Levee


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Breaks Ground on Iowa's Ditch 6 Levee Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, in conjunction with the city of Hamburg, Iowa, conducted a groundbreaking ceremony May 5 to kickoff construction to rehabilitate the Hamburg Ditch 6 levee....


Lane Construction Wins $258M KC Flood Protection Project

On May 12, Lane Construction Corporation, the United States subsidiary of Webuild Group, announced it has been awarded the Kansas City Levees Flood Risk Management Project. The $258 million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contract will reduce the risk of a levee breach or overtopping and subsequent major flood damage within the heart of Kansas City's industrial and commercial districts, reducing the flood risk to more than 27,000 residents and employees and more than $10 billion in infrastructure, including one of the largest networks of United States Class I rail yards in the nation....


USACE's $453M Kansas City Levees Project

The final phase of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Kansas City Levees Project is under way at various stages of design and construction to start in the Fall with the investment of $453 million to cover levee and floodwall raises; replacements and repairs to existing pump stations; improvements to aging infrastructure; and seepage and stability improvements....


USACE: Some Levees Still Vulnerable After 2019 Floods

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) With flood concerns already high in the Midwest, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is warning that many levees on the Missouri and Kansas rivers that were damaged during devastating floods last spring remain vulnerable to high water....


USACE, KDWPT Prepare for St. Joe Levee Raise Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism (KDWPT), will temporarily close portions of the 1,601-acre Elwood Bottoms Fish and Wildlife Mitigation Site/Wildlife Area in the next few months for construction of the Corps' St....


Levee Breach Causes Major Flooding in Rural Arkansas

Damage from a levee breach in Dardanelle, Ark., is still being addressed several weeks later and a decision is yet to be made on repairs. The city is located about 60 mi. northwest of Little Rock in Yell County....


U.S. Army Corps Plans to Repair Levee Holes in Arkansas

POCAHONTAS, Ark. (AP) U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials are expected to begin repairing nine sections of a levee along the Black River in northeast Arkansas that was damaged by floods in May. Emergency workers are making plans to cover the holes in case of torrential rains such as the ones in May that caused record river levels in Pocahontas, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported....


City in Iowa Receives Final Approval for $6.6M Levee Project

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has given final approval to an estimated $6.6 million project in Iowa to improve the flood-control levee in Cedar Falls. The city received word from the Corps on June 28, Mayor Jim Brown told the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier....






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