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Engineering and Construction Division
USACE St. Louis District 
ATTN: CEMVS-EC
1222 Spruce St.
St. Louis, MO 63103

(314) 331-8200 

Geotechnical Branch

The Geotechnical Branch of the Engineering and Construction Division consists of the following disciplines:
- Geotechnical Design
- Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste (HTRW)
- Geology
- Materials
- Dam Safety

The Geotechnical Branch of the St. Louis District has much Experience and Expertise in the following categories:
- Navigation including Locks and Dams
- Hydropower including Supervisory Control
and Data Acquisition (SCADA)
- Environmental Restoration including Habitat Restoration
- Flood Control including Levees, Floodwalls, Drainage
Channels, Lakes, Reservoirs, and Flood Plain Mgmt
- Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste including
Underground Storage Tank Removal
- Data Collection including Automated Performance
Monitoring of Dams (APMD)s
- Exploration and Testing of soils and rock
- Geotechnical and Geological Design including slope
stability, underseepage analysis, foundation analysis,
risk analysis, and concrete mix design.

Projects that have been designed by the Geotechnical Branch of the St. Louis District include those in the following categories:
- Navigational Structures such as Lock & Dam 24,
Lock & Dam 25, Melvin Price Locks & Dam , Locks 27,
Kaskaskia Lock & Dam, and River Training Structures
(dikes, bendway weirs, chevrons)
- Flood Control Structures such as Carlyle Lake,
Rend Lake, Lake Shelbyville, Wappapello Lake, Cape
Girardeau-Jackson Missouri Local Flood Protection,
Ste. Genevieve Missouri Local Flood Protection,
St. Peters Missouri Local Flood Protection,
Valley Park Missouri Local Flood Protection, and
St. Louis Missouri Flood Protection
- Hydropower Structures at Clarence Cannon Dam
and Mark Twain Lake
- Environmental Restoration Structures such as Carlyle
Lake Wildlife Management Area, Rend Lake Atchison
Creek Wildlife Area, Rend Lake Sub-impoundment Dams,
Riverlands Environmental Demonstration Area,
Rend City Wetlands, Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial
Action Program (FUSRAP), and the Upper Mississippi
River Environmental Management Program (EMP)
- Recreational Structures such as Carlyle Lake, Rend Lake,
Lake Shelbyville, Wappapello Lake, Mark Twain Lake,
and the National Great Rivers Museum.