Lock & Dam Study Public Engagement Events (Fall 2022)

October 11, 14, 15, 25
Twin Cities

The Army Corps is now embarking on a highly anticipated disposition study that will help decide what happens to the Lower St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam, and Lock and Dam No. 1 (Ford Dam).

The Corps will hold four in-person public input opportunities to help define the study's scope. We hope to see you at any of these open houses and public forums:

Oct. 11, 6-8 p.m.

Highland Park Middle School
975 Snelling Ave S
St. Paul, MN

Oct. 14 2-6 p.m.

Lock and Dam No.1
5000 W River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN

Oct. 15, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 

Lock and Dam No.1
5000 W River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN

Oct. 25, 6-8 p.m.

Dowling Elementary School
3900 W River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN

Can't make one of the in-person events? Submit a question or comment to the Corps by filling out the form below. 

Read more about the future of these two locks and dams: FMR's current position, the case for and against lock and dam removal, and what you need to know about the study process

Ready to submit your comments to the Army Corps? Use the form below to ask your questions and voice your concerns about the future of the river. 

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Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 20, 2024 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
West River Parkway and 36th Street/44th Street, Minneapolis
Applications due Friday, May 3 by 5 p.m.
Virtual and in-person
Thursday, May 9, 2024 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Hastings Sand Coulee Scientific and Natural Area