Marina. According to USACE, […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Four projects that support freight movement on Minnesota’s waterways received a total of $5 million in grants through the state’s Port Development Assistance Program, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced yesterday. The program will help one project in the Twin Cities metro area and three projects in Greater Minnesota improve the transportation system and support […]

  • 17 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues its efforts to develop a draft dredged material management plan for the Mississippi River’s Lower Pool 4, near Wabasha, Minnesota. USACE also announced that it will not meet the self-imposed deadline of December 15 to release an updated draft plan. The Corps staff are currently […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, seeks the public input for the Peterson Lake habitat improvement and modifications project. Changes to the project, as planned by the Corps, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, include: Repair breach work with rock on the northern side of the […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is again extending the public comment period for its draft Environmental Assessment for its Lower Pool 4 dredged material management plan – the new deadline is now July 28.  The Corps notified city of Wabasha, Minnesota, July 13, of its decision to grant the extension. This […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is holding two public meetings on its draft Environmental Assessment for its Lower Pool 4 dredged material management plan and is extending the public comment period. The Corps is holding a public meeting, in cooperation with the Buffalo County Board of Supervisors, on June 6, at […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, today released a draft Environmental Assessment for its Lower Pool 4 dredged material management plan. The plan highlights the Corps’ navigation maintenance requirements for the next 40 years within the Mississippi River Lower Pool 4 region. This is an area between Wabasha, Minnesota, and Buffalo City, […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting public meetings in Cochrane, Wisconsin, and Wabasha, Minnesota, December 14 and 15 to discuss its planning efforts to manage Mississippi River dredged material between the Chippewa River and Lock and Dam 5, located near Minnesota City, Minnesota. The meetings will focus on three areas: […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging activities in the Mississippi River near, Wabasha, Minnesota, are creating foam near the Crats Island unloading site. This naturally occurring foam, sometimes in the form of thin white lines or grey-brown floating clumps, is created by mixing of plant materials and the water during the dredging process. The foam can develop on windy and […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is scheduled to begin a dredged material unloading project at Crats Island, in Wabasha, Minnesota, the first week of August.  JF Brennan Marine from La Crosse, Wisconsin, mobilized to the site in June and has been preparing for the $8.7 million worth island unload project. If […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on its plans to move dredged material from its temporary placement site on Lost Island to its permanent placement site at West Newton Chute. Both placement sites are located in the Pool 5 of the Upper Mississippi River near Wabasha, Minnesota. The […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded an $8.7 million contract to J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., of La Crosse, Wisconsin, to unload dredged material in Wabasha, Minnesota, September 23. The contractor is expected to begin moving the dredged material during the summer of 2016. In all, nearly 800,000 cubic yards of dredged […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, completed emergency dredging operations in the Mississippi River on August 7. The Corps dredged temporary 200-feet wide pilot channels in both Pool 4, between Wabasha, Minn., and Alma, Wis., and in Pool 6, near Winona, Minn. The pilot channels allowed the U.S. Coast Guard to officially […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues its Mississippi River dredging operations to reopen the river to commercial navigation following recent high water. The Corps is still dredging the 9-foot navigation channel between Wabasha, Minn., and Alma, Wis., in Pool 4. The Corps estimates completing a 200-foot wide pilot channel Aug. 10. […]

  • 21 July 2010

    Sand Dredger on the Mississippi in Minnesota Event: Boating What: Sand Dredger Where: Mississippi River, Wabasha, MN, USA

  • 29 April 2010

    Olmsted and Wabasha counties’ efforts to establish a dredging district around Lake Zumbro are back to square one. Legal research by the Olmsted County Attorney’s office turned up a 1989 state attorney general’s opinion that the 50-percent threshold for signatures… [mappress] Source:postbulletin,April 29,2010;