The Kansas City District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded another contract to repair 2011 flood damage to a levee along the Missouri River.
A contract was awarded to ESI Contracting Corporation of Kansas City, Mo., on March 22, 2012, for $1.7 million to repair the Canon and Kimsey Holly levees in Holt County, Mo.
The Canon Levee is a non-federal levee that breached during the 2011 flood. The Kimsey Holly Levee is a federal levee that experience minor erosion. Construction is expected to begin next week.
A total of seven contracts have been awarded to date to fix nine levees in the lower Missouri River Basin to repair flood damages from the 2011 flooding.
Dredging Today Staff, March 26, 2012; Image: usace