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Louisiana Begins Construction On $14M Levee, Floodwall Project in Jean Lafitte

A number of officials in Louisiana representing the state, Jefferson Parish and the town of Jean Lafitte were on hand Sept. 5 near Bayou Barataria to celebrate the beginning of a $14 million levee and floodwall project that aims to bolster protections for the flood-prone community against tidal surge....


Next Phase of $3.2B Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Project Under Way

Lots of engineers are putting their skills to work around Fargo, N.D. They are involved in an ambitious attempt to regulate the flow of Red River water and tributaries through the border communities of Fargo and Moorhead, Minn....


USACE Makes Historic Decision to Greenlight $2.3B Mississippi River Diversion

In a historic decision, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on Dec. 19 gave its approval to Louisiana's long-sought-after $2.3 billion Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion on the west bank of the Mississippi River near the community of Ironton in Plaquemines Parish....


Greenup Industries Successfully Completes First of Three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Storm Protection Projects

Greenup Industries successfully completed the Stockpile 2 project for the West Shore Lake Ponchartrain Project (WSLPP) and is scheduled to complete Stockpile 1 in the summer of 2023. The company was awarded two contracts for stockpiling clay by the U.S....


USACE Shores Up Lake Pontchartrain

Three parishes just northwest of New Orleans are perilously situated between the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain. When hurricanes visit the area, as they regularly do, the 60,000 residents of St....


USACE Begins Final Stage of $529M, 17-Mile Flood Protection Project in Kansas City

Reconstructing a levee along a river, or erecting a concrete flood wall, is not a monumental task, certainly not for experienced engineers and contractors working under the watchful eye of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers....


Louisiana's Morganza Levee System Crosses Hurdle With USACE Involvement

A levee system that protects about 200,000 residents in Louisiana's Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes from Gulf of Mexico storms reached a milestone in mid-January with an agreement that kicks off federal-led construction on the project....


IBWC Grants Millions of Dollars for Rio Grande Repairs

The International Boundary and Water Commission has granted a $6.4 million contract to fix a gap in the Rio Grande flood control levee near the south Texas town of Peñitas. Approximately 800 linear ft....


Lane Breaks Ground On Kansas City Flood Protection Project

The Lane Construction Corporation, the United States subsidiary of Webuild Group, has broken ground on the Kansas City Levee Flood Risk Management Project. The $258 million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) contract will reduce the risk of a levee breach and overtopping during future flooding events in the surrounding area....


USACE Awards $13.6M First Phase of Levee Project in Missouri

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District, in partnership with Drainage District No. 48 of Dunklin County, Mo., recently awarded a $13.6 million contract to Dumey Contracting Inc. of Benton, Mo., to complete work on the first phase of a project that will improve a St....


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