Corps of Engineers seeks public comments on Lock and Dam 4 project

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District
Published May 9, 2022
Updated: May 9, 2022

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, released a draft Environmental Assessment, or EA, for a proposed end cell project at Lock and Dam 4, near Alma, Wisconsin, today, May 9, and is seeking public comments. Comments should be submitted no later than Jun 9.  

The purpose of the project is to construct an end cell just below the existing downstream guidewall at Lock and Dam 4. The end cell would increase the protection of the lock and dam from barge impacts. The end cell would be 33 feet in diameter and be connected to the existing guidewall.

A draft EA describing the project and environmental impacts is available to the public and can be viewed and downloaded from the St. Paul District website at:

Questions on the project or comments on the EA can be directed to LeeAnn Glomski, project biologist, at 651-290-5595 or Please address all formal written correspondence on this project to the St. Paul District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ATTN: Regional Planning and Environment Division North, 180 5th St. E., Suite 700, St. Paul, MN 55101.


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Release no. 22-046