Glendale Narrows Project Enters Final Phase

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has just released the latest update on the Los Angeles River Levee Wall Repair project.

This week, the contractor, JF Engineering was working in full force to complete the critical levee repair before the start of the 2017 to 2018 storm season, reported the Corps.

The second lift of stone was grouted on 07 September. The third lift is scheduled for 10 September after the second lift has cured for the minimum 72 hours specified,” USACE said.

The Corps added that the fourth and final lift will be placed sometime next week. JF Engineering is anticipating having the repair completed by 23 September 2017.

The repairs of damaged embankment and levee toe within the Glendale Narrows section of the Los Angeles River Flood Control Channel at Reach 4D began in the summer of 2017.

In order to conduct the repair, a limited portion of the channel had be dewatered. Approximately 3,000 square feet of vegetation and sediment was removed by the contractor to facilitate the dewatering process.

 

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Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

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